Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Athletics

Rinku Hooda: From the track to the field, on ‘Haryana ki mitti’

Rinku Hooda's introduction to Para sports began after his arm got stuck in a paddy-sowing machine when he was merely 3-years-old. However, that has not stopped the iron-willed athlete from achieving great heights and making the nation proud. In...

The enormous shoes Arpinder Singh filled

As Arpinder Singh took long strides towards the pit, he had more than one motive in mind. He intended to win the Gold medal. He also, meant to banish the pressures of the past, as India looked for a...

Nurturing Youth Olympic medal dreams in the Nilgiris

Serenaded by teeming coffee plantations on either side the path dips and rises ever so gently as you curve your way through the quaint Nilgiri Hills. Tucked away amidst the blue mist that hangs like a curtain over Southern...

Hima Das pulls out of IAAF Continental Cup

A PTI report yesterday reported that Hima Das will apparently not be participating in the IAAF Continental Cup after a "hectic season" which saw the sprinter push the boundaries and constantly better her own time. Her coaches have ruled...

Indian and Pakistani sports can benefit from each other: Pakistan’s medal winners

For sports fans in India, the Jakarta Asian Games yielded an extraordinary moment the day Neeraj Chopra won his gold, head and shoulders above everyone in the competition. The Bronze medal winner was Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem. In a moment...