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Kerala overall champions for record 22 times

COIMBATORE: It was celebration time again for Champions Kerala as they overcame initial setback to win comfortably the overall title for the twenty-second time in 32nd National Junior Athletics championship which concluded at Nehru Stadium…


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Three more records erased on fourth day, Kerala top

COIMBATORE: The penultimate day’s competitions in 32nd National Junior Athletics championships at Coimbatore witnessed only three meet records being bettered unlike Saturday when nine records fell like nine pins.  Incidentally a team from National Anti-Doping Agency…


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Five National records go over board on Day 3

COIMBATORE: Hosts Tamil Nadu had a cheerful Saturday as seven of its athletes secured gold medals on the third day of competitions in 32nd National Junior Athletics championships at Nehru Stadium here. The first of their…


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Ashish Jakhar betters hammer National mark

COIMBATORE: Asian junior champion Ashish Jakhar (17) flung the 5 kg hammer to a new distance of 75.45m in U-18 boys event on the second day of 32nd National Junior Athletics Championship here on Friday. This…


Tejaswin Shankar of Delhi is the new pin-up boy of Indian athletics

Tejaswin shatters 12-year-old high jump mark

COIMBATORE: Delhi boy Tejaswin Shankar (aged 17 years and 32d days) soared over 2.22m to win the Open National at Lucknow in September last. The Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist from last year, competing in…