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Elite athletes believe drugs improve performance: Study May 22, 4:52 pm
Madrid, May 22 (ANI): A majority of elite athletes use drugs to achieve athletic success, improve performance or alternatively for financial gain, a new research has revealed.
Lindsey Vonn 'consulted notorious German doping doctor' May 22, 1:19 pm
New York, May 22 (ANI): Champion skier Lindsey Vonn, who is dating Tiger Woods, is said to have turned to notorious drug doctor Bernd Pansold, who spends time in jail for his involvement in doping female German athletes with muscle-building drugs without their knowledge, to help with her fitness.
Why sports stars prefer to wear red at competitions May 17, 10:48 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Sports players and athletes with high testosterone levels choose to wear the colour red when they compete, a new study has revealed.
Sikkim's Daring Bulls Athlete Club nurtures upcoming athletes May 10, 3:03 pm
Gangtok, May 10 (ANI): Youth in the northeast are extremely talented and also sports crazy, and they look to clubs like the Daring Bulls Athlete Club in Sikkim to give them that additional nurtured training required to improve their skills.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Most running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel, but a new research has revealed that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure) and diminish performance.
Elite athletes perform better in memory test Mar 19, 11:41 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Elite athletes excel not only in their sport of choice but also in how fast their brains take in and respond to new information - cognitive abilities that are important on and off the court.
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Only about 30 percent of the incidence of cardiovascular sudden death were due to diseases that could be reliably detected by pre-participation screening, even with 12-lead ECGs, a research in a U.S. high school athlete population has revealed.
Oscar's plight having adverse fallout on fellow athletes Mar 11, 11:03 am
Johannesburg, Mar. 11 (ANI): Murder accused South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius's present situation is reportedly having an adverse effect on his fellow athletes.
Oz tennis ace Tomic linked to 'outlawed' bike gang Mar 5, 2:25 pm
Melbourne, Mar 5 (ANI): Australian tennis ace Bernard Tomic has reportedly been linked to a notorious motorcycle gang on the Gold Coast, weeks after the Australian Crime Commission disclosed increasing links between organised crime and professional athletes.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Australia's victorious women cricketers hope their latest world title win will promote more growth in the game at grassroots level, and they also believe the aim of becoming professional athletes is no longer an impractical dream.
Melbourne, February 12 (ANI): Michelle Jenneke, the Australian hurdler who leapt to stardom last year with her pre-race dance routine, is set to feature in the 'athletes' section of this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
Armstrong tops Forbes' list of 'most disliked athletes' Feb 7, 12:34 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 7 (ANI): Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has topped a new list by Forbes magazine of the most disliked athletes.
Sportsmen brainier than bookworms Feb 1, 11:24 am
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): English Premier League soccer players, NHL hockey players, France's Top 14 club rugby players, and even elite amateur athletes have better developed cognitive functions than the average university student, according to a new study.
London, Dec 24(ANI): The Queen will hail the skill, dedication, training and teamwork of the Olympic athletes who worked hard to get success during the London Games during her Christmas message.
UK's 'golden girl' Ennis expected to rake in 3.5m pounds in sponsorship deals over next year Dec 19, 5:32 pm
London, Dec 19(ANI): UK's gold medal-winning heptathlete Jessica Ennis tops the list of Olympics athletes' off the track earners, and is expected to rake in around 3.5 million pounds over next year in sponsorship deals.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee's move to suspend the Indian Olympic Association has come as a huge national and international embarrassment, and said that the government and the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games should sit together and reconcile all differences.
Running too fast may pose heart risk for older athletes Nov 30, 11:45 am
London, November 30 (ANI): Older athletes speeding to the finish line may be racing toward the end of life, new research has warned.
London, Nov 27(ANI): English Olympic and Paralympic athletes have dominated the shortlist for the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
UK Govt. urged to ban sports stars from making millions through 'junk food' promotion among kids Nov 18, 2:07 pm
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): British health campaigners are calling on the UK Government to ban sports stars from promoting junk food over claims that athletes are earning millions by fuelling obesity among children.
Oz Olympics athletes to sign 'statutory declaration' of no doping history under new rule proposed by AOC Nov 2, 2:35 pm
Sydney, Nov. 2 (ANI): The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has proposed a new rule for Australian athletes wanting to compete at the Olympics that they would be required to sign a statutory declaration stating they have no doping history.
Team GB athletes win women of the year award Oct 23, 11:17 am
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Team GB's female athletes have been honoured for their inspirational endeavours at this summer's Olympic and Paralympic games at the Women of the Year awards.
Lack of sleep 'ups sports injury risk' in teens Oct 21, 1:29 pm
Washington, October 21 (ANI): Adolescent athletes who sleep for eight or more hours each night are 68 percent less likely to be injured as compared to those who regularly sleep less, researchers say.
Pak athletes and students to break national anthem world record Oct 20, 3:58 pm
Karachi, Oct 20 (ANI): The opening ceremony of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 main round, will see students as well as audience attempt to create a world record of singing the Pakistan national anthem during the event.
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A sperm donor service which aims to match women with anonymous celebrity dads, such as rock stars and famous athletes, will launch next year, its owners have revealed.
Nepal stages South Asia's first tournament for gay athletes Oct 13, 11:50 am
London, Oct 13(ANI): A gay rights group in Nepal is hosting South Asia's first ever tournament for gay athletes in capital Kathmandu, with more than 300 gay, bisexual and transgender athletes from 30 countries registering to compete in the three-day event.
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