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"Pull Me Down, I Will Come Back Stronger," Says Dutee Chand After Her Historic Win In Naples

Any athlete who represents India on the global stage deserves every bit of support they can get, especially if it is anything other than cricket. It is a daunting task because they know that until and unless everything's going as planned, nobody's going to notice.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

दुती चंद ने विश्व यूनिवर्सिटी खेलों में गोल्ड जीतकर रचा इतिहास, PM मोदी ने दी बधाई

राष्ट्रीय रिकॉर्डधारी दुती चंद विश्व यूनिवर्सिटी खेलों में 100 मीटर की दौड़ में स्वर्ण पदक जीतकर इन खेलों में अव्वल रहने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला ट्रैक और फील्ड खिलाड़ी बन गई। 23 बरस की दुती ने 11.32 सेकंड का समय निकालकर रेस जीती। चौथी लेन में दौड़ते हुए दुती आठ खिलाड़ियों में पहले नंबर पर रही। स्विटजरलैंड की डेल पोंटे (11.33 सेकंड) दूसरे स्थान पर रही। जर्मनी की लिसा क्वायी ने कांस्य पदक जीता। ओडिशा की दुती वैश्विक स्पर्धा में स्वर्ण पदक जीतने वाली हिमा दास के बाद दूसरी भारतीय एथलीट बन गई। हिमा ने पिछले साल विश्व जूनियर एथलेटिक्स चैम्पियनशिप में 400 मीटर में पीला ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

दुती चंद ने इटली में गोल्ड मेडल जीतकर रचा इतिहास, ऐसा करने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला

भारत की शीर्ष महिला धाविका दुती चंद ने इटली के नेपोली में चल रहे वर्ल्ड यूनिवर्सिटी गेम्स में गोल्ड मेडल जीत इतिहास रच दिया है। दुती ने 30वें समर यूनिवर्सिटी गेम्स में 100 मीटर कॉम्पिटिशन का गोल्ड मेडल अपने नाम किया है। इन खेलों में अव्वल रहने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला ट्रैक और फील्ड खिलाड़ी बन गई हैं। 23 वर्षीय दुती ने 11.32 सेकंड का समय निकालकर रेस जीती। चौथी लेन में दौड़ते हुए दुती आठ खिलाड़ियों में पहले नंबर पर रही। स्विट्जरलैंड की डेल पोंटे (11 .33 सेकंड) दूसरे स्थान पर रही। जर्मनी की लिसा क्वायी ने कांस्य पदक जीता। ओडिशा की दुती वैश्विक स्पर्धा में स्वर्ण पदक ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dutee bags gold at univ games, 1st Indian to win 100m at global meet

Dutee added that her timings had improved because she had started focusing on her speed in the first 30m of her sprint and not reducing it till the finish line. “Earlier, I used to put a lot of effort and energy in heats and semifinals, now I look to save my energy ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dutee Chand bags gold at university games, 1st Indian to win 100m at global meet

Dutee added that her timings had improved because she had started focusing on her speed in the first 30m of her sprint and not reducing it till the finish line. “Earlier, I used to put a lot of effort and energy in heats and semifinals, now I look to save my energy ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

University honours: Dutee Chand becomes first Indian woman to clinch gold in World Universiade

Dutee Chand's 11.32s run in the 100m final at the World University Games, Napoli earned India its second gold on the track at a global event – Hima Das's 400m junior Worlds win being the first. The Odisha girl staved off a stiff challenge from Del Ponte ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dutee Chand wins 100m Gold; PM Modi among bollywood celebs congratulates her

India's sprinter Dutee Chand creates history by winning first ever gold medal in 100m race at World University Games in Naples. She has become first Indian sprinter to win 100m Gold in this race. Dutee Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to win this gold. Dutee ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dutee Chand wins 100m gold in World Universiade, creates history

National record holder Dutee Chand became the first Indian woman track and field athlete to clinch a gold medal in the World Universiade after she won the 100m dash event in Napoli. The 23-year-old Dutee clocked 11.32 seconds to win the gold as she led ...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

'Run Fearlessly': Anand Mahindra Congratulates Dutee Chand After Historic 100m Gold at World University Games

For achieveing such a remarkable feet wishes pour in from all corners, including one from Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group. Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to congratulate Dutee. His tweet was in response to Union Minister Kiren Rijiju's post.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Sprint Star Dutee Chand Becomes the First Indian Sportsperson to Reveal She is in Same-sex Relation

New Delhi: 100m record holder and winner of two Asian Games silver medals Dutee Chand on Sunday revealed that she is in a same-sex relationship with a girl from her home town. The 23-year-old is thus the first Indian sportsperson to admit to being in a ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Dutee Chand's sister threatens athlete with imprisonment after she acknowledges same-sex relationship

After becoming the first Indian athlete to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship, India's fastest woman Dutee Chand is now facing backlash from her sister, who is threatening to send the athlete to jail over her sexual orientation. Dutee told The Sunday ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Dutee Chand faces family's wrath after revealing same-sex relationship

Unapologetic about her same-sex relationship with a younger relative, India's fastest woman Dutee Chand is facing a tough battle of acceptance in her family. Dutee, who won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, became one of the few athletes in the ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand reveals same-sex relationship, fears run-in with family

Unapologetic about her same-sex relationship with a younger relative, India's fastest woman Dutee Chand is facing a tough battle of acceptance in her family. Dutee, who won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, became one of the few athletes in the ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand becomes India's first openly gay athlete

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, becoming the country's first openly gay athlete. Chand, 23, told the Indian Express she was in a relationship with a woman from her village in eastern Odisha state, saying she found ...
Sunday, May 19, 2019

My target is to win a medal at Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand

Regarding preparations for 200 metre sprint, scheduled for Tuesday, Dutee said she has practiced hard for both 100 and 200 metre events. “After the heats, I will come to know about other athletes. Then I will prepare accordingly for the final event ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Hima, Dutee, Anas clinch a silver each; heartbreak for Lakshmanan

But, Dutee, who had won a 'gender case' against the world governing of athletics, was beaten for the gold by two-hundreth of a second as she came up with the best achievement of her career. Her silver was India's first medal in 20 years in this event ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Asian Games 2018: Silver medallist Dutee Chand awarded Rs 1.5 crore by Odisha ...

The Odisha government has announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore for sprinter Dutee Chand after her historic feat at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. Odia sprinter Dutee Chand clinched the silver medal in the 100m finals on Sunday clocking 11.32 ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Asian Games: Hima Das and Dutee Chand mark silver streak on Jakarta track

FOR AN entire generation of young Indians, P T Usha has been a reverential chapter in a textbook, albeit asterisked with Olympic disappointment. But on Sunday, Jakarta beamed pure, surging speed into Indian TV screens — young Dutee Chand and the ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018