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Athletics
People  /  Published 20.09.22

UK calling: Young Indian athletes, including four from Bengal, off to train in London

“Since 2008, we, at High Life Management, have been taking talented young athletes and sportspersons to some of the most prestigious sporting institutions in the world (including Boca Juniors, A...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 05.08.22

U20 Championship: Rupal creates history

Rupal Chaudhary created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win two medals at the World U20 Athletics Championship as she followed up her 4x400m relay silver with a bronze medal in the wom...
By PTI in Cali (Colombia)

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Salt Lake’s golden girl Jyotirmoyee Sikdar gets candid

An injury put paid to her Olympic dreams before Sydney 2000. “I had started late. Age was catching up. Now I reflect that still perhaps I could have gone under the knife and tried again for full...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Sports  /  Published 04.08.22

Tejaswin wins bronze in high jump

A last minute addition to the athletics team, Tejaswin Shankar on Wednesday became the first Indian to win a men's high jump medal in the Commonwealth Games as he clinched a bronze in the final he...
By PTI in Birmingham

Sports  /  Published 28.07.22

Women will be winners at CWG

The long-established Commonwealth Games will be bringing in something new. The quadrennial event that opens on Thursday in Birmingham will be the first multi-sport international meet to host more meda...
By PTI in Birmingham

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Sports  /  Published 27.07.22

Sydney keeps all guessing

Yes, she brought the record in her 400m hurdles race down by nearly three-quarters of a second at the World Championships, to a once-unthinkable mark of 50.68 seconds. But it was her run in the women&...
By AP/PTI in Eugene

Sports  /  Published 26.07.22

US romp to 4x400 relay golds

The United States collected their third successive women’s 4x400 metres relay World Championships title in dominant fashion on Sunday, finishing well clear in 3:17.79 ahead of Jamaica and Britai...
By Reuters in Eugene

Sports  /  Published 26.07.22

Duplantis does a Bubka outdoors

Sweden’s Armand Duplantis broke his own pole vault world record with a jump of 6.21 metres on Sunday on way to winning his first gold medal at the World Championships. The Olympic champion clear...
By Reuters in Eugene

Sports  /  Published 25.07.22

Sifan: Failure a lesson

Double Olympic champion Sifan Hassan says she learnt a valuable lesson at the World Championships after failing to win a medal in both the women’s 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, which she had w...
By Reuters in Eugene

Sports  /  Published 25.07.22

Anju relives her medal day

When Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra was scripting history in the World Championships in Eugene, pioneering long jumper Anju Bobby George was getting “goosebumps” in Bangalore, recollecting...
By PTI in New Delhi


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