53rd National Open Athletics Championships

Sudha betters her own meet mark in National Open Athletics

National record holder Sudha Singh of Railways bettered her own meet mark while winning gold in women`s 3000m steeplechase on the third and penultimate day of the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships on Monday.

Sep 09, 2013, 22:02 PM IST

Merlin Joseph shatters women`s 100m dash national record

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.

Sep 08, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Athletes require full time coach, sponsor: Elavarasi

Champion in the 400m hurdles R Elavarasi today said that an athlete requires a full time coach and sponsor to match the feats achieved by sprint legend P T Usha.

Sep 07, 2013, 22:45 PM IST