Delhi Half Marathon: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Retain Titles
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Delhi Half Marathon: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Retain Titles

Delhi Half Marathon: Ethiopia's Andamlak Belihu clocked a timing of 59:10 to win the men's race while Tsehay Gemechu broke her event record to claim the women's title.

Marathoners Ready To Run Even As Delhi Battles Toxic Pollution
Rica Roy

Marathoners Ready To Run Even As Delhi Battles Toxic Pollution

On Sunday 40,000 half marathon runners will hit the streets of Delhi, even as the city's pollution levels dips. The scientific community says that exposure to this weather can be hazardous, but that is not discouraging the Airtel Delhi half marathoners.

Lasers, Rabbits And New Nikes: How The 2-Hour Marathon Barrier Was Broken
Kim Bellware, The Washington Post

Lasers, Rabbits And New Nikes: How The 2-Hour Marathon Barrier Was Broken

Eliud Kipchoge's run, in particular, touched off a wave of excitement since the two-hour marathon barrier was long seen as unbreakable.

Kenya
Agence France-Presse

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Shatters World Record In Chicago Marathon

Brigid Kosgei crossed the finish line alone, with Ethiopians Ababel Yeshaneh and Gelete Burka a distant second and third in 2:20:51 and 2:20:55.

Dutee Chand Clocks Fastest Time By An Indian In 2019 To Clinch 200M Gold
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Dutee Chand Clocks Fastest Time By An Indian In 2019 To Clinch 200M Gold

Dutee Chand completed a sprint double in the season-ending 59th National Open Athletics Championships, clocking the fastest time in 200m by an Indian this year.

National Open Athletics Championships: Tajinder Pal Singh Toor Betters His Own National Record To Win Shot Put Gold
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National Open Athletics Championships: Tajinder Pal Singh Toor Betters His Own National Record To Win Shot Put Gold

National Open Athletics Championships: Tajinder Pal Singh Toor shattered his own national record of 20.75m which he had set while winning the Asian Games gold medal in Jakarta last year.

Eliud Kipchoge First In World To Run A Marathon In Under 2 Hours
Agence France-Presse

Eliud Kipchoge First In World To Run A Marathon In Under 2 Hours

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya busted the mythical two-hour marathon barrier on a specially prepared course in Vienna.

Dutee Chand Breaks 100m National Record, Moves Closer To Olympic Mark
Indo-Asian News Service

Dutee Chand Breaks 100m National Record, Moves Closer To Olympic Mark

Dutee Chand won the women's 100m title at National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.

National Open Athletics Championships: Annu Rani Wins Women
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National Open Athletics Championships: Annu Rani Wins Women's Javelin Throw Gold

Annu Rani bagged the gold medal in the women's javelin throw event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.

Neeraj Chopra Not To Participate In National Open Athletics Championships: Report
Indo-Asian News Service

Neeraj Chopra Not To Participate In National Open Athletics Championships: Report

Neeraj Chopra has been asked to withdraw after his coaches felt he had not recovered sufficiently following an elbow surgery in May.

Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran Banned For 4 Years, Stripped Of Asian Titles For Doping
Indo-Asian News Service

Sprinter Nirmala Sheoran Banned For 4 Years, Stripped Of Asian Titles For Doping

The Athletics Integrity Unit (ACU) said Nirmala Sheoran tested positive for the steroids drostanolone and metenolone at a competition in India in June 2018.

Neeraj Chopra Set To Return At National Open Athletics Championships
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Neeraj Chopra Set To Return At National Open Athletics Championships

With the Tokyo Olympic Games less than 10 months away, Neeraj Chopra will be keen to show that his rehabilitation has progressed on expected lines.

World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin Joy As US Lift Relay "Curse"
Agence France-Presse

World Athletics Championships: Justin Gatlin Joy As US Lift Relay "Curse"

World Athletics Championships: The star-studded American quartet of Justin Gatlin, Christian Coleman, Noah Lyles and Michael Rodgers recorded the second fastest time in history.

World Athletics Championships: Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh, Indian 4x400m Relay Teams Fail To Reach Finals
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World Athletics Championships: Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh, Indian 4x400m Relay Teams Fail To Reach Finals

Shivpal Singh failed to qualify for the finals of the men's javelin throw event as he finished 24th overall in the qualification round.

World Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable Shatters National Record In Men
Agence France-Presse

World Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable Shatters National Record In Men's 3000m Steeplechase Final, Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics

Avinash Sable clocked 8:21:37, nearly four seconds faster than his previous best and qualified for Tokyo Olympics

World Athletics Championships: Jinson Johnson Fails To Impress In 1500m Heats, Crashes Out
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World Athletics Championships: Jinson Johnson Fails To Impress In 1500m Heats, Crashes Out

World Athletics Championships: Jinson Johnson finished 34th overall in the 1500m heats, failing to advance to the semifinals.

World Athletics Championships: Tejinder Pal Singh Toor Fails To Make Shot Put Final
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World Athletics Championships: Tejinder Pal Singh Toor Fails To Make Shot Put Final

Tejinder Pal Singh Toor opened with a 20.43m, bettering his earlier season's best of 20.36m, but he fouled his next attempt.

World Athletics Championships: Asian Champion PU Chitra Bows Out Of 1500m
Indo-Asian News Service

World Athletics Championships: Asian Champion PU Chitra Bows Out Of 1500m

PU Chitra's previous personal best was during the National Inter-State Championships in Guwahati last year.

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