"Best Thing On Internet": Twitter Explodes After Athletics Federation Of India
Abhimanyu Bose

"Best Thing On Internet": Twitter Explodes After Athletics Federation Of India's Message For Pakistan Athlete

The Athletics Federation of India congratulated Pakistan javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem after he won gold in the South Asian Games and secured qualification for the Tokyo Olympics.

Yohan Blake Talks Success, Fitness With Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez
Abhimanyu Bose

Yohan Blake Talks Success, Fitness With Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez

Jamaican sprint star Yohan Blake is in India and met up with Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.

Yohan Blake Lashes Out At World Athletics Chief Sebastian Coe, Says "He Is Killing The Sport"
Press Trust of India

Yohan Blake Lashes Out At World Athletics Chief Sebastian Coe, Says "He Is Killing The Sport"

Yohan Blake lashed out at World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe for removing four events, including the 200m race from next year's Diamond League.

IAAF Changes Name To World Athletics
Indo-Asian News Service

IAAF Changes Name To World Athletics

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will now be known as World Athletics.

Sundar Singh Gurjar Wins Gold In World Para Athletics Championships
Indo-Asian News Service

Sundar Singh Gurjar Wins Gold In World Para Athletics Championships

Sundar Singh Gurjar's medal means he has bagged a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Delhi Half Marathon: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Retain Titles
Press Trust of India

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
Press Trust of India

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
Press Trust of India

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
Press Trust of India

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
Press Trust of India

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.

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