Vikas Gowda settles for silver in discuss, Tintu Luka in 800m race final
Vikas Gowda settles for silver in discuss, Tintu Luka in 800m race final

 Vikas Gowda settled for a silver in men's discus throw as he failed to mount any serious challenge to his old nemesis Ehsan Hadadi of Iran while Tintu Luka qualified for the women's 800m race final on the fourth day of athletics competitions in the Asian Games here.

Tinu Luka finishes last in IAAF Continental Cup
Tinu Luka finishes last in IAAF Continental Cup

 Asian Games-bound Tintu Luka finished a disappointing last with a below-par timing in the women's 800m race of the IAAF Continental Cup at Marrakech in Morocco on Sunday.

President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards
President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards

 Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were on Friday presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here in a ceremony which was severely short on star power.

Arjuna will boost my gold ambitions in Asian Games: Tintu Luka
Arjuna will boost my gold ambitions in Asian Games: Tintu Luka

 Top Indian athlete Tintu Luka, who was on Friday conferred with the Arjuna Award, said that the coveted honour came at the right time as she guns for gold in the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea.

Gowda, Arpinder, Luka in Asian Games athletics team

Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in a 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month`s Asian Games in South Korea.

Commonwealth Games: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for women`s 800m final

Indian athlete Tintu Luka failed to qualify for the women`s 800 metres final at the Commonwealth Games.

Luka will win gold at Glasgow CWG, says confident Usha

Legendary athlete P T Usha today expressed hope that her student Tintu Luka would win gold medal in the 800 metres at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year.

Indians athletes will do well in Asian Games and CWG: PT Usha

Sprint queen P T Usha is hopeful that Indians would do well in athletics in prestigious international tournaments such as Asian Games and Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held this year.

Relay team decision should have made earlier: P T Usha

Legendary athlete P T Usha on Sunday said that ideally members of the gold-winning women`s 4x400m relay team should have known it beforehand who would be the running partners in the quartet.

Usha unhappy with AFI for blocking Luka`s participation

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.

India names squad for 20th Asian athletics meet

Krishna Poonia, Tintu Luka and Vikas Gowda were some of the well-known athletes in the 110-member squad that will represent India in the 20th Asian Championships.

Indian athletes for Asian Championships to be named on June 20

Indian athletes for the Asian Championships to be held in Pune from July 3-7 will be selected on June 20.

Luka, Sahana win gold, long jumper Kumar sets new meet record

Sahana Kumari and Tintu Luka won their respective events while long jumper Prem Kumar set a new meet record on the second day of the 53rd National Inter-State Senior Athletic Championships.

Usha "frustrated" at not getting Luka`s sponsorship

`Sprint Queen` P T Usha feels "frustrated sometimes" at the lack of corporate interest in athletics and said despite running from pillar to post, she has failed to find a sponsor for her protege Tintu Luka.

Olympics 2012: Kerala offers international training for athletes

The Kerala government Saturday offered to bear the expenses for providing international training to the state`s three star athletes, after their promising performances in the London Olympics.

London Olympics 2012: India Roundup

Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women`s 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler Geeta Phogat fell flat at the first hurdle in the games here Thursday.

London Olympics Athletics: India’s Tintu Luka fails to make 800m final

Tintu Luka of India crashed out of the 800m semi-final finishing 6th in Heat 2.

London Olympics 2012: Tintu Luka competes in 800m semis today

Indian National Record holder Tintu Luka has qualified for the 800m semifinals at the London Olympics 2012 with a timing of 2:01.75s at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

London Olympics 2012: India roundup

India`s MC Mary Kom scripted history by becoming the country`s first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics when she finished with a bronze in the 51kg event at the London Olympics 2012 on Wednesday.

London Olympics 2012: Day 12 highlights

Highlights from London Olympics 2012 Day 12.