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newsathletics6 days ago

MR Poovamma to miss Asian Games and World Championships after getting suspended for doping

The national Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (ADAP) has sentenced Indian quarter-miler MR Poovamma to a two-year penalty for failing a drug test in February 2021. Her three-month penalty by a National Anti-Doping Agency disciplinary panel was reinstated by the ADAP (NADA).
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newsathletics7 days ago

Murali Sreeshankar and Avinash Sable only superstars to participate at National Games

The next National Games will feature a host of track and field superstars, including steeplechaser Avinash Sable and long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, with athletics expected to be the largest contingent of competitors among the 36 disciplines. Gujarat will host the Games starting on September 29.
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newsathletics8 days ago

Asian Games gold medalist Sudha Singh announces retirement from international athletics

At the age of 36, Indian long-distance runner Sudha Singh decided to end her international career. For more than 13 years, the two-time Olympian and gold medalist from the Asian Games represented India abroad; meanwhile she will still carry on participating in domestic competitions.
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newsathletics14 days ago

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra makes most of his break, skydives in Switzerland

India's Neeraj Chopra has churned out performances in the past few months, where he managed to win the Diamond League, and a World Championship silver, to add to his gold at the Tokyo Olympics. Post his efforts, the ace athlete is taking a short break and would skip the National Games 2022.
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newsathletics15 days ago

Jeswin Aldrin wins Golden Fly Series Liechtenstein with an effort of 8.12m

Jeswin Aldrin, an Indian long jumper, won the Golden Fly Series competition in Liechtenstein, Lucerne on Sunday after clearing a height of 8.12 metres. With prior career leaps of 8.37m and 8.26m from the Federation Cup in Calicut, this 8.12m jump in Lucerne is currently his greatest jump overseas.
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newsathletics15 days ago

Neeraj Chopra set to give National Games 2022 a miss

Neeraj Chopra, who won the gold medal in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, will not compete in the 2022 Indian National Games, which will take place in Gujarat from September 27 to October 10. Neeraj returned to winning ways by taking the top prize at the Lausanne Diamond League competition.
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newsathletics18 days ago

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra creates history, becomes first Indian to win Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra, the javelin throw winner from the Tokyo Olympics, won the Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 on Thursday in Switzerland, setting a new record for India. Chopra became the first Indian to win the Diamond League title with his second throw, which measured 88.44 metres.
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newsathletics22 days ago

Diamond League Final | Neeraj Chopra in action; When and where to watch

The 2022 Diamond League season is about to come to an end with the final scheduled for September 7 and 8, 2022, in Zurich, Switzerland. Neeraj Chopra, the silver-medal winner at the Worlds and the Indian Olympic champion, is anticipated to compete in the Diamond League, and win a medal too.
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newsathletics25 days ago

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra's goes through intense routine before Diamond League final

Neeraj Chopra, India's star javelin thrower, won the Lausanne Diamond League with a strong performance of 89.08 metres. The Indian is now preparing for the Diamond League final, which starts on September 7, and he has the a golden opportunity to become first from the country to win a medal there.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Amlan Borgohain breaks the nation's 100-meter record at All India Inter Railways Athletics Championships

Amlan Borgohain, a young Indian sprinter, broke the men's 100m record on Monday as he clocked 10.25s at the All India Inter Railways Athletics Championships in Raebareli. Interestingly, the boy from Assam broke the previous record held by Odisha's Amiya Kumar Mallick, set in 2016.
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