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Chander Shekhar Luthra

  • Four more 'lifters fail dope test

    This comes barely a week after the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) imposed a two-year ban on eight wightlifting coaches after their wards tested positive for banned substances across various competitions over the last few months.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 6:30am
  • Well played, Harbhajan Singh

    Former India spinner Maninder Singh reckons Bhajji has been in great form. "His floater is troubling almost all batsmen in the Indian Premier League. But given a chance, I would have definitely gone for leggie Yuzvendra Chahal for the simple reason that he is still below 25 and has shown great...

    Friday, 22 May 2015 - 5:30am
  • Virat Kohli decides to play one-off Test in Bangladesh

    There is, however, still a question mark over the availability of Kohli, one-day skipper MS Dhoni and a few other seniors for the ensuing three-match ODI series in Dhaka (June 18, 21 and 24).

    Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 6:00am
  • Kuldeep Malik appointed chief coach after Sushil Kumar recommendation

    Dhyan Chand award winner Malik replaced Vinod Kumar, who was axed after the WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's surprise visit to the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) high-profile Sonepat centre on Friday.

    Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 6:05am
  • 13 wrestlers, 3 coaches kicked out of national camp

    Cracking the whip on senior wrestlers for "gross indiscipline" and "deliberately skipping the national camp", the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Friday suspended 13 senior grapplers and two coaches from its Sonepat centre. The athletes were preparing for the 2016 Rio...

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:30am
  • Seema Punia may have to pay dearly for AFI's ignorance

    Incheon Asiad discus gold medallist's tainted past may stand in the way of her selection for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards

    Saturday, 16 May 2015 - 6:25am
  • Judo body faces derecognition for going against Sports Code

    According to sources, Kumar has now been summoned by the ministry for a personal hearing on May 27.

    Friday, 15 May 2015 - 5:21am
  • Kerala Tragedy: SAI report rules out out ragging, torture by seniors

    In a report submitted by SAI director-general Injeti Srinivas to the sports ministry, the prima facie inquiry has failed to establish any "foul play" in the suicide attempt by four teenagers who were training at SAI's Water Sports Centre in Alappuzha.

    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 - 7:15am
  • After years of inaction, SAI finally gets to root of problem

    SAI director-general Injeti Srinivas addressed a hurriedly-arranged press conference at the national body's headquarters in the Capital on Saturday.

    Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 6:10am
  • Centre may form expert panel to review SAI tragedy

    A day after the death of a promising athlete at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Kerala's Alappuzha district shocked the nation, a rattled sports ministry is contemplating constituting an expert committee consisting of former athletes, sports experts, doctors and sports...

    Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 5:45am