Philanthropist and administrator of the Dharmasthala temple Veerendra Heggade and noted screen writer V Vijayendra Prasad were also nominated to the Upper House of Parliament.
Patiala: S Dhanalakshmi of Tamil Nadu, who had stunned Dutee Chand in the 100m final, on Thursday beat another star athlete Hima Das in the 200m semifinal heats by running a meet record time of 23.26 seconds in the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships here on Thursday. Her victory over Hima Das (Assam) in […]
New Delhi: 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 towards IAAF and President Sebestian Coe for awarding me the Veteran Pin at the 52nd IAAF […]
New Delhi: Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been appointed as a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA). Usha will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, which will be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan. “I am […]
Bhubaneswar: With unveiling the logo and mascot for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today formally announced commencement of the mega sports event, to be held at Kalinga Stadium here from July 6 to 9. The endangered Olive Ridley turtle was declared the mascot of the Championship at a special function on […]