Best Indian Performances at the World Athletics Championships

The latest edition of the World Athletics Championships is up and running. The Championships will play host to the rise of new heroes and see the fall of some. The Indian athletes, as usual, will be eager to fly the tricolour high at the event. Over the years, World Athletics Championships proved to be the

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India announce 17 member squad for IAAF World Championships

Beijing’s famous Bird’s nest stadium will play host to around two thousand athletes from more than 200 countries at the 2015 IAAF World Championships. India send 17 member squad to IAAF World Championships The Athletics Federation of India announced its 17 member Indian team for the 2015 IAAF World Championships to be held in Beijing,

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Arjuna Award Nominations 2015

A public recognition of outstanding endeavours on the Indian sporting map – this is why the Arjuna Awards are so important. This year, 17 sportspersons from athletics to hockey to cricket have been nominated for the prestigious award. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the recommendations, and why they make deserving candidates. 1. Sandeep Kumar (Archery)

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Doping Scandal : What You Need To Know

A doping scandal has taken the international athletic community by storm, with allegations that one in every four winners from races over the past 12 years, has used performance enhancing drugs. Here we take a look at the revelations – What is it? Around 12,00 blood test results from 5000 athletes were leaked to the

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Special Olympics: India Finish Third With 173 Medals

The Bharat (Indian) contingent bagged a whopping 173 medals at the recently held Los Angeles Special Olympic Games. The tally included 47 gold, 54 silver and 72 bronze medals. This is India’s second most successful medal haul at the Special Olympics. The athletes competed across 14 disciplines in the nine-day event at Los Angeles. It

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Everyone Is A Winner At The LA Special Olympics 2015

An emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics 2015 in Los Angeles saw a great many competitors say farewell to the sporting festival. The Special Olympics 2015 saw participants from over 160 countries in the various sporting events held during the week. Ranging from weightlifting to football, about 6,500 athletes are said to have participated

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Indian Marathons In August: Events To Watch Out For

Running enthusiasts across the country have a good number of exciting and challenging marathons in August, coming their way. Sports Rediscovered takes a close look at marathons making news as a part of its coverage of the Indian marathon circuit. Indian Marathons in August Coimbatore Night Marathon This is the first night marathon to be held in Coimbatore on 1st August

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Dutee Chand Allowed To Run Again !

Dutee Chand’s is a story that keeps fluctuating between being wronged and getting her just rights ! After being pulled out of the 2014 Commmonwealth Games for testing positive for hyperandrogenism (high levels of androgens, in Dutee’s case, in the body being produced ‘naturally’) Dutee courageously went against the authorities by refusing hormone suppressing drugs

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Marathon Tips: Your Guide To Running A Marathon

Marathon running is getting popular in India like never before. Running events are coming up in every part of the country, creating an interest among people to lace up and run. People wish to run, often think on how to make the right start. This article provides you with five key marathon tips to help

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Inderjeet Singh Takes Gold In Inter-State Athletics

Inderjeet Singh is the new poster boy of Indian athletics. The Haryana shot putter established himself in the Indian sports scene, with a hat-trick of medals in the Indian Grand Prix, after booking a ticket on the Rio bound team. In the recently concluded 55th National Inter-State Athletics Championship in Chennai, Singh rewrote a meet

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