Bhawana Jat Shatters 20Km Race Walk National Record To Secure Tokyo Olympics Spot

Unheralded Bhawana Jat qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the 20km race walk event after pulling off a shock win with a national record time at the National Championships in Ranchi on Saturday. The 23-year-old athlete, who hails from a poor farmer’s family at Kabra village in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district, clocked 1 hour 29 minutes Read More …

Indian Olympic Association Invites Sourav Ganguly To Be Goodwill Ambassador For Tokyo Games

The Indian Olympic Association has invited BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to become the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics this year. In a letter to Ganguly, a former India cricket team captain, IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta said, “The IOA extends the honour to you to be the Goodwill Ambassador of Read More …

Sachin Tendulkar Says India Transforming From Sports-Loving To Sports-Playing Nation

Over 12,000 runners will be lining up in pursuit of glory at the fourth edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon, with legendary Sachin Tendulkar himself flagging off the city’s most loved annual sporting event this Sunday. Runners from across the country and city have registered for the marathon, which will start from Read More …

Neeraj Chopra Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics With Impressive Throw In South Africa

After recovering from an elbow injury, ace India javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a throw of 87.86m at the Athletics Central North East meeting in South Africa. This was the Olympic medal hopeful’s first competitive event after recovering from the injury. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) also Read More …

Jessica Ennis-Hill Off to Flier in World Heptathlon Title Bid

Beijing: Britain’s Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill began her quest for a second world heptathlon title by leading through the first two events on Saturday’s opening day in Beijing. Making her return to major competition after giving birth last year and a battle with niggling injuries, Ennis-Hill will carry a slender 30-point advantage over fellow Briton Read More …

Justin Gatlin, Usain Bolt Rivalry Set to Explode in Beijing

Beijing: Usain Bolt and the controversial Justin Gatlin will get the World Championships off to an explosive start when they take their rivalry onto the Beijing track in the 100m heats on Saturday.(Ghebreslassie Claims Gold in Men’s Marathon) Bolt has dominated sprinting since he claimed a golden treble at the Beijing Olympics in the Bird’s Read More …

Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin Cruise into Semifinals of World 100m

Beijing: Sprint rivals Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin sailed through into the semi-finals of the men’s 100m at the world championships on Saturday. Boos rang around a packed Bird’s Nest in Beijing when Gatlin, who has served two doping bans, was introduced to the crowd over the loudspeaker. But the 33-year-old Anerican blasted home in Read More …

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