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newsathletics2 years ago

National Open Athletics | Dutee Chand betters her own 100m national record en route to title

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand bettered her own national record in the women’s 100m semifinals at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi on Friday, clocking 11.22 seconds. MP Jabir created the men’s 400m hurdles meet record in the final with a timing of 49.41 seconds.
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newsathletics4 years ago

After Indian hockey team, Odisha government to sponsor Amiya Kumar Mallick’s USA training

After announcing the sponsorship for the Indian hockey team for the next five years, Odisha government has now decided to sponsor Amiya Kumar Mallick’s training under coach Taiwo Ariyo in the USA. After getting impressed by Amiya, coach Ariyo has asserted to work with him as long as possible.
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newsathletics5 years ago

Power cut during Athletics meet robs India of potential Olympic qualification

Indian Grand Prix Athletics meet came to a farcical end on Sunday after a power cut at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi robbed India of potential Olympic qualification. Based on hand timings, four athletes appeared to have set national records and two might have qualified for Rio.
Arun S Kaimal