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Sopot Grand Prix Athletics | Murali Sreeshankar bags gold in long jump

Indian long-jumper Murali Sreeshankar has clinched the gold medal in the Sopot Grand Prix Athletics competition in Poland with a 7.78m jump. On the other hand, Indian javelin throwers Shivpal Singh and Rajinder Singh finished at the fifth and sixth positions respectively in the final of the event.
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newsathletics4 days ago

Sanjeevani Jadhav charged by Athletics Integrity Unit after failing dope test

The Athletics Integrity Unit has issued charges against India’s long-distance runner Sanjeevani Jadhav for failing a dope test. Jadhav had failed a dope test in November last year but was given a clearance by the NADA and won a bronze medal at the Asian Athletics Championships earlier in April.
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newsathletics4 days ago

Annu Rani wins bronze at Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani has bagged a bronze medal at the Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet in the Czech Republic. The Golden Spike Athletics meet in Ostrava is an International Association of Athletics Federations World Challenge event and Rani is the only Indian medal winner there.
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newsathletics6 days ago

Folksam Grand Prix | PU Chitra wins gold in 1500m, Jinson Johnson settles for silver

Indian athlete PU Chitra has bagged a gold medal in the women's 1500m race at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden on Tuesday. On the other hand, Jinson Johnson managed to finish second in the men’s 1500m race after failing to overtake local athlete Andreas Almgren in the final.
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newsathletics6 days ago

Inter-state National Athletics Championships shifted to Lucknow

The 59th Inter-State Senior National Athletics Championships, which was earlier scheduled to be held in Kolkata, has now been moved to Lucknow. The Championships will now be held in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh from August 27 to 30 instead of mid-July as it was supposed to be earlier.
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newsathletics10 days ago

Shivpal Singh finishes eighth on Diamond League debut

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has finished eighth in his maiden appearance at the prestigious Diamond League athletics competition in Oslo, Norway.  With his best effort of 80.87 in the javelin throw event, the Indian could manage only an eighth position in the competition.
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newsathletics11 days ago

100 metres is a technical event, so you have to focus on every detail, says Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has stressed on the importance of focusing on technical details in 100 metres events of athletics. Chand is currently preparing for the World University Games to be held in Italy this year and will now approach new union sports minister Kiren Rijiju for her inclusion in TOP scheme.
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newsathletics12 days ago

I’m shocked by Arpinder Singh’s performance, says Bedros Bedrosian

Arpinder Singh finished eighth in the Classic Permit Meeting de Montreuil, as he got to a distance of just 15.78m, which is way less than his personal best of 17.17m. The Indian national coach Bedros Bedrosian has said that he is “shocked” with this performance by the triple jumper.
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newsathletics15 days ago

Sandeep Chaudhary, Suman break world records in World Para Athletics Grand Prix

Indian para-athletes Sandeep Chaudhary, Suman have broken world records in javelin throw in their respective categories at the ongoing World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Grosseto, Italy. After winning gold medal, Chaudhary has also earned a qualification for the Tokyo Paralympics.
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newsathletics21 days ago

AFI postpones inter-state championships after coaches raise concern over IAAF Worlds

The Athletic Federation of India has decided to postpone the National Inter-State Athletics Championships after coaches raised the concern of preparation for the IAAF World Championships. Another reason was also West Bengal Athletics Association's inability to host the event in that period.
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