The curtain comes down on the 55th Indian National Open Athletics Championships in Kolkata. New records were set, a few tears shed, but all in all, the East Stadium stood witness to some high class performances. The expectations for Rio have increased manifold. Sports Rediscovered brings to you a short report on how things went
It’s that time of the year when you acknowledge the presence of our sporting heroes. The annual Arjuna awards were conferred last Saturday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and the awardees included greats from wrestling to gymnastics to kabaddi. After much hue and cry, tennis pro Sania Mirza was awarded a well-deserved Khel Ratna. Sports Rediscovered
Inderjeet Singh is the new poster boy of Indian athletics. The Haryana shot putter established himself in the Indian sports scene, with a hat-trick of medals in the Indian Grand Prix, after booking a ticket on the Rio bound team. In the recently concluded 55th National Inter-State Athletics Championship in Chennai, Singh rewrote a meet
Inderjeet Singh and Jinson Johnson bagged their third gold at the Asian Athletics Grand Prix on Monday, as the Indian team finished off with eight medals in its kitty. Sports Rediscovered brings a short report on the third leg of the tournament. Inderjeet Singh: Shot-putting to Glory Everything is coming up roses for Inderjeet Singh.
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
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
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
It has been a month since India’s commendable performance at the Asian Games 2014 held in Incheon. A total of 57 medals were won by the Indian contingent- 11 Gold, 10 Silver and 36 Bronze. If the performance is compared to that of the 2010 Guangzhou Asiad (65 medals), one may find a decline in