Time for Snowmanship

Lhendup G Bhutia

South Korea wants to make the grandest Winter Olympics ever. Lhendup G Bhutia in Pyeongchang reports on the preparations

PU Chithra: The Girl With Borrowed Shoes

An ace athlete is cruelly denied a spot in the World Championships. PU Chithra is not giving up yet

A Medal for Protein

A mandatory dietary guide for the sporting nation

Why Jamaicans Are Fast

A new study concludes that their athletic success lies in their symmetrical knees

Bolt’s 10 WC medals

He now has a record total of 10 World Championship medals, eight of which are gold

Athletics’ Doping Scandal

Powell and Simpson tested positive for oxilofrene, a stimulant that speeds up fat burning

Track Two to the Olympics

How PT Usha nurtures dreams at her athletics school by offering an alternative to the dysfunctional training of the official system

The Fastest Indian

From 1996 to 2008, when he retired, Anil Kumar, national record holder for both the 100 and 200 metres, had little competition from anyone in India. And yet no one knows him in this country.

Encounters with the Fit

The extraordinary life of ace athlete Malathi Holla


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