World Athletics

Eyes on Amit Khatri as Indians hope for success at top race walking event

Amit Khatri lines up against top opponents in the men's 10km event in the World Athletics Race Walking Team Championships starting on Friday.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Legendary Anju Bobby George wins Woman of Year Award from World Athletics

One of India's most illustrious track and field athletes, Anju said she was "truly humbled and honoured to be awarded Woman of the Year by World Athletics".

published on : 2nd December 2021

World Athletics approves three Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

A total of 150 Russian athletes have so far been declared eligible to compete as authorised neutral athletes in 2021 and five applications have been rejected.

published on : 28th October 2021

World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst postponed until February 2023

The postponement is due to the biosecurity measures and travel restrictions currently in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Australia.

published on : 15th September 2021

World Athletics marks race walker Amit Khatri as a bright prospect

World Athletics has marked India's latest race walk sensation Amit Khatri as the one to watch out for in the future.

published on : 25th August 2021

U-20 World Athletics Championships: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur interacts with athletes & medallists

Anurag Thakur met the Indian athletes who returned from Nairobi after competing at the U-20 World Athletics Championships.

published on : 25th August 2021

I'm sure she will bring Olympics medal, says Shaili Singh's ex-coach after she clinches silver at World Athletics U20 Championships

Shaili Singh clinched a silver medal in the women's long jump event at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

published on : 24th August 2021

Athletics gaining popularity across India, it's a great sign for times to come: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi congratulated all the athletes who bagged medals in the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

published on : 23rd August 2021

World Athletics U20 Championships: Long jumper Shaili Singh’s first step towards stardom

Four years after being spotted by Anju George, 17-year-old long-jumper wins historic silver at World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi 

published on : 23rd August 2021

Long jumper Shaili Singh misses gold by 1cm, settles for silver in U20 Worlds

The 17-year-old Indian's personal best effort of 6.59m was not enough for a gold as she was pipped to the post by Sweden's Maja Askag, who managed 6.60m for the top spot.

published on : 22nd August 2021

World Athletics U20 Championships: This is just beginning, says Hima Das as Priya Mohan finishes 4th in women's 400m final

Sprinter Hima Das termed it as a 'great start' and said this is just a beginning and Priya Mohan has a long way to go.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Amit Khatri walks away with silver at World Athletics U20 Championship

Haryana boy finishes an impressive second in 10km race walk to give India second medal at U20 World C’ships 

published on : 22nd August 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

Sebastian Coe congratulates relay bronze in U-20 World Athletics Championships, says India is making great progress in athletics

In a video tweeted by Sebastian Coe, the 64-year-old was seen interacting with the Indian athletes, including the medallists.

published on : 19th August 2021

India storm into final of mixed 4X400m relay in U-20 World Athletics Championships

The Indian mixed 4x400m relay team stormed into the final of the U-20 World Athletics Championships after topping its heat.

published on : 18th August 2021
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