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Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

Jul 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28

Tokyo Olympic-bound Race Walkers KT Irfan And Bhawana Jat Undergo Fitness Test

Jul 09, 2021 PTI

Bhawana and Irfan, both 20km race walkers, and long jumper M Sreeshankar are currently training at the SAI centre in Bengaluru.


Retired Usain Bolt Going The Extra Half-mile, Trains For 800 Event

Bolt is undertaking the new distance in part for a promotion — and to simply put on those spikes again.

Hima Das Promises To Comeback Stronger After Missing Tokyo Olympics

Jul 06, 2021 PTI

Hima had sustained a hamstring injury while running 100m heats during the National Inter-State Athletics Championships last month


Caster Semenya To Miss Tokyo Games, May Be Forced Out Of Olympics For Good

In 12 years at the top, Semenya has won two Olympic golds and three world championship titles, but her success has come amid constant scrutiny

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02 July, 2021

Norway's Karsten Warholm Breaks 29-year-old 400 Hurdles World Record

Associated Press (AP)

Warholm finished in 46.70 seconds to break the mark of 46.78 set by American Kevin Young in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics


01 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Caster Semenya Fails To Reach Qualifying Time For 5,000m

Associated Press (AP)

Semenya was taking part in a race at Liege in Belgium, which was held after an Olympic qualifying deadline of June 29 had already expired.


29 June, 2021

Seema Punia Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics In Women's Discus Throw Event

PTI

Punia,37, who has a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games, breached the Olympic qualifying mark of 63.50m.


29 June, 2021

Odisha Government Nominates Sprinter Dutee Chand For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

PTI

Dutee clocked 11.7 seconds in 100m at the Indian Grand Prix 4 in Patiala last week, missing the automatic Olympic qualification time by 0.02 seconds


26 June, 2021

Injured Hima Das On Verge Of Missing Out On Tokyo Olympics

PTI

Hima, who has had a lower back injury problem for a long time, did not start in the 100m final due to the injury


26 June, 2021

S Dhanalakshmi Wins 100m Dash, Dutee Fourth; Injured Hima Das On Verge Of Missing Olympics

PTI

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


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24 June, 2021

Dutee Chand, Hima Das To Get One Last Attempt To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics

PTI

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


21 June, 2021

Faster Than 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh, Kerala’s OK Antony Died In Obscurity

Outlook Web Bureau

Despite being the one who was better than both legendary Milkha and Makhan - two of the country’s best middle-distance runners - Antony quit track because of chronic respiratory condition


21 June, 2021

Milkha Singh's Death: Jeev Pays Tribute To His Father Says, Was My Best Friend, Guide, Mentor

PTI

The 49-year-old Jeev Milkha said Father's Day on Sunday was 'another sad reminder of what I've lost'


21 June, 2021

Athletics Body Increases World Championships Prize Pool Using Doping Fines Received From Russia

Associated Press (AP)

Sebastian Coe, the president of the World Athletics federation, said that prize money would increase by US $1 million at 2022, '23 World Championships


20 June, 2021

Milkha Singh's Story Speaks To Everyone: Farhan Akhtar On Memories With Sprint Legend

PTI

Farhan, who played the lead role in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', said working on the movie gave him a lifetime's worth of memories and cherished moments with Milkha Singh


19 June, 2021

Milkha Singh's Death: PT Usha, Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar Mourn Death Of Their Idol, Hero

Agencies

Sports fraternity mourned the death of 91-year-old Padma Shri awardee Milkha Singh who lost his month-long battle with COVID-19 late Friday night at a Chandigarh hospital.


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19 June, 2021

Milkha Singh To Be Cremated With Full State Honours

PTI

The 91-year-old Milkha Singh died on Friday night after a month-long battle with COVID-19


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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.

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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.

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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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