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  • Gowda finishes fourth in IAAF Diamond League July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Newlycrowned Asian champion Vikas Gowda finished a creditable fourth in the ninth leg of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League athletics series in Paris. Gowda hurled the iron disc to a distance of 64.45m which he achieved in his third attempt at Stade de France Saturday night. He was second after...
  • Krishna Poonia to take part in Doha leg of Diamond League May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia will be participating in the opening leg of the prestigious Diamond League Meetings series in Doha on May 10, which will give her a launchpad for her preparations for the Asian and World Championships later this year. Poonia is expected to compete in...
  • Krishna, Sudha land at Olympic Games Village July 26, 2012

    London: Star discus thrower Krishna Poonia and Asian Games champion steeplechase runner Sudha Singh were among the first batch of Indian track and field athletes to check into the Olympic Games Village here. Krishna, along with her husband and coach Virender Poonia, and Sudha arrived at the Athletes Village in Stratford...
  • Gowda confident despite fund crisis July 17, 2012

    New Delh: Ace discuss thrower Vikas Gowda says he is neither "distracted" by the scarcity of funds nor intimidated by the higher rankings of his rivals as recent good results at the international stage have given him the confidence of delivering at the London Olympics. Gowda became the first Indian to...
  • Disillusioned discus thrower to move to Australia July 16, 2008

    Patiala: Struggle is a part of the job profile of an Indian athlete. And this time, it's Harwant Kaur who's fighting the odds. This discus thrower from Punjab has qualified for Beijing Olympics, but all is not well. Exactly a month after Harwant booked her flight to Beijing, the dream journey...
  • Tamil Nadu ignores disabled athlete December 21, 2006

    Chennai: The athletes who returned with medals from the Doha Asian Games have been honoured by their states even if they are surrounded by controversy, as in the case of Tamil Nadu's Santhi Soundarajan. But there are some whose achievements are going unrecognised. Ranjit Kumar has travelled around the world, quietly doing...