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Hima, Dipa, Saina

No Dipa, Saina and Hima at Tokyo Olympics 2020?

The country has, over the years, struggled to find a host of medal-winning athletes for the Olympic Games. Owing to a series...
Avinash Sable

Focus is on improving technique, speed and endurance: Avinash Sable

Indian Army has churned out many illustrious names in Indian athletics space – the names that readily come to mind are four-time...
PU Chitra

Middle-Distance runner PU Chitra is getting better with each competition

She may not be talked about in the same breath as the likes of women runner Hima Das or men’s javelin thrower...
Hima Das

On her birthday, here’s 5 special moments of Hima Das’ career

From being just another teenager, a certain doe-eyed girl from Dhing, Assam has already marked her place on the global running circuit...
Avinash Sable Annu Rani

Athletics: Avinash Sable & Annu Rani the positives in 2019

There was a tinge of positive expectation around Indian athletics at the beginning of the year especially after the performance of track & field...
Neeraj Chopra

Happy Birthday, Neeraj! The man who gave a new identity to Indian athletics

As ace Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra turns 22 today, here's a small reminder of how the Haryana lad turned out to...
OP Jaisha

OP Jaisha aims international comeback despite turning a SAI coach

It’s around four in the afternoon. The Sports Authority of India (SAI), Bengaluru centre is a beehive of activity with young trainees...
Muhammad Anas

From Navy man to champion sprinter: Tracing the journey of Muhammad Anas

Becoming only the third Indian to qualify for the Olympics in the 400 metres race event, Muhammad Anas ensured all eyeballs were...
Santhi Soundarajan

Santhi Soundarajan – Story of her past torments to present struggles

This piece is an excerpt from the newly launched book ‘She Dared – Women in Indian Sports’ authored by Abhishek Dubey and...
Adille Sumariwalla

EXCLUSIVE: We only talk about medals, not the journey to reach there — Adille...

The President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille Sumariwalla is on a mission to take Athletics to a new height in...
poovamma

To everyone who wrote me off, thank you | By MR Poovamma

There are different reasons why we might not be able to perform well some times. In the international circuit, maybe the weather,...
milkha-nehru

Throwback: When a government holiday was declared countrywide to celebrate Milka Singh

Milkha Singh, whose sporting achievements brought a sense of cheer to a nation torn apart by the aftermaths of the partition, was...
Amiya Mallick IndianOil

EXCLUSIVE: Sprinter Amiya Mallick raring to earn Tokyo ticket and eyes SAF Games

Sprinter Amiya Mallick shares is desperate to imprive his timing and earn berth for the Olympics and he credits IndianOil for standing beside him.
VK Vismaya Athletics

We work hard for medals yet people don’t know about us | V.K. Vismaya

V.K. Vismaya is India’s most improved woman sprinter this year and she shares her journey with The Bridge.

Race to Tokyo 2020: How did India fare at World Championships in pre-Olympic year?

Just about 10 months remain for the 2020 Olympics in Japan and qualification spots have been the main talking point in the...
chopra

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Lost out on a World Championship gold,’ says Neeraj Chopra

In an exclusive interaction, Neeraj Chopra opens up on his comeback to competitive action.
jinson

When will India return with a medal from Athletics World Championships?

As India's wait for a medal extends to 16 years, it's high time for the AFI to introspect and figure out a result-oriented solution.

EXCLUSIVE: Not participating in the individual event at Worlds helped in relay, says Muhammed...

In an exclusive interaction, Anas reveals just how confident the Indian team is after their performances and more.

Women should be given equal opportunities in sports — Annu Rani

Annu Rani finished at a credible eight spot in the event, broke her own national record in the qualification round earlier.

2019 World Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra backs Jinson Johnson

Ace Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is nursing an elbow injury, has backed Jinson Johnson to do well in the ongoing 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha.
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