newsathletics14 hours 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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newsathletics16 hours 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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newsathletics3 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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newsathletics6 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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newsathletics12 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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newsathletics12 days ago

Ananya Garikipati becomes first Indian rhythmic gymnast to win gold, silver medals in Moscow

16-year-old Ananya Garikipati had a terrific outing in Moscow in the two-week long gymnastic competitions as she raised the Indian flag in Moscow by winning a gold and a silver medal. While she won the gold for her all-round performance, the silver medal was for Miss Championship title in Salut Cup.
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newsathletics13 days ago

Inter-state National Athletics Meet delayed after West Bengal backed out

The Inter-state National Athletics Meet will be postponed after West Bengal has backed out citing issues with hosting the event in Kolkata. The national meet is Athletic Federation of India (AFI)’s main qualification event for the World Athletics Championships, Doha which will be held in September.
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newsathletics15 days ago

AFI appoints Neeraj Chopra as city captain for IAAF Run 24-1

After a successful first edition last year at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Global Run Delhi 24-1, the Athletic Federation of India has named ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as their city captain. In the last edition, quarter-miler Paramjit Singh was named the skipper.
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newsathletics16 days ago

Eurasian Athletics Championships | Sreekiran and Rohit Yadav bag gold medals for India on Thursday

Indian junior athlete Sreekiran has clinched a gold medal in the boys’ 800m category at the Under-20 Eurasian Athletics Championships held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Thursday. Rohit Yadav also added a yellow metal in India’s medal tally as he topped the chart in the boy’s javelin throw event.
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newsathletics24 days ago

Shivpal Singh, Annu Rani to make their maiden Diamond League appearances

Indian javelin throwers Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani are all set to make their debut in the prestigious Diamond League Series in Oslo which is scheduled to begin on June 13. Earlier this year, both the athletes had clinched the silver medal at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.
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