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Shaili Singh Can Break My Long Jump Record: Anju Bobby George On U-20 World Athletics Silver Medallist

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

Robert on Sunday said that her wife Anju's national record of 6.83m set during the 2004 Athens Olympics will be bettered by Shaili within three years

Shaili Singh: From Training Barefoot To Silver In U-20 World Athletics Championship

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday the Jhansi-girl Shaili missed long jump gold by 1cm. She settled for silver with a leap of 6.59m

Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm, Settles For Silver In U-20 World Athletics Meet

Shaili,17, leaped 6.59m but it was not enough for a gold as she was pipped to the post by Sweden's reigning European junior champion Maja Askag, who managed 6.60m

Prefontaine Classic: Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 100m, Sha'Carri Richardson Last In Return

Aug 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah ran the 100m in 10.54 seconds, the best time in the world this year as well as a meet record and a personal best

Indian Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Wins Bronze In U-20 World Athletics Championships

The Indian quartet of Bharat S, Priya Mohan, Summy and Kapil clocked 3:20.60 seconds to finish third in the final.

10 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Uwe Hohn On His Way Out As His Contract Ends - Sources


Hohn's outburst regarding the lack of facilities at the national camp a month prior to the Olympics also didn't go down well with both AFI and SAI.

08 August, 2021

'Thank You My Son', PT Usha To Neeraj Chopra For 'Realising Unfinished Dream' At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Javelin thrower Chopra secured India's second individual gold in Olympic history with a sensational throw of 87.58m

07 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Dedicates Historic Athletics Gold At Tokyo Olympics To Late Milkha Singh


Neeraj Chopra said, 'Milkha Singh wanted to hear the national anthem in a stadium. He is no longer with us but his dream has been fulfilled'

06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Its Italy Again As Marcell Jacobs Backs Up 100m Gold With 4x100m Relay Win

Associated Press (AP)

Jacobs, recently crowned Olympic champion in the 100m, helped Italy win 4x100m relay gold

06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's 4x400m Relay Team Breaks Asian Record But Fails To Make Final, Race Walkers Disappoint


The quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Tom Noah Nirmal, Rajiv Arokia and Amoj Jacob finished fourth missing the final qualification by whisker

04 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Canadian Andre De Grasse Finally Gets His Gold in 200m

Associated Press (AP)

De Grasse powered past a pair of Americans — Kenny Bednarek and Noah Lyles — to finish in 19.62 seconds and take one of the titles that Usain Bolt had owned for the last three Olympics

03 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah Speeds To 200m Sprint Gold

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Thompson-Herah blew away a much-decorated field in the 200m as she completed her 2nd straight Olympic sprint sweep

02 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand Finishes Last In Her 200m Heat Race, Fails To Qualify For Semifinals


Dutee, 25, who had already crashed out of her pet event 100m in the first round, clocked 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4

31 July, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah Breaks 33-year-old Olympic Record To Win Women's 100m At Tokyo

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner’s 33-year-old Olympic record in the women’s 100m final as Jamaica swept the medals

23 July, 2021

Athletics Federation of India Warns Two For Under-Performance Ahead of Tokyo Olympics


Long jumper M Sreeshankar, race walker KT Irfan poor form worries AFI, coaches pulled up

20 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 'Go For Elusive Medal', Sachin Tendulkar Tells Games-bound Track And Field Athletes


The Tokyo-bound track and field contingent will have 47 members, including 26 athletes. There will be 11 coaches, eight support staff, one team doctor and one team leader.

19 July, 2021

Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

Associated Press (AP)

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28

09 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympic-bound Race Walkers KT Irfan And Bhawana Jat Undergo Fitness Test


Bhawana and Irfan, both 20km race walkers, and long jumper M Sreeshankar are currently training at the SAI centre in Bengaluru.

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Children suffering from viral fever rest on cots at a house at Pinahat in Agra.

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Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses a press conference on announcement of PLI scheme for Drones and Drone Components, at NMC in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (C) launches the Book “Modi Stole My Mask", authired by Amit Bagaria (L) and Savid Rodrgues (R), in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being welcomed by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on his arrival at Annadale, in Shimla.

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A man stands near a partially submerged vehicle due to waterlogging following heavy rains in Lucknow.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra