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ATHLETICS NEWS

Usain Bolt may lose Olympic relay gold after teammate Nesta Carter fails dope retest

June 03, 2016 8:12 pm

Nesta Carter won gold in the 4x100 metres relay with Jamaican team mates Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater in Beijing.

Justin Gatlin not concerned by Zika virus at Rio 2016 Olympics

June 03, 2016 12:45 pm

Justin Gatlin won the 100 meters at the Golden Gala meet in Rome on Thursday, and his next event is a street race in Rio on Sunday.

Dutee Chand bags second gold, still in search of Rio berth

May 20, 2016 6:23 pm

Dutee Chand clocked 23.52secs in 200m sprint final to win the gold while Srabani Nanda and H M Jyothi picked up silver and bronze respectively.

Dutee Chand’s Rio Olympics 2016 dream stutters at starting block

May 19, 2016 1:40 am

An hour after she anchored the women's relay team, Dutee Chand's dream of meeting the qualifying standard in the 100m for Rio Olympics suffered a setback.

4x100 relay national record broken but Rio 2016 Olympics remains distant dream

May 18, 2016 9:57 pm

The Indian team ran with Merlin starting the race with Jyoti running the second followed by Srabani with Dutee Chand running the anchor leg.

Rio 2016 Olympics: National record has come at the right time, says Sudha Singh

May 16, 2016 5:26 pm

Sudha Singh's new record 9:26:55secs rewritten 15 days after Asian champion Lalita Babar's national mark in New Delhi has intensified the friendly rivalry.

Missing athletes turn Indian Grand Prix into a farce

May 07, 2016 1:20 am

Though lesser number of events are scheduled for a Grand Prix — 17 in all in the second leg — three of them had to be cancelled.

Road to Rio Games winds through Poland

May 06, 2016 1:09 am

Women’s 4x400m relay team will travel to Europe to shake off rust, get timing needed to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Thirst quenched, Lalita Babar wants more

April 30, 2016 1:32 am

Lalita Babar who had already qualified for the Olympics at the World Championships last year was expecting to run a time in the 9:45:00 range.

Arokia Rajiv misses Olympic mark, makes national record his own

April 30, 2016 1:20 am

Arokia Rajiv (45.47 seconds) broke the 12-year-old national record which stood in the name of KM Binu (45.48), set at the Athens Olympics.

ATHLETICS PHOTOS

Usain Bolt pips Justin Gatlin for World Championships 100m gold

August 23, 2015 9:52 pm

Usain Bolt wins 100m gold in 9.79 secs at World Championships being held at Beijing after pipping Justin Gatlin by 1/100th of a second.

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