August 01, 2021 6:48 am
The parents, both farmers, aren't aware about the fine details of their daughter’s sport but that hasn’t stopped them from supporting her endeavours.
July 31, 2021 1:15 pm
The Indian ended ahead of defending gold-medallist Sandra Perkovic (63.75m) of Croatia and reigning world champion Yaime Perez (63.18) of Cuba. Perkovic qualified at third and Perez at seventh.
January 04, 2021 10:09 am
Decidedly uncomfortable about her body at the outset, Krishna, now 5’10”, would begin to see her own uniqueness amidst a bunch of mediocre-built athletes.
May 15, 2015 11:05 am
A look at athletics, a discipline in which India has two near-misses in Olympics but no medals.
November 24, 2010 3:17 am
A below par Krishna Poonia and GG Pramila won a bronze each in womens discus throw and heptathlon respectively.
October 11, 2010 7:20 pm
Poonia's gold comes after Milkha Singh's gold in the 1958 edition of the Games in Wales.
October 11, 2010 2:19 am
Six-foot-nine discus thrower Vikas Gowda throws his seasons best to give India its first medal
July 31, 2010 12:25 am
Krishna Poonia seemed a touch disappointed despite finishing first at the womens discus throw event....
April 14, 2010 12:29 am
Indias promising discus thrower Arjun Singh is eagerly awaiting his trip to Singapore for the Youth Olympic Games at Singapore in July,and with good reason.
In pictures: Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today