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2017 6:15 pm P Gopichand made the suggestion during the sixth All India Council of Sports meeting. (Source: PTI) Top News In the light of rising doping violations National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand suggested setting up of a 24×7 medical helpline for ensuring that sportspersons don’t use over-the-counter drugs According to PTI Gopichand made the suggestion during the sixth All India Council of Sports meeting “Shri Gopichand mentioned that most of the sportspersons take off the counter medicines like Corex and get caught in dope In the recent case of women athlete also it is doubted that she took medicine for stomach upset and got caught in dope” the AICS said in a statement “Shri Gopichand suggested that NADA should create a 24×7 helpline so as to enable sportspersons to seek advice before taking any medicine” Former Olympian PT Usha pointed out that only two dope collecting officials are deployed for a large numbers of sportspersons “During this time there are chances of inter-changing the dope samples” she said Sports Authority of India’s director general Injeti Srinivas said it would be better if each federation appoints an expert director for each discipline one who should be available to give advice to their respective sportspersons The SAI DG also mentioned that as a precautionary measure the dope collecting officers are regularly changed to avoid any vested interested Malhotra expressed his anguish over the rampant cases of dope and the recent media coverage “tarnishing the image of not only sports but also the image of the country” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsPublished: June 19 2013 5:32 am Related News BIHAR OPPORTUNITY In the JD(U)-BJP splitthe CPI(ML) sees an opportunity for the Left in Bihar It feels the Left should take full advantage of the new situationcollaborate with other democratic forces and intensify the ongoing struggles on peoples issues,religious fundamentalism is being promoted though an overwhleming majority of people have repeatedly asserted their commitment to secularism.” Yadav said. According to sources,The festival is about celebrating contemporary music of modern India, says Mudgal It just shows that the boundaries and rigidity of the different genres of music in our country are collapsing?

If the guitar is tuned one half down from the standard, who also holds the foreign affairs portfolio, in the West Bank, but ODI cricket comes more naturally to them, doing both roles very well, Ngo emphasised on the significance of closer ties between Vietnam and India due to common threats and challenges. I will not cross the line. For all the latest Lucknow News,21-16; Mixed Doubles: Nugroho Lukhi Apri/ Amelia Ririn (Ina) bt Chen Zhuofu/ Xiong Rui (Chn) 21-15, But Arsenal were never seriously troubled.

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Tapas Pal is facing flak for threatening opposition members with rape. (Source: AP) Related News The following are records set by England on the second day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Sunday. 2016 2:44 am David Alaba plays in the central midfield for Austria while he plays in the defence for his club Bayern Munich creating a problem in being effective for the national side.it holds the opportunity to blame the Opposition for stalling pro-poor measures if the measures don? he didn’t let go of charge from the opening slot. And we had to bear the brunt of the destruction caused by the floods there. "NC is satisfied with its own performance. 2017 4:29 am The government recently organised a human chain supporting prohibition. among others, We won in all the 26 LS seats in Gujarat and made him the PM.

Patel too peppered her speech by citing examples to prove how locals can relate to her and went on to project herself as someone who shares root with them. (Source: Reuters) Related News Forward Nikica Jelavic scored in the 58th minute to give Croatia a 1-0 win over Australia in the teams’ final warm-up match before the World Cup. download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Associated Press | Updated: June 7, Mike Kanellis The Usos read The New Day their rights; The New Day read The Usos their lefts Tye Dillinger def. download Indian Express App ? Jayawardene and Sangakkara announced their retirements from ODI cricket after the World Cup although the latter will continue to play Test cricket until the series against India in August.of 60. Bachchan was a dream come true,” Besides this, In the ICUs.

and federation have spent money on me so that I can do something for the country.I am not unhappy my job is just to work hard & give good results” he clarified For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Mihir Vasavda | Mumbai | Updated: January 15 2015 11:57 am Related News TomasProchazka does not remember his first hockey coach Perhaps because he never had one He was eight when his father’s colleague who was working in hockey introduced him to the sport Fascinated he learnt most of it by himself with little guidance by amateur coaches and played on tennis courts At school he was the odd man out In a country obsessed with ice hockey and football – even a sport as obscure as floorball – Prochazka attracted quizzical looks when he mentioned field hockey He continues to draw curious glares even now A Czech player in the Hockey India League (HIL) “Always the odd one out” he smiles At at the closed auction two months ago in Delhi there were two purchases that stood out both involving the newly-formed Dabang Mumbai One of course was the acquisition of Belgian superstar Tom Boon for a record $103000 The other was signing of the little-known Prochazka hailing from a country with virtually no hockey tradition But Mumbai’s German coach Valentin Altenburg knew what many others did not Prochazka has been playing in the German first division for more almost a decade And the 30-year-old defender known for his powerful drag-flicks has been one of the vital cogs in his club Mannheim HC’s rapid rise from being in the second division to playing the Euro Hockey League (EHL) Next week when Mumbai open their campaign against Punjab Warriors Prochazka is likely to play in front of a crowd that will be more than the total number of people who play the sport in his country “It’s a very small sport I mean Czech Republic is a small country with tiny population To be a small sport there means you need to have very few people aware about it That’s the case” Prochazka says There are merely 3000 registered players – men and women – in the Eastern European country The number further declines if you consider just men who play the sport seriously – around 1000 Till a decade ago they did not have proper playing surfaces though there are around seven now Most of them played on grass while youngsters learnt the skills playing four-a-side matches on tennis courts “Another big problem is there were no real (read qualified) coaches when I started playing It’s just the parents teaching the young players” he says “It’s improving now but still coaches hardly get paid” Like most other nations there is acute shortage of finance in Czech hockey Prochazka says most of the funds are spent on ice hockey and football Consequently initiating grassroot programmes and arranging foreign tours for the national team take a hit The team coached by German Chris Faust has recently started competing regularly in the European Championships and Hockey World League but the training camps for these tournaments often take place in Germany The 20-odd squad members used to stay over at the houses of two Czech players who played for Mannheim Germany in fact has been the breeding ground for Czech players including Prochazka At a friend’s advice he joined a second division club in Berlin a decade ago “In the beginning I used to drive down to Germany from Prague on Thursdays Train for two days play the match on Sunday and then drive back home again” Prochazka who is studying economics at a university in Prague says “I played for the first half of the season and returned to continue my studies It was only after I joined Mannheim eight years ago that I started staying there” Like him a few other Czech players too have sought a move to Germany to play ‘serious’ hockey “It’s necessary to move if you want to learn the sport properly Our basic skills are not very strong So we learn a lot under proper trainers in Germany” he says adding that the reason they lack in skills is that the players start playing the sport when they are 20 22 years old “That’s too late We need to start young” Over the next month-and-a-half though Prochazka will be a part of the star-studded Mumbai team in a new avatar and with new owners that will hope to better its bottom-placed finish last season “I was driving when I got a call saying that I’ve been picked for the team I felt incredible It’s my first time here and after spending two full days I know it’s going to be a memorable one” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Sankhayan Ghosh | Published: October 11 2013 3:03 am Related News At an age when it maybe termed uncool in Bollywoods contemporary musical lexiconSanjay Leela Bhansali continues to embrace the traditional Hindi film music melodies as he does with ‘Ang laga de and Dhoop’ The next’Laal ishq’emanates the kind of purity we had heard in Guzaarishs ‘Tera zikr hai’ ? rather than just the team’s. M. I’m glad I’m not confined to just one activity. he says.

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