World Athletics Championships Recap: How Indians Fared

The World Athletics championships are thus done and dusted. Though India finished at the bottom of the table without any medals in its kitty, the Indian contingent still managed to put up some creditable performances. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at some of the gracious losers from the competition. Lalita Babar: The 26 year old had

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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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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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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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Sania Mirza Honoured With Khel Ratna Award

Sania Mirza added yet another feather in her cap on Tuesday, by becoming only the second tennis player to be nominated for the prestigious ‘Khel Ratna’ award.  The 28-year-old Indian star created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a doubles Grand Slam and become the World No. 1 doubles player this season.

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Sports Twitter Weekly # 1 – Best Sports Tweets of The Week

The first week of June witnessed non-stop action in the world of sport. From Rahul Dravid’s appointment as India U-19 coach to Serena Williams and Stan Wawrinka winning the French Open, the week had it all. Also, Barcelona were crowned European champions for the fifth time after they beat Juventus in the UEFA Champions League

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Asian Athletics: Vikas Gowda And Lalita Babar Triumph

At 6′ 9” and a 140 kilograms, Vikas Gowda walks like a king. And he proved himself to be one at the Wuhan Sports Centre today. On the penultimate day of the Asian Athletics Championship, the Asian Games bronze medalist added another gold to India’s kitty with a remarkable performance in discus throw. Gowda took 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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Vikas Gowda Wins Jamaican International Invitation

Vikas Gowda made India proud yet again with a gold medal winning effort of 65.14 metres at the Jamaican International Invitation event in Kingston, on Sunday. Vikas Gowda’s Stellar Run This has been the third time straight in as many weeks that Gowda has hurled his throws over the 65 metres mark. On 23rd April,

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