Runners Route Weekly #8: Hyderabad Marathon A Success

In this edition, we review two popular marathons held recently  in India – Airtel Hyderabad Marathon and Guwahati Half Marathon, and share with you the results of women’s marathon in IAAF World Championships held in Beijing. Airtel Hyderabad Marathon sees record participation of 14,000 runners Airtel Hyderabad Marathon (AHM) took a big leap into the

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World Athletics Championship: Vikas Gowda Finishes 9th

India’s Vikas Gowda finished 9th in the Discus Throw Event at IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Gowda had a best of 62.24m to his name in the finals. Gowda’s first throw covered a distance of 60.23m and this saw him end up in the 8th position after the first round. Gowda was ninth after

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Runners Route Weekly #7: Running On F1 Race Track

In this edition, we take you through a running event to be held on the Formula 1 race track of Buddh International Circuit , news on marathon event at IAAF World Championships being held in Beijing and some important updates on national running events. Grand Prix Run: F1 race track awaits the runners! The Buddh International Circuit in

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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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Vikas Gowda Wins Triton Invitational

Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda’s fine form continues. Just a few days after confirming a berth at the prestigious World Championships to be held in August, Gowda added yet another feather to his cap. Vikas threw the discus to a distance of 65.75m to reign supreme at the Triton Invitational at La Jolla in San

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Vikas Gowda Qualifies For World Championships

A few days after a trio of Indian race walkers qualified for the Rio Olympics, there is some more good news for Indian athletics. Commonwealth Games champion discus thrower Vikas Gowda has qualified for the prestigious World Championships with his season’s best throw of 65.25m in a competition at the US Olympic Training Centre in

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Happy Birthday To Long Jump Queen Anju Bobby George

With Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza taking Indian sports to newer heights, it is a good time to have a look at one of India’s torchbearers of athletics. Long jump queen Anju Bobby George turns 38 today. With multiple achievements that include a bronze medal at the prestigious World Championships, Anju held the mantle of

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Tintu Luka, OP Jaisha And Khushbir Kaur Qualify For Worlds

Bringing joy to the Indian athletics camp, Tintu Luka, OP Jaisha and Khushbir Kaur have qualified for the prestigious IAAF World Championships to be held in Beijing in August, 2015. As reported by The Hindu, Luka, Jaisha and Kaur become the first few athletes to qualify for the elite event after the world body IAAF

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