After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing. The total number of infected boxers now stands at 20.
80 people from Government Rajindra Hospital and Medical College, Patiala have turned out to be Covid-19 positive. Patiala is turning out to be the worst-hit district in Punjab in terms of a rising number of coronavirus cases.
According to Hima's media manager, there is nothing to worry about on the health front. Hima was about to start training ahead of national camp later this month.
Along with 15 athletes in individual events, the two relay teams had also qualified for the Tokyo Olympics
Punia,37, who has a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games, breached the Olympic qualifying mark of 63.50m.
Hima, who has had a lower back injury problem for a long time, did not start in the 100m final due to the injury
While Dutee is likely to qualify for the Olympics on the basis of world rankings, Hima did not start in the final after sustaining a muscle pull during the 100m heats
An Indian team had clocked 3:02.59 in Turkey in 2019, but that time had left it in the 16th place in the rankings
Graded as 'B' category event by World Athletics, the five-day event offers some of the top athletes a chance to breach qualifying standards for an automatic Olympic berth
India's men's boxing chief coach CA Kuttappa and shot put coach Mohinder Singh Dhillon are among those who have tested positive for the virus
Harmanpreet Kaur missed the T20 series against South Africa in Lucknow after injuring herself in the fifth ODI
S Dhanalakshmi of Tamil Nadu is now in the top 10 of Indian all-time list in the women's 200m
Javelin thrower Chopra sustained his fine run of form with a massive throw over 87.80m on his final attempt which secured him a new meet record
India's long jumper Murali Sreeshankar qualifies for Tokyo Olympics with a national record effort of 8.26m at the Federation Cup in Patiala
The much-anticipated 100m final did not live up to the expectations as Hima Das was shown the red card, while Dutee Chand was upstaged by S Dhanalakshmi
The ongoing Federation Cup in National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala is serving as a 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifier. Watch Dutee and Hima in action, live
Annu Rani clinched the gold with a best throw of 63.24m, obliterating her earlier national mark of 62.43m
Nikolai Snesarev was at the NIS, Patiala running track in the morning with his wards
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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