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Dec 12, 2018
Discuss thrower and newly-elected Congress MLA Krishna Poonia says winning elections tougher than preparing for OlympicsFar removed from the starry aura of a celebrity sportsperson, Poonia was seen by the residents as one of their very own who identified herself with all their problems and was always accessible.
Dec 10, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly election: From Vasundhara Raje to Ashok Gehlot, a look at key faces contesting state pollsWith a total of 2,873 candidates in the fray for 200 Assembly seats in Rajasthan, the upcoming Assembly election is likely to set the ground for the Lok Sabha elections next year.
Nov 24, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly polls: 189 women candidates in fray; Kiran Maheshwari from BJP; Girija Vyas from Congress among key facesOf the 189 women candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections, 23 are from the ruling BJP and 27 are from the Congress. It is also the highest number of women candidates contesting in the last 10 years.
Mar 30, 2018
Discus thrower Krishna Poonia rues lack of sporting culture in India, urges AFI to take better care of athletesKrishna Poonia called for Indians to encourage their wards to take up sports, and also talked about the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) taking better care of athletes especially in times of injury.
Jul 10, 2016
Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia fails to qualify for Rio OlympicsAce Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia has failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics as she could not touch the qualifying standard in the competitions she took part in the United States.
Apr 30, 2016
Road to Rio: Lalita Babar smashes national record, Sudha Singh qualifies for Olympics in 3000m steepleOlympics-bound Lalita Babar on Friday smashed her own national record to win the gold while Sudha Singh also qualified for the Rio Games while winning silver in women's 3000m steeplechase
Apr 26, 2016
Power failure at JLN stadium leads to first leg of Indian Grand Prix ending in farcePower failure at the competition venue on Sunday led to the first leg of the Indian Grand Prix athletics meet ending in a farce in New Delhi.
Apr 25, 2016
Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactionsBollywood superstar Salman Khan's appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador kicked up a storm on Sunday with star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and sprint legend Milkha Singh questioning the move even as the IOA and some other athletes backed the decision.
Apr 24, 2016
'Country needs medals, not sponsors': Furore over Salman's appointment as ambassador for RioSalman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador of the Olympic contingent has triggered a furore, with Yogeshwar Dutt and Milkha Singh questioning the move
Jun 16, 2015
Discuss thrower Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics sixth-place finish certificateKrishna Poonia will get her sixth-place finish diploma at the 2012 London Olympics women's discus throw final soon as the International Olympic Committee has written to the IOA in this regard.