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Sudha Singh misses out in India's 24-member World Championships squad

Sudha Singh misses out in India's 24-member World Championships squad

Selection Committee chairman Gurbachan Singh Randhawa said that the performance of all the three in the Asian Championships in Bhubaneswar (and their season's best) were well below the World Championships qualifying standards.

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.

Federation Cup Athletics: Sudha Singh returns to action with gold medal performance

Federation Cup Athletics: Sudha Singh returns to action with gold medal performance

Sudha clocked 10 minutes 03.01 seconds to finish over a hundred meters ahead of Uttar Pradesh statement Parul Chaudhary (10:18.10). Another Uttar Pradesh athlete Chinta Yadav claimed bronze with a time of 10:21.20.

Rio Olympics after-effects: Marathon runner OP Jaisha also tests positive for H1N1; hospitalised

Rio Olympics after-effects: Marathon runner OP Jaisha also tests positive for H1N1; hospitalised

Jaisha had competed in the women's marathon in Rio Olympics.

Rio-returned Sudha Singh tested positive for Swine Flu, not for Zika virus

Rio-returned Sudha Singh tested positive for Swine Flu, not for Zika virus

Sudha had participated in the women's 3000m steeplechase competition at Rio Olympics.

Rio-returned athlete Sudha Singh hospitalized

Rio-returned athlete Sudha Singh hospitalized

Sudha had participated in the steeplechase competition at Rio.

Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev detained by Rio police, then released

Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev detained by Rio police, then released

Indian athletics contingent's middle and long distance coach Nikolai Snesarev was "detained" for half a day and later released by the police after a lady doctor at the Games Village of the Rio Olympics made a complaint of misbehaviour at the polyclinic here.

Lalita Babar becomes the first Indian track athlete to reach Olympic final in 32 years

Lalita Babar becomes the first Indian track athlete to reach Olympic final in 32 years

The top three in the three heats gain automatic qualification while Lalita, hailing from Maharashtra, made the grade as one of the six fastest from among the rest.

Tintu Luka, Lalita Babar, Sudha Singh stand good chance in Rio: PT Usha

Tintu Luka, Lalita Babar, Sudha Singh stand good chance in Rio: PT Usha

Tintu, Sudha and Lalita have qualified for Rio in 100m dash, and 3000m steeplechase, respectively.

National record has come at right time: Sudha Singh

National record has come at right time: Sudha Singh

Sudha's new record -- 9:26:55secs -- rewritten 15 days after Asian champion Lalita Babar's national mark in New Delhi 

Super Saturday: IPL record breakers, league winners and other sports stories

Super Saturday: IPL record breakers, league winners and other sports stories

Records broken in IPL, Barca retain La Liga title, Hamilton finally got a pole on a Super Saturday.

Olympics-bound Tintu Luka wins gold in 800m, triple jumper Mayookha Johny injured

Olympics-bound Tintu Luka wins gold in 800m, triple jumper Mayookha Johny injured

National record holder and Asian champion Luka, representing Railways, clocked a moderate 2:01.84 to defend her title.

Federation Cup National Athletics: Lalita Babar sets national mark, Sudha Singh joins her in 2016 Rio Olympics 3000m steeple

Federation Cup National Athletics: Lalita Babar sets national mark, Sudha Singh joins her in 2016 Rio Olympics 3000m steeple

Rajiv Arokiya set the second national record of the day while winning the gold in men's 400m race.

12th South Asian Games: Kavita Raut books Rio 2016 berth with marathon gold

Nashik girl Raut is the lone athlete to have qualified for the Olympics from the 12th SAG.

Sudha Singh: Long distance runner finally settles with marathon for 2016 Rio Olympics

Sudha Singh: Long distance runner finally settles with marathon for 2016 Rio Olympics

She was reportedly displeased with coach Nikolai Snesarev`s decision of making her concentrate on marathon instead of her favoured 3,000 metres steeplechase.

National coach Nikolai Snesarev slams Railways for 'threatening' Olympics bound athletes

National coach Nikolai Snesarev slams Railways for 'threatening' Olympics bound athletes

The Belarusian was furious at the bureaucracy which he said was killing the sport and pleaded to stop interfering in their preparation.

Delhi Half Marathon braces for another African siege

Delhi Half Marathon braces for another African siege

Kenya and Ethiopia runners are all set to renew their long-standing rivalry in Delhi Half Marathon.