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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jinson Johnson believes he can spring surprises and qualify for 1500 m event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jinson Johnson believes he can spring surprises and qualify for 1500 m event

Jinson Johnson said, 'The qualification mark is set at 3:35 for Tokyo but the gold at Rio came in 3:50. The IAAF has made qualifications tougher. Nevertheless, for several years I have been doing things which were not done by my compatriots. I can springing surprises'

Quartermiler Hima Das included in World Relays team by AFI despite pulling out of Asian Championships due to injury
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Quartermiler Hima Das included in World Relays team by AFI despite pulling out of Asian Championships due to injury

Coaches and officials of Athletics Federation of India feel that Hima Das can recover by the time of the World Relays which is an important event as far as qualification for World Championships.

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: With World Championships, Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, India fail to improve on Asiad showing
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: With World Championships, Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, India fail to improve on Asiad showing

If you were to look at the long-term prospects of Indian athletics or the expectations raised post the Asian Games, India's performance in Doha was poor.

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m relay teams' showing fails to inspire confidence for Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m relay teams' showing fails to inspire confidence for Tokyo Olympics 2020

It can be said that the Athletics Federation of India's dream of the relay teams making a mark in the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year is some distance away.

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Underrated PU Chitra makes a giant splash by retaining 1,500m gold; India finish 4th
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Underrated PU Chitra makes a giant splash by retaining 1,500m gold; India finish 4th

PU Chitra is probably the most under-rated Indian athlete at the Asian Athletics Championships. Yet, hers was the most impactful performance by an Indian at the Doha Asian Championships.

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: PU Chitra defends 1500m title to win India's third gold; 200m bronze for Dutee Chand
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: PU Chitra defends 1500m title to win India's third gold; 200m bronze for Dutee Chand

PU Chitra defended her 1500m title to give India its third gold medal while Ajay Kumar Saroj and Dutee Chand won a silver and a bronze in men's 1500m and women's 200m.

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Clumsy baton exchanges during relay events prove costly for Indian teams
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Clumsy baton exchanges during relay events prove costly for Indian teams

The 4x400m mixed relay team's silver was good but it could have made it a gold medal-winning effort with just a slight improvement in baton exchange.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 190: Bajrang Punia emerges Asian champion, Chennai Super Kings ensure playoff berth and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 190: Bajrang Punia emerges Asian champion, Chennai Super Kings ensure playoff berth and more

In this episode, we talk about we talk about Bajrang Punia winning gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships, Chennai Super Kings' win over Sunrisers Hyderabad and India's performance at the Asian Athletics Championships.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 190 of Spodcast where we discuss Bajrang Punia becoming Asian champion, Chennai Super Kings' win and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 190 of Spodcast where we discuss Bajrang Punia becoming Asian champion, Chennai Super Kings' win and more

In this episode, we talk about we talk about Bajrang Punia winning gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships, Chennai Super Kings' win over Sunrisers Hyderabad and India's performance at the Asian Athletics Championships.

Asian Athletics Championships: Sanjivani Jadhav picks up bronze; India miss out on relay gold due to faulty baton exchanges
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Asian Athletics Championships: Sanjivani Jadhav picks up bronze; India miss out on relay gold due to faulty baton exchanges

In the end, on the third day, India are placed fourth in the medal standings with 2 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals. Injuries and some below-par performances have killed off medal chances

Firstpost Editor's Picks: AAP's incoherent strategy, CJI harassment allegations, Shah Rukh Khan's break; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: AAP's incoherent strategy, CJI harassment allegations, Shah Rukh Khan's break; today's must-read stories

AAP's incoherent strategy may cost it dearly in the Lok Sabha polls, CJI sexual harassment allegations, Shah Rukh Khan's break before his next film; today's must-read stories

Asian Athletics Championships: Tajinderpal Singh Toor's gold medal is an ode to his consistency, but he's still work in progress
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Asian Athletics Championships: Tajinderpal Singh Toor's gold medal is an ode to his consistency, but he's still work in progress

With an opening effort of 20.22m, Tajinderpal ensured that Tajinderpal would become the eighth Indian to win Asian Championships shot put gold and that the rest of the field was fighting for silver.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 189 of Spodcast where we discuss Delhi's win over Rajasthan, India at Asian Athletics Championships and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 189 of Spodcast where we discuss Delhi's win over Rajasthan, India at Asian Athletics Championships and more

In today's episode, we talk about Gomathi Marimuthu and Tejinderpal Singh Toor's Asian Athletics Championships gold, Delhi's win over Rajasthan in a high-scoring contest, IPL final's schedule change and more.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 189: India claim two gold medals at Asian Athletics Championships, IPL final venue shifted and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 189: India claim two gold medals at Asian Athletics Championships, IPL final venue shifted and more

In today's episode, we talk about Gomathi Marimuthu and Tejinderpal Singh Toor's Asian Athletics Championships gold, Delhi's win over Rajasthan in a high-scoring contest, IPL final's schedule change and more.

Asian Athletics Championships: Gomathi Marimuthu, Tajinder Pal Singh Toor up the ante with gold; Dutee Chand disappoints
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Asian Athletics Championships: Gomathi Marimuthu, Tajinder Pal Singh Toor up the ante with gold; Dutee Chand disappoints

Gomathi Marimuthu ran a personal best in the 800m for a gold; Tejinder Pal Singh Toor improved it to a shot put gold; Shivpal Singh bagged a javelin silver with a personal best while Jabir Madari and Saritaben Gayakwad finishing with a bronze each in the 400m hurdles.

Asian Athletics Championships: Gomathi Marimuthu, Tejinderpal Singh Toor bag gold; Shivpal Singh takes silver with personal best
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Asian Athletics Championships: Gomathi Marimuthu, Tejinderpal Singh Toor bag gold; Shivpal Singh takes silver with personal best

The 30-year-old Gomathi Marimuthu clocked a personal best time of 2 minutes 02.70 seconds in the half-mile event to win a surprise gold for India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Contempt case against Rahul Gandhi, Sri Lanka blasts aftermath, Game of Thrones; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Contempt case against Rahul Gandhi, Sri Lanka blasts aftermath, Game of Thrones; today's must-read stories

This is not the first time Rahul Gandhi has interpreted the Supreme Court order in different way. The Congress had not accepted the Supreme Court's December 2018 verdict on the Rafale deal.

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.