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Aug 20, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Long jumper M Sreeshankar eyes medal as his family members battle in Kerala floodsAsked to board the flight for Asian Games despite some family members missing in the wake of Kerala floods, debutant long-jumper M Sreeshankar on Monday said he can finally focus on the job at hand after his grandfather and uncle were traced.
Apr 11, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Nayana James, Neena Varakil qualify for women's long jump finalsNayana James and Neena Varakil made it to the finals of the women's long jump event after finishing ninth and 12th respectively overall in the qualification round in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Wednesday.
Mar 26, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Long jumper M Sreeshankar diagnosed with appendicitis, will miss out on Gold Coast eventSreeshankar, who had won the gold in men's long jump at the Federation Cup National Championships at Patiala, is set to be operated at his home town of Palakkad in Kerala.
Nov 30, 2017
How Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become an Olympic medallist and role modelLuvo Manyonga is a Rio Olympics silver medal-winning long jumper. A 2017 World Championships gold medallist. An icon for South African youngsters. Back in another life, Manyonga used to be a drug abuser.
Aug 23, 2017
Carl Lewis takes dig at Usain Bolt, says too much focus on one individual had hindered growth of athleticsThe last decade in world athletics belonged to Usain Bolt but the legendary Carl Lewis is not happy with the singular focus on the Jamaican showman.
Aug 06, 2017
Usain Bolt finishes final solo race with bronze, Almaz Ayana wins 10,000m at IAAF World ChampionshipsCatch all the best moments of the second day of 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships. Usain Bolt won a bronze medal in his final solo race, while Justin Gatlin clinched the gold medal.
Jul 07, 2017
Asian Athletics Championship: G Lakshmanan's celebrations and other memorable moments from Day 1G Lakshmanan and Manpreet Kaur won golds on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championship, hosted in Bhubaneswar, as India sat on top of the medal tally.
Feb 05, 2017
Nitro Athletics: Usain Bolt leads his All-Stars team to victory on opening night of inaugural meetThe world's fastest man Usain Bolt led his Bolt All-Stars to victory on the opening night of the inaugural Nitro Athletics teams event in Melbourne on Saturday.
Jan 30, 2017
Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in Abhinav BindraIndia's only para-athlete to win two Paralympics gold medals, Devendra Jhajharia is overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in country's Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, which he feels would have motivated him to go for his second yellow metal at the upcoming World Championships.
Jul 25, 2016
Road to Rio: Will Ankit Sharma, ignored at Asiad, find redemption at Olympics?The current Indian national record holder in long jump, Ankit Sharma, will be competing in the Men's Long Jump event in Rio.