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All not well in GFI: Narinder Batra tells FIG
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has written a letter to International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) wherein he has stated that all is not well in the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) which is slated to go to polls next month.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Dutee shatters her own 100m national record
Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) Dutee Chand on Friday broke her own 100m national record, clocking 11.22 seconds in the semifinal before winning gold in the event at the ongoing National Open Athletics Championships here.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Athletics
Doha Worlds: India finish 58th as US top medal tally
Doha, Oct 7 (IANS) India ended its campaign at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships here at the 58th spot in the medal tally which saw US finishing at the top.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
Dalilah sets new world record to win 400m hurdles gold
Doha, Oct 5 (IANS) Dalilah Muhammad of US bettered her own record as she won the gold medal in the women's 400m hurdles event at the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Doha.
2019-10-05
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
World Athletics C'ships: P.U. Chitra bows out Of 1500m
Doha, Oct 2 (IANS) P.U. Chitra ran her personal best in the women's 1500m first round heats but failed to advance further in the World Athletics Championships here on Wednesday.
2019-10-02
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
World C'ships: Avinash out of 3000m steeplechase final
Doha, Oct 1 (IANS) Avinash Sable on Tuesday broke his own national record but failed to qualify for the finals of the men's 3000m steeplechase in the World Championships here.
2019-10-01
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
Annu shatters own nat'l record to reach javelin final at Worlds
Doha, Sep 30 (IANS) Ace Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani on Monday smashed her own national record during the qualification round of the World Athletics Championships here on Monday to finish fifth overall and become the first Indian to reach the medal round in the women's javelin throw event at the Worlds.
2019-09-30
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
World C'ships: Mixed relay team in final, Dutee ousted (2nd Lead)
Doha, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team qualified for the final at the World Athletics Championships by finishing third in the heat here on Saturday. The team comprising Mohammad Anas, V.K. Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Noah Nirmal Tom clocked 3:16.14 to finish third behind Poland and Brazil.
2019-09-28
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
Dutee out of Worlds, Jabir finishes 5th in semis
Doha, Sep 28 (IANS) Ace India sprinter Dutee Chand's campaign in the World Athletics Championships came to an end here on Saturday. Chand, who took part only in the 100m dash in Doha, finished seventh in the heat with a time of 11.48 seconds.
2019-09-28
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Athletics
Belihu and Gemechu to defend Airtel Delhi Half Marathon titles
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Race promoters Procam International have announced that Ethiopia's Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu will return to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to defend their titles at the 15th edition of this prestigious IAAF Gold Label Road Race on October 20.
2019-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Swapna Barman gears up for 2020 Olympics
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANSlife) Arjuna Award winner Swapna Barman, who became India's first heptathlete to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in 2018, is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and plans to work on her strategy.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IANS Life,Athletics
Bolt expresses displeasure at reporter's comments on athletics
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has slammed ESPN reporter Max Kellerman's comments on track and field athletes, saying people are always on the lookout to "disrespect" the discipline.
2019-09-04
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Jinson Johnson wins silver, in for World Athletics meet
Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS) Runner Jinson Johnson bagged the silver in the ISTAF Berlin event here on Sunday by bettering his 1500m national record at the Olympic Stadium.
2019-09-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Athletics
Robin, Varsha take top honours in Mumbai Half Marathon
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Delhis Robin Singh thwarted hat-trick hunter Dnyaneshwar Morgha to win the Mumbai Half Marathon here on Sunday.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
MP's Bolt Rameshwar Gurjar fails in trials
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) After making headlines with his 100m timings, Rameshwar Gurjar, also dubbed as the Usain Bolt of Madhya Pradesh, has come a cropper in the trials conducted by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
2019-08-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Sreeshankar's 8m leap highlight of Indian GP V
Patiala, Aug 16 (IANS) Long jumper M. Sreeshankar marked his return to competition on Indian soil after six months with a seasons best leap of 8 metre that gave the Indian track and field fans reason to cheer at the Indian Grand Prix V at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
PT Usha becomes AAA Athletes Commission member
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been appointed as a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA).
2019-08-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Caster Semenya barred from defending World Championship title
Zurich, July 31 (IANS) Caster Semenya will not be allowed to defend her 800m title at the 2019 World Championships after a Swiss court ruled in favour of an International Association of Athletics Federations ruling that requires her to take a testosterone-reducing medication.
2019-07-31
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Athletics
Dalilah Muhammad breaks world 400m hurdles record
Des Moines (Iowa), July 29 (IANS) American sprinter Dalilah Muhammad has broken the world 400m hurdles record at the US Championships.
2019-07-29
Category: India, Des Moines,Sports,Athletics
Dutee Chand finishes fifth in 200m
Napoli, July 12 (IANS) Ace sprinter Dutee Chand finished fifth in the women's 200m final at the World University Games here on Friday.
2019-07-12
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Athletics
Indian athletes pin hope on new Sports Minister Rijiju
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Kiren Rijiju's appointment as Sports Minister in the newly re-elected NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi came as a surprise to many. With the Tokyo Olympics round the corner, one would have thought that even if Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore didn't continue in the role, the position would go to someone who has a sports background. Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir and former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur were the two names discussed as both have a sports connect.
2019-06-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Caster Semenya loses landmark case against IAAF
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Caster Semenya has lost her legal case against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) over testosterone regulations. The judgement means that Semenya will have to take medication to reduce the testosterone level if she wants to compete on the international stage.
2019-05-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Olympic medallist Etienne Stott arrested in London
London, April 22 (IANS) London Olympic Gold medallist Etienne Stott was one of the many Extinction Rebellion activists arrested in London protesting against climate change at the Waterloo Bridge here on Sunday evening.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Improve athlete quality, medals will follow: Manisha
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Olympian Manisha Malhotra knows what it takes to shine against the best in the business and the former tennis star has now joined JSW Sports to lead the company's flagship Sports Excellence Program (SEP) which currently supports over 30 elite Indian athletes across five Olympic disciplines.
2019-04-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
First Guatemalan Maya woman runs Los Angeles Marathon
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) When the starting gun sounded for the Los Angeles Marathon, Maria del Carmen Tun Cho felt like a winner already by becoming the first Guatemalan Maya woman ever to participate in one of the most important US sports events.
2019-03-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Athlete Irfan qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
Nomi (Japan), March 17 (IANS) Indian athlete K.T. Irfan has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics as he finished fourth in the men's 20 kilometre category at the Asian Race Walking Championships here.
2019-03-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Athletics
Ethiopian runners win Tokyo Marathon men's, women's races
Tokyo, March 3 (IANS) Ethiopian runners won the men's and women's races at the 12th edition of the Tokyo Marathon, here on Sunday, braving a wet and windy weather.
2019-03-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Athletics
My plea of innocence in dope case not being heard: Kiprop
Nairobi, Feb 4 (IANS) One year after he was temporarily suspended for alleged doping, three-time world 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop is crying foul saying nobody has acted on his plea of innocence.
2019-02-04
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Kenya's athletes need to prepare for life after retirement: Official
Nairobi, Jan 20 (IANS) A senior sports official in Kenya has advised athletes to prepare for life after retirement from active competition.
2019-01-20
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Kenya ensures safety for U20 athletics worlds as terror attack rocks Nairobi
Nairobi, Jan 16 (IANS) Kenyan sports officials have reassured visiting International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) officials of athletes' safety during the 2020 World U20 Championships in the wake of terrorist attack that rocked Nairobi on Tuesday.
2019-01-16
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Olympic champion Zhou Yang to become ISU Athletes Commission member
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) Two-time Chinese short track speed skating Olympic champion Zhou Yang will be elected as the International Skating Union (ISU) Athletes Commission member, the ISU announced on Wednesday.
2019-01-16
Category: International, China,Sports,Athletics
Olympic champ says running marathon in under two hours is possible
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge says breaking the two-hour mark in marathon is very much possible.
2019-01-13
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Gopi T, Nitendra ready for Tata Mumbai Marathon
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Defending and Asian Marathon Champion Gopi Thonakal, course record holder Nitendra Singh Rawat and 2014 and 2015 winner Karan Singh will take the field for the 16th edition of the Tata Mumbai Marathon.
2019-01-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
Kenyans Kiplagat, Kirui plan to reclaim Boston Marathon titles
Nairobi, Jan 11 (IANS) Edna Kiplagat, the two-time Boston Marathon champion, has thrown down the gauntlet, warning Kenya athletes are ready to reclaim the gold medal in this year's race on April 15.
2019-01-11
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Ethiopians continue dominance at Xiamen Marathon
Xiamen, Jan 6 (IANS) Ethiopian runners continued their dominance in both men's and women's competition at the 2019 Xiamen Marathon, the first Gold Label road race of the year.
2019-01-06
Category: International, China,Sports,Athletics
African runners dominate Latin America's biggest race
Sao Paulo, Jan 1 (IANS) Ethiopia's Belay Bezahb and Kenyan runner Sandrafelis Tuei won the men's and women's divisions in the annual Sao Silvestre Road Race, the marquee competition of Latin American athletics.
2019-01-01
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Athletics
New records set at Madrid's Vallecana 10K
Madrid, Jan 1 (IANS) Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo and Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei established new men's and women's records in the annual San Silvestre Vallecana 10K race.
2019-01-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Athletics