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Olympic Gold Medalist, Neeraj Chopra's Outreach Program Will Connect School Children To India's Ace Athletes

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach envisages interaction of all Olympians and Paralympians with students from 75 schools each in a span of two years to motivate the youngsters to have "santulit ahaar" or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.

Ajeet Kumar, KM Deeksha Win 1500m Gold At National U-23 Athletics Meet

Sep 27, 2021 PTI

Maharashtra's distance runners Adesh Yadav and Komal Chandrakant Jagdale won the men's and women's 5000m titles respectively earlier on Monday morning.


Shaili Singh Can Break My Long Jump Record: Anju Bobby George On U-20 World Athletics Silver Medallist

Robert on Sunday said that her wife Anju's national record of 6.83m set during the 2004 Athens Olympics will be bettered by Shaili within three years

Shaili Singh: From Training Barefoot To Silver In U-20 World Athletics Championship

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday the Jhansi-girl Shaili missed long jump gold by 1cm. She settled for silver with a leap of 6.59m


Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm, Settles For Silver In U-20 World Athletics Meet

Shaili,17, leaped 6.59m but it was not enough for a gold as she was pipped to the post by Sweden's reigning European junior champion Maja Askag, who managed 6.60m

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22 August, 2021

Prefontaine Classic: Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 100m, Sha'Carri Richardson Last In Return

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah ran the 100m in 10.54 seconds, the best time in the world this year as well as a meet record and a personal best


18 August, 2021

Indian Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Wins Bronze In U-20 World Athletics Championships

PTI

The Indian quartet of Bharat S, Priya Mohan, Summy and Kapil clocked 3:20.60 seconds to finish third in the final.


10 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Uwe Hohn On His Way Out As His Contract Ends - Sources

PTI

Hohn's outburst regarding the lack of facilities at the national camp a month prior to the Olympics also didn't go down well with both AFI and SAI.


08 August, 2021

'Thank You My Son', PT Usha To Neeraj Chopra For 'Realising Unfinished Dream' At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Javelin thrower Chopra secured India's second individual gold in Olympic history with a sensational throw of 87.58m


07 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Dedicates Historic Athletics Gold At Tokyo Olympics To Late Milkha Singh

PTI

Neeraj Chopra said, 'Milkha Singh wanted to hear the national anthem in a stadium. He is no longer with us but his dream has been fulfilled'


06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Its Italy Again As Marcell Jacobs Backs Up 100m Gold With 4x100m Relay Win

Associated Press (AP)

Jacobs, recently crowned Olympic champion in the 100m, helped Italy win 4x100m relay gold


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06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's 4x400m Relay Team Breaks Asian Record But Fails To Make Final, Race Walkers Disappoint

PTI

The quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Tom Noah Nirmal, Rajiv Arokia and Amoj Jacob finished fourth missing the final qualification by whisker


04 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Canadian Andre De Grasse Finally Gets His Gold in 200m

Associated Press (AP)

De Grasse powered past a pair of Americans — Kenny Bednarek and Noah Lyles — to finish in 19.62 seconds and take one of the titles that Usain Bolt had owned for the last three Olympics


03 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah Speeds To 200m Sprint Gold

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah blew away a much-decorated field in the 200m as she completed her 2nd straight Olympic sprint sweep


02 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand Finishes Last In Her 200m Heat Race, Fails To Qualify For Semifinals

PTI

Dutee, 25, who had already crashed out of her pet event 100m in the first round, clocked 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4


31 July, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah Breaks 33-year-old Olympic Record To Win Women's 100m At Tokyo

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner’s 33-year-old Olympic record in the women’s 100m final as Jamaica swept the medals


23 July, 2021

Athletics Federation of India Warns Two For Under-Performance Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

PTI

Long jumper M Sreeshankar, race walker KT Irfan poor form worries AFI, coaches pulled up


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20 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 'Go For Elusive Medal', Sachin Tendulkar Tells Games-bound Track And Field Athletes

PTI

The Tokyo-bound track and field contingent will have 47 members, including 26 athletes. There will be 11 coaches, eight support staff, one team doctor and one team leader.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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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