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Maheswary`s name again nominated by AFI for Arjuna Awards

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 08:37

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary, who has been stopped from receiving Arjuna Award under controversial circumstances on charges of dope violation last year, has again been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the coveted honor this year.

No Arjuna Award for Renjith Maheshwary

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 23:56

The Sports Ministry on Thursday decided not to confer Renjith Maheswary with the prestigious Arjuna award as the triple jumper has been found to have used a `scheduled` substance (ephedrine) back in 2008, putting an end to all speculations regarding his fate.

I took part in Open Nationals under mental stress, says Renjith

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 19:41

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary today said that he took part in the National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi under "mental stress" due to the uncertainty over his Arjuna Award issue but is satisfied with his silver-winning effort.

AFI submits report to Sports Ministry on Maheswary dope issue

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 23:53

The Athletics Federation of India on Monday night told the Sports Ministry that triple jumper Renjith Maheswary was never punished by it for a dope offence, a development which may get him the Arjuna Award.

AFI yet to submit report to Sports Ministry on Maheswary issue

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 20:06

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary will have to wait a bit longer to know whether he will get the Arjuna Award or not as Athletics Federation of India is yet to submit a report to the Sports Ministry on the controversy over his alleged doping violation in 2008.

Sports Ministry orders inquiry into Maheswary fiasco

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 23:01

The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today ordered an inquiry into triple jumper Renjith Maheswary`s doping controversy, which resulted in his Arjuna award being put on hold.

Renjith Maheswary wants to shake off `passenger` tag

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 15:13

Ace triple jumper Renjith Maheswary feels uneasy at being referred to as `passenger` at big events and says he is determined to shake off the dubious tag in the ongoing Asian Championships and next month`s World Championships in Moscow.

Maheswary qualifies for World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 20:47

National record holder triple jumper Renjith Maheswary Friday became the second Indian athlete to qualify for this year`s World Championship in Moscow as he clinched a gold on the final day the National Inter-State Athletics Championships here on Friday

India win 12 medals, including 4 gold in Asian GP Athletics

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 23:52

National record holder Renjith Maheswary won the men`s triple jump event as India bagged 12 medals, including four gold, in the third and final leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics on Monday.

Maheswary leads Indian gold spree in Asian All-Star Athletics

Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 22:01

Renjith Maheswary led the Indian gold medal charge as the home athletes faced little challenge from their opponents on the concluding day of the Asian All-Star Athletics Meet which was skipped by top continental athletes.