Shivpal feels with the form he is in right now, hitting the 90m mark isn't a distant dream. Compatriot Neeraj Chopra, the Asian and Commonwealth champion, threw 88.06m for the top spot at the 2018 Jakarta Asiad.
"We have spoken to the South African Athletics Association and they have confirmed that it is a recognised international meet. Therefore, Neeraj's attempt will earn him a quota place for the 2020 Olympics," Devesh Bhal, operations manager, Athletics Federation of India, told The Indian Express.
Give her a hockey stick to dribble or a guitar to yodel, Jemimah Rodrigues can play both with aplomb. But it is with the cricket bat that the Bandra girl has come into her own, scoring truckloads of runs for India and on franchise fields afar.
Ford v Ferrari movie review: James Mangold brings back the good ol' ’60s feel to the two-and-a-half-hour movie. The storyline of this Christian Bale and Matt Damon starrer is extremely simple, and even people with little or no knowledge of professional racing should find it engaging.
Patel is popularly known as “Bawa”, the selfless Parsi coach known to spend most of his waking hours on the hockey field and who has groomed over two dozen international players, including former India captain Viren Rasquinha.
On the first day of its two-day Annual General Meeting, a proposal was put forward seeking to ban the secretary of the state unit for a year and set up an ad-hoc committee if two or more of its athletes are caught in age manipulation.