Odisha government's statement came a day after Dutee Chand tried to douse the controversy that erupted when she put her BMW car on sale
Citing lack of funds, Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said she wanted to sell one of her cars. But it has since become a massive talking point in social media
Due to lack of sponsorship and no competitions taking place in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, Dutee Chand is having difficulty raising funds for training
Dutee Chand has been facing the wrath of her family members with her elder sister even threatening to disown her for having a same-sex relationship, but it seems like the Indian sprinter has found her own ammunition
Dutee Chand, considered the fastest Indian woman right now, has asked those in same-sex relationships to be courageous and stand firm
A panel formed by the Sports Ministry will shortlist the nominations received from various national federations with the awards to be presented on National Sports Day, August 29
The 22-year-old Chopra is the only track and field athlete to be recommended by the AFI for the country's highest sports award this year
Dutee Chand was to train and take part in Olympic qualifying events in Germany from March 2 but despite getting the visa and sponsorship, she could not make it there as Europe has now turned into an epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak
Dutee Chand, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), raced ahead to take a massive lead within no time. The national record holder bagged gold with a timing of 11.49 seconds
Dutee Chand's immediate goal is to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The qualification mark for the 100m event has been set at 11.15 seconds
India's fastest woman 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
A fortnight after failing to reach 100m semis at the World Championships in Doha, Dutee Chand surpassed her previous timing of 11.26s which she had set at the Asian Championships in April this year
Dutee Chand, who is the current national champion in the women’s 100m event, said her family "has been involved in grassroots politics" and she wants to do the same.
The number of athletes announced after a meeting of AFI selection committee will, however, increase after the international body (IAAF) gives confirmation of the likes of World University 100m champion Dutee Chand, who did not meet the qualification mark but is within the required number of competitors for the event
Dutee Chand had last week requested the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to help her get visa so that she could participate in a couple of competitions. On Tuesday, she said despite all help from the government, she failed to make it to the races
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand saw her Arjuna Award nomination get rejected by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports due to discrepancies. While, cricketer Harbhajan Singh also saw his Khel Ratna nomination get declined.
Dutee Chand became the first Indian woman track and field athlete to claim a gold medal in the World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event in Napoli, Italy on July 9.
Dutee Chand bagged the gold medal in 100m of the World University Games, held in Naples. She clocked the race in 11.32 seconds, meanwhile, she also has the national record with 11.24 seconds. Also, President Ram Nath Kovind, Kiren Rijiju congratulated her via Twitter.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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