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Reports | Neeraj Chopra to return to action at National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi

India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be returning to action at the National Open after a year as he had surgery for an elbow injury and missed this April's Asian Championships and the Worlds in Doha. Annu Rani, returning from the Worlds, will take part but Avinash Sable is doubtful.
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newsathleticsa year ago

World Athletics Championships | Indian 4x400m relay teams, Shivpal Singh fail to qualify for finals

The Indian men’s and women’s 4x400m relay teams, as well as javelin thrower Shivpal Singh, failed to reach the finals of their respective events at the Athletics World Championships in Doha on Saturday. Meanwhile, Gopi Thonakal clocked 2:15:57 to finish 21st out of 73 runners in the men’s marathon.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Athletics World Championships | India’s 4x400m mixed relay team finishes seventh in final race

India’s 4x400m mixed relay team ended their World Athletics Championships on the seventh place in the final race of the tournament after a number of fumbles painted a bad picture for the team. However, the team had already ensured their Olympics berth last week by ending third in the heats.
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newsathleticsa year ago

World Athletics Championships | Mixed relay team books Olympics berth, Dutee Chand crashes out

India’s athletic contingent finally had a good day in office with their Kerala quartet of Muhammed Anas, V.K. Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Noah Nirmal Tom sealing an Olympic berth. In other events, the likes of M.P. Jabir and Dutee Chand failed to qualify with the required timing and crashed out.
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Muhammed Anas, Hima Das finish on top at Mlada Boleslav Athletics Meet

Indian athlete Muhammad Anas emerged victorious in the men’s 400m race with a timing of 45.57 seconds at the Mlada Boleslav Athletic Meet in the Czech Republic. Among the women athletes at the meet, Hima Das clocked 53.07s and finished as the fastest runner in the 400m race on Saturday.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Kutno Athletics Meet | Hima Das, Muhammed Anas win gold medals in 200m event

India’s ace athletes Hima Das and Muhammed Anas clinched the gold medal at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland on Sunday in their respective categories of the 200m event. While Hima Das clocked 23.97 seconds to finish first, Muhammed Anas finished his in 21.18 seconds to win it comprehensively.
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newsathletics2 years ago

IAAF World Relays | India fail to qualify for the final

India’s women’s relay team finished a terrible 18th in the 21-team field while the men’s team ended 17th in the 17-team field, thereby failing to qualify for Doha World Championships, where the top 10 qualifies. Hima Das participated in the women’s team amidst all injury fears but to no avail.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Indian Grand Prix | Manjit Singh Chahal and Lili Das star in fourth leg

Haryana’s Manjit Singh Chahal and West Bengal’s Lili Das were the top-performing athletes in the fourth and final leg of Indian Grand Prix Series in Panchkula. Manjit won the gold medal in men’s 1500m race while Lili grabbed the first position in women’s 1500m by overtaking PU Chitra. 
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newsathletics2 years ago

Asian Games | India's mixed relay team's appeal for obstruction by Bahrain rejected by the jury

India's mixed relay team lodged a protest appeal against Bahrain reporting a Bahraini runner for obstructing Hima Das during the relay race in which India finished second. The appeal was rejected by the Asian Games’ Jury of Appeals for the athletics competition on Wednesday.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Asian Games 2018 | India lodge protest against Bahrain for obstructing Hima Das in mixed relay final

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday has lodged a complaint against Bahrain for causing obstruction to Hima Das during the Mixed 4x400 relay final of the Asiad in which India finished second. The protest has been admitted by the jury of appeals which will give a ruling on Wednesday.
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