Long Jumper M Sreeshankar

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M Sreeshankar Breaks His Own Record; Qualifies For Tokyo Olympic

Long jumper M Sreeshankar qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games on March 16, besides improving his own national record at the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships. With a splendid 8.26m leap in his fifth attempt, Shreeshankar surpassed the Olympic qualification mark set at 8.22m. Additionally, in the women's 100m sprint finals, while Hima Das suffered a red card for a false start, Tamil Nadu's Dhanalakshmi defeated national record… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 09:58 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: M Sreeshankar, Tokyo Games, Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Dhanalakshmi, Federation Cup National Athletics Championships

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Sportswomen nominated for BBC awards

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BBC Nominates Rani Rampal, Koneru Humpy For 'Sportswoman of Year' Award

BBC has nominated Indian hockey skipper Rani Rampal, chess-ace Koneru Humpy and shooter Manu Bhaker for 'Indian Sportswoman of the Year' award. Besides, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and sprinter Dutee Chand are also in the run. The winner will be decided via public voting open till February 24 and will be announced on International Women's Day on March 8. BBC also announced to host ‘Sports Hackathon’ to add over 300 Wikipedia entries of 50 Indian… read-more

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 12:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BBC, Hockey, Rani Rampal, Koneru Humpy, Manu Bhaker, Vinesh Phogat, Dutee Chand

Courtesy: The Indian Express