Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 531 for query «athletics»

3 January, 2019 6:13 AM Former FIFA referee Alex Vaz passes away

Former FIFA referee Alex Vaz, who was also referees' instructor, died at his residence on Wednesday evening after a prolonged illness. He was 84. Vaz was a renowned match official who asserted his authority on the football field and commanded respect from players, team management and officials. "Alex was a very good referee, one of the best in the country 149

23 December, 2018 11:32 AM Women sportspersons in Pakistan demand better financial support and exposure

Prominent women sportspersons in Pakistan have demanded better financial incentives and more exposure at the domestic and international level on par with men. In a first of its kind development, Pakistan's top women tennis players recently wrote a letter to the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) demanding a raise in the prize money given to them in national 97

22 October, 2018 5:07 AM How Harvard Selects A Student: One Admitted For Every 19 Rejected

The numbers are ruthless: Out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected. Every year high school seniors with straight A's, perfect test scores and stellar recommendations wonder why they didn't make it. Now, the curtains have been lifted on Harvard's decision-making 139

9 October, 2018 5:51 AM Raju Rakshita-Jadhav Suyash clinch gold at Para Asian Games, swell India’s tally

The Indian Para-Athletes on Monday bagged 11 medals, including three gold, four silver and five bronze, on the second day of the 2018 Para Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.  The Indian Para-Athletes on Monday bagged 11 medals, including three gold, four silver and five bronze, on the second day of the 2018 Para Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia 142

7 October, 2018 11:07 PM Athletics: Stunning Mo Farah claims Chicago Marathon in European record

Mo Farah scored a stunning Chicago Marathon victory as he won in an unofficial two hours five minutes and 11 seconds in only his third race over the distance on Sunday. After biding his time for much of the race, the British four-time Olympic track champion surged to the lead in the final four miles and broke Ethiopian Mosinet Geremew to shatter the European 137

28 September, 2018 2:14 PM Lifting 210 kgs can ensure medal in any world level competition: World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Chanu who had broken the Commonwealth Games record, to win a Gold medal, expressed disappointment on missing the Asian Games World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu said on Friday that if she can lift up to 210 kg, she would be able to win medals in any world level competition. "I have lifted more than 192 kg. I have lifted 194 Kg in the World Championship 133

25 September, 2018 4:32 PM BCCI Congratulates Virat Kohli, Smriti Mandhana For Khel Ratna And Arjuna Award

Skipper Virat Kohli and Smriti Mandhana were honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna award respectively. "Virat is the No. 1 batsman in Tests as well as ODIs and an exceptional leader. Smriti's batting skills have been appreciated by one and all and she has a knack of getting big scores outside India," he added. Arjuna Awards: Neeraj 118

24 September, 2018 6:22 PM Arpinder, Dharun, Chitra star attraction of National Open 2018

Arpinder will be competing on the final day of the competition.  BHUBANESWAR: Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh will be the biggest attraction at the 58th National Open Athletics Championships, to be held here from September 25 to 28. Arpinder, who became the first Indian triple jumper to claim a gold medal at the Asian Games last month, continued 145

4 September, 2018 10:49 AM Two Asian Games Silvers Biggest Thing In My Life, Says Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand came back from a legal wrangle with the athletics federation to claim two Asian Games 2018 silver medals. Dutee clinched two Asian Games silver medals in the 100 metres and 200 metres races. Dutee clocked 23.20 seconds in the 200m to finish behind Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong, who claimed the gold medal in 22.96 seconds. Wei Yongli of China 82

30 August, 2018 5:28 PM Jinson Johnson, women's 4x400m relay continue gold rush at Asian Games 2018

India produced its best ever show in athletics today since the inaugural 1951 edition. Jakarta: The Indian 4x400m women's relay team today clinched its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal to maintain a remarkable domination in this event while Jinson Johnson won the men's 1500m final race as the country produced its best ever show in athletics since 136