PT Usha

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PT Usha To Take Oath As Rajya Sabha MP

Former Indian athlete PT Usha is scheduled to take oath as Rajya Sabha MP on July 19. PT Usha, who was born in Kerala's Kozhikode, has been an inspiration for girl children across the country. Reportedly, Usha and legendary music composer Ilayaraja, were not able to make it to the oath taking ceremony on July 18. In 1984 Olympics, Usha finished fourth in women's 400m hurdles.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 11:31 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

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Courtesy: ANI

Kenya's long-distance runner Agnes Tirop

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Kenya's Long-distance Runner Agnes Tirop Stabbed To Death

The 25-year-old Agnes Tirop, famous as Kenya's long-distance runner has been stabbed to death by her husband at home, said Athletics Kenya over Twitter on October 13. The police said the search is going on to find Tirop's husband after her family accused him of the crime. Tirop is known for winning bronze medals in the women's 10,000 meters at the world championships in 2017 and 2019.

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 02:52 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: murder, runner, Kenya, Athletics Kenya