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Athletics Federation of India


Inter-state of affairs: Injury, 4 DNFs and a bizarre baton exchange

August 31, 2019 8:20 am

Perhaps at the back of his mind, as he stood waiting endlessly for Antony, anchor leg runner Muhammed Anas felt the pressure of qualifying for the World Championships.

Men’s relay team gets a safety net for Worlds Championships

August 19, 2019 11:17 am

While the women’s team is currently placed at 14th according to the IAAF relay team rankings, the men’s team is precariously positioned at 16, the cut-off spot.

Athletics body asked for photos, got tattoos and six packs

August 11, 2019 8:02 pm

The AFI provisionally rejected around one-fourth of the 3,000 applications it received. The reason stated: “Pictures weren’t appropriate for official purposes.”

Hima Das — Certainly not her hottest streak

July 25, 2019 12:13 am

Hima Das, who is coming off a back injury that forced her to end her Doha Asian Championships in tears in April, is taking part in these tournaments just to ease herself back into competition mode.

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.

Neeraj Chopra nominated for Khel Ratna; Tejinder Pal Toor, Arpinder Singh for Arjuna Award

April 30, 2019 11:57 pm

Neeraj Chopra, who won a gold in the Asian Games last year with a record throw, has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Khel Ratna Award by the Athletics Federation of India.

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.

The Error In Zero Tolerance

June 01, 2018 1:50 am

Anti-doping measures often target sportspersons who are victims, not perpetrators

Athletics Federation of India goes back to non-campers to shore up 400m relay squad for Commonwealth Games

March 11, 2018 8:40 am

Athletics Federation of India has announced a 31-member list for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Saturday after including non-campers in the relay team.

Long Jump prodigy Sreeshankar, on cusp of 8-metre club, eyes Asian Games and Junior Worlds

March 10, 2018 8:47 am

Sreeshankar, at the recently-concluded Federation Cup in Patiala, made a jump of 7.99m, just a centimetre short of the Commonwealth Games 2018 qualifying norms.