Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Athletics

Athletics: Invitational event a chance for Indian race walkers to qualify for Tokyo 2020

Chennai is all set to host an international invitational event that will provide Indian racewalkers with the chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, PTI reported. The event will take place on Feb 15 and Feb 16 according...

Hima Das sits for Class 12th exam, hopes to continue studying

Guwahati: India’s latest track sensation Hima Das appeared for her class XII exams at her native place at Dhing College in Nagaon district in Assam on Tuesday. Hima, a student of Arts stream said that her first day at the...

Foreign coaches appointed in Athletics and TT with view to Tokyo 2020

Since September 2018, immediately after the Asian Games, Indian Table Tennis coach and the man often credited with turning the sport around in the country Massimo Costantini's resignation, the Indian National team has been without a foreign coach. That is...

Schemes like Khelo India help rural talents to pursue sports: Dutee Chand

The Asian Games proved to be a very fruitful experience for Dutee Chand, India's fastest woman who has seen dark days and been at the receiving end of insensitivity at the hands of the world athletics body due to...

23 Olympic and Paralympic athletes included under TOPS in preparation for Tokyo 2020

New Delhi, January 30: The Sports Authority of India's Mission Olympic Cell held a meeting today, chaired by Director General, Sports Authority of India, Neelam Kapur, in which 23 athletes were selected from badminton, cycling, para-athletics and para-shooting, to be included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), ahead...