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.
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.
Eliud Kipchoge's run, in particular, touched off a wave of excitement since the two-hour marathon barrier was long seen as unbreakable.
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 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 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 of Kenya busted the mythical two-hour marathon barrier on a specially prepared course in Vienna.
Dutee Chand won the women's 100m title at National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.
Annu Rani bagged the gold medal in the women's javelin throw event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi.
Neeraj Chopra has been asked to withdraw after his coaches felt he had not recovered sufficiently following an elbow surgery in May.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (ACU) said Nirmala Sheoran tested positive for the steroids drostanolone and metenolone at a competition in India in June 2018.
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: The star-studded American quartet of Justin Gatlin, Christian Coleman, Noah Lyles and Michael Rodgers recorded the second fastest time in history.
Shivpal Singh failed to qualify for the finals of the men's javelin throw event as he finished 24th overall in the qualification round.
Avinash Sable clocked 8:21:37, nearly four seconds faster than his previous best and qualified for Tokyo Olympics
World Athletics Championships: Jinson Johnson finished 34th overall in the 1500m heats, failing to advance to the semifinals.
Tejinder Pal Singh Toor opened with a 20.43m, bettering his earlier season's best of 20.36m, but he fouled his next attempt.
PU Chitra's previous personal best was during the National Inter-State Championships in Guwahati last year.