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5 May, 2018 2:49 PM Lokesh qualifies for u-20 Worlds

S. Lokesh qualified for this year’s under-20 Worlds with a personal best 7.74m while winning the boys long jump gold at the South Asian junior athletics championships, which began here on Saturday. The 19-year-old Bengaluru youngster, who trains under Romanian coach Bedros Bedrosian in Thiruvananthapuram, was more than 30cm better than his previous best which 25

4 May, 2018 4:24 PM Sachin Tendulkar, Anurag Thakur launch sporting initiative

Dharamsala: BJP MP Anurag Thakur and cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar on Friday launched 'Star Khel Mahakumbh' in the presence of 1500 athletes. The event aims at attracting participation from at least 100,000 youngsters from Thakur's Hamirpur constituency. The athletes will compete in volleyball, basketball, cricket, football, kabaddi and athletics 31

3 May, 2018 10:43 PM South Africa to fight testosterone rule over Caster Semenya

Johannesburg: South Africa's athletics federation on Thursday said it would challenge new rules governing female athletes' testosterone levels, which affect the nation's Olympic champion Caster Semenya. Athletics South Africa (ASA) said it would "challenge the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on these new regulations as we have found 42

26 April, 2018 3:47 PM Hard work pays off for Nihal Joel

It is a stunning rise for the Bengaluru quarter-miler Bengaluru: Only five years ago, Nihal Joel dreamt, like thousands of boys of his age, of a future as a football player. He watched Manchester United on TV every weekend, idolized Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and played in midfield for his school team. Next week, though, he will wear the India jersey in Colombo 41

25 April, 2018 6:54 PM VIT-AP gesture to Govt. school kids

The Andhra Pradesh campus of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is organising summer coaching camp for children of villages that the University has adopted. Some 350-odd students drawn from government schools in Inavolu, Velagapudi and Sekhamuru villages became part of the summer coaching camp in sports such as athletics, basketball, football and cricket 42

22 April, 2018 2:58 PM Ashish sets new National jr. hammer mark

Coimbatore: Ashish Jakhar of Haryana signed off on a merry note with a hammer throw gold in the boy’s section of the Sri Krishna Institutions 16th Federation Cup National junior athletics championship at the Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. His mighty throw of 75.04m was strong enough to shatter the national mark of 71.53m set by Harvinder Singh in 2010. A gold winner 30

17 April, 2018 3:55 PM CWG 2018: Now IOA says it supports Vikram Sisodia appealing against CGF reprimand

New Delhi: Days after saying that triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race walker KT Irfan will be liable to sanctions for breaching CWG's 'no needle policy', the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday said it supports officials who had appealed against the CGF Court decision to oust the two athletes from the Games Village in Gold Coast. Rakesh Babu and Irfan 52

12 April, 2018 12:12 PM CWG 2018: Punia, Dhillon win silver and bronze in women’s discus throw

Discus throwers Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon on Thursday opened India’s medal account in athletics at the 21st Commonwealth Games, clinching a silver and bronze respectively here. Punia came up with a best effort of 60.41m, which she did in her opening attempt to win her fourth successive Commonwealth Games medal while Dhillon grabbed the bronze 36

10 April, 2018 4:48 PM CWG 2018: Anas finishes fourth in 400m

Teenager Hima makes final in the women’s event India’s Muhammed Anas Yahiya ran the race of his life to finish a creditable fourth, with a new National record to boot, in the men’s 400m at a packed Carrara Stadium here on Tuesday. Botswana’s Isaac Makwala won his first major championship gold in a timing of 44.35s, ahead of team-mate Baboloki Thebe (45.09) and Jamaican 36

10 April, 2018 1:16 PM Sachin lands a medal

GOLD COAST: Sachin Chaudhary did the country proud by bagging a bronze medal in the men’s heavyweight category in para powerlifting of the XXI Commonwealth Games at the Carrara sports arena here on Tuesday. The 34-year-old, who began shakily, failing with a weight of 201kg through his first two attempts, smartly cleared it in the third and was awarded 8