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WATCH: Sakshi Malik, Neeraj Chopra and other stars talk about power of sports on Olympic Day
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WATCH: Sakshi Malik, Neeraj Chopra and other stars talk about power of sports on Olympic Day

Top Indian athletes joined forces in spreading the message of the power of sport in overcoming hurdles in life by featuring in a video on the occasion of Olympic Day.

Annu Rani confident of breaching Olympic qualification mark, calls for resumption of outdoor training
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Annu Rani confident of breaching Olympic qualification mark, calls for resumption of outdoor training

Annu Rani, the two-time Asian Championships medallist and current national record holder, listed her angle of release and the speed of her run-up as the key areas she would like to work on.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's javelin thrower Shivpal Singh qualifies for Games, joins Neeraj Chopra
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's javelin thrower Shivpal Singh qualifies for Games, joins Neeraj Chopra

Shivpal crossed the qualifying standard of 85m by hurling the spear to a distance of 85.47m in his fifth attempt to win gold in the ACNW Meeting

National Open Athletics Championships: Annu Rani maintains good form to clinch gold medal in women's javelin throw
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National Open Athletics Championships: Annu Rani maintains good form to clinch gold medal in women's javelin throw

Continuing her good run, Annu Rani bagged the gold medal in the women's javelin throw event at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships

World Athletics Championships 2019: India's Annu Rani calls for equal opportunities for women in sports after eighth place finish in javelin throw
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World Athletics Championships 2019: India's Annu Rani calls for equal opportunities for women in sports after eighth place finish in javelin throw

Annu Rani was competing in her second world championship and became the first Indian woman to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World's

World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin; Avinash Sable qualifies for 3000m steeplechase final
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin; Avinash Sable qualifies for 3000m steeplechase final

India's Annu Rani failed to repeat her impressive qualifying round form as she finished eighth in the women's javelin throw while Avinash Sable made it to the men's 3000m steeplechase finals under dramatic circumstances on Tuesday.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani breaks national record to become first Indian woman to reach javelin finals
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani breaks national record to become first Indian woman to reach javelin finals

Annu Rani sent the iron spear to a distance of 62.43m in her second round throw, bettering her earlier national record of 62.34m, which she achieved in March, to book a place for Tuesday's finals.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Hima Das named as relay runner in India's squad; Neeraj Chopra misses out due to injury
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Hima Das named as relay runner in India's squad; Neeraj Chopra misses out due to injury

Hima Das could not qualify for her pet event 400m but she has been named to run in the women's 4x400m relay and the mixed 4x400m relay races.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 188: RCB earn last-ball win over CSK, Vikas Krishan clinch second pro boxing fight and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 188: RCB earn last-ball win over CSK, Vikas Krishan clinch second pro boxing fight and more

In today's episode, we discuss Royal Challengers Bangalore's thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings despite Dhoni's heroics, Indian boxers performance at Asian Championships, India's medal wins on first day of Asian Athletics Championships and more.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 188 of Spodcast where we discuss RCB's thrilling win over CSK, Vikas Krishan's pro boxing win and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 188 of Spodcast where we discuss RCB's thrilling win over CSK, Vikas Krishan's pro boxing win and more

Here's the full script of Episode 188, where we discuss Royal Challengers Bangalore's' thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings despite Dhoni's heroics, Indian boxers performance at Asian Championships, India's medal wins on first day of Asian Athletics Championships and more.

Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable's hustle, Dutee Chand's feat, Hima Das' agony dominate headlines on Day 1
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Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable's hustle, Dutee Chand's feat, Hima Das' agony dominate headlines on Day 1

At the iconic Khalifa International Stadium, on the first day of the Asian Athletic Championships 2019, there was no dearth of drama.

Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable shows maturity despite trepidation to bag silver on international debut
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Asian Athletics Championships: Avinash Sable shows maturity despite trepidation to bag silver on international debut

Despite the trepidation, once the race got underway, Sable was confident that he could beat everyone. He only had to remember to run to the plan that his coach had made for him.

Asian Athletics Championships: Annu Rani, Avinash Sable lead charge as India bag five medals including two silvers on Day 1
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Asian Athletics Championships: Annu Rani, Avinash Sable lead charge as India bag five medals including two silvers on Day 1

Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 3000m steeple chaser Avinash Sable led the charge with a silver each as India won five medals on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary secure India's first medals; Dutee Chand shatters national record
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Annu Rani, Parul Choudhary secure India's first medals; Dutee Chand shatters national record

Javelin thrower Annu Rani and 5000m runner Parul Choudhary won a silver and a bronze respectively as India opened its medal account on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championships on Sunday

AFI's policy on selection of Indian squad for global events has made route to Olympics tougher for athletes
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AFI's policy on selection of Indian squad for global events has made route to Olympics tougher for athletes

It may have been easier for the Indians to pick up ranking points and be high enough in the charts to secure their entries in the Olympic Games than meeting the stiffer than before qualifying criteria.

Asian Games 2018: Javelin thrower Annu Rani gets green signal to fly to Indonesia after good performance in Railways Meet
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Asian Games 2018: Javelin thrower Annu Rani gets green signal to fly to Indonesia after good performance in Railways Meet

Annu Rani, who won a bronze in the 2014 Asiad, could not qualify for the Asian Games during the National Inter-State Championships in Guwahati in June but was given another chance by asking her to appear for a confirmatory trial on 15 August at the NIS Patiala.

Asian Games 2018: Javelin throwers Annu Rani, Monika Chaudhary dropped from squad for underperforming at trials
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Asian Games 2018: Javelin throwers Annu Rani, Monika Chaudhary dropped from squad for underperforming at trials

The selection committee, which met under the chairmanship of Olympian GS Randhawa at AFI office, also asked shot putter Naveen Chikara to attempt one more trial on Monday.

Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award
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Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award

Neeraj Chopra became only the fifth Indian athlete to have won a track and field gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after throwing 86.47m.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's 'miserable' campaign ends with poor showing in race walks
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's 'miserable' campaign ends with poor showing in race walks

KT Irfan and Khushbir Kaur finished at 23rd and 42nd positions respectively in the men's and women's 20 kilometres race walk events on the final day of competitions as India ended their miserable World Championships campaign on a disappointing note.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's Davinder Singh Kang finishes 12th in men's javelin throw final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: India's Davinder Singh Kang finishes 12th in men's javelin throw final

Davinder Singh Kang failed to make his historic final-round appearance count, finishing a disappointing 12th in the men's javelin throw competition, as India continued their miserable show in the World Athletics Championships in London.