No marks for Indian javelin throwers at Commonwealth Games

For reasons known best to them, Indian javelin throwers Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira didn`t take part in the final round amidst a heavy downpour in the Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park.

Annu Rani nowhere near her best javelin mark in Glasgow

India`s Annu Rani failed to reproduce her best in the javelin event for women at the Commonwealth Games and finished eighth in a field of 12, measuring a distance of 56.37 metres here at Hampden Park Wednesday night.

Keshorn Walcott warms up for Commonwealth Games with gold in Poland

Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott warmed up for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by capturing gold in the men’s javelin at the Janusz Sidlo Memorial meet here.

Annu, Manju set national marks but short of CWG qualification

Annu Rani of Uttar Pradesh and Manju Bala of Rajasthan set national records in women`s javelin and hammer throws respectively but both fell short of Commonwealth Games qualifying standards on the penultimate day of 54th National Senior Athletics Championships here Saturday.

Boy hit by javelin in Delhi school dies in AIIMS

Eleven-year-old Delhi schoolboy, Roshan Lama, has succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS on Monday after being hit on the head by a javelin on 01 October.

Trinidad`s Olympic champion escapes serious injury

Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic javelin gold medallist Keshorn Walcott reportedly escaped serious injury following a vehicular accident.

China`s Lu Huihui breaks Asian women`s javelin record

China`s Lu Huihui improved the Asian record for women`s javelin by 0.51 metres Saturday at the national track and field Grand Prix in Zhaoqing, South China.

Russian Abakumova lands women`s javelin title

Russia`s Maria Abakumova upstaged world record holder Barbora Spotakova to win the women`s javelin title.