Track and field

Kelai, Kosgei make it a memorable run

She had a heavy fall at a drinks station early in the race. But despite running with a bleeding knee, Irene Jerotich Kosgei went on t...»

Trecia's big leap

A triple jumper who said her only legal jump here was a terrible one, emerged as the outstanding athlete of the Commonwealth Games he...»

Watch out for the Kenyans

Tanzania's Samson Ramadhani, Kenya's Luke Kibet and Australia's Jeffrey Hunt could be the stars to watch in the marathon that will be...»

Indian women pull off historic track win

The ambience was electric. So was the performance. There was a medal rush by the Indians at the Commonwealth Games here on T...»

Cheruiyot leads another Kenyan sweep

The international stars did not really set alight the Nehru Stadium with their performance on the concluding day of the track and fie...»

Another Nigerian athlete tests positive

The Nigerian athletics team in the Commonwealth Games was put to shame for a second time in as many days, as its hurdler Samuel Okon,...»

Nigerian woman sprint champion tests positive

The Commonwealth Games received a shock on Monday morning with the news that women's 100m winner, Osayemi Oludamola of Nigeria had te...»

Poonia ends the long wait for gold

India's long wait for an athletics gold at the Commonwealth Games is over. Fifty two years after the great Milkha Singh gave the coun...»

It's a Kenyan 1-2-3 in 3,000m steeplechase

Kenya expectedly swept the medals in the 3000-metre steeplechase, with the lesser-known of the trio, Richard Mateelong taking the gol...»

Silver show from Prajusha and Gowda

Two silvers in two hours. India had its best day in the Commonwealth Games athletics at the Nehru Stadium here on Sunday evening. Men...»

Benn Harradine lives up to expectations

Benn Harradine of Australia who had led the Commonwealth lists in discus throughout this season expectedly took the title, with a 65. »

Harminder wins India's first ever walks medal

Harminder Singh won the 20-km race walk bronze in the Commonwealth Games here. It was India's first-ever medal in the walks in Common...»

Ankit finishes sixth in long jump

Junior Ankit Sharma finished sixth in the men's long jump with 7.58m at the Commonwealth Games athletics here on Saturday evening. »

Thomas, Lapierre set all-comers records

Indian all-comers records were bettered by long jumper Fabrice Lapierre and high jumper Donald Thomas as the Commonwealth Games track...»

The fizz will be missing on the track

The track and field action in the Commonwealth Games, starting at the Nehru Stadium on Wednesday, could have been of the highest orde...»

From confused youngster to leader of men

Ten years ago, Ezekiel Kemboi was a confused youngster. He was a good footballer but he did not find team events glamorous. ...»

Two Canadian athletes pull out of CWG

The spate of withdrawals from the Delhi Commonwealth Games continued with Canadian diver Meaghan Benfeito and badminton player Alvin Lau...»

Injured Semenya pulls out of Commonwealth Games

Joining the long list of star pullouts from the Delhi Commonwealth Games, South Africa’s 800m world champion Caster Semenya on Wed...»

I would love to come to India: Bolt

A back injury and an unfavourable timing of the event forced Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to skip the Commonwealth Games but the Olympic...»

‘Tintu a world-class athlete'

Breaking the two-minute barrier in the 800m is like getting a big load off your back. And now that Tintu Luka has overcome it, while fin...»

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