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TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018
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TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018

Arpinder Singh's name was excluded from the TOPS core group after a performance review by the Mission Olympic Cell on Thursday. However, discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018, is still a part of the core group, raising questions about the review process.

Sports Authority of India approves Rs 57 lakh financial proposals for TOPS athletes in five sports
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Sports Authority of India approves Rs 57 lakh financial proposals for TOPS athletes in five sports

In athletics middle-distance runner Jinson Johnson, discuss thrower Seema Punia and triple jumper Arpinder Singh were the beneficiaries.

Sushil Kumar, Swapna Barman dropped from TOPS; Arpinder Singh, Avinash Sable included in revised list
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Sushil Kumar, Swapna Barman dropped from TOPS; Arpinder Singh, Avinash Sable included in revised list

Sushil Kumar and India's first Asian Games gold medallist heptathlete Swapna Barman were on Thursday dropped from the latest Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)

Silesian Boxing Championship: MC Mary Kom reaches final after beating Hanna Okhota; Seema Punia bows out
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Silesian Boxing Championship: MC Mary Kom reaches final after beating Hanna Okhota; Seema Punia bows out

Sarita Devi defeated Czech Republic's Alena Czechy 5-0 on Wednesday night after going past Kazakhstan's Aizan Khojabekova in the opening round.

Seema Punia interview: If not for discus throw, I would have been in some remote village tending to cows
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Seema Punia interview: If not for discus throw, I would have been in some remote village tending to cows

The road to glory in Tokyo will not be an easy one for Seema but the battle scarred veteran is not willing to give up. Her previous Olympic campaigns have been forgettable, failing to make it to the finals. And this is reason for the gutsy fighter to give her best shot at redemption.

Listen: Full script of Episode 32 of Spodcast where we discuss women's relay team's win, India men's hockey team's exit and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 32 of Spodcast where we discuss women's relay team's win, India men's hockey team's exit and more

Today, on Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about the 4x400m relay team's gold and silver and the India men's hockey team's exit from the Asian Games 2018.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 32: Women's relay team bags gold, India crash out in hockey and more on our daily sports podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 32: Women's relay team bags gold, India crash out in hockey and more on our daily sports podcast

India's 4x400m women's and men's relay teams bag gold and silver, India crash out of men's hockey event— we discuss all this and more on Spodcast, Firspost's daily sports podcast.

India continue stellar run in athletics as Jinson Johnson, women's relay team bag gold; men's hockey team lose to Malaysia
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India continue stellar run in athletics as Jinson Johnson, women's relay team bag gold; men's hockey team lose to Malaysia

Day 12 of the Asian Games saw India continue their incredible performances in Athletics, with Jinson Johnson picking up a gold for the 1500 metres event and the women's 4x400 metres relay team also winning gold.

Asian Games 2018: India clinch fifth consecutive gold in women's 4x400m relay; Jinson Johnson wins men's 1500m
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Asian Games 2018: India clinch fifth consecutive gold in women's 4x400m relay; Jinson Johnson wins men's 1500m

The Indian 4x400m women's relay team on Thursday clinched its fifth consecutive Asian Games gold medal to maintain a remarkable domination in this event while Jinson Johnson won the men's 1500m final race as the country produced its best ever show in athletics since the inaugural 1951 edition.

Asian Games 2018: Seema Punia fails to repeat Incheon gold, gets bronze in women's discus throw
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Asian Games 2018: Seema Punia fails to repeat Incheon gold, gets bronze in women's discus throw

Defending champion Seema Punia on Thursday settled for a bronze in the women's discus throw event in the Asian Games in Jakarta.

Asian Games 2018: India will grab more medals in Track and Field than previous edition, says AFI president
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Asian Games 2018: India will grab more medals in Track and Field than previous edition, says AFI president

At Incheon, Indian track and field athletes had won 13 medals including two gold out of the country's total haul of 57 medals.

Hima Das, Akhil Sheoran and four other CWG medallists included in TOPS; Gagan Narang left out
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Hima Das, Akhil Sheoran and four other CWG medallists included in TOPS; Gagan Narang left out

Narang had a disappointing seventh CWG appearance, returning without a medal from the multi-sport event for the first time in his career.

Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award
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Neeraj Chopra recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award; PT Usha nominated for Dronacharya Award

Neeraj Chopra became only the fifth Indian athlete to have won a track and field gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after throwing 86.47m.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 9
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 9

Check out the full schedule of the Indian athletes in action on Day 9 (13 April) at the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver medallist Seema Punia expresses disdain over questions about her training
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver medallist Seema Punia expresses disdain over questions about her training

Seema Punia once again finished behind World Champion Australian Dani Stevens in the Games and the reclusive athlete was quite simply exasperated when asked about where she had trained for the Games.

Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware claim gold medals in wrestling as Indian wrestlers shine on Day 8 at Gold Coast
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Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware claim gold medals in wrestling as Indian wrestlers shine on Day 8 at Gold Coast

Take a look at some of the best moments from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games as Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware win gold medals in wrestling

Commonwealth Games 2018: Seema Punia, Navjeet Dhillon impress in discuss throw, clinch silver and bronze medals
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Seema Punia, Navjeet Dhillon impress in discuss throw, clinch silver and bronze medals

Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon clinched silver and bronze medals respectively in the women's discuss throw at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Discus thrower Krishna Poonia rues lack of sporting culture in India, urges AFI to take better care of athletes
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Discus thrower Krishna Poonia rues lack of sporting culture in India, urges AFI to take better care of athletes

Krishna 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.

Commonwealth Games 2018 Athletics preview: Kenya expected to dominate; Neeraj Chopra to lead India's medal quest
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Commonwealth Games 2018 Athletics preview: Kenya expected to dominate; Neeraj Chopra to lead India's medal quest

There is reason to believe that India can win some medals in Gold Coast. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra can be expected to lead the quest of the nation’s track and field stars to win some metal.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set for CWG debut as AFI names 31-member Indian athletics team
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set for CWG debut as AFI names 31-member Indian athletics team

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday named a 31-member Indian track and field team (18 men and 13 women) for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.