Asian Games athletics

Asian Games relay gold medalist Poovamma says silver or bronze were not on cards

The team claimed a top-podium finish after they completed the race within a clock timing of 3:28.72 in the final round.

published on : 31st August 2018

Asian Games 2018: Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong completes women's sprint double

The 21-year-old Odiong won in a photo-finish over India's Chand but was a clear winner on Wednesday, clocking 22.96 seconds.

published on : 29th August 2018

Asian Games athletics: India's 4x400m mixed relay team's appeal for gold rejected 

India had lodged a protest, stating that a Bahraini runner had caused obstruction to Hima Das during the relay race in which India finished second after M R Poovamma frittered away a good 30m lead.

published on : 29th August 2018

Asian games 2018: Khushbir Kaur finishes fourth in 20km race walk  as three others disqualified

In the men's 20km race walk event also, both national record holder K T Irfan and Manish Rawat were disqualified in similar situations as Soumya.

published on : 29th August 2018

Dutee Chand bags second Asian Games medal, wins 200m silver 

She crossed the finishing line in 23.20 seconds, behind Bahrain's Edidiong Odiong who clinched the gold in 22.96.

published on : 29th August 2018

I ran with my eyes closed: Dutee Chand after Asian Games silver

Dropped from India's Commonwealth Games contingent in 2014, the last four years of her life have not been easy for the 22-year-old Odisha athlete.

published on : 26th August 2018

Asian Games round-up: Tajinderpal Toor sets record, several national records tumble on athletics ​Day 1

National record holder Dutee Chand also qualified for the women's 100m semifinals by winning her heat with a fast timing of 11.38.

published on : 25th August 2018