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Explained: Why journey gets tougher for javelin thrower Shivpal Singh

Shivpal Singh, who has battled injuries in the past, will have to throw over the 88 metre mark (the national record stands at 88.06m in Neeraj Chopra's name) to have a realistic chance of finishing in the top-6 at the World Championships.

Asian Athletics Championships: Slow and steady Ajay Kumar Saroj’s late kick takes him to coveted medal in elite field

On Wednesday night, Saroj ran a perfectly tactical race in Doha to win the 1,500m silver medal at the Asian Athletics Championships ahead of Mussab Ali of Qatar in a photo-finish.


Asian Athletics Championships: PU Chitra pips Africans to win gold

Defends 1,500m gold by beating naturalised Bahraini runners; men’s 4x400m relay team disqualifed.

Asian Athletics Championships: Swapna Barman, mixed relay team win silver; Sanjivani Jadhav settles for bronze on Day 3

Swapna Barman won silver medal in Heptathlon event at the Asian Athletics Championships on Tuesday after scoring her season best with 5993 points.

Asian Athletics Championships: ‘Injury queen’ Swapna Burman bags silver

Despite an ankle injury, 22-year-old aggregates 5993 points at Asian Championships; mixed relay squad also wins silver.

Asian Athletics Championships: Coach’s pat bigger than a medal for Shivpal Singh

Shivpal Singh expressed the joy of getting the appreciation of coach Uwe Hohn after winning the silver medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.


Asian Athletics Championships: Shivpal Singh's spear flies far, lands with a silver medal

In the absence of Neeraj Chopra, the onus was on Shivpal Singh and Davinder Singh Kang to produce a big throw and earn a podium finish for India.

Asian Athletics Championships: India win five medals including two golds on Day 2; tally swells to 10 medals

With the five medals on Monday, India's medal tally at the Asian Championships in Doha stands at 2 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze. India had won 2 silver and 3 bronze on the first day on Sunday.

AFI President says Tejaswin Shankar not a medal prospect after omitting him from Asian Championship team

Tejaswin Shankar was omitted from the contingent for the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha despite clearing qualification standards in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competitions on more than one occasion since January.

Asian Athletics Championships: Shy boy Ajay Kumar is the runaway hit

Yet, an hour earlier in front of thousands of home fans, Saroj showed no sign of nerves as he took the final curve. He was trailing Qatar’s Jamal Hairane, an Asian Games bronze medalist in the 800 metres and an Asian Junior Champion in the 1,500.