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Krishna Poonia fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

Krishna Poonia fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

IMAGE: Krishna Poonia of India competes in a women's discus event. Photograph: Getty Images. Krishna Poonia has failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics as she could not touch the qualifying standard in the competitions she took part in the United States. 34-year-old Poonia, the lone Indian woman track and field athlete to have won an individual gold in the Commonwealth Games, finished first in her last competition in the United States with a throw of 57.10 metres at ..., 2 months ago

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Times of India

Javelin thrower is 1st Indian to win 2 Paralympic golds

JAIPUR: Devendra Jhajharia had promised his wife Manju a gold medal. When she received his call from Rio de Janeiro in the early hours of Wednesday, she wept with joy. The 36-year-old javelin thrower, who had lost his left arm below the elbow ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Jhajharia had promised his wife a gold medal  Times of India2 weeks ago

Cover Story: Unsporting spirit

Despite the pool of talent available, India has not been able to build a sports culture in the country, thanks to political interference, corruption and lack of accountability. Meeting Prime Minister Modi and being felicitated in their own ...
 Tehelka4 weeks ago
Financial Express

Lack of planning by athletes cost India medals, despite government's massive Rs 20 crore push

After a poor performance by the Indian athletes at Rio Olympics 2016, cries an-and complaints were seen rising in all corners of the country about the mismanagement of the Indian government and sports authorities, about the rigid government ...
 Financial Express1 month ago Olympic Games 2016: From Ranjith Maheshwary, Ankit Sharma to Dutee Chand, acid tests await India's athletes  Financial Express1 month ago Rio Olympics: Acid Tests Await India's Track And Field Athletes  NDTV1 month ago Will India's track and field athletes live up to expectations?  Rediff.com1 month ago

'Break my 40-year-old record, please'

The footage is grainy, and the commentator is firmly focused on a young Steve Ovett, much before he would become one part of the legendary middle-distance trio that also included Sebastian Coe and Steve Cram. But in the Montreal humidity, the first ...
 MSN News US1 month ago

Rio Olympics 2016 men's athletics: Renjith Maheswary, Ankit Sharma give India hope

Independent India has not won a medal in athletics at the Olympics. The bitter truth has to be brought into focus every four years, if only to explain how tough it has been for an Indian to win a medal in the sport on the big stage. Despite the ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

The Great India Run comes to a grand close

(L-R) standing: Mr. Vishal Gurnani (Director ProSportify), Dr. Rashmi Saluja (Member Governing Council-PWL; Wrestling Federation of India), Kartikeya Sharma (Founder, Promoter iTV Network), Shri. Devendra Fadnavis (CM of Maharashtra) The Great ...
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago
The Hindu

Indians capable of recreating superb showings

To add to our joy, the men's mile relay team is now the second best team in the world, just behind the USA. This has been a magical season for Indian athletics. Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary is in the third spot in the IAAF's world ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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