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Teenage athlete Dutee determined to make mark at world stage

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 17:02

At 17, sprinter Dutee Chand has caught the attention of the Indian athletics fraternity with her bronze medal in the Asian Athletics Championships.

Akkunji set for World Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 20:34

Double Asian Games gold-medallist Ashwini Akkunji looked set to make it to the Indian women`s 4x400m relay squad for next month`s World Championships in Moscow after she finished joint second in the trials held at Patiala today.

Medal winner Saini yearns for financial support

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 15:28

A poverty-stricken farmer`s son from a nondescript village in Rajasthan`s Alwar district, Rati Ram Saini has come a long way as he realised his first target of winning a medal for the country.

Biggest achievement of my career: Gowda

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 23:48

After grabbing his first gold in any major international event in the Asian Athletics Championships here today, ace Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda described the win as the biggest achievement of his career.

Ban over, Akkunji makes appearance at Asian Athletics C`ship

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 22:44

With her ban period ending on Thursday, dope-tainted double Asian Games gold medallist Ashwini Akkunji made an appearance during the ongoing Asian Athletics Championships in Pune.

Vikas Gowda wins first gold for India

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 22:06

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda clinched the first gold for India as the home team won three medals on the second day to make their presence felt in the 20th Asian Athletics Championships.

Mixed day for Indians at Asian Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 21:14

Shot putter Om Prakash Karhana and long jumper Mayookha Johnny won a bronze each as India began their campaign at the 20th Asian Athletics Championships on a mixed note on a rain-marred opening day here today.

Further depletion of star athletes, Qatari Barshim pulls out

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 19:24

Star Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim has pulled out of the 20th Asian Athletics Championships due to a back strain.

Pune to host Asian Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 21:09

The 20th Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Pune from July 3-7, the Athletics Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said opn Thursday.

Ranchi set to host Asian Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 21:01

Ranchi is set to host the Asian Athletics Championships in July after the Tamil Nadu government cancelled the prestigious event, earlier scheduled to be held in Chennai, on political grounds.

Jayalalithaa won’t host Lankans, axes athletics meet

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 12:21

Amid protests over the alleged brutal killing of slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran`s son, Jayalalithaa on Thursday called off the 20th Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held here in July.

Sudha settles for silver, Tintu gets bronze

Last Updated: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 14:54

India grabbed a silver and bronze through Sudha Singh and Tintu Luka respectively on the final day of the Asian Athletics Championships.