athletics championships

Rise of Rupal: Hunger strike to fastest female quarter-miler in National meet

The 16-year-old athlete from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh not only registered her personal best but was also the fastest among all female participants.

published on : 12th October 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

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

Amit Khatri's coach wants his ward to be included in TOPS, sets sights on 2024 Olympics

Chandan said Khatri, from Rohtak district in Haryana, has the potential to become a top-class race walker in the next few years.

published on : 21st August 2021

Shaili qualifies for final as best jumper 

For any athlete, the first international event can be intimidating. Even Shaili Singh was feeling the jitters during her first jump at the World U20 Athletics Championships.

published on : 21st August 2021

World U20 Athletics: How late intervention helped Barath be part of bronze-winning relay team

Once Barath – the son of a lorry driver in Viluppuram – is back home, he hopes to give his ankle plenty of rest and recover fully.

published on : 20th 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

After Olympic gold, Neeraj Chopra eyes World Championships title next year

I am not going to be content with this Olympic gold and sit on this laurel. I would like to do even better and win gold again, Chopra said.

published on : 10th August 2021

Nagercoil: Hearing impaired girl loses chance in Athletics Championships due to lack of funds?

Meanwhile, Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha MP Vijay Vasanth has been taking steps to help Barvin fulfil her dreams.

published on : 10th August 2021

AFI names 28-member team for World Athletics U-20 Championships

India named a 28-member team for the World Athletics U-20 Championships to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from August 17 to 22.

published on : 3rd August 2021

60th Inter-State Athletics Championships: C Kanimozhi overcomes mental hurdles to win gold

Coupled with her inability to train for the majority of the past couple of months due to lockdown in Chennai, Kanimozhi says she wasn't in the right mental state.

published on : 26th June 2021

President Deepa Malik defends PCI, says it was athletes’ choice

In a shocking incident on Wednesday, the para-athletes had to compete in shot put event late in the evening without flood lights at the Kanteerava Stadium here.

published on : 26th March 2021

Chaos and mismanagement at National Para Athletics Championships

Nationals witness mobile phone lights used as homing device to guide participants and officials in darkness, breach of Covid protocols; paralympic body in fix.

published on : 25th March 2021

SAI seeks report after Covid norms flouted at National Para Athletics Championships

The PCI claimed that it has informed SAI in a letter that it had all the necessary protocols in place, going on to list how sanitised water bottles were used.

published on : 24th March 2021
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