HEPTATHLON

  • Olympics: Jessica Ennis wins gold in heptathlon August 5, 2012

    London: Jessica Ennis won the Olympic heptathlon gold medal on Saturday, the first for Britain on the track at the London Games. Ennis started with a record in the hurdles and finished it off almost 36 hours later with an 800meter run that was more like two victory laps of the...
  • Fountain given heptathlon silver after Blonska forfeit August 23, 2008

    Beijing: American Hyleas Fountain was awarded the Olympic heptathlon silver medal Saturday at a ceremony in the Athletes Village following the expulsion of original runnerup Lyudmila Blonska for doping. Steve Roush, the US Olympic Committee's sport performance chief, presented the medal to Fountain after she moved up because Ukraine's Blonska tested...
  • Gay, Powell, Bolt top contender for 100m title August 14, 2008

    Beijing: The men's 100m final will dominate Day II of the athletics at the Olympic Games on Saturday, the three fastest men in history going headtohead if they safely negotiate the qualifying rounds. There will be three other medal events, the men's 20km race walk, the women's shot put and...
  • Asiad: India take 2 silvers, bronze December 9, 2006

    Doha: It was a field day for the Indian track and field athletes at the Asian Games in Doha on Saturday, as the medals tally was boosted by two silver medals and a bronze. First it was Santhi Soundarajan who won the silver medal in the women's 800m race at the...