Athletics

  • Champion athlete Colin Jackson in India to support a cause 19-03-2014 11:08 PM

    The former 110m hurdles Olympic and world champion is in India for 'Wings of Life' run to raise funds and awareness for spinal cord injuries. ...
  • Former sprinter Ben Johnson revisits nightmare 24-09-2013 10:48 PM

    Ben Johnson returned to Seoul's Olympic Stadium 25 years after the day of the steroid-assisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion 31-08-2013 04:03 PM

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-08-2013 11:49 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Overaged Indian athletes ejected from Youth Asian Games 19-08-2013 09:07 PM

    As many as 18 Indian athletes were asked to return home from the Asian Youth Games for being overaged. ...
  • News 360: Rajya Rani Express runs over pilgrims near Saharsa, death toll rises to 28 19-08-2013 08:57 PM

    At least 28 people died as the Rajya Rani Express ran over them at the Dhamara station near Saharsa in Bihar on Monday morning. The death toll is expected to rise as over 40 other people were reported to be injured. ...
  • IOC norms rattle IOA bosses 16-08-2013 09:34 PM

    IOC has sent out a strong message to Indian sports administrators that tainted officials have to be kept out and governance norms need to improve. ...
  • World champion Devendra Jhajharia is back home! 31-07-2013 09:12 PM

    India's star paralympic athlete got back home after his gold medal-winning performance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France. ...
  • Paralympian Jhajharia glad to have done the country proud 31-07-2013 09:53 AM

    The javelin-thrower, who became the first differently-abled Indian to win gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships, returned home on Tuesday. ...
  • Bolt insists 'I am clean' amid recent doping scandals 26-07-2013 10:22 AM

    Insisting that he is running clean, Usain Bolt said that the recent spate of doping scandals in athletics will damage the sport. ...
  • Doping: Jamaican athletes in crisis 17-07-2013 09:40 PM

    Even as the doping shadow looms large on Jamaican athletics, it suffered another body blow as defending 100 metres champion Yohan Blake is out of the World Championships because of injury. ...
  • Dope cloud over sport 16-07-2013 08:53 PM

    The latest doping scandal that has engulfed athletics continues to rumble on as another jamaican athlete who failed a dope test has been identified and the big names caught in the net are facing a dark future. ...
  • Ashwini Akkunji not allowed to participate in Asian Championships 05-07-2013 02:18 PM

    Athletics Federation of India's plan to include dope-tainted Ashwini Akkunji in the women's 4x400m relay team in the ongoing Asian Championships in Pune was on Friday nixed by the competition technical delegate on the ground that it would violate IAAF rules. ...
  • I had lot of offers from the film industry: Milkha Singh 02-07-2013 10:47 PM

    Athletics icon Milkha Singh's inspirational life will soon hit the silver screen with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag releasing next week. ...
  • End of the road for Suresh Kalmadi? 01-07-2013 08:23 PM

    Suresh Kalmadi was ousted as president of the Asian Athletics Association, losing the re-election bid to Qatar's Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad. ...
  • Happy to see Kalmadi going, says Arjuna awardee Reeth Abraham 01-07-2013 08:18 PM

    Commonwealth Games scam tainted Suresh Kalmadi lost the Asian Athletics Association poll on Monday in Pune. The 69-year-old had re-contested for the fourth term as the chief of the body in the elections. Kalmadi lost the election by 2 votes ...
  • Asian Athletic Association polls were fair, says newly elected chief 01-07-2013 03:37 PM

    The newly elected Asian Athletic Association President from Qatar, Dahlan Al Hamad, spoke to CNN-IBN just after the elections and said the poll process was fair. ...
  • Kalmadi's loss shows no one wanted him around: Reeth Abraham 01-07-2013 01:59 PM

    Reacting to Suresh Kalmadi's Asian Athletic Association poll loss, former Indian athlete, Reeth Abraham said, "This calls for a big celebration. Hope his wings are clipped forever." ...
  • Boston Marathon blasts: What India can learn? 16-04-2013 03:34 PM

    CNN-IBN National Security Analyst Praveen Swamy says there are key lessons India can learn from how the US handled the bombing. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius might get bail 19-02-2013 11:53 AM

    Legal experts in South Africa are of the opinion that Oscar Pistorius' celebrity status might help him get bail. ...
  • Athletes want Kalmadi axed as AAA boss 04-02-2013 08:32 PM

    Suresh Kalmadi, who has been chargesheeted by the CBI in CWG scam, has been heading the Asian Athletics Association since 2000. ...
  • Running must be part of life: Haile Gebrselassie 21-01-2013 12:34 PM

    While speaking to CNN-IBN, the two time Olympic champion shares his experience and talks about the Mumbai Marathon. ...
  • Police book Asiad gold medalist Pinki Pramanik for rape, cheating 12-11-2012 11:31 PM

    The police action came after it submitted the gender determination test report which showed that the 26-year-old is a male. ...
  • Committee clears athletes of doping offence 09-12-2011 03:50 PM

    The one-man committee comprising of Mukul Mudgal felt that the banned substances were not taken deliberately. ...
  • Asha: the new sprint queen of India 15-09-2011 08:54 AM

    The girl from West Bengal has won double gold medals at the National Athletics Championship. ...
  • Guru shishya awards: A bond of talent 21-08-2011 06:21 PM

    CNN-IBN and IBN7 honours the relationship between students and their teachers. ...
  • Indian athletics team back from Asian Ch'ship 13-07-2011 09:59 AM

    The contingent bagged 11 medals in all, with just one gold that was won by long-jumper Mayookha Johny. ...
  • Justice Mukul to figure out doping fiasco 08-07-2011 10:51 PM

    The three athletes who failed the initial test also tested positive in their 'B' samples. ...
  • Suspended athletes deny doping allegations 01-07-2011 11:25 PM

    Mandeep Kaur and Joana Murmu said that they had never taken any banned substance. ...
  • More Indian athletes fail dope test 30-06-2011 09:23 PM

    Six track and field athletes, including two Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medalists, flunked dope tests for anabolic steroids in just two days. ...