Triple Jump

  • Triplejumper Arpinder Singh hopes to win gold in Asian Games August 8, 2014

    Patiala: The triple jump bronze at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games is "history" and athlete Arpinder Singh is now looking forward to prove himself at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, which will provide him with a stage bigger than the one at Hampden Park. "I am not thinking about Commonwealth Games...
  • CWG 2014: Triple jumper Arpinder Singh clinches bronze August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Arpinder Singh signed off India's show in athletics by winning the men's triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. South Africa's Khotso Mokoena won the gold with a season best performance of 17.2 metres while the silver went to Nigeria's Tosin Oke, who also earned a season best...
  • Triple jumper Arpinder Singh breaks national record, qualifies for Commonwealth Games 2014 June 8, 2014

    Lucknow: Arpinder Singh of Punjab smashed the national record in men's triple jump with a stupendous jump of 17.17m to win gold and qualify for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on the concluding day of the 54th National InterState Senior Athletics Championships on Sunday. 21yearold Arpinder erased Renjith Maheswary's earlier national record...
  • Phillips Idowu rules himself out of world championships July 10, 2013

    London: Former triple jump world champion Phillips Idowu will miss next month's world championships in Moscow after announcing on Wednesday that he was taking an indefinite break from athletics. The 34yearold Briton has competed only once since last year's London Olympics, where he made an early exit after crashing out in...
  • Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary qualifies for World Championships June 7, 2013

    Chennai: National record holder triple jumper Renjith Maheswary became the second Indian athlete to qualify for this year's World Championship in Moscow as he clinched a gold on the final day the National InterState Athletics Championships in Chennai on Friday. Maheswary, representing the home state, crossed the World Championships B standard...
  • Taylor wins Olympic triple jump gold for US August 10, 2012

    London: Christian Taylor won the Olympic triple jump gold medal on Thursday night, overhauling U.S. teammate Will Claye with his fourth jump in the final. Taylor, the world champion, earned the Olympic title with a best jump of 17.81 meters. Claye, the world indoor champion who had already won a bronze medal...
  • Renjith's poor show raises selection issues August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary's 'no mark' show at London Olympics is not a oneoff incident as he had brought on himself the same ignominy at the World Championships in South Korea last year also. His three fouls in the triple jump qualifying round in London on Tuesday has raised...
  • Olympics: Triplejumper Renjith crashes out August 7, 2012

    London: India's triplejumper Renjith Maheshwary crashed out of the London Olympics, failing to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark' at the Olympic Stadium here Tuesday. Renjith, India's sole male representative in the event, was shown the red flag in all three of his attempts as he each time overstepped...
  • Rypakova leaps to gold in women's triple jump August 6, 2012

    London: Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan took Olympic gold in the women's triple jump on Sunday. Rypakova, the world silver medalist, took the title with a thirdround jump of 14.98 metres, a season's best. Daegu bronze medalist Caterine Ibarguen snatched a dramatic silver by a single centimetre with a lastround jump of 14.80. World...
  • Mayookha's coach not given clearance yet July 21, 2012

    Kozhikode: The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her to the games. MD Johny, former body builder and father of Mayookha, said while other coaches got the clearance from the Athletics Federation of...
  • Maheshwary cleared for Olympics July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary has been cleared for Olympics after he passed a fitness trial at his training base in Italy, Athletics Federation of India said today. Woman triple jumper Mayookha Johny and marathoner Ram Singh Yadav are yet to undergo similar trials after the AFI asked them to...
  • Evora's triple jump win gives Portugal a rare gold medal August 21, 2008

    Beijing: Nelson Evora added the Olympic title to his world crown when he won the men's triple jump here on Thursday, handing Portugal its first Olympic gold medal in 12 years. Evora, who became a Portuguese citizen in 2002 after previously competing for the Cape Verde Islands, waited until his fourth...