National Open Athletics: Arpinder Singh, Dharun Ayyasamy among main attractions as Championship kicks off in Bhubaneshwar today
Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh will be the biggest attraction at the 58th National Open Athletics Championships, to be held here from 25 to 28 September.
Arpinder Singh's journey from enduring naysayers to courting Asian Games glory speaks of his character and resolve to excel
On a hot and humid night in Jakarta, Arpinder Singh finally laid to rest the internal demons and silenced the naysayers who doubted him by winning gold.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 38: Djokovic, Osaka run US Open show; Arpinder Singh wins bronze at IAAF Continental Cup and more on daily podcast
In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka's wins at US Open, Serena Williams meltdown, jumper Arpinder Singh's bronze at the IAAF Continental Cup and England's strong start in the second innings of The Oval Test.
IAAF Continental Cup 2018: Arpinder Singh clinches bronze medal in triple jump, Neeraj Chopra finishes sixth
Arpinder, who had won a gold in the Asian Games in Jakarta, cleared 16.59m in the first of his three jumps to be in the four-man semifinals.
PU Chitra finishes creditable fourth in women's 1500m in IAAF Continental Cup; Jinson Johnson seventh in men's 800m
PU Chitra finished a creditable fourth in women's 1500 metres race while Jinson Johnson ended seventh in men's 800 metres on the first day of the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava on Saturday.
Manjit Singh was behind two-three runners at the final bend but ran past Jinson and others in the final stretch to win the gold. Manjit ran a personal best of 1:46.15 while Jinson clocked 1:46.35.
The Asian Athletics Association (AAA) selected seven top Indian athletes to represent Asia-Pacific Team in the International Association of Athletics Federation Continental Cup, an event competed among the season's top rankers from the regional associations.