Asian Athletics Championships

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

When contacted for a response, Manpreet's coach Karamjeet, who is also her husband, said, "We have not yet been told about anything."

Jul 19, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: History for India, tops medal tally 1st time in best ever show

Asian Athletics Championships: History for India, tops medal tally 1st time in best ever show

With today's 5 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze, India ended the four-day championships on top with 29 medals (12 gold, 5 silver and 12 bronze), their highest ever medal haul.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:28 PM IST
Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

Weekly sports round-up, July 3 to 9: From Dhoni's extended birthday bash to Federer's record win at Wimbledon

From MS Dhoni's birthday to Lionel Messi's contract extension, here's our sports round-up for the week July 3 to 9.

Jul 09, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: Sudha Singh clinches gold women's 3000m steeplechase, India still top medal tally

Asian Athletics Championships: Sudha Singh clinches gold women's 3000m steeplechase, India still top medal tally

However, in men's 3000m steeplechase, Naveen Kumar, a bronze medallist in 2014 Asian Games, and Durga Das Budha finished a disappointing seventh and eighth in 9:02.95 and 9:04.05 respectively.

Jul 08, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: India dominate by grabbing four gold, consolidate top position

Asian Athletics Championships: India dominate by grabbing four gold, consolidate top position

All the gold winners in this championships get automatic qualification for the World Championships to be held in London next month.

Jul 07, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: India athletes bag four golds on Day 2

Asian Athletics Championships: India athletes bag four golds on Day 2

Nirmala Sheoran clinched the yellow metal in women's 400m, while Mohammed Anas grabbed the gold in men's 400m.

Jul 07, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Asian Athletics Championships: Indian decathlete Jagtar Singh fails dope test, faces provisional suspension

Jagtar's urine sample 'A', collected during the Federation Cup National Championships in Patiala last month by the NADA, has returned positive for meldonium and he has been put under provisional suspension.

Jul 07, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: India win two gold in haul of seven medals on Day 1

Asian Athletics Championships: India win two gold in haul of seven medals on Day 1

Birthday girl Manpreet opened India's gold medal account with a career second best throw of 18.28m. She upstaged defending champion Chinese Guo Tianqian to give herself a perfect birthday gift at the packed Kalinga Stadium.

Jul 06, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: All Indians qualify for final rounds in morning session

Asian Athletics Championships: All Indians qualify for final rounds in morning session

In the evening session on Day 1, national record holder discus thrower Vikas Gowda will hope to make it a hat-trick of Asian Championship titles after winning gold in Wuhan (2015) and Pune (2013).

Jul 06, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik declared the Championships open at the Kalinga Stadium in front of a capacity crowd with international athletics federation president Sebastian Coe and Asian body chief Dahlan Al-Hamad in attendance.

Jul 05, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Here's everything you know about the Bhubaneswar meet — VIDEO

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Here's everything you know about the Bhubaneswar meet — VIDEO

In total, there will be 42 sporting events – 21 for men and 21 for women – to be competed in both the track and field.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Six gold medal prospects for India

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Six gold medal prospects for India

The four-day long meet will witness as many as 95 Indian athletes competing against the best in Asia. India finished a credible third, with 13 medals - four gold, five silver and four bronze) in the previous edition held at Wuhan, China in 2015.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
Asian Athletics Championships: India names 95-member jumbo squad for Bhubaneswar event

Asian Athletics Championships: India names 95-member jumbo squad for Bhubaneswar event

The event also has added importance as all the gold winners will automatically qualify for the World Athletics Championships to be held in London in August.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:11 PM IST
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.

Jun 07, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:53 PM IST
'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.

May 26, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

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. 

May 22, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2015, 20:51 PM IST