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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 28: India grab 3 silvers in athletics; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu assure medal, and more on our daily podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 28: India grab 3 silvers in athletics; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu assure medal, and more on our daily podcast

India's silver day in athletics, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu's quarterfinal wins — we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

Asian Games 2018: Hima Das, Muhammed Anas claim silver in 400m event to cap historic day in athletics
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Asian Games 2018: Hima Das, Muhammed Anas claim silver in 400m event to cap historic day in athletics

Hima Das shattered the 400m national record for a second time in two days for a silver while Muhammed Anas grabbed the second place in the same event for men on another good day for India's track and field athletes

IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Indian athletics needs old world spit and polish to become world beaters
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IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Indian athletics needs old world spit and polish to become world beaters

Govindan Lakshmanan may not have shown us the glitter of a medal but he definitely filled our hearts with pride and also revealed how raw talent, year after year, remains unpolished

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.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: G Lakshmanan says it was a dream come true to run with Mo Farah
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: G Lakshmanan says it was a dream come true to run with Mo Farah

Indian athlete G Lakshmanan said, "It was a lifetime experience to run with Mo Farah." Lakshmanan clocked a personal best timing of 13 minute 35.69 seconds, finishing 15th in his heat and 31st overall.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Govindan Lakshmanan runs personal best but fails to qualify for 5000m final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Govindan Lakshmanan runs personal best but fails to qualify for 5000m final

Lakshmanan clocked 13 minute 35.69 second, nearly one second better than his earlier personal best of 13:36.62, in the first round heat.

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.