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Tag: Iaaf

IAAF Changes Name To World Athletics

New Delhi: 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, the place to come for all things about our wonderful sport. We’ll be bringing you new […]

Annu Shatters Own National Record To Reach Javelin Final At Worlds

Doha: Ace Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani on Monday smashed her own national record during the qualification round of the World Athletics Championships here on Monday to finish fifth overall and become the first Indian to reach the medal round in the women’s javelin throw event at the Worlds. Annu bettered her own national record […]

Hima Missing From AFI's Initial WC Entry Submitted To IAAF, But Can Be Added Till Sep 16

New Delhi: World junior champion Hima Das’ participation in the World Championships relay events became a matter of intense speculation on Friday after she was left out of the initial entries even though her name can still be added by September 16. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had on September 9 named seven women, […]

Hima named in relay team in 25-member World C'ships squad

New Delhi: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) selection committee has picked Hima Das among the 25-member national team comprising 16 men and nine women for the IAAF World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar, from September 27 to October 6. With less than a year to go for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, […]

Kenyans shine at IAAF worlds in London

Nairobi: Kenyans have come out to praise the performance of the country’s team at the IAAF World Championships in London. David Letting, the former cross country national coach, said on Thursday that Kenya has shown time and again the potential it has and the numerous wins in London is another milestone that the production line […]

Dutee eliminated in 100-mt qualifying at world championships

London: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, who was representing India at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, failed to qualify for the semis in heats of women 100 metre event. She clocked a timing of 12.07 seconds and finished sixth in the event. Unfortunately, Dutee couldn’t make the cut to 100-metre semis. During the Indian Grand […]

Ace Odia athlete Dutee Chand gets relief as CAS suspends IAAF’s hyperandrogenism regulation

Bhubaneswar: Sprinter Dutee Chand can now participate in all major championships for another two months as the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has suspended International Association of Athletic Federation’s (IAAF) regulation for hyperandrogenism in female athletes till September. The CAS today suspended the IAAF regulation and asked the apex athletics body to gather scientific […]

High-performance academy at Kalinga Stadium soon !

Bhubaneswar: Good news for sports enthusiasts as a high-performance academy will soon be set up in the Kalinga stadium here. For the purpose, the state government signed an Expression of Intent (EOI) with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) here today.  The EOI was signed by Sports Secretary […]

Asian Athletics: IAAF President happy with Kalinga Stadium infrastructure

Bhubaneswar: The President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Lord Sebastian Coe today praised the facilities and infrastructure of the Kalinga Stadium, the venue for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship that will be inaugurated tomorrow. “I went to the warm up area, saw athletes practicing there and saw the facilities there. The warm […]

Asian Athletics Championship 2017: Kalinga stadium gets IAAF nod

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga stadium, has got the ‘go ahead’ from International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) to host the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship starting from July 5. IAFF Technical director Shen Chunde, who reviewed the infrastructure at Kalinga stadium on Friday, expressed satisfaction over the arrangements and other preparations for the event. Also Read: Indians will […]

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Odia sprinter Dutee granted permission to run in national events: Source

Sprinter Dutee Chand, who had challenged world athletics body IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, which bars female athletes having higher level of male hormones from competitions, has been granted permission to run in national events in a provisional ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sports pending a final decision

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I am really happy and wait was worth it: Anju

Long jumper Anju Booby George on Tuesday expressed happiness after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final was upgraded to a gold medal, saying the frustrating time she endured for last nine years was worth the wait