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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National Open Athletics: Babar And Jaisha Set Meet Records

Talk about sports and we tend to cast aside athletics as an afterthought. Occasionally, though, we come across events that steer not just sporting enthusiasts, but also the common man away from their couches. The 55th National Open Athletics Championship, that kicked off on the 16th of this month in Kolkata, looks like a good

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World Athletics Championships: Gowda Brings Glory

At 6′ 7″, Vikas Gowda walks like a king, and yesterday at Beijing, he cemented his position as one in Indian athletics, qualifying for the finals of the discus throw event, with an impressive mark of 63.86 meters. Bolt bolted past Gatlin, and it looks like we’re in for an overdose of “good versus evil” hyperbole again. Sports

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Krishna Poonia To Get Upgraded Olympic Finish Diploma

Ace Indian women’s discus thrower Krishna Poonia had her seventh-place finish at the 2012 London Olympics upgraded following the disqualification of Darya Pishchalnikova. The Russian, who had won the silver medal, later on tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and her medal was eventually stripped off. IOC asks Krishna Poonia to return her seventh-place

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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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Kamalpreet Singh Breaks National Record in Hammer Throw

Kamalpreet Singh has broken his own national record in Hammer Throw after he cleared a distance of 72.86 in the Tuscon Elite Classic in Arizona. Third Place for Kamalpreet Singh Kamalpreet did break the Indian national record with his throw but the record breaking effort however could only secure him a third place in the

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Vikas Gowda Wins Bronze In Shanghai Diamond League

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda continued his fine start to the season by clinching the bronze medal at the Shanghai leg of the prestigious Diamond League on Sunday. Gowda threw the discus to a distance of 63.90m which placed him in the third position. Vikas Gowda achieves his best throw in 5th attempt The 2014

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Top Indian Performances In Asian Athletics Championship

India has always been a force to reckon with when it comes to the Asian Athletics Championship. A lot of athletes from the nation have managed to steal the show over the years. As we gear up for yet another edition of the competition this year, it would only be fitting to look back into

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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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