World Athletics award Heritage Plaque to 6 historic road races

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Monaco, Oct 3 (IANS) Six of the world's oldest footraces have been awarded the Heritage Plaque by World Athletics. The road races are Around the...

Athens Marathon cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

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Athens, Oct 2 (IANS) The 2020 Athens Marathon, which was slated to take place on November 7-8, has been cancelled due to the Covid-19...

AFI competitions to begin with event for throwers from Oct 26

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New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has finalised its deferred calendar for the year 2020-21 wherein the competitions will...

Kenyan runner Patrick Siele slapped with ban for doping

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Nairobi, Sep 25 (IANS) Kenyan long-distance runner Patrick Siele has been handed a ban of three years and six months by the Athletics Integrity...

4-time world champion Christian Taylor stunned in Slovakia

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Bratislava (Slovakia), Sep 12 (IANS) Four-time world triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the US failed to live up to expectations as he was...

Doors might be closed not locked: Semenya after losing testosterone rules appeal

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New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) "Doors might be closed not locked", said double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya after she lost her long-running...

Das, Chopra & Gopichand to spearhead Future Fearless Champions challenge

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Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's top sportspersons, including track and field champions Hima Das and Neeraj Chopra and national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand, will...

Germany's Vetter produces 2nd best javelin throw in history

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Warsaw, Sep 7 (IANS) Germany's Johannes Vetter came close to breaking the javelin world record, throwing 97.76m at the Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics...

33 sportspersons apply for diploma course in sports coaching at NSNIS Patiala

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New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) As many as 33 eminent sports personalities across 15 sports disciplines have applied for direct admission for the diploma...

Mo Farah, Hassan break one-hour world record in Brussels

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Brussels, Sep 5 (IANS) Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan both broke the one-hour world record at the Memorial Van Damme meet....

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