newsathletics14 hours ago

NADA officials wont be able to conduct independent raids after Jitin Paul's appeal

NADA conducted a surprise check at the national institute of sports, Patiala and found injections of banned substances from the room of athlete Jitin Paul. After getting a ban for 4 years, Paul appealed against his decision due to which NADA officials won’t be able to conduct independent raids.
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newsathletics18 hours ago

Asian Games 2018 | It is a great honour for me to lead the Indian contingent , says Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra has stated that it is one of the greatest honours for him to lead the Indian contingent and carry the country's flag at the Asian Games 2018. He has also stated that he is well prepared and doesn't want to fall under pressure by thinking of medals.
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featureathleticsa day ago

Know Your Heros ft. Swapna Barman - Seven steps to success

From having six fingers on each foot to having to change her choice of sport mid-career, Swapna Barman has always had challenges unusual in her life. Add to it a strenuous childhood with financial restraints and one would be mesmerized what the Bengal girl had to endure to reach where she is today.
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newsathletics4 days ago

Asian Games | Tintu Luka withdraws from athletics squad after failing to recover from injury

Indian track and field athlete, Tintu Luka, has pulled out of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia as she has failed to recover from a heel injury that made her miss the 2018 Gold Coast CWG as well. Luka had previously won the silver medal in the in the women’s 800m event at Incheon in 2014.
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featureathletics6 days ago

Know Your Heroes | Anandan Gunasekaran - The Blade Runner

“Time punishes us by taking everything, but it also saves us – by taking everything.” American writer Sarah Manguso’s brilliant thought can be best understood through the story of India’s para-athlete runner Anandan Gunasekaran, who is more popularly known as the blade runner.
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newsathletics7 days ago

It was a long journey from the cowshed to Asian games, says Khushbir Kaur

25-year-old Khushbir Kaur from Amritsar, whose claim to fame was a silver medal at the Asiad 2014, in Incheon, has stated that it was a very long and tough journey from the cowshed, where she stayed, to the Asian games. She had to face many hardships on her journey towards all her victories.
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newsathletics8 days ago

IOS group recruits India’s latest sporting sensation Hima Das

The IOS sports management group joins hands with Indian golden girl Hima Das who inked a multi-crore two-year exclusive contract with the company and secured her immediate future. Das joins a long line of sports personalities that IOS represent such as MC Mary Kom, Manika Batra and Mirabai Chanu.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Mohit Kumar establishes new Under-18 national record in men's Decathlon

Mohit Kumar went on to set up a new Under-18 national record in men's Decathlon with 6707 points that he earned on the second day of the 15th National Youth Athletics Championships. The previous record belonged to A Sangwan who had created it in 2017 with 6618 points that was bettered by Mohit.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Prachi Choudhary and Chhavi Sharawat move to Supreme Court against AFI

Runners Prachi Choudhary and Chhavi Sharawat have filed a petition against Athletics Federation of India in Supreme Court, claiming that AFI has been arbitrary in their selection policies. Prachi stated that after their protest AFI changed the rules overnight to keep both of them out of Asiad squad.
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newsathleticsa month ago

The ability to push hard in closing stages of race gives Hima Das an edge, says P.T. Usha

P.T. Usha has heaped praise on Hima Das for her courage and confidence stating out that her ability to push hard in closing stages of the race gives Das an edge over others. She also pointed out that Das doesn’t get overawed by others’ performances and remains focused that will help her in Asiad.
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