newsathletics6 hours ago

Anjali Devi tops confirmatory trial, cleared for World Championships

Anjali Devi, the fastest Indian woman in 400 metres this season, was on Saturday cleared to take part in the World Championships in Doha after she won a confirmatory trial in New Delhi. She had clocked in a remarkable 51.53s in the National Inter-State Championships in Lucknow last month.
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newsathletics2 days ago

Mismanagement of injury keeps Hima out of World Championships, IFSM letter reveals

In a letter to Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) CEO Rajesh Rajagopalan, Dr. Chandran, of IFSM had written about the risks of Hima Das continuing to run despite reports of injury. While coach Radhakrishnan Nair believes India can reach 4x400m mixed relay finals despite the absence of Hima.
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newsathletics3 days ago

IAAF World Championships | Hima Das to miss with back injury

Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das, on Wednesday, has pulled out of the IAAF World Championships scheduled to be held in Qatar, after she failed to recover from a back injury, revealed the Athletics Federation of India. Das was expected to participate only in the relay events and not in the 400m.
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newsathletics6 days ago

World Artistic Gymnastics Championships | Ashish Kumar, B Aruna Reddy make the cut

Railways’ Ashish Kumar and B Aruna Reddy were back on track with some scintillating displays in the open selection trials, making it to the Olympics-quota offering World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. The championships have been scheduled to be held in Stuttgart from October 4.
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newsathletics6 days ago

Sports Ministry hands SAI responsibility for Khelo India Girls League

Keeping an eye on the growing success of women in sports in the country, the Indian government has asked the Sports Authority of India to conduct the 'Khelo India Girls League'. The league, which would mainly be for the U-17 age group, would initially kickoff with football from January next year.
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newsathletics10 days ago

Athletics Federation of India confirm Dutee Chand's selection for World Championships

The Athletics Federation of India has confirmed the selection of sprinter Dutee Chand in the Indian team for the upcoming world championships in Doha. The sprinter’s selection was delayed because she did not meet the qualification mark but is within the required number of competitors for the event.
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newsathletics12 days ago

Hima Das named in World Championships relay team after triumphant run of form

Hima Das has been picked by the Athletics Federation of India in the 25-member Indian squad of the relay team for the World Championships in Doha. With the Olympics in sight, Indian track and field fans will rest their hopes on the selected squad for a successful display at the World Championships.
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newsathletics12 days ago

Dutee Chand travelling to Doha with 25-member squad

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has been selected in the 25-member squad representing India at the Doha World Championships commencing later this month. The in-form sprinter who won gold earlier this year at the World University Games at Napoli, announced her selection via her Twitter on Tuesday.
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newsathletics16 days ago

Indian Grand Prix | Asiad gold medallist Arpinder Singh beaten in triple jump

Asian Games’ champion triple jumper Arpinder Singh was beaten to the gold medal by Karthik Unnikrishnan at the Indian Grand Prix on Thursday. While India’s 4x400m relay team stumbled to improve their timing for the World Championships despite winning, Dutee Chand might just make the cut.
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newsathletics20 days ago

Jinson Johnson breaks his own national record, qualifies for World Championships

India’s star long distance runner Jinson Johnson created headlines at the ISTAF Meet in Berlin as he managed to break his own previous record of 3:37.62, which was made earlier this year. Amidst uncertainties from some of the best athletes at the World Championships, this is a huge boost for India.
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