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DISCUS THROW NEWS

Tokyo 2020: In Muktsar, Kamalpreet's parents rejoice as sleepless nights bear fruit

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.

Impressive Kamalpreet Kaur finishes 2nd in discus qualification to make finals, Seema Punia out

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.

Krishna Jayasankar overcomes body shaming, trauma, set to make mark in discus

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.

Purse to Podiums: How 'TOPS' is affecting Indian 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.

Poonia betters CWG effort but finishes third

November 24, 2010 3:17 am

A below par Krishna Poonia and GG Pramila won a bronze each in women’s discus throw and heptathlon respectively.

Krishna Poonia creates history,wins gold in athletics

October 11, 2010 7:20 pm

Poonia's gold comes after Milkha Singh's gold in the 1958 edition of the Games in Wales.

Cometh the hour,cometh the big man

October 11, 2010 2:19 am

Six-foot-nine discus thrower Vikas Gowda throws his season’s best to give India its first medal

Not much of a test for Indians

July 31, 2010 12:25 am

Krishna Poonia seemed a touch disappointed despite finishing first at the women’s discus throw event....

Arjun hopes for an encore in Singapore

April 14, 2010 12:29 am

India’s 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.