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newsathletics2 months ago

LIVE - CWG 2022 | Eldhose Paul wins gold, Aboobacker silver in men's triple jump

Another day at the Commonwealth Games 2022, and a major focus will be on athletics again, as a few Indian will be in the fray today as well. The biggest hope for India from the track will be Avinash Sable, who will be seen in action in the men's 3000m steeplechase and 5000m final.
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newsathletics2 months ago

LIVE - CWG 2022 | Hima Das eyes gold in women's 200m

It is day eight at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and Indian athletics stars will be again in action today. It all starts with young Jyothi Yarraji competing in the women's 110m hurdles heat, followed by long jump qualification for Ancy Sojan, men's 4x400m relay, triple jump qualifying, and 200m final.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Hima Das' misleading 2022 Commonwealth Games video causes confusion

On Saturday, a false video featuring Indian sprinter Hima Das caused a stir and tangled up a number of people, including former cricketer Virender Sehwag. The video about Hima received over 3000 likes and more than 6000 retweets three days before track and field competitions at the Games begin.
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newsathletics4 months ago

National Inter-State Athletics Championship | Hima Das clocks personal best in women's 100m

Murali Sreeshankar and pole vaulter Baranica Elangovan created new meet records on the first day of the National Inter-State Athletics Championships 2022 at the JLN Stadium in Chennai on Friday. On the other hand, sprinter Him Das too recorded her personal best in the women's 100m semis.
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newsathletics6 months ago

National Federation Cup | Amlan Borgohain breaks men's 200m national record

Amlan Borgohain recorded 20.52 seconds in the men's 200m, breaking the previously held national record of 20.63 established by Rio Olympian Muhammed Anas Yahiya in 2018. This was Amlan Borgohain's second gold of the season; in March 2022, he won the 200m event at Indian Grand Prix 1.
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newsathletics6 months ago

Indian Grand Prix 1 2022 | Hima Das bags silver in 200m, Dhanalakshmi clinches gold

Hima Das had to settle for silver in the women's 200m race at the Indian Grand Prix 1 2022 athletics event in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She finished 0.24 seconds behind Dhanalakshmi Sekar, a Tokyo Olympian who beat both Hima and Dutee Chand in the same event at the Federation Cup last year.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Sprinter Hima Das tests negative for Covid-19

Hima Das has finally tested negative for Covid-19, the athlete from Assam announced on Twitter. The 21-year-old has had forgettable last few months, as she missed the Olympics after picking up a hamstring injury, and upon her return to NIS Patiala, she had contracted Covid-19 as well.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Neeraj Chopra resumes practice, two-and-a-half months after Tokyo triumph

2020 Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra resumed his training, two months after his historic feat, at the National Institute of Sports, in Patiala. The Indian will be defending his Commonwealth Games and Asian Games titles next year, along with an eye on the world championships.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Sprinter Hima Das tests positive for Covid-19 after return from injury

India's star sprinter Hima Das has tested positive for Covid-19, upon reaching NIS Patiala, for the national camp starting this month. This is yet another setback for the youngster, who had missed the bus to Tokyo Olympics due to a hamstring injury she picked up at a qualifying event in June.
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newsathleticsa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's relay team likely to miss Olympic qualifiers

The women’s 100m squad, which was all set for qualification to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will miss out on the upcoming World Relays, a qualifying event, owing to the cancellation of a connected flight to Poland. The suspension of flights was due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in India.
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