Athletics

  • Two years for me were really painful: Pinki Pramanik September 13, 2014

    It was a big victory for Pinki Pramanik after the Calcutta High Court dropped all charges against the Asian Games gold medallist. ...
  • Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail verdict to be delivered today September 11, 2014

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail will come to an end on Thursday. The judge is expected to deliver her verdict on the case. If Oscar is found guilty of the charge of premeditated murder, he could be jailed for 25 years. ...
  • Bolt to take on Yuvraj Singh in cricket battle September 2, 2014

    Usain Bolt and Yuvraj Singh will battle it out in a sevenaside exhibition cricket match as part of Puma's promotional activity. ...
  • CWG 2014: Gowda, Yogeshwar happy after winning gold August 1, 2014

    Vikas Gowda put up a stunning show to win gold in discuss throw while Yogeshwar Dutt also stormed into wrestling final to win the gold medal. ...
  • Champion athlete Colin Jackson in India to support a cause March 19, 2014

    The former 110m hurdles Olympic and world champion is in India for 'Wings of Life' run to raise funds and awareness for spinal cord injuries. ...
  • Former sprinter Ben Johnson revisits nightmare September 24, 2013

    Ben Johnson returned to Seoul's Olympic Stadium 25 years after the day of the steroidassisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion August 31, 2013

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Overaged Indian athletes ejected from Youth Asian Games August 19, 2013

    As many as 18 Indian athletes were asked to return home from the Asian Youth Games for being overaged. ...
  • News 360: Rajya Rani Express runs over pilgrims near Saharsa, death toll rises to 28 August 19, 2013

    At least 28 people died as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. The death toll is expected to rise as over 40 other people were reported to be injured. ...
  • IOC norms rattle IOA bosses August 16, 2013

    IOC has sent out a strong message to Indian sports administrators that tainted officials have to be kept out and governance norms need to improve. ...
  • World champion Devendra Jhajharia is back home! July 31, 2013

    India's star paralympic athlete got back home after his gold medalwinning performance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France....
  • Paralympian Jhajharia glad to have done the country proud July 31, 2013

    The javelinthrower, who became the first differentlyabled Indian to win gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships, returned home on Tuesday. ...
  • Bolt insists 'I am clean' amid recent doping scandals July 26, 2013

    Insisting that he is running clean, Usain Bolt said that the recent spate of doping scandals in athletics will damage the sport. ...
  • Doping: Jamaican athletes in crisis July 17, 2013

    Even as the doping shadow looms large on Jamaican athletics, it suffered another body blow as defending 100 metres champion Yohan Blake is out of the World Championships because of injury. ...
  • Dope cloud over sport July 16, 2013

    The latest doping scandal that has engulfed athletics continues to rumble on as another jamaican athlete who failed a dope test has been identified and the big names caught in the net are facing a dark future. ...
  • Ashwini Akkunji not allowed to participate in Asian Championships July 5, 2013

    Athletics Federation of India's plan to include dopetainted Ashwini Akkunji in the women's 4x400m relay team in the ongoing Asian Championships in Pune was on Friday nixed by the competition technical delegate on the ground that it would violate IAAF rules. ...
  • I had lot of offers from the film industry: Milkha Singh July 2, 2013

    Athletics icon Milkha Singh's inspirational life will soon hit the silver screen with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag releasing next week. ...
  • End of the road for Suresh Kalmadi? July 1, 2013

    Suresh Kalmadi was ousted as president of the Asian Athletics Association, losing the reelection bid to Qatar's Dahlan Jumaan AlHamad. ...
  • Happy to see Kalmadi going, says Arjuna awardee Reeth Abraham July 1, 2013

    Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi lost the Asian Athletics Association poll on Monday in Pune. The 69yearold had recontested for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections. Kalmadi lost the election by 2 votes ...
  • Asian Athletic Association polls were fair, says newly elected chief July 1, 2013

    The newly elected Asian Athletic Association President from Qatar, Dahlan Al Hamad, spoke to CNNIBN just after the elections and said the poll process was fair. ...
  • Kalmadi's loss shows no one wanted him around: Reeth Abraham July 1, 2013

    Reacting to Suresh Kalmadi's Asian Athletic Association poll loss, former Indian athlete, Reeth Abraham said, "This calls for a big celebration. Hope his wings are clipped forever." ...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: What India can learn? April 16, 2013

    CNNIBN National Security Analyst Praveen Swamy says there are key lessons India can learn from how the US handled the bombing. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius might get bail February 19, 2013

    Legal experts in South Africa are of the opinion that Oscar Pistorius' celebrity status might help him get bail. ...
  • Athletes want Kalmadi axed as AAA boss February 4, 2013

    Suresh Kalmadi, who has been chargesheeted by the CBI in CWG scam, has been heading the Asian Athletics Association since 2000. ...
  • Running must be part of life: Haile Gebrselassie January 21, 2013

    While speaking to CNNIBN, the two time Olympic champion shares his experience and talks about the Mumbai Marathon. ...
  • Police book Asiad gold medalist Pinki Pramanik for rape, cheating November 12, 2012

    The police action came after it submitted the gender determination test report which showed that the 26-year-old is a male. ...
  • History defines who is great: Carl Lewis on Bolt August 10, 2012

    Usain Bolt on Thursday became the first athlete to successfully defend his 100m and 200m Olympic titles. ...
  • Carl Lewis all praise for the Indian athletes August 7, 2012

    The nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis talks about the India's performance at the London Games 2012. ...
  • Go for Glory: India's chances on Day 7 August 3, 2012

    CNN-IBN's experts discuss how Indian athletes will fare at their respective events on day 7 of the London Olympics. ...