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Tuesday, October 26, 2021



Neeraj Chopra is my student: Kashinath Naik hits back at AFI chief after coaching row

August 13, 2021 1:12 pm

Kashinath Naik claimed he had spoken to Neeraj Chopra over the phone about this. “I spoke to Neeraj about the controversy and he said he will talk to me later since he is busy with other events. He promised he would discuss the issue with Sumariwalla."

AFI to celebrate August 7, Neeraj's Olympic gold winning Day, as National Javelin Day

August 10, 2021 4:31 pm

The AFI started National Open Javelin Throw Championships in 2018 and its third edition is scheduled in October this year.

AFI names 28-member team for World Athletics U-20 Championships

August 03, 2021 9:03 pm

The Indian team comprises 17 men who will compete in 11 disciplines while 11 girls will feature in eight events.

AFI joins hands in global effort to shape the future of athletics

April 06, 2021 9:49 am

Over the coming weeks, the organisation will arrange a group of initiatives with key stakeholders designed to encourage and facilitate unprecedented levels of feedback.

AFI bars its athletes from handshakes, hugging and spitting at training camp

May 20, 2020 8:23 am

Through the document, the AFI directed the athletes to train under strict social distancing guidelines and also follow additional norms issued by the government "religiously".

Pressure to attend frequent events affecting Hima’s training: AFI chief

December 18, 2019 7:32 am

Hima became a global star when in 2018 when she won the world junior gold at Tampere in Finland in the 400 metres.

AFI considers banning state association secretaries to curb age-fudging

July 20, 2019 9:43 am

On the first day of its two-day Annual General Meeting, a proposal was put forward seeking to ban the secretary of the state unit for a year and set up an ad-hoc committee if two or more of its athletes are caught in age manipulation.

Indian athletics to get High Performance Director three years after first one resigns

May 16, 2019 9:41 pm

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) chief Sumariwala said the 38-year-old Herrmann was highly recommended by the German Athletics Federation and he will take charge soon.

Official apathy ‘robs’ athletes of records at Delhi state meet

June 08, 2018 9:36 am

With the official time-keeper complaining of 'payment problems' and not turning up, the races were decided by stop-watch timings, not the most reliable or scientific method.

‘Dope’ past makes Yuri Ogorodnik return unlikely

March 11, 2015 10:44 am

AFI plans to reappoint Ukrainian track and field coach Yuri Ogorodnik have run into troubled waters.