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ATHLETICS NEWS

Wavelight Debate: Jos Hermens, pioneer from 70s, says 'athletes still have to run'

October 21, 2020 2:22 pm

With multiple world records falling at events where 'wavelights' were switched on, questions have been raised if this generation of athletes are benefitting from the pacing aid.

A giant leap for 'Tiktoker' Asif Magsi

August 08, 2020 7:53 am

Asif Magsi’s jump over 11 motorcycles catches Carl Lewis’s attention but experts say he has a long way to go.

A world record falls as track and field is up and running

June 13, 2020 7:59 am

Athletics made its return in a unique manner with the Impossible Games being held in Oslo, Norway.

Track and field athletes to start outdoor fitness training on Monday

May 24, 2020 5:57 pm

On May 19, the AFI had issued its own SOP for outdoor training of the campers, which included a bar on handshakes, hugging, spitting, and visits to salons.

Kambala jockey Nishant Shetty said to have 'beaten' Srinivasa Gowda's 'record'

February 18, 2020 4:15 pm

Shetty covered 143m in 13.68 seconds, reportedly at the Soorya-Chandra Jodukare Kambala at Venoor, which would mean he was 0.04 seconds faster than Gowda over 100 metres.

Watch: Armand Duplantis soars again to break own pole vault world record

February 15, 2020 10:24 pm

American-born Swede Armand "Mondo" Duplantis soared to another pole vault world record on Saturday as he easily cleared 6.18 meters at the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.

Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto breaks 10k world record in Valencia

January 12, 2020 5:36 pm

The 20-year-old Rhonex Kipruto, the world bronze medalist in 10k, lowered the world record mark by 14 seconds that had been set six weeks before by Joshua Cheptegei.

Amidst injuries to Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, doping, controversies hog limelight in 2019

December 26, 2019 5:35 pm

Amid the many disappointments, Dutee Chand scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World University Games, winning the 100m event.

Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor jailed in drug smuggling case

November 05, 2019 9:16 am

The Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on drug charges in Germany on Monday.

USA Triathlon becomes first national governing sports body to embrace CBD

October 21, 2019 12:16 pm

CBD is a nonintoxicating compound that, like the intoxicating compound THC, is found in varying amounts in hemp, a legal cannabis plant. In 2018, the World Anti-Doping Agency removed CBD from its list of banned substances.

ATHLETICS PHOTOS

Usain Bolt pips Justin Gatlin for World Championships 100m gold

August 23, 2015 9:52 pm

Usain Bolt wins 100m gold in 9.79 secs at World Championships being held at Beijing after pipping Justin Gatlin by 1/100th of a second.

Mary Kom rules the ring, Tintu Luka races to silver, Annu Rani lands bronze, Sarita Devi refuses medal

October 01, 2014 10:08 pm

India won another gold via Mary Kom as the track and field athletes contributed to a silver and a bronze.

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