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 800-meter 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 runner-up 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 head-to-head - 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 10, 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...