newsathletics5 months ago

Sports Ministry blames OP Jaisha's coach for water fiasco at Rio Olympics

The committee appointed by the sports ministry to probe runner OP Jaisha's complaint of not being provided water at the Rio Olympics, has blamed her coach Nikolai Snesarev for the fiasco. The committee also placed the blame on Jaisha for not requesting a personalized drink before the event.
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newsathletics7 months ago

After Sudha Singh, OP Jaisha tests positive for swine flu

Marathon runner OP Jaisha, who returned from Rio last week after participating in the Olympics, has been hospitalised in Bengaluru after testing positive for swine flu. This comes few days after another athlete, Sudha Singh, was hospitalised for the same.
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newsathletics7 months ago

The plot gets murkier - OP Jaisha accuses AFI of lying while Kavita Raut dismisses Jaisha's claims

After the Athletics Federation of India rebuffed reports that the athletes were not provided with drinks during the marathon event in Rio, OP Jaisha has hit back by accusing the AFI of lying. However, in an intriguing turn of events, her fellow runner Kavita Raut has now dismissed Jaisha's claims.
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newsathletics7 months ago

Indian officials did not provide water at Marathon, says Jaisha who collapsed at the end

While other athletes battled the limits of their strength and stamina to win medals at Rio, Indian athletes had more than that to overcome – Marathon runner O P Jaisha has claimed that she collapsed at the end of the Marathon as the Indian officials failed to provide her even water during the run.
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