newsathletics6 days ago

RUSDA not considered compliant unless conditions fulfilled, says IAAF

WADA has stated that it's compliance committee has recommended lifting its suspension on RUSDA. IAAF committee, including several athletes like Paula Radcliffe and Valerie Adams, has written a letter to WADA, requesting it to rethink about its decision and be guardians of clean sport.
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newsathletics7 days ago

Triple jumper Arpinder Singh sets his eyes on Tokyo Olympics

After his recent success at the Asian Games and IAAF Continental Cup, Indian triple jumper Arpinder Singh has stated that his major target now is winning a medal at the 2020 Olympics. The Indian athlete also mentioned that he had no clue about the triple jump before taking up the sport.
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newsathletics8 days ago

It feels good to improve timings and create records, says Hima Das

After her recent success at the Asian Games in Indonesia, Indian athlete Hima Das has mentioned that improving timings and creating records makes her feel good. The Assam athlete also mentioned that she was not expecting to get nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.
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newsathletics11 days ago

Swapna Barman to get customised Adidas shoes for her 12-toed feet

Asian Games gold medalist, Swapna Barman will be getting especially-designed footwear from Adidas for her 12-toed feet, as soon as SAI ties up with the sporting giants. Swapna’s issue came into focus only after she went on to win a gold medal in heptathlon at the Asian Games in Jakarta last month.
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newsathletics12 days ago

At age of 102, Indian athlete Man Kaur clinches gold at World Masters Athletics Championships

Indian female athlete Man Kaur has clinched a gold medal in 200m event at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain. Prior to this achievement, Man had also clinched a gold medal in the 100m event at the World Masters Games, held at Auckland, New Zealand.
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newsathletics15 days ago

Reports : Arpinder Singh reveals tactical changes paid off at Asiad

After clinching a bronze at the IAAF Continental Cup and a gold at the Asian Games, Indian athlete Arpinder Singh has revealed that he had to make some strategic changes in Jakarta that helped him win gold. The jumper also said that he was in discomfort during the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
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newsathletics16 days ago

IAAF Continental Cup | Arpinder Singh bags bronze; becomes first Indian to achieve feat

Arpinder Singh has become the first Indian to win a medal at the IAAF Continental Cup after he clinched the bronze in Men's Triple Jump event. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, however, wasn't able to continue his recent success as he finished sixth at the Championship in the Czech Republic.
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newsathletics17 days ago

I will have to work harder to improve my timing, says Hima Das

Indian athlete Hima Das has revealed that she has to invest a lot of hard work in order to compete against the 51 athletes, who can run faster than her right now. She also praised the state government's policy of providing financial aid to the athletes as it motivates the players to perform better.
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newsathletics17 days ago

IAAF Continental Cup | Jinson Johnson misses out on podium spot; PU Chitra finishes fourth

Jinson Johnson finished seventh in the 800m event with a timing of 1:48.44 in a race that was won by Emmanuel Kipkurui Korir of Kenya who ran a timing of 1:46.50 at the IAAF Continental Cup on Saturday. Meanwhile, PU Chitra finished a respectable fourth in the women’s 1500m event.
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newsathletics18 days ago

Swapna Barman refuses to comment on cash award, urges government for house in Kolkata

Heptathlete Swapna Barman refused to comment on West Bengal government's decision of awarding her Rs 10 lakh and a job in the Bengal state government for her win at the Asian Games. She rather urged the government that she wanted a house near her training base at Sports Authority of India complex.
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