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Men's High Jump: The event is underway.
Women's Marathon FInal: Fourteen seconds from the lead pack of four to Kazaki in 5th. Sixteen more to Jia, then Kabuu.
The 14th IAAF World Championships is und

Kirthana ready to take the world by storm

Coming out of retirement is easier said than done. The few who do so often struggle to hold their own. But such is not the case of K. Kirthana. Seventeen years after she set hung her running shoes, s

Delhi boy Solanki left out of Asian Youth Games athletics team


New Delhi: Promising Delhi shot putter Shakti Solanki has been left out of the Indian athletics team for next month's second Asian Youth Games to be held in Nanjing, China after he missed the selecti

Suresh a star in making


The marathon and the 50km walk may be the most gruelling events in athletics, but nothing is more taxing technically than the 110m hurdles.

Those who wish to master the event must negotiate 10 hurdl

A feel-good moment for athletes


Renjith Maheswary finally getting that white flag up and Joseph G. Abraham defying age and form to strike gold! Both of these happening at the open in Chennai, and it means Indian athletics has found

Suriya upsets Preeja in 10,000m in National Open Athletics

National record holder Preeja Sreedharan was beaten to second place by Railway teammate Suriya Loganathan in women's 10,000m race on the opening day of the 52nd National Open Athletics Championships h

American Merritt sets new world 110m hurdles record


American Aries Merritt set a new world record of 12.80 seconds in the 110m hurdles at the Diamond League meet here on Friday.

Merritt smashed the previous record of 12.87sec set by Cuban Dayron Roble

Kerala edge out TN for title


Hosts Kerala outmuscled defending champions Tamil Nadu to win the South Zone junior athletics overall title here on Wednesday.

After two days of running neck-and-neck with the neighbouring state, Ker

Tintu Luka hungry for top-class events


Tintu Luka’s experience at the London Olympics has transformed her from a media-shy middle distance runner to one who is eager to explain what she needs to achieve her goals.

In her first-ever int

TN sprinters to the fore


The battle between Kerala and Tamil Nadu for overall supremacy continued at the South Zone athletic championship here on Tuesday. Five meet records were rewritten at the Maharaja’s College track on th

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