newsathletics3 days ago

I feel I will qualify for the Olympics this year, claims Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has expressed confidence of qualifying for the upcoming Olympics stating that she is positive her labour will bear sweet fruits for her. She went on to discuss her experience having come out as an openly gay athlete and also about her success in the recent World University Games.
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newsathletics9 days ago

Dutee Chand clinches 100 meter gold at Indian Grand Prix

Dutee Chand added another win to her tally as she finished at the first place at the Indian Grand Prix in 100 meter category on Friday. The event was almost cancelled considering the absence of most of the major athletes due to national camps but some prominent names are participating now.
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newsathletics15 days ago

Dutee Chand granted visa to travel to Europe

Dutee Chand has been granted a visa to travel to Europe and participate in a couple of races as she aims to qualify for the upcoming World Athletics Championships. The Indian sprinter recorded a personal best and national record timing of 11.26 seconds in the women's 100m category.
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newsathletics16 days ago

Dutte Chand could miss crucial tournament after applying late for visa

Dutee Chand could see her chances of qualifying in the Tokyo Olympics further shrink after her late application for visa for Ireland and Germany could see her not getting the permission in time. AFI sources also revealed that Dutee needs these competitions to improve her ranking before Olympics.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Reports | Dutee Chand, Harbhajan Singh’s application for Khel Ratna rejected

Sprinter Dutee Chand and former cricketer Harbhajan Singh have seen their application for the Khel Ratna award getting rejected by the sports ministry after they followed the norms. While Singh’s name was given after the deadline, Chand’s name was fifth on the list of three names allowed to AFI.
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newsathleticsa month ago

My sole focus is on my game, asserts Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has revealed that she is solely focused on her game and not on issues outside of athletics after her gold medal win in the 100m race at the World University Games. Chand added that she is totally motivated on achieving the Olympic mark of 11.15s in the next six months.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Universiade gold medal is truly special for me, says Dutee Chand

After winning the gold medal in the 100m event at the World University Games, Dutee Chand has said that the run was a “truly special” one for her. She also called the final race of the Universiade 2019 as a “close” one because the difference between the gold and the silver medal was only one second.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Dutee Chand pulls out of central Asian competitions

Dutee Chand has pulled out of the Kosanov Memorial at Almaty, Kazakhstan and the Tatyana Kolpakova meet at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan which are to be held in July. Chand said her focus was to compete at WUG and achieve qualification standard for the World Championships at Doha in September.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Dutee Chand, M Sreeshankar to compete in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Indian ace women athletes Dutee Chand and long jumper M Sreeshankar were among the athletes who were named as participants for international competitions in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in July. The competitions are G Kossanov Memorial in Kazakhstan and Tatyana Kolpakova in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan.
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newsathletics2 months 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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