31st Olympic Games set to open under shadow of doping scandal

Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Rio de Janeiro: Brazil did its best to roll out the red carpet for athletes, officials and visitors from over 200 countries for the 31st Olympic Games being held under the shadow of the biggest doping scandal afflicting the Russian players. The games, expected to be watched by a global audience of several billions, saw […]

Ekalavyas in spotlight

Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Bangalore: It was an occasion for sportspersons, who won laurels for Karnataka, to bask in their moment of glory as they were conferred with the prestigious Ekalavya and Lifetime Achievement awards on Wednesday. In all 19 athletes were honoured with Ekalavya while four coaches received the Lifetime awarda. Among the Ekalavya awardees, four received the […]

8 Athletes relieved after clean chit from M.Mudgal Committee

Saturday, December 10th, 2011
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New Delhi: The Mudgal Committee that examined the dope cases of 8 the  athletes suspended Indian athletes –  on the eve of their journey to take part in Japan Asiatic meet for testing positive against banned drugs, has given a clean chit to all the 8 athletes. The group included Ashwini Akkunje from coastal region, […]

MLA U T Khader inaugurated Mangalore Taluk level Dasara sports

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Mangalore : MLA U T Khader inaugurated the two day Block level Rural Paika Sports meet and Mangalore Taluk level Dasara sports at Mangala Stadium on September 6, Tuesday. The meet was jointly organized under the auspices of Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Karnataka Sports Authority, and Mangalore Taluk Panchayat. Speaking after inaugurating the […]

CWG selected volunteers disappear before the inauguration with valuable kits.

Friday, October 1st, 2010
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New Delhi: The Organizing Committee headed by Suresh Kalmadi, a condemned sports organiser, is in dire straits today with over 10,000 volunteers appointed in a hurry and haphazardly, received their valuable kits and Metro Railway passes given to them for voluntary service to the ensuing CWG (starting Oct.4), simply disappeared with whatever benefits they got […]

Commonwealth Games in a mess: Catches cold frequently in Monsoon.

Thursday, August 5th, 2010
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(from P. Ramesh Rao) Desk : No one is against the Commonwealth Games. But only it should not be held in India, under Sheila Dixit, Suresh Kalmadi, others like Lalit Modi and Shashi Tharoor as in IPL-3, where sports and games begin with a BANG and end in whimper. We hear presently that many outstanding […]