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Women athletes of Odisha allege govt apathy

Bhubaneswar: Two international-level women athletes from Odisha have alleged that they are being neglected by the Odisha government. While Odia weightlifter K Ravi Kumar was given a job of DSP rank after he won gold in the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010, woman sprinter Jauna Murmu who had also won gold in the same event […]

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Dutee Chand expresses dissatisfaction over allotment of residential plot

Bhubaneswar: International Odia athlete and Olympian Dutee Chand on Tuesday criticised the Odisha government for not keeping its promise of allotting her a government quarter or residential plot in Bhubaneswar. Dutee took to the social networking site Facebook to express her dissatisfaction. “Our State government has failed to keep its promise of providing residential plots […]

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CWG-2018: Purnima Hembram, Jauna Murmu find place in Indian athletics team

Bhubaneswar: Making Odisha proud, athletes Purnima Hembram and Jauna Murmu have been selected to represent India in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The selection committee of Athletics Federation of India named the 31-member Indian Athletics team for the Commonwealth Games 2018 which is scheduled to be held from April 4 to April 15 in Gold Coast, […]

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Four from Odisha top national Athletes Rankings

Bhubaneswar: Four Odia athletes have topped in different categories in the national Athletes Rankings 2017 published by Athletics Federation of India (AFI). The timing of athletes, who had participated in various national and international events in the year 2017 was taken into consideration to rank the top 20 athletes. As per the rankings, Amiya Kumar […]

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Odia athlete Jauna Murmu strikes gold in National Open Athletics

Bhubaneswar: Ace Odia athlete Jauna Murmu today bagged gold medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles event at the 57th National Open Athletics Championships in Chennai. Murmu achieved the feat by clocking the fastest time of 58.25 seconds leaving behind Arpitha M, who stood second with a timing of 59.97 seconds. Murmu who had managed to […]

World Athletics Championships: Rs 5L incentive each to Dutee, Jauna

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 5 lakh cash incentive each to sprinter Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu ahead of their tour to London to take part in the World Athletics Championships beginning from August 4. The event will continue till August 13. The chief minister also congratulated the athletes and wished them […]

Odisha's Purnima clinches gold, Jauna claims silver at Inter State National Athletics Championships

Guntur: Odisha athletes continue to shine at the 57th Inter State National Athletics Championships underway in Guntur with Purnima Hembram clinching a gold medal and Jauna Murmu grabbing a silver today. Odisha has overall won three gold medals and two silver medals so far at the event. Purnima won the 100 m women’s hurdles clocking […]

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Asian Athletics Championships: All eyes on five Odia athletes today

Bhubaneswar: All hopes are pinned on five Odia athletes on the third day of the Asian Athletics Championship at the Kalinga Stadium here today with focus on Jauna Murmu. She will run for gold in the finals today after she entered the finals in 400 metres hurdles with an impressive performance on Friday. Apart from […]

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Asian Athletics Championships: Odia sprinter Dutee wins bronze, Amiya disqualified

Bhubaneswar: Unfazed by the controversy surrounding the ‘gender case,’ Odia sprinter Dutee Chand claimed bronze in women’s 100mts sprint, while Odisha’s hope were shattered after Amiya Mallick was disqualified in the semi-final of 100mts men’s event for making a false start. “I am very happy for getting a medal at the Asian Athletics Championships here. […]

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Asian Athletics Championships: Odia athlete Jauna Murmu through to 400 mt hurdles final

Bhubaneswar: Odia athlete Jauna Murmu today showed impressive performance and entered the final in 400 metres hurdles in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships at Kalinga Stadium here. Murmu came second in the heats and made to the final in the mega event. Meanwhile, all eyes will be on Odia sprinters Dutee Chand and Amiya Mallick […]

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Asian Athletics meet: CM presents Rs 3 lakh each to four athletes

Bhubaneswar: Sprinters Dutee Chand, Amiya Mallick, Srabani Nanda and Jauna Murmu were presented Rs 3 lakh cheque each by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Kalinga Stadium today. The Chief Minister reviewed the infrastructure facilities at the stadium and also inaugurated the warm up track ahead of the Asian Athletics Championship from June 5. He […]

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SAI names 5 athletes of Odisha for Asian Athletics meet

Bhubaneswar: The countdown for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship has begun and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday announced name of 95-member squad including five athletes from Odisha. Sprinter Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, Amiya Mallick, Poornima Hembram and Jauna Murmu from Odisha are part of the Indian contingent, the SAI notification mentioned. Also […]

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Reconsider Jauna's case, Odisha urges Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday wrote to the Union minister of Sports batting for Jauna Murmu, the promising woman Odia sprinter who was excluded from the Rio Olympic despite qualifying for the grand event in 4X400 metre relay event. Asking about the grounds on which Murmu has been left out from the Rio-bound relay […]

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Jauna Murmu shattered after being 'dropped' from Rio squad

While six women from Odisha have booked their berths for the Olympics scheduled to kick off at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from August 5, Jauna Murmu, another promising woman sprinter of the state, is shattered after being left out of the 4X400 meter relay squad despite qualifying for the event

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PTS athletics grand prix: Jauna Murmu bags gold in 4X400 women relay

The Indian women 4 x 400m relay quartet comprising Jauna Murmu of Odisha, Ashwini Akkunji, Anilda Thomas and MR Poovamma won gold medal in PTS (Pravda-Televizia-Slovnaft) Athletics Grand Prix in Slovakia today

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Three Odisha women sprinters shine in South Asian Games

Three leading women sprinters - Srabani Nanda, Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu - of Odisha brought laurels for India in the South Asian Games at Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Guwahati on Thursday