World Athletics Championships

World Athletics Championships: Shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crash out of qualification round

World Athletics Championships: Shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor, 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crash out of qualification round

The 24-year-old Toor produced a season's best effort of 20.43m to finish eighth in the Group B qualification round and 18th overall out o...Read More

IAAF Athletics World Championships: PU Chitra crashes out of 1500m of championships

IAAF Athletics World Championships: PU Chitra crashes out of 1500m of championships

Asian champion Chitra ran 4 minutes 11.10 seconds, a tad better than her earlier personal best of 4:11.55, to finish eighth in heat numbe...Read More

Annu Rani qualifies for final in World Athletics Championships

Annu Rani qualifies for final in World Athletics Championships

DOHA: Top Indian woman javelin thrower Annu Rani qualified for the final round of the World Athletics Championships by smashing her own n...Read More

Ruth Chepngetich digs deep to win the first gold medal of the championships

Ruth Chepngetich digs deep to win the first gold medal of the championships

Doha: Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich powered through brutal heat and humidity to win gold in the women's marathon on Saturday, bringing the cur...Read More

Heat-combating tech to maintain temperatures

Heat-combating tech to maintain temperatures

Doha: Athletes competing at the World Athletics Championships which kick off in Doha Friday will warm up on a field where daytime tempera...Read More

French judges question PSG

French judges question PSG

Paris: The Qatari boss of top French soccer team PSG Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been questioned in France in connection with a corruption pro...Read More

World Athletics Championships: Gopi Thonakal qualifies for Doha meet

World Athletics Championships: Gopi Thonakal qualifies for Doha meet

New Delhi: India’s Asian marathon champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha in Septem...Read More

Kenyan athlete Nicholas Bett dies in car crash

Kenyan athlete Nicholas Bett dies in car crash

Nairobi: Kenyan athlete Nicholas Bett, the 2015 world 400 metre hurdles champion, was killed Wednesday in a car crash near his home in we...Read More

Oh no! this shouldn’t have happened

Oh no! this shouldn’t have happened

Heartbreaking ending for Usain Bolt as sprint king collapses in final race; Mo Farah too misses out

Nirmala Sheoran disappoints, finishes among bottom heap

Nirmala Sheoran disappoints, finishes among bottom heap

London : Nirmala Sheoran produced a forgettable performance in the women’s 400m semifinals to finish among the bottom trio as India’s dis...Read More

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Faith Kipyegon wins women’s 1,500 mts

London : Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya won the women’s 1,500 metres title at the World Athletics Championships. Kipyegon, 23, ...Read More

Manpreet in dope net again, to miss World Championships

Manpreet in dope net again, to miss World Championships

New Delhi: Top Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur will miss next month’s World Athletics Championships in London after she tested positive ...Read More

Doping back in spotlight  despite Beijing fireworks

Doping back in spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

Beijing: A thrilling world athletics championships in Beijing failed to silence growing questions about doping, giving the sport’s new bo...Read More

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Indian walkers finish 26th, 27th at athletics Worlds

Beijing: India’s 50 kilometre race walkers Sandeep Kumar and Manish Singh produced disheartening performances to finish 26 and 27th in th...Read More

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at Worlds

Vikas Gowda enters discus final at Worlds

Beijing: Two-time Asian Championships gold medallist Vikas Gowda expectedly reached the discus throw final with a best attempt of 63.86 m...Read More

Mixed day for Indians in World Athletics C’ships

Mixed day for Indians in World Athletics C’ships

Beijing : Lalita Babar finished eighth in the 3000m steeplechase event while Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the 800m ...Read More

Lalita Babar finishes 8th, Tintu Lukka qualifies for Olympics 

Lalita Babar finishes 8th, Tintu Lukka qualifies for Olympics 

Beijing: In two contrasting performances, India’s Lalita Babar finished a creditable eighth after leading for the major part of the women...Read More

Tintu Lukka fails to advance at World athletics

Tintu Lukka fails to advance at World athletics

Beijing: Tinku Lukka’s best performance of the season was not enough to earn a semi-final spot as the Indian runner finished seventh in h...Read More

Gatlin to boycott British media over biased reports

Gatlin to boycott British media over biased reports

Beijing :  Accusing the British media of vilifying him during the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Beijing, US sprinter Justin Ga...Read More

Jamaican fans express joy for Usain Bolt’s title

Jamaican fans express joy for Usain Bolt’s title

Kingston (Jamaica): Once again Jamaican people expressed their joy for Usain Bolt’s victory in the 100 metres race at the World Athletics...Read More

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