US Training Will Improve Olympic Chances: Inderjeet Singh

Indian Shot putter Inderjeet Singh said that his training stint in the United States would improve the chances of winning a medal at Rio. Inderjeet started training in the Aphelion Athletics Club in Pennsylvania in November along with his personal coaches Shakti Singh and Pritam Singh. “When I trained in India, all I did was

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Inderjeet Singh To Train In United States

Asian Shot Put Champion Inderjeet Singh got clearance to train in the United States of America ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Inderjeet, who was enlisted in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), had problems getting clearance to train abroad. He had to wait for nearly four months to get the same and it will

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2016 Rio Olympics: Indians On Board

The Rio Olympics is still some months away but the qualification rounds and quotas are all in place with not many tournaments remaining for the players to win their grand chance at the Olympics. The battle has already heated-up, and is set to become more intense in the coming months as athletes fight it out

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India announce 17 member squad for IAAF World Championships

Beijing’s famous Bird’s nest stadium will play host to around two thousand athletes from more than 200 countries at the 2015 IAAF World Championships. India send 17 member squad to IAAF World Championships The Athletics Federation of India announced its 17 member Indian team for the 2015 IAAF World Championships to be held in Beijing,

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Doping Scandal : What You Need To Know

A doping scandal has taken the international athletic community by storm, with allegations that one in every four winners from races over the past 12 years, has used performance enhancing drugs. Here we take a look at the revelations – What is it? Around 12,00 blood test results from 5000 athletes were leaked to the

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TCS World 10k: The Story of a Runner

Sports Rediscovered takes its readers on an enjoyable run across some important Bengaluru landmarks by providing a first hand account of the TCS 10k run, courtesy Shubhodip Mukhopadhyay As my flight landed in Bengaluru Airport a day before the TCS World 10K marathon, I was pleasantly surprised to hear the air hostess announce the outside

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Liksy Joseph Wins Second Silver Medal At Wuhan

India had a good run on the second day at the Asian Athletics Championships in Wuhan. A total of four medals came India’s way today in Wuhan, China. After MR Poovamma added a silver to the medal tally in the morning, three others made it on the podium. Liksy Joseph led the Indian fray for medals on

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MR Poovamma Claims Silver At Asian Athletics Championships

A day after Inderjeet Singh bagged the gold medal on Day One of the Asian Athletics Championships, MR Poovamma got India its second medal – a silver – in the 400m run in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Narrow Miss of 2016 Rio Qualification Berth For MR Poovamma MR Poovamma clocked 53.07 seconds in her

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Teenager Beant Singh Makes India Proud at Doha

16-year old Beant Singh was the pick of the Indian athletes at the Asian Youth Athletics Championships, held at Doha, Qatar. Beant Singh, who hails from Delhi, won the gold medal in the 800 metres run, clocking a speed of 1:52.26. Singh’s efforts put him amongst the world’s fastest time-toppers for this year. Beant Singh:

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Federation Cup Brings Good News For Indian Athletics

The 19th Federation Cup held at the Mangalam Stadium in Mangaluru, from the 1st to 4th May, brought some good news for Indian athletics, despite some low-key performances. The Army pipped defending champions Tamil Nadu for the first spot and amassed a total of 123.5 points, while Tamil Nadu’s second place was cemented with 114 points.

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