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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: Indian sprinter Hima Das suffers back spasm during 400m heats
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Indian sprinter Hima Das suffers back spasm during 400m heats

The injury has put Hima's participation in the women's 4x400m relay and mixed 400m relay on the final day in doubt though Nair said it was not a serious injury

Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Indian athletes must fulfil potential as World Championships, Tokyo Olympics loom large
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Asian Athletics Championships 2019: Indian athletes must fulfil potential as World Championships, Tokyo Olympics loom large

Towards the goal of winning medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it is essential for the Indian athletes to perform up to their true potential in the Asian Athletics Championships.

Women's 4x100m relay team, K Gomathi make cut for Asian Athletics Championships; Sudha Singh misses out after trial no-show
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Women's 4x100m relay team, K Gomathi make cut for Asian Athletics Championships; Sudha Singh misses out after trial no-show

The women's 100m relay team of Dutee Chand, Hina, Archana Suseendran and K Ranga clocked 44.12 seconds as against the AFI standard of 44.50 seconds

Indian track and field stars’ decision to train at home instead of international stints suggests they are giving up global dreams
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Indian track and field stars’ decision to train at home instead of international stints suggests they are giving up global dreams

It is important for all Indian track and field athletes to develop an attitude that can enable them to aim higher. For, they find it hard to adapt to a new mindset that requires them to be away from familiar environment. They seem okay to be training in national camps, but fight shy of being overseas.

Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics
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Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics

Asian Championships could be critical for Indian athletes in run up to World Championships, Tokyo Olympics

Athletes' demand for more events vs eventual reluctance to compete: The glaring contradiction of Indian athletics
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Athletes' demand for more events vs eventual reluctance to compete: The glaring contradiction of Indian athletics

Poor turnout at Indian GP events highlights glaring contradiction between athletes’ demand for more competitions and eventual reluctance to compete.

Asian Games athletics medallists Dharun Ayyasamy, Arokia Rajiv shift focus towards improving timings
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Asian Games athletics medallists Dharun Ayyasamy, Arokia Rajiv shift focus towards improving timings

Ace 400 metres hurdler Dharun Ayyasamy on Friday said his focus was on improving his timings and winning a medal at next year's Asian Championships.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Uncertainty looms over Indian contingent less than 12 days before event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Uncertainty looms over Indian contingent less than 12 days before event

With less than 12 days to go for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, uncertainty still looms over whether 21 officials named in the IOA's list would be granted clearance by the sports ministry.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala seeks 200M glory after withstanding illness, humiliation
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala seeks 200M glory after withstanding illness, humiliation

Makwala now has two days of forced rest more than Van Niekerk and if the semi-finals are any indication then the South African is tiring. Makwala is the favorite to win gold.

IAAF World Championships 2017: PU Chitra denied permission to participate in London event
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IAAF World Championships 2017: PU Chitra denied permission to participate in London event

The AFI had requested the IAAF to consider Chitra's case after Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the national federation to honour the Kerala High Court directive

IAAF World Championships 2017: Sudha Singh's name figures in entry list despite not getting selected
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Sudha Singh's name figures in entry list despite not getting selected

Sudha was among the three athletes who did not figure in the original 24-member squad selected by the AFI despite winning gold in the recent Asian Athletics Championships

IAAF World Championships 2017: Sports Minister Vijay Goel urges AFI to honour Kerala HC verdict on PU Chitra
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Sports Minister Vijay Goel urges AFI to honour Kerala HC verdict on PU Chitra

Sports Minister Vijay Goel has advised the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour the Kerala High Court directive on P U Chitra to ensure her participation in the upcoming IAAF World Championships.

Dutee Chand likely to participate in World Athletics Championships despite failing qualification standard
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Dutee Chand likely to participate in World Athletics Championships despite failing qualification standard

Dutee Chand's coach Nagpuri Ramesh said that she currently has a United Kingdom visa and she would be ready to take part in the World Championships

Asian Athletics Championships: Manpreet Kaur fails dope test days after winning shot-put gold
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Asian Athletics Championships: Manpreet Kaur fails dope test days after winning shot-put gold

Manpreet, who won a gold medal in the recently-concluded Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, tested positive for stimulant dimethylbutylamine.

Govindan Lakshmanan grabs gold in 5000m event on 1st day of Inter-State Athletics Championships
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Govindan Lakshmanan grabs gold in 5000m event on 1st day of Inter-State Athletics Championships

Lakshmanan, representing Tamil Nadu in the National Inter-State Athletics Championships, won the men's 5000m event, clocking 14:07.76.

Asian Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra, G Lakshmanan defy odds to show appetite for big stage
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Asian Athletics Championships: Neeraj Chopra, G Lakshmanan defy odds to show appetite for big stage

You could lament lack of infrastructure, ambition, initiative or sheer hunger but the likes of Neeraj Chopra and G Lakshmanan are marching through the swamps armed with just their talent and a relish for the big stage.

Asian Athletics Championships: Anu Raghavan proves a point with silver, Sudha Singh secures gold
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Asian Athletics Championships: Anu Raghavan proves a point with silver, Sudha Singh secures gold

A year ago, Anu Raghavan had thoughts about quitting athletics. But she hung on, turned her focus to the 400m hurdles and a year later; here she is, bagging silver at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships. Time is a healer, they say.