Articles about World Athletics Championships

27-year-old Avinash Sable breaks 5000m national record: Decoding his profile

07 May 2022

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27-year-old Avinash Sable breaks 5000m national record: Decoding his profile

India's track and field athlete, Avinash Sable, has set a national record at the Sound Running Track meet in San Juan Capistrano, USA.

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

29 Aug 2017

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Why do we have a National Sports Day?

National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

13 Aug 2017

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World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

11 Aug 2017

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World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.

Bolt bids farewell with a bronze

06 Aug 2017

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Bolt bids farewell with a bronze

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran in his last solo race only to finish at the third place behind American duo Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.

2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

04 Aug 2017

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2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

Usain Bolt may be the 'fastest man on Earth', but will this 30-year-old make history for one last time at the 2017 World Athletics Championships?

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

30 Jul 2017

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Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour Kerala High Court's directive to include Asia's 1500 metre gold medallist PU Chitra in India's squad for next month's World Athletics Championships in London.

Kaur fails second dope test; removed from World Championships squad

20 Jul 2017

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Kaur fails second dope test; removed from World Championships squad

Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur was removed from the Indian team for the upcoming World Athletics Championships after her second dope test was positive.

Asian shot-put champion Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

19 Jul 2017

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Asian shot-put champion Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

India's shot put gold medallist Manpreet Kaur tested positive for a banned substance in a test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the Federation Cup National Championships in June.