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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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newsathletics3 days ago

Neeraj Chopra likely to miss Doha Asian Championship with injury, reveals Uwe Hohn

India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will likely miss his upcoming 2019 Asian Championship with bruises on his elbow, revealed the chief national coach Uwe Hohn. Hohn also added that the Indian star thrower might get exempted from the Diamond league, which is scheduled in May and June.
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newsathletics5 days ago

Neeraj Chopra to not take part in Asian Athletics Championships

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will not participate in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar this month due to an injury. Chopra had won a gold medal in the last edition of the Championships which was played in Bhubaneswar, India in 2017.
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newsathleticsa month ago

Indian athletes face uphill task of securing qualification for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IAAF’s updated criteria of qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics meant that Indian athletes will be fighting against the odds to reach the final. The qualification criteria states that an athlete can qualify if he/she has the required world ranking or through timings which are set very high.
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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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newsathletics4 months ago

Things take time to happen in big country like India, unlike Germany, says Neeraj Chopra

Ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has tried playing down his coach Uwe Hown’s anxious reaction to the delay in clearing Chopra’s training programme abroad. A large number of felicitation programmes in India has hampered Chopra’s training has led them to ask the government to sanction a tour abroad.
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newsathletics5 months ago

Reports : Hima Das’ future performances to be monitored closely by NADA

India’s sprinting ace Hima Das has been reportedly put in the 'Registered Testing Pool' by NADA where the 18-year-old would have to give frequent testing regardless of competitions. The body stated that the move was taken to prevent Hima from any possible use of performance-enhancing drugs.
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newsathletics6 months ago

I don’t think of crossing any mark while throwing, reveals Neeraj Chopra

CWG and Asiad javelin throw gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has revealed that he doesn’t think about crossing any mark while throwing, stating that it is part of the mental process. The national record holder also said that his next target would be the World Championships scheduled for 2019 in Doha.
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newsathletics7 months ago

IAAF Continental Cup | Arpinder Singh bags bronze; becomes first Indian to achieve feat

Arpinder Singh has become the first Indian to win a medal at the IAAF Continental Cup after he clinched the bronze in Men's Triple Jump event. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, however, wasn't able to continue his recent success as he finished sixth at the Championship in the Czech Republic.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Asian Games | Sports always teaches us to unite people, says Neeraj Chopra

After winning the historic gold medal at the Asian Games, Neeraj Chopra has mentioned that sports always teaches to unite people. He also stated that he was consumed by the national anthem so much that he didn't even realise being surrounded by Pakistan and China athletes during the medal ceremony.
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