Bhubaneswar, July 10: A wonderful competition came to a close when Indian teenager Neeraj Chopra sent the javelin soaring over 85.23m with his final effort to not only win gold but also set a new Asian Athletics Championship record on the fourth and f..
Bhubaneswar, July 9: Indian teenager Neeraj Chopra’s new Asian Championship javelin throw record, the distance double gold medal winning efforts by Govindan Lakshmanan (India) and Dariya Maslova (Kyrghistan) and India’s two 1600m r..
Bhubaneswar: South Korea’s Bonggo Park on Sunday led a semi-final race in such commanding fashion that his pace (20.91 seconds) fuelled the Philippines Trenten Anthony and India’s Amiya Kumar Mallick as well into the final of the 2..
Bhubaneswar, July 8: The shock exit of China’s Diamond League long jumper Zhang Yaoguang from the qualifications was the biggest news to emerge from the morning session on the third day of competitions in the Asian Athletics Championships at..
Bhubaneswar, July 7: India secured popular, if unexpected, double gold in the 400m and metric miles on a stormy and rainy evening at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. The gold-rush enabled it stay on top of the medals charts with six gold, three sil..
Bhubaneswar: Muhammad Anas, egged on by a goodly morning crowd at the Kalinga Stadium, won the re-run men’s 400m semifinal on Friday, pulling in front of Iran’s Ali Khadivar on the final 50m. Clearly aiming to conserve energy for t..
Bhubaneswar, 6th July: There were scenes of joy at the Kalinga Stadium today where India’s Manpreet Kaur secured India’s first gold medal at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in the women’s shot put event. Manpreet, ..
Bhubaneswar, July 6: Li Lingwei (China) set a new women’s javelin throw meet record, Manpreet Kaur (women’s shot put) and G Lakshman (men’s 5000m) claimed emotional gold medals for the home team while discus throw veteran..
Bhubanseswar, July 6: India’s Arokia Raj came up with the fastest time (46.61 seconds) in round one of the glamourous men’s 400m on the opening morning of competition in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at the Kalinga Stadium..
Bhubaneswar, Jul 06 : And, when you want something with all your heart, the entire universe conspires to help you to achieve it.
The 30-second barrier seems some distance away but Shirzai Basira has breached more important barrie..
Bhubaneswar, July 5th, 2017: Odisha’s moment in the sun, that of adding yet another feather to its hat of staging high-quality sporting events reached a new zenith with an opening ceremony for the ages, held for the 22nd Asian Athletics Cham..
Bhubaneswar, July 1: Hong Kong high jumper Cecilia Yeung Man-Wai, who has modelled in advertising campaigns for leading brands, aspires to shift public attention from her looks to her athletics prowess. A good showing in the 22nd Asian Athletics Champ..
By Ram. Murali Krishnan
Bhubaneswar – 3 July 2017: Tajikistan’s Rio Olympics champion Dilshod Nazarov is the top in the hammer throwing business and incidentally the top draw among all participants w..
Bhubaneswar, July 2: China may have picked just three athletes – all women – to defend their gold medals in the Asian Athletics Championships to be held at the Kalinga Stadium from July 6, a day after the grand opening ceremony, bu..
Bhubaneswar, July 4: Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand’s emotional journey from a home of weavers in Gopalpur to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero is by now quite well documented. There are some others Indians who have beaten adversity..
Bhubaneswar, July 4: International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe on Tuesday said the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships, beginning with the opening ceremony on Wednesday, was import..
Athletics Federation of India (AFI) President Adille J Sumariwalla has extended an invitation to International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) chief Sebastian Coe to visit India for the 22nd Asian Athlet..