newsathletics3 months ago

Asian Games gold medalist Sudha Singh announces retirement from international athletics

At the age of 36, Indian long-distance runner Sudha Singh decided to end her international career. For more than 13 years, the two-time Olympian and gold medalist from the Asian Games represented India abroad; meanwhile she will still carry on participating in domestic competitions.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Uttar Pradesh is full of potential, especially in the uncharted villages, says Sudha Singh

Asian Games Gold medal winner Sudha Singh believes that her home state of Uttar Pradesh, especially in the uncharted villages, is a gold mine for talented sportspersons. The 3000m steeplechase athlete and Arjuna awardee hails from Raebareli and is also the captain of the state athletics team. 
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newsathletics4 years ago

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 years 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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newsathletics4 years ago

Mumbai Marathon | Nitendra Singh Rawat, Sudha Singh qualify for World Championships

Nitendra Singh Rawat and Sudha Singh have qualified to participate at the IAAF World Championships in Doha after they finished as the fastest Indian man and woman respectively at the Mumbai Marathon. The qualification timing for men and women for the championships are 2:16 and 2:37 respectively.
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newsathletics4 years ago

My only target is to qualify for World Championships, says Sudha Singh

Sudha Singh has stated that her only goal right now is to qualify for the World Championships by finishing her next marathon in Mumbai under two hours and 57 minutes. If she manages to finish the race in that timing, she will be in contention for inclusion in India’s squad for the Championship.
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newsathletics4 years ago

Asian Games silver medallist Sudha Singh unimpressed by UP government’s job offer

Asian Games silver medallist Sudha Singh has been offered a job of a gazetted officer by the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of Uttar Pradesh after her brilliant performance in Indonesia. However, the unimpressed long distance runner has termed it as a case of “better late than never”.
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newsathletics5 years ago

Federation Cup | Ayyasamy Dharun breaks national record in 400m hurdles; books CWG berth

Tamil Nadu athlete Ayyasamy Dharun shattered the men’s 400m hurdles national record on the last day of the 22nd Federation Cup National Senior Championships in Patiala and booked his berth for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Along with Dharun, triple jumper Arpinder Singh also got a CWG place.
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newsathletics5 years ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Sudha Singh wins gold in women’s steeplechase

Sudha Singh put up a fantastic performance to grab gold in the women’s 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship on Saturday in Bhubaneshwar. The 31-year-old athlete won the race in 9 minute 59.47 seconds to clinch the first gold of the day for India.
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newsathletics6 years 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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