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Dutee Chand named in TIME 100 Next list

India sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in the TIME 100 Next, an expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential persons in the world. The list, an initiative of TIME magazine, highlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, health, science, activism etc. Chand had won two silver ..


Dutee Chand wins Vogue’s Sportsperson of Year 2019

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has won the  Sportsperson of the Year 2019 in the 3rd edition of the Vogue Women Of The Year awards. Besides winning the prestigious honour, Dutee will also feature on the cover of Vogue India’s November 2019 edition. Dutee broke the national record in the 100-metre event at the National Open ..


Dutee Chand clinchs silver in 100m women’s race at 2018 Jakarta Asian Games

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand from Odisha clinched silver in women’s 100m dash in the 18th Asian Games 2018 to win the country’s first medal in 20 years in this event. Earlier, she was suspended by the IAAF in 2014 under its hyperandrogenism policy but she filed an appealed before the Court of Arbitration for Sports ..


Person in News: Pinki Pramanik

Pinki Pramanik is an Indian athlete specialized in 400m and 800m. She grabbed the limelight after winning gold at 2006 Asian Games, gold at 2005 Asian Indoor Games and silver at 2006 commonwealth games. She also won three gold medals at 2006 South Asian Games On 14 June 2012, Pramanik was arrested after accusations by ..