Asian Athletics Championships: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary Open India
Press Trust of India

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
Press Trust of India

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
Agence France-Presse

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.

Mo Farah Wins 5th Straight Great North Run
Agence France-Presse

Mo Farah Wins 5th Straight Great North Run

Mo Farah crossed the line in 59min 26sec, just four seconds short of the personal best he set in winning his second title in 2015.

Asian Games 2018: Tajinderpal Singh Toor Clinches Maiden Asiad Gold, Squash Adds Three Bronze
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Asian Games 2018: Tajinderpal Singh Toor Clinches Maiden Asiad Gold, Squash Adds Three Bronze

Tajinderpal Singh Toor sent the iron ball to a national record distance of 20.75m to win his maiden Asian Games medal on the opening day of the athletics competition.

Asian Games 2018: Muhammed Anas Yahiya India
Sylvester Tamang

Asian Games 2018: Muhammed Anas Yahiya India's Biggest Track Hope In Men's Section

Muhammed Anas Yahiya has the potential to go far in the 400 metres.

Neeraj Chopra Says He Wants To Give His Best At Asian Games 2018
Indo-Asian News Service

Neeraj Chopra Says He Wants To Give His Best At Asian Games 2018

Neeraj Chopra will lead the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games.

This Day, That Year: Usain Bolt Became The Fastest Man In The World

This Day, That Year: Usain Bolt Became The Fastest Man In The World

On August 16, 2008, Usain Bolt clocked 9.69 in the 100 metres at the Beijing Olympics.

Asian Games 2018:
Agence France-Presse

Asian Games 2018: 'The Scars Will Be There' - India's Gender-Row Sprinter Dutee Chand Gets Chance At Asiad

Dutee Chand, affected by hyperandrogenism, fought and won a lengthy court battle earlier this year to remain in the sport.

Target Is To Ensure Dipa Karmakar Reaches Asiad Gymnastics Finals: Coach Nandi
Indo-Asian News Service

Target Is To Ensure Dipa Karmakar Reaches Asiad Gymnastics Finals: Coach Nandi

Returning after a long lay-off of nearly two years due to injury, Dipa clinched the gold medal in Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey, last month.

Kenya
Agence France-Presse

Kenya's 400m Hurdles Champion Nicholas Bett Killed In Car Crash

The 28-year-old Bett, the father of two-year-old twins, made his name at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing where he surprised the field by taking gold.

Kenya Welcomes New Rules To Curb Athletes Trafficking To Rich Nations
Indo-Asian News Service

Kenya Welcomes New Rules To Curb Athletes Trafficking To Rich Nations

Athletics Kenya President Jack Tuwei lauded the move by IAAF Council saying it will help develop young talent in the country.

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