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2022 Athletics World C’ships q’fication window until June 26, 2022

Monaco, Dec 12 (IANS) The World Athletics Council has approved the qualification systems for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022 and the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 2021. As was the case in 2019, athletes will be able to qualify...

2020 World Indoor Championships postponed to 2023

Nanjing, Dec 10 (IANS) The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China, has been postponed to March 2023, the global governing body for athletics announced on Thursday. World Athletics decided this year to delay the 2020 World Indoor Championships...

Some athletes will be in a very difficult position: Boeting

Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Sports Management agent Michel Boeting has warned athletes to prepare for the situation to get even worse as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreck the sports world. Boeting, a Dutchman who runs a management firm that...

COVID-19: AFI to resume domestic calendar in September

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is looking to resume domestic competitions in September 2020. In its Special General Meeting that was held online on Saturday, the AFI also decided to defer its elections...

Maharashtra govt launches ”Go Girl Go” campaign

Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The Department of Sports and Youth Services of Maharashtra has launched an initiative to strengthen and empower girls across the state through sports. The initiative has been titled the ''Go Girl Go'' campaign and has...

IAAF will now be known as World Athletics

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will now be known as World Athletics, a statement said. "We're now World Athletics," the sport's international governing body said in their website. "Welcome to the new World Athletics website,...

India confident of excelling in Para Athletics Worlds

Dubai, Nov 6 (IANS) A 23-member strong Indian team, led by reigning world champion Sundar Singh Gurjar, will be out to secure 2020 Tokyo Paralympics qualification slots when the World Para Athletics Championships kick off here on Thursday. The Indian team,...

PT Usha conferred with IAAF Veteran Pin Award

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been conferred with the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Veteran Pin Award. Usha received the award at the 52nd IAAF conference in Doha. "Expressing my deep gratitude...

Hima Das bags 200m gold in Poland

Poznan, July 4 (IANS) In her first competitive 200 metre race of the year, star sprinter Hima Das bagged gold while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor won the bronze at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix here. World...

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Bond yields unleash bears, equity indices trade in red

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's key equity indices traded in the red during Friday's mid-afternoon session on the back...