Athletic(Search results - 61)
SportsAug 2, 2021, 10:00 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand fails to qualify for 200m semis, finishes 7th in heat
India's dream for a medal in the track event of athletics in the Tokyo Olympics has taken a hit after top sprinter Dutee Chand finished seventh in her heat, failing to qualify for the semis of the 200m event.
SportsJul 30, 2021, 11:20 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand fails to qualify for semis in 100m race, MP Jabir fails in 400m hurdles
The Indians did not have a great outing in athletics either, failing to qualify for the semis of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. While Dutee Chand could not make the cut in the 100m race, MP Jabir could not do the same in the 400m hurdles.
SportsJul 30, 2021, 7:17 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Avinash Sable sets national record, but ends 7th in 3000m steeplechase race
Avinash Sable clocked a new national record of 8.18.12 in the 3000m steeplechase race.
SportsJul 29, 2021, 3:42 PM IST
Tokyo Paralympics: Havildar Soman Rana, a soldier without a leg, qualifies for seated shot put
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics is scheduled to get underway right after the conclusion of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Meanwhile, an Indian soldier, who had lost one of his legs in a blast, has qualified for seated shot put.
SportsJul 9, 2021, 7:09 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: AFI asks M Sreeshankar, KT Irfan, Bhawna Jat to pas fitness test just weeks before departure
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is barely 14 days away, as the Indian athletes leave no stones unturned in terms of their preparations. Meanwhile, just weeks before flying to Tokyo, the AFI has requested three athletes to prove their fitness.
SportsJul 6, 2021, 1:21 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: AFI to send 26-member athletics squad
The Tokyo Olympics is set to run between July 23 and August 8. Meanwhile, the Indian athletes are also set to feature in the show and run as fast as possible. Consequently, the Athletics Federation of India has announced how many athletes would be travelling.
SportsJul 5, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: AFI conducts trial for team selection of 400m-relay
The Indian contingent is gearing up for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in every sector, including track-and-field events. Meanwhile, the team selection for the 400m-relay race is underway, as the Athletics Federation of India has begun the trails for it.
SportsJul 2, 2021, 9:52 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: The naval sailor who will be the first Indian male athlete to participate in 400m hurdles
The 25-year-old sailor, who hails from Malappuram in Kerala, is currently ranked 34th in the World Athletics' 'Road to Olympics' rankings, where 40 athletes qualify.
SportsJun 19, 2021, 5:15 PM IST
Here's how PT Usha got inspired by Milkha Singh? A must read
Milkha Singh would undoubtedly remain the greatest Indian track athlete of all time as the nation mourns his demise. The legend inspired many Indian athletes of the modern-day, which also included fellow legend PT Usha. Here's how she got inspired.
SportsJun 19, 2021, 3:48 PM IST
What was Milkha Singh's ultimate wish before dying?
Milkha Singh was a legendary former Indian athlete known for his prolific and record-scripting abilities in track and field events, having won numerous gold medals for India. As he has passed away at 91, do you know what his ultimate wish was? Check it out.
SportsJun 19, 2021, 1:21 PM IST
Milkha Singh: The 'Flying Sikh' who gave wings to a billion dreams
Milkha Singh continues to remain the most legendary Indian athlete when it comes to field and track events, while his achievements and accolades on the field are indeed praiseworthy. As the legend leaves us at 91, we take a look at his journey and career.
SportsJun 19, 2021, 9:30 AM IST
From Sachin Tendulkar to Sunil Chhetri: Indian sportsmen shocked by Milkha Singh's demise
Milkha Singh inspired millions and touched millions more in his lifetime. An athlete par excellence, the legendary sprinter's death has left many with lasting memories.
Top StoriesJun 19, 2021, 9:07 AM IST
PM joins the nation in mourning demise of Milkha Singh, 'The Flying Sikh'
Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh passed away on Friday due to post-Covid complications, at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research.
SportsFeb 27, 2021, 3:35 PM IST
From Gareth Bale to Robert Lewandowski: These 4 footballers became muscular hunks out of nowhere
Footballers are some of the strongest athletes in the world of sports. While some have made names solely based on their gameplay, some have gained popularity even for the athletic build and muscular body. However, some have also become husky suddenly.