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Middle distance runner Chithra, who won gold in 1,500 m at the Asian Athletics Championship was excluded from participating in the world championship.
Usain Bolt kicks off the defence of his world 100m on Friday in his swansong season, the first step to bringing down the curtain on his glittering career.
Reputation hit by doping scandals, athletics will miss Mr Clean when he rides off into sunset after the World Championship.
Reputation hit by doping scandals, athletics will miss Mr Clean when he rides off into sunset after the World Championship
The 25 Indian athletes are not expected to make much of an impact, barring an outside chance of a medal from world junior record holder javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra.
Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion, will retire after this month's World Championships where he will run in the 100m and 4x100m.
Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls School clinched the basketball, ball badminton and athletics titles at the 10th St Joseph’s inter-school sports festival held at the Sports Village in the latter’s premises.
The Kerala High Court on Monday pulled up the Athletics Federation of India for including athlete Sudha Singh in the Indian team for the IAAF World Championships.
The Kerala State Sports Council will support athlete P U Chitra in her legal battle against the Athletics Federation of India for excluding her from the Indian squad for the IAAF World Athletics.
The court issued the order on a petition filed by P U Chitra seeking to initiate contempt case against AFI secretary C K Valson, selection committee chairman.
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to set aside the order of the Single Judge directing to ensure the participation of P U Chitra in the IAAF World Championships.
Chitra won the gold medal in the women's 1500 m in the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar recently.
De Grasse, who only took up athletics aged 17 after trying his hand at basketball, said he needs to beat Bolt before he can be described a rival.
Steeplechaser Sudha unperturbed by controversy, asserts she is more than qualified for World C’ship trip as Asian champion
Sports teachers across the state have decided to boycott the games and athletics meet to protest against the government’s ‘neglect of physical education in schools’.
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