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After throwing sugarcanes, bamboo sticks, Annu Rani now hurls javelin for CWG bronze

August 08, 2022 7:07 am

It was a school PE teacher who saw Annu's talent and he wanted her to participate in district and state-level meets. The brother and father insisted that they would accompany her for every outstation tournament.

Priyanka Goswami clinches silver in women's 10,000m race walk

August 06, 2022 10:49 pm

The other Indian in the fray, Bhawna Jat finished eighth and last with a personal best time of 47:14.13.

UP farmer's daughter Rupal Chaudhary becomes first Indian to win twin medals at World U-20 Athletics

August 05, 2022 2:12 pm

Rupal's bronze is India's ninth medal overall from the championships, which was earlier known as World Junior Championships.

CWG 2022: Hima Das wins her 200m heat to qualify for semi-finals; Manju in women's hammer throw final

August 04, 2022 8:12 pm

Hima won heat 2 but Favour Ofili of Nigeria (22.71s in Heat 1) and the formidable Elaine-Thompson-Herah (22.80s in heat 5) had superior timings.

U 20 mixed relay: India give US a tough fight for gold, leave Jamaica chasing shadows

August 04, 2022 7:32 am

The competition at this edition was tougher as countries like the United States, Britain, Australia, Japan and Germany did not participate in Nairobi due to Covid concerns.

World U20 Athletics Championships: Indian mixed 4×400 relay team sets Asian record by winning silver

August 03, 2022 12:38 pm

The mixed relay team of Barath Sridhar, Priya Mohan, Kapil, and Rupal Chaudhary upgraded the Asian U20 record with a time of 3 minutes and 17.76 seconds.

Stuck at home, CWG squad-member Tejaswin Shankar catches opening ceremony on TV

July 30, 2022 7:01 am

The high jumper, whose entry to CWG was accepted after a month-long anxious wait, will reach the Games village on Sunday and be competition ready by Tuesday for his qualification round.

Tobi Amusan reignites shoe technology debate after record-breaking display at World Athletics Championships

July 25, 2022 10:11 pm

The Nigerian was wearing Adidas Adizero Avanti shoes designed for runners who compete in 5-10 km races, as she cruised to the 100m hurdles gold in a world record 12.12 seconds at the Hayward Field.

Sprint coach Rana Reider, under investigation for sexual misconduct, ejected from World Athletics Championships - Report

July 17, 2022 9:44 pm

Reider coaches Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell -- who won silver and bronze in the 100m final -- while he has also worked with 200m Olympic gold medallist Andre de Grasse.

World Athletics Championships 2022: Brace for more tumbling records on Eugene's latest 'fastest track'

July 15, 2022 9:51 am

The track boasts a similar "energy return" design to that of the Tokyo Olympic stadium that also saw some staggering world records.

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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