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Olympics torch relay to start in a month signalling the start of the event...

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The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics is to start in a month, which should be a sign that the troubled Olympics are on track to begin on July 23.It was at this stage at the start of...

No Russian athletes at next month’s European indoor championships

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Russian athletes won't be able to compete at next month's European indoor championships because a new anti-doping plan won't be approved in time, the governing body of track said Wednesday.Russia has been suspended by World Athletics since 2015 because...

Sreeshankar hopes to make it count in Indian Grand Prix-2

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The performances in last week’s Indian Grand Prix-1, the national season-opener, may not have raised excitement levels much, but with the arrival of young long jumper M. Sreeshankar in Patiala, there is a lot to look forward to in...

Injured Johnson-Thompson to be fit for Tokyo: GB head coach

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British Athletics head coach Christian Malcolm is confident heptathlon world champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson will be fit for the Tokyo Olympics despite missing next week's European Indoor Championships due to an Achilles tendon injury.Johnson-Thompson, who sustained the injury in training...

Jinson Johnson says he is satisfied with his training for Tokyo Olympics

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Early last year, Jinson Johnson was eagerly looking forward to returning to competition after recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon. But the global pandemic and the long lockdown messed up his plans.Now, the Athletics Federation of India has lined...

National Cross Country 10km: Parasappa, Sonika crowned champions

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The results:Men 10km: 1. Parasappa Madevappa Halijol (Kar, 31:13.21), 2. Vikram Bangriya (MP, 31:15.21), 3. Adesh Yadav (Mah, 31:19.41); Under-20 8km: 1. Prince Nagar (Har, 26:04.87), 2. Sushant Jedhe (Mah, 26:06.22), 3. Indrajeet Farak (Mah, 26:27.36); Under-18 6km: 1....

Indian Grand Prix-1: Good start for M. R. Poovamma

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The seasoned M. R. Poovamma stayed steady and won the women’s 400m comfortably but there were some big surprises in the Indian Grand Prix-1, the national athletics season-opener for seniors, in Patiala on Thursday.The 30-year-old Asian bronze medallist defeated...

Indian Grand Prix I meet: Dutee Chand among top athletes competing

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Around 85 athletes, including 100m national record holder Dutee Chand, will be seen in action during the Indian Grand Prix I meet, the first track and field senior competition of the season, in Patiala on Thursday.Some top athletes like...

World Para Athletics Grand Prix: India finishes with 23 medals

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Teenaged high jumpers Praveen Kumar and Nishad Kumar produced their personal best efforts to take a gold each and set new Asian records as the curtains came down on the 12th Fazza International World Para Athletics Grand Prix here.Praveen's...

Three more race walkers qualify for Olympics; new national records in men’s and women’s...

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Three Indian race walkers qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics during the National Open Race Walking Championships here on Saturday, with Sandeep Kumar and Priyanka Goswami shattering national records in the men's and women's 20km events respectively.The National Open...

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