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Asian Athletics Championships | Davinder Singh Kang to represent India in javelin throw

After being cleared of doping charges, javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has made it to the Indian contingent for the upcoming 23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar. The other Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra had earlier pulled out of the championships due to an injury.
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newsathletics4 days ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Want to better last edition’s results, says Dutee Chand

After the Indian women’s 4x100m relay team qualified for the upcoming 23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha this month, Dutee Chand has said that she has an aim of improving the result from the previous edition. The team clocked 44.12s in the confirmatory trails on Saturday.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Federation Cup | Avinash Sable, Swapna Barman and others pass the qualifying mark for Asian Championship; Hima Das misses out

Athletes Avinash Sable, Swapna Barman, Jinson Johnson, Rajiv Arokia and others have cleared the qualifying mark for the Asian Championship during the Federation Cup in Patiala. However, sprinter Hima Das, who clinched a gold in 400m, missed out closely from making it to the Asian Championship.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Federation Cup | 700 athletes including Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Swapna Barman to participate

The best athletes of India will take part in the four-day Federation Cup which starts from today in Patiala. However, a few star performers like Neeraj Chopra and others will miss out the Championship which acts as a qualification round for the Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Dutee Chand aims to rectify her flaws ahead of Olympics qualifiers

Dutee Chand has stated that as every second is important in sprints, she has set the aim of rectifying the flaws that she has while running. The Odisha athlete has further added that she was informed about her flaws by a coach from the Florida Academy who visited the sprinter in Hyderabad. 
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newsathletics2 months ago

AFI mulling to open Indian Grand Prix for international athletes in 2020

With many top-level athletes in India not participating in the Indian Grand Prix series this year, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) may open up the event for international players next year. AFI secretary CK Valson has stated that the standard of the competition will go up with this move.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Caster Semenya’s fight against 'hyperandrogenism' policy is about dignity of all female athletes, asserts Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has stated that the fight against 'hyperandrogenism' policy is not only about her and Caster Semenya but it is about the dignity and honour of the female athletes. The sprinter was banned from participating in the Commonwealth and Asian Games in 2014 after she had failed the gender test.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Dutee is quick in analysing both her opponents and herself, reveals Nagapuri Ramesh

Indian athlete Dutee Chand's personal coach Nagapuri Ramesh has explained that her achievement in 100m and 200m event shows that Dutee is quick in assessing both her opponents and herself. He also shared that India has achieved a medal in 100m event after 20 years, which makes him very happy.
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newsathletics8 months ago

Asian Games | The fear factor has disappeared in today’s Indian athletes, says Rachita Mistry

Former Asian Games silver medalist, Rachita Mistry reckons that the current crop of Indian athletes like Hima Das and Dutee Chand are fearless when it comes to racing in international competitions. Mistry also suggested that Chand will only get better with time as she works on her technique.
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newsathletics8 months ago

Don’t be pressurised into undergoing medication, Dutee Chand warns Indian athletes about IAAF’s rule

After winning the silver medal in women’s 100m dash at the ongoing Asian Games in Indonesia, Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has warned Indian female athletes not to feel the pressure in order to adhere to the IAAF rules. The sprinter was suspended by the IAAF in 2014 under its hyperandrogenism policy.
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