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IND vs AUS 2017: Felt Lucky to Play Such Innings With MS Dhoni – Hardik Pandya

/ 18 September 2017

Hardik Pandya added more substance to his growing reputation as the next match finisher for India with a combative knock against Australia in the opening ODI at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The innings was


Venezuela’s Rojas Wins Women’s Triple Jump Title At Worlds

/ 08 August 2017

Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas claimed the women’s triple jump gold medal at the World Athletics Championships here. The 21-year-old, the 2016 world indoor champion, on Monday soared to 14.91 metres for the gold, followed by Colombia’s


AIU, UK Athletics Announce Strict Anti-Doping Programme

/ 01 August 2017

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and United Kingdom Athletics have announced a strict anti-doping programme for the upcoming IAAF World Championships here. AIU and UKI on Monday revealed in a statement the measures they plan


Goel Directs AFI To Include Runner Chitra For World Championships

A day after the Kerala High Court directed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to include Asian Athletics gold medallist runner P.U. Chitra in the team for next months IAAF World Championships in London, Union


Kerala HC Asks Centre To Explain Why Athlete Chitra Was Excluded

Kochi, July 27 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the Centre to explain why was state athlete P.U. Chitra left out of the national squad despite qualifying for next month’s World Athletics Championship. The


Will Take Up Chitra’s Issue With Centre: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday expressed disgust at the manner in which Kerala athlete P.U. Chitra, who had qualified for next month’s World Athletics Championship has been left out of the national squad.


Kenya Confirms Rudisha’s Participation In Athletics Worlds

Athletics Kenya (AK) has confirmed that superstar David Rudisha will defend his men’s 800 metres title at the IAAF World Championships in London. The announcement on Thursday ended intense speculation in local media that the


Kenya Needs To Invest More In Field Events, Says Official

A senior official at Athletics Kenya (AK) has said that the country should commit more resources to field events if it hopes to increase its medal haul in the international arena. Barnaba Korir, who is


Economic Crisis Leaves Brazil’s Top Surfers Without Sponsors

The financial crisis buffeting Brazil has left numerous athletes without sponsors, including surfers. Brazil’s current crop of top surfers, one of its most successful generations, has not escaped the effects of recession. Brazilian surfers are


Kenya’s Chepkirui Eyes Women’s 3,000m World Record

The Honolulu Marathon

The pressure that comes with being Kenya athletics team captain will not wear down World Junior 5,000m silver medallist Emmaculate Chepkirui from her ambition to break a world record on home soil. Chepkirui is aware


Points table
Group A MP W L +/- PTS
Uruguay 3 3 0 +5 9
Russia 3 2 1 +4 6
Saudi Arabia 3 1 2 -5 3
Egypt 3 0 3 -4 0
Group B MP W L +/- PTS
Spain 3 1 0 +1 5
Portugal 3 1 0 +1 5
Iran 3 1 1 0 4
Morocco 3 0 2 -2 1
Group C MP W L +/- PTS
France 3 2 0 +2 7
Denmark 3 1 0 +1 5
Peru 3 1 2 0 3
Australia 3 0 2 -3 1
Group D MP W L +/- PTS
Croatia 3 3 0 +6 9
Argentina 3 1 1 -2 4
Nigeria 3 1 2 -1 3
Iceland 3 0 2 -3 1
Group E MP W L +/- PTS
Brazil 3 2 0 +4 7
Switzerland 3 1 0 +1 5
Serbia 3 1 2 -2 3
Costa Rica 3 0 2 -3 1
Group F MP W L +/- PTS
Sweden 3 2 1 +3 6
Mexico 3 2 1 -1 6
South Korea 3 1 2 0 3
Germany 3 1 2 -2 3
Group G MP W L +/- PTS
Belgium 3 3 0 +7 9
England 3 2 1 +5 6
Tunisia 3 1 2 -3 3
Panama 3 0 3 -9 0
Group H MP W L +/- PTS
Colombia 3 2 1 +3 6
Japan 3 1 1 0 4
Senegal 3 1 1 0 4
Poland 3 1 2 -3 3