PT Usha

Sulur chopper mishap: Indian sports fraternity mourns CoDS General Bipin Rawat's death

63-year-old Gen Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other armed forces personnel died on Wednesday after the military helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Coonoor.

published on : 9th December 2021

PT Usha reminisces winning first 100m gold in re-run after official erroneously disqualified her

Walking down the memory lane, 'Payyoli Express' Usha told how crowd support came to her rescue during her first 100m race in the 1977 National Games in Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 1st December 2021

PT Usha and Neeraj Chopra praise Amit Khatri for winning silver in World Athletics U20 Championship

Amit Khatri clocked 42 minutes 17.94 seconds to achieve the feat while Heristone Wanyonyi of Kenya clinched the gold after recording a time of 42.10.84.

published on : 21st August 2021

Maniyur bids farewell, coach Om Nambiar cremated

Several people from different walks of life, including political leaders, paid homage to Nambiar who is considered among the greatest coaches the country has ever seen.

published on : 21st August 2021

Nambiar sir dedicated his life for me, his legacy will live on through me: PT Usha

It was something that we had always dreamed about and nearly achieved at the Los Angeles Games so many years ago.

published on : 20th August 2021

Coach OM Nambiar: Friend and well-wisher for people of Meenathukara

Nambiar faced huge hardship to complete his education but kept striving to succeed in life.

published on : 20th August 2021

OM Nambiar, the coach who unearthed India's Golden girl PT Usha, no more

Nambiar, who has been battling Parkinson's disease for some time, was 89. Usha had recently met him to check on his health and also to discuss how India had finally won an Olympic medal in athletics.

published on : 19th August 2021

Scouting raw talent is must for exceeding performance in Athletics: PT Usha

The 'Payyoli Express' as PT Usha was fondly known during her athletic career, was a raw talent picked by the great coach OM Nambiar from Payyoli village.

published on : 8th August 2021

PT Usha thanks Neeraj Chopra for fulfilling her 'unfinished dream'

PT Usha congratulated Neeraj Chopra after he won India's maiden Olympic track and field gold in javelin throw at Tokyo 2020.

published on : 7th August 2021

Aditi Ashok to Abhinav Bindra: Heartbreaking instances when Indian athletes finished 4th at Olympics

There is this popular idiom - So near, yet so far. That's something many Indian athletes over the years have learnt the hard way, especially at showpiece events like the Olympics.

published on : 7th August 2021

Much-needed track time for Jisna Mathew: PT Usha

The 22-year-old was then among the Indian athletes set to be sent by the Athletics Federation of India to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan for international meets.

published on : 21st June 2021

Compete abroad, stay dedicated: PT Usha remembers Milkha Singh's advise

PT Usha said Milkha Singh always told aspiring athletes that there was no substitute for hard work and dedication.

published on : 19th June 2021

'We just can't ignore sports section': PT Usha requests Kerala CM to vaccinate state athletes

The 56-year-old Usha, who won 11 medals in the Asian Games, including four gold in the 1986 edition, said sportspersons should not be ignored in the vaccination process.

published on : 7th June 2021

PT Usha, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa named selection committee heads for juniors and seniors

Other members of the junior committee are Soma Biswas, Anand Menzes, Satbir Singh, Sandeep Sarkaria, Sunita Rani, Rama Chandran, Joseph Abraham, Harwant Kaur, M D Valsama and Kamal Ali Khan.

published on : 24th March 2021

Cherish my 100m silver at Asian Games more: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand

Dutee had clocked a timing of 11.32 seconds in her 100m event.

published on : 31st August 2018