Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

 February 10, 2017   R K Gupta

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In one utterly frustrating news for the iconic Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt, he has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals. On January 2017, the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games, because they found Bolt’s teammate Nesta Carter guilty of doping violations. A few months […]

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Tanzanian Man Alphonce Simbu & Kenya Woman Bornes Kitur Win 2017 Mumbai Marathon

 January 22, 2017   R K Gupta

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The 14th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai International Marathon was concluded on January 15, 2017. City Road Races have acquired tremendous global popularity and International Association of Athletics Federations has labeled the Mumbai event as the Gold Label Road Race since 2010. Mumbai road race is owned by city-based sports management company Procam International Pvt. […]

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Shot Putter Manpreet Kaur Is the Latest Indian Athlete to Qualify for 2016 Rio Games

 September 22, 2015   R K Gupta

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Indian Railways shot putter Manpreet Kaur was one positive off-shoot from 55th National Open Athletics Championship, which came to an end at Kolkata on Saturday September 19, 2015. Manpreet hurled the 4 Kg sphere to a distance of 17.96 meters and secured a berth for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The International Association Of Athletics Federations, […]

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Top Athletes Lend Color as ExxonMobil Bislett Games at Oslo Celebrate 50th anniversary

 June 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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The athletics night at Norwegian capital came alive with many world-class performances in the 6th stage of IAAF Diamond League. There could not have a better way for the ExxonMobil Bislett Games to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Though the Oslo DL meeting brought only one world-leading performance in the women’s 400m hurdles, the glittering presence […]

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The Unique Personal Worlds of Usain Bolt and Mo Farah

 February 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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Many years ago, it would have been thought unbelievable that track athletes could survive without competing but not anymore if you are a Usain Bolt or a Mo Farah. Bolt hasn’t run in a normal competition for nearly one year but the Jamaican world champion sprinter still holds sway in the events of his choice. […]

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Crowning Glory for 16 Athletes in the First Diamond League Final in Zurich

 August 30, 2014   R K Gupta

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The first of the two IAAF Diamond League athletics finals brought Zurich alive Thursday night. It was the second time in quick succession that the Swiss city welcomed top world athletes, who had come here earlier for the European Championships, two weeks ago. The Weltklasse Zurich track and field arena was witness to the crowning […]

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