Caster Semenya To Run 800m In Rabat After Court Victory
Agence France-Presse

Caster Semenya To Run 800m In Rabat After Court Victory

The IAAF had earlier this month opposed a ruling by the court temporarily suspending the federation's rules following an appeal by Caster Semenya.

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy
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Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy

Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that expired at the end of 2017.

Asian Athletics Championships Gold Medallist Gomathi Marimuthu Fails Dope Test
Press Trust of India

Asian Athletics Championships Gold Medallist Gomathi Marimuthu Fails Dope Test

Last month, Gomathi Marimuthu won the gold medal in 800 metres event at the Asian Athletics Championships.

India Exit IAAF World Relays 2019 On Disappointing Note

India Exit IAAF World Relays 2019 On Disappointing Note

Despite question marks over her participation because of spondylitis of the lumbar vertebrae, Indian sprint sensation Hima Das led the women's team.

Caster Semenya Wins Doha 800m In First Race Since Gender Ruling Defeat

Caster Semenya Wins Doha 800m In First Race Since Gender Ruling Defeat

The South African, a two-time Olympic champion, timed 1min 54.98sec to defeat Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba

Neeraj Chopra Undergoes Elbow Surgery, Doubtful For World Championships
Press Trust of India

Neeraj Chopra Undergoes Elbow Surgery, Doubtful For World Championships

Neeraj Chopra won a gold in the Commonwealth Games as well as Asian Games last year.

Caster Semenya Loses Court Challenge Against IAAF Testosterone Rules
Agence France-Presse

Caster Semenya Loses Court Challenge Against IAAF Testosterone Rules

Caster Semenya was fighting measures imposed by the IAAF that compel "hyperandrogenic" athletes to lower testosterone levels to compete as women.

Asian Athletics Championships: PU Chitra Wins Gold In Women
Dipankar Lahiri

Asian Athletics Championships: PU Chitra Wins Gold In Women's 1500-Metre Final

India have finished the 2019 AAC with 3 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals, fourth on the overall medals tally, only behind Japan, China and Bahrain.

Unheralded Gomathi Marimuthu, Tejinderpal Singh Toor Win Gold Each in Asian Athletics Championships
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Unheralded Gomathi Marimuthu, Tejinderpal Singh Toor Win Gold Each in Asian Athletics Championships

The 30-year-old Gomathi clocked a personal best time of 2 minute 02.70 seconds in the half mile event to win a surprise gold for India.

Asian Athletics Championships: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary Open India
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Asian Athletics Championships: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary Open India's Medal Account; Dutee Chand Smashes Own National Record

Dutee Chand smashed her own national record in 100m dash to qualify for the semifinals.

Asian Athletics Championships: Hima Das Suffers Back Spasm, Fails To Finish 400m Race
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Asian Athletics Championships: Hima Das Suffers Back Spasm, Fails To Finish 400m Race

Hima Das did not finish the heat number one which was won by Nadeesha Ramanayaka of Sri Lanka.

Cleared Of Doping Charges, Davinder Singh Kang Named In 43-Member India Team For Asian Championships
Press Trust of India

Cleared Of Doping Charges, Davinder Singh Kang Named In 43-Member India Team For Asian Championships

Davinder Singh Kang was recently cleared of doping charges by both the AIU and WADA.

China
Agence France-Presse

China's Twerking High Jumper Banned For Breaking Commercial Rules

The Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) punished the Zhang Guowei for attending two commercial events, in late February and early March, without getting permission.

Breakthrough Year For Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das But Familiar Dope Shame Hits Indian Athletics
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Breakthrough Year For Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das But Familiar Dope Shame Hits Indian Athletics

Hima Das carved out a slice of history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold at the world level.

India
Prabhjeet Singh Sethi

India's Quarter-Mile Runner Nirmala Sheoran Fails Dope Test: Reports

Nirmala Sheoran had won a gold medal at the Asian Championships last year.

Sprint Star Usain Bolt Fumes Over Drug Test Notice
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Sprint Star Usain Bolt Fumes Over Drug Test Notice

Usain Bolt quit athletics last year and is yet to be offered a deal by Australia's Central Coast Mariners, where he is currently on trial.

Athlete Hima Das Named State Ambassador Of Assam

Athlete Hima Das Named State Ambassador Of Assam

Hima Das was earlier named the sports ambassador of Assam after her gold medal in the U-20 World Championship in Finland.

Hima Das Says She Didn
Indo-Asian News Service

Hima Das Says She Didn't Expect Arjuna Award This Year

Hima Das became an overnight sensation after clinching the gold medal at the U-20 World Championship in Finland earlier this year.

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