Three continental cue sport events, including Asian Billiards Championships, scheduled to be held here from April 4 to 14 have been postponed due to visa-related issues, the organisers said today.
Legendary athlete P T Usha on Thursday criticised the Athletics Federation of India for blocking her protégé Tintu Luka`s participation in Asian Grand Prix series.
Tainted in the Commonwealth Games scam he might be, but a defiant Suresh Kalmadi will seek a re-election to the post of Asian Athletic Association`s President for a third successive term.
Indian athletes continued their impressive performance in the Asian Grand Prix series by grabbing 10 medals, including four gold, in the second leg on Wednesday.
Indian athletes produced an impressive performance by bagging 12 medals, including four gold medals, in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix series here on Saturday.
Men`s compound trio of Rajat Chauhan, Ritul Chatterjee and Chittibomma Jignas ensured India another gold medal after the fancied recurve archers flopped in the first Asian Grand Prix.
National coach Limba Ram feels that the Asian Grand Prix beginning in Bangkok will provide an ideal platform to test the Indian archers ahead of the all important Olympic qualifiers.
Excited at making a comeback to the Indian team for the upcoming Asian Grand Prix, archer Rahul Banerjee believes the tournament will provide him and his colleagues an opportunity to hone their skills ahead of the Olympic qualifiers in April.
Over 300 athletes will take part in the third and final leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics championship.
She recently made her arrival in the senior circuit in style, but legendary PT Usha’s protege Tintu Luka wants to take it easy in the first leg of the Asian GP.
It will be a reality check for Indian athletes ahead of the Delhi Commonwealth Games when they vie for top honours in the first leg of Asian Grand Prix.
Two hundred and fifty athletes from 22 countries would be seen in action in the USD 25,000 Asian Grand Prix athletics meet to be held at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on June 1.
Around 300 athletes from the
continent will participate in the Asian Grand Prix Athletic
Championship to be held here on June 9, Organising Committee
(OC) chairman W I Davaram said.
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