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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Best Indian Performances at the World Athletics Championships

The latest edition of the World Athletics Championships is up and running. The Championships will play host to the rise of new heroes and see the fall of some. The Indian athletes, as usual, will be eager to fly the tricolour high at the event. Over the years, World Athletics Championships proved to be the

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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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2015 Asian Athletics Championship : Recap

India’s attempts to leave a mark at the Asian Athletics scene saw a big boost at the 2015 Asian Athletics Championship. There have been some encouraging performances throughout the meet by Indian athletes. At the end of the competition, India finished strongly in the medal tally. The nation finished third behind China and Qatar respectively. Here is

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Nitender Singh Rawat And Kavita Raut Win Kolkata 25K Run

Indian elite runners Nitender Singh Rawat and Kavita Raut won the inaugural Tata Steel Kolkata 25K held in Kolkata on Sunday. While Rawat clocked 1:19:39, Raut registered a timing of 1:33:39. This was the country’s first ever accredited 25km running event. Runners from all walks of life The 25k race saw an outpouring of numerous health

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Delhi Half Marathon: Preeja Sreedharan, Suresh Kumar Crowned The Best Indians

Preeja Sreedharan was elated to defend her title successfully. “In the morning I felt very cold, since I am coming from training at Trivandrum, where it was comparatively hot. But I am happy to defend my title and win at ADHM for the 2nd time in a row.”



Asiad Athletics Recap: India Continue Dominance In Women’s Relay

Gold medals in 4x400m women’s relay and women’s discus throw, highlighted India’s performance at the 2014 Asiad athletics. India’s gold count, did go down from 5 in 2010 to just 2 in 2014. However, some spirited performances and surprise bronze medals ensured that the overall medal count in Athletics went up from 12 in 2010,

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Manju Bala’s Asiad Bronze Medal To Be Upgraded To Silver

We learnt on Friday that Indian athlete Manju Bala’s Bronze medal won in the women’s hammer throw competition at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon will be upgraded to Silver as the Chinese Gold medal winner Zhang Weinxiu has failed a dope test. ‘’The competitor has been disqualified from the competition as well as these Games

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Recap Day 13: Double Gold For India In Hockey And Athletics

Day 13 turned out to be a memorable day for India as men’s Hockey brought an Asiad gold after 16 years and the women’s 4x400m relay team also defended their Asiad title successfully. In an absolutely nail-biting and enthralling contest, India saw off Pakistan in a penalty shootout to seal India’s place at the 2016 Rio

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