Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Kamalpreet Kaur


Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur banned for three years for using prohibited substance

October 12, 2022 4:44 pm

Kamalpreet was provisionally suspended after testing positive for Stanozolol, a banned anabolic steroid, in May 2022

Why it is time India criminalised doping in sports

July 31, 2022 5:39 pm

In India, it is high time that such a strict law is put in place. Scratch the surface to find out ugly underbelly of Indian sports. In the euphoria of Neeraj Chopra winning a bronze medal at the World Championships, the country's first in nearly two decades, it is easy to be blind to the dirt around the track and field arena.

Olympic finalist thrower Kamalpreet tests positive for Ben Johnson drug

May 05, 2022 1:49 pm

Kamalpreet was part of the national camp conducted by the Athletics Federation of India and also was included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme. 

No medal but family proud of Kamalpreet’s achievement

August 03, 2021 2:34 pm

As Kamalpreet made a third throw of 63.70m, the villagers would cheer with some curious elders asking youngsters about Kamalpreet’s chances of winning a medal.

Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finishes creditable 6th in Olympics

August 03, 2021 6:31 am

Kamalpreet Kaur had a third round throw of 63.70m to end at sixth and equal 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia's performance in the 2012 London Olympics.

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.

Dreaming big without sleep, Kamalpreet Kaur breaks national mark again

June 22, 2021 1:19 pm

To put Kamalpreet Kaur's new discus throw national record into perspective, 66.59m would have earned a bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics.