newsathletics12 days ago

Laimwon Nazary breaks national junior high jump record

On Sunday, Assam's Laimwon Nazray set a new girl's high jump record after she completed a 1.77 meters effort overtaking Bobby Aloysius previous benchmark of 1.75 m at 1992 National Junior Athletics competition. Earlier, Priyanka Kerketta broke the 15-year old national record of a 6.25m long jump.
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newsathletics13 days ago

Usain Bolt wins his last home race

Usain Bolt clocked a time of 10.03 seconds in his last 100 meters race on home soil in Jamaica ahead of his retirement in August. The 30-year old produced a spectacle for a buzzing crowd of 30,000 fans in a race termed as "Salute to a Legend" who flocked to see the speedster in action.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Press Release: India’s climbing dream gets wings with a new Crowdfunding campaign

Given that climbing is now a part of the upcoming 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Girivihar, one of India’s oldest mountaineering club and a not-for-profit trust, along with Meraki Sport & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. has put together a sport development plan, #Vision2020.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Javelin world championships by winning silver in Asian Grand Prix

Indian Javelin star Neeraj Chopra won a silver medal in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics meet in Jiaxing (China) on Thursday and thus qualified for the IAFF World Championships to be held in London in August. Neeraj had won the silver in the first leg on April 24 as well.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Usain Bolt shocked by the death of 'very close friend' Germaine Mason

Germaine Mason lost his life in a motor crash in Jamaica and sprint king Usain Bolt who was also caught up in the pile-up is in shock at the loss Mason who was a very close friend of Bolt. 34- year old Mason won the silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the high jump event.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Anju Bobby George starts bid to reclaim the Olympic Medal she was 'robbed' of

Anju Bobby George along with Australia's Bronwyn Thompson and Britain’s Jade Johnson have started their bid to reclaim the Olympic medals that they believe were ‘robbed’ from them by "dope cheats" at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Anju had finished sixth in the finals of the long jump event in 2014.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Manish Rawat axed from team for non-participation in Nationals

Olympian race walkers Manish Singh Rawat and Khushbir Kaur have been axed from the Indian Race Walking team for the upcoming Asian Race Walking Championships. The move comes after they opted out of the 20km event of the Max Bupa National Championships without informing anyone.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Sandeep Kumar, Irfan KT, and Priyanka claim gold at the Max Bupa racewalking championships

The opening day of the Max Bupa race walking Championships was full of excitement with the favorites struggling to impose themselves, red cards aplenty and a photo-finish in the 20 km event. Eventually, it was Sandeep Kumar, Irfan KT, and Priyanka who came away with the wins.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Max Bupa National Racewalking Championship preview

The fourth annual racewalking Championship will kick off in New Delhi tomorrow, February 18, and the very best that India have to offer will fight it out to claim bragging rights. For the first time in the tournament's short history, Max Bupa have come forward to support and sponsor the event.
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newsathletics4 months ago

We have already started preparing for the next two Olympics : Indian Racewalking coach Artsybashev

India's Russian racewalking coach Alexander Artsybashev has said that the Indian contingent is not just preparing for the 2017 World Championships but for the 2020 Tokyo and 2024 Los Angeles Olympics. Assistant Coach Ajay Rathi also explained how Indian athletics had come a long way since 2010.
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