Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya went down in the second round of the World Wrestling Championships against Uzbekistan’s Gulomjon Abdullaev. The World number two seed lost to Abdullaev 0-10 by technical superiority.
Neeraj Chopra, who has recovered from a minor groin injury that kept him out of the Commonwealth Games, will be looking to form in the 8-man field at the Lausanne Diamond League on Friday, August 26.
India are set to have strong representations in at least two events in the Athletics World Championships with Murali Sreeshankar and Avinash Sable entering finals berth with strong performances.
Olympic Champion Anita Wlodarczyk will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a thigh injury she sustained while trying to chase a thief.
Rohan Yadav's coach Michael Musselmann tweeted a video of him taking his run up and throwing the javelin, stating that he is training for a throw of 65m at the age of 15 and the throw in the video alone would put him in the top 10 under-18 throwers in the world.
Ace Indian athlete, Hima Das has tested positive for Covid-19, the sprinter announced on Wednesday. The 21-year-old said that she is stable and at the moment in isolation.
The biggest draw of the auction is the Valhalla javelin which Neeraj Chopra helped to win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and later gifted to PM Narendra Modi. Neeraj Chopra’s javelin is set to get Rs 1 crore at the e-auction.
Assam sprinter Amlan Borgohain, Tamil Nadu triple-jumper Praveen Chithravel and experienced Rajasthan hammer thrower Manju Bala Singh produced career-best efforts to emerge champions on the final day of the 60th National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal on Sunday.
Punjab’s Harmilan Kaur Bains completed a double in the women’s middle-distance by winning a gold medal in the 800m race at the 60th National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal on Saturday.
Parul Chaudhary of Railways won her second gold medal, beating Maharashtra's Komal Chandrakant Jagdale in the women's 3000m steeplechase final in the 60th National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal on Thursday.
Punjab's Harmilan Kaur Bains shattered a 19-year-old record to win the 1500m title in the ongoing 60th National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal on Thursday. Harmilan cruised home in 4:05.39 seconds.
Railways’ runners Abhishek Pal and Parul Chaudhary won the men and women’s 5000m titles respectively on the opening day of the 60th National Open Athletics Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Warangal on Wednesday.