Tintu Luka wins gold, India finishes 3rd in overall medal standings
Tintu Luka wins gold, India finishes 3rd in overall medal standings

Tintu Luka bagged her maiden gold in a major international event by winning the women's 800m finals as India finished with five medals on the final day of competitions to sign off third in the 21st Asian Athletics Championships here on Sunday.

Poovamma, Joseph win silver medals in Asian Athletics C'ships

Quarter-miler Machettira Raju Poovamma and heptathlete Liksy Joseph won a silver each as India added four medals on the second day of the 21st Asian Athletics Championships here today.

Inderjeet Singh wins shot put gold in Asian Athletics Championships

Up and coming track and field star Inderjeet Singh bagged a gold medal in men's shot put event as India opened the medal account on the first day of the 21st Asian Athletics Championships here on Wednesday.

Su Bingtian's sub-10 secs 100m result expected, says coach

Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian's record-setting performance in the men's 100-metre dash was expected, said his coach Yuan Guoqiang here on Tuesday.

'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'
'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'

 At least 10 track and field athletes, mostly relay runners, are yet to undergo dope tests, though the Indian team for next month's Asian Championships in China leaves the country in three days' time, according to sources.

Ankit included in Asian Athletics team, Dutee in for a chance

Long jumper Ankit Sharma has been included in the Indian team for next month's Asian Athletics Championships in China after he "apologised" to the national federation for not informing it before shifting his base from NIS Patiala to SAI Center at Thiruvananthapuram. 

Mayookha Johny, two others better Asian Championship qualifying mark

Top woman long jumper Mayookha Johny won gold in her event and crossed the qualifying standard set by the national federation for next month's Asian Athletics Championships in China on the first day of the Federation Cup here on Friday.

Suresh Kalmadi inducted as Asian Athletics Association Life President
Suresh Kalmadi inducted as Asian Athletics Association Life President

Tainted Indian sports administrator Suresh Kalmadi has been made Life President of the Asian Athletics Association for his "work in the development of athletics in the continent" during his 13-year tenure as the head of organisation from 2000.

Teenage athlete Dutee determined to make mark at world stage

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

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

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

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

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.

Mixed day for Indians at Asian Athletics Championships

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.

Pune to host Asian Athletics Championships

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

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

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

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

Sudha settles for silver, Tintu gets bronze

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

Mayookha wins bronze, books Olympics berth

India won two bronze medals through Mayookha Johny in triple jump and m Prakash Singh Karhana in shot put in the Asian Athletics Championships.