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After Rio Olympics failure, Tintu Luka's uncle blames coach PT Usha for below-par training

After Rio Olympics failure, Tintu Luka's uncle blames coach PT Usha for below-par training

Tintu's uncle questioned if Usha has deliberately denied the opportunities to the 27-year-old fearing of losing her own athletics glory.

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.

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation.

Tintu Luka aiming to run under two-minute races: P T Usha

Tintu Luka aiming to run under two-minute races: P T Usha

The legendary P T Usha, who is Luka's coach, said that her protege had started the season well with a 2.01s race compared to her usual start of 2.03s.

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.

Tintu Luka, Dutee Chand triumph; Railways dominate national meet

Tintu Luka, Dutee Chand triumph; Railways dominate national meet

 Tintu Luka created a new meet record and Dutee Chand clinched two gold medals to help Railways dominate the 55th National Open Athletics Championships as the curtains came down on the event here on Saturday.

Over 900 athletes to compete in 55th National Open Athletics Championships

Over 900 athletes to compete in 55th National Open Athletics Championships

Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Around 950 athletes from all over the country are set to compete in the 55th National Open Athletic Championship to be staged at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Salt Lake campus from September 16 to 19.

Vikas Gowda finishes 9th, Indian athletes disappoint at Beijing World Athletics Championships

Vikas Gowda finishes 9th, Indian athletes disappoint at Beijing World Athletics Championships

Indian athletes continued their disappointing performance in the World Championships as country's best hope Vikas Gowda finished a poor ninth in the final round of the men's discus throw event on the penultimate day of competitions here on Saturday.

World Athletics Championship, Day 5: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for semis, Lalita Babar finishes 8th

World Athletics Championship, Day 5: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for semis, Lalita Babar finishes 8th

Lalita Babar finished a creditable eighth in the 3000m steeplechase event while Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the 800m race on the fifth day of the World Athletics Championships here today.

Tintu, Renjith spearhead Kerala's dominant show

Tintu, Renjith spearhead Kerala's dominant show

Tintu Luka and Renjith Maheshwary led Kerala's dominating display by winning the gold medals in their respective women's 800 metre and triple jump events at the 55th National Inter-State Athletic Championship here on Saturday.

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

Asian Athletics medal winners to get cash awards

All the 13 Indian medal winners at the 21st Asian Athletics Championship which concluded on Sunday in Wuhan, China will receive cash awards from the sports ministry for their achievements.

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.

'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.

National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions

National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions

Asian Games medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competitions as she smashed an 18-year-old meet record to win 800m gold before inspiring Kerala to 4x400m top spot in the 35th National Games on Friday, with Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) notching up a hat-trick of overall titles by finishing atop medals table.

Ankit Sharma wins gold in long jump with meet record

Young long jumper Ankit Sharma upstaged national record holder Prem Kumar with a new meet-equalling effort to grab the spotlight on the second day of the National Open Athletics Championships here on Monday.

PT Usha says National Open poorly organised, questions timing

PT Usha says National Open poorly organised, questions timing

 Legendary track and field athlete PT Usha on Monday criticised the national federation for its "poor" organisation of the National Open Championships being held here while also questioning its timing.

Asian Games stars to vie for honours in National Open Athletics

Asian Games stars to vie for honours in National Open Athletics

Top track and field stars, including the likes of Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia and women's 4x400m relay runners, will vie for top honours in the season-ending National Open Athletics Championships, which begins here on Sunday.

Kerala offers job and cash prize to PR Sreejesh after India's Asiad gold in hockey

Kerala offers job and cash prize to PR Sreejesh after India's Asiad gold in hockey

The Kerala government on Wednesday offered a job and announced a cash prize of Rs 15 lakhs to national hockey team vice-captain P R Sreejesh, whose stellar performance in front of the goal helped India beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the Incheon Asian Games.

Tintu Luka, P T Usha accorded warm welcome

Tintu Luka, P T Usha accorded warm welcome

Tintu Luka, who won a gold and a silver medal at the Incheon Asiad and her mentor,former sprint queen and Olympian P T Usha were accorded a warm welcome today by various organisations, including Kozhikode District Sports Council.

Asian Games: India slips in gold, while improving total medals in athletics

Asian Games: India slips in gold, while improving total medals in athletics

Indian track and field athletes performed on expected lines with a creditable haul of 13 medals though lacking in gold count while a few big names bit the dust in the Asian Games here.