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Merlin Joseph shatters women`s 100m dash national record

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 21:10

Railway sprinter Merlin K Joseph on Sunday smashed the 13-year-old national record in women`s 100m race in the semifinals but could manage only a bronze in the finals on the second day of the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships.

Facilities improving but not performance of athletes: Usha

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 12:25

The facilities are fast improving for Indian athletes but that is not translating into better performance from them as they don`t seem to have strong enough minds, feels sprint legend P T Usha.

Renjith Maheswary may get reprieve

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 23:09

Going by circumstantial evidence, triple jumper Renjith Maheshwari, who reportedly failed a dope test in 2008, may get a reprieve paving the way for his getting the Arjuna Award.

Usain Bolt not worried about failure at 2016 Olympics

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 08:57

Usain Bolt is not worried about tarnishing his career by failing to retain his 100 and 200 metres Olympic titles in Rio de Janeiro in three years` time.

Anjana Thamake felicitated in Nashik

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 16:26

Maharashtra athlete Anjana Thamake, who won a gold at the Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China was felicitated after her arrival here.

Usain Bolt to run in Zurich Diamond League

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 10:55

Sprint legend Usain Bolt is among six Jamaicans confirmed for the Diamond League meeting in Zurich on Thursday.

Makhan Singh - A forgotten sporting icon

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:04

Former Asian Gold medalist Makhan Singh, who was once feared even by legendry athlete Milkha Singh, is a sporting icon forgotten by the nation.

Indian track and field athletes win gold and silver

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 19:13

Anjana Dhavalu Thamake clinched the third gold for India by winning the girl`s 800m race on the concluding day of the track and field events in the second Asian Youth Games on Thursday.

WADA warns Jamaica to address doping failings

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 14:14

Jamaica has reportedly been warned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that it risked expulsion from major competitions if it failed to address failings pointed out by a former senior employee.

Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 18:11

A Russian athlete has denied that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country`s "anti-gay propaganda" law when she kissed a teammate on the lips on the winners` podium.

Factfile: "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 17:37

Some facts on South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.

Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann-Fraser-Pryce and Mo Farah light up Moscow

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 10:08

Toppling Usain Bolt from his sprint throne could take a while yet with the untouchable Jamaican star of track and field still looking down on those who seek to challenge his reign.