During a fitness trial held on Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru, Sreeshankar's best jump was 7.48m, a far cry from the 8.26m he had come up during the Federation Cup in March to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Entries of as many as 16 athletes, including five in men's 1,500 meters event, have been rejected by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the Indian Grand Prix IV, an Olympic qualification competition, here on Monday.
New Delhi: The fourth Asian Youth Athletics Championships, scheduled to be held in Kuwait City from March 1 to 4, has been postponed to October 2021, the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) has told its member federations. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said on Wednesday that the AAA has also informed member federations of the […]
New Delhi: Sprinter Dutee Chand was on Thursday included in the India squad for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha later this month. The development came after the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) accepted an invite for her participation from its parent body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). “Participation of […]
New Delhi: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) selection committee has picked Hima Das among the 25-member national team comprising 16 men and nine women for the IAAF World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar, from September 27 to October 6. With less than a year to go for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, […]
Agra: In a first, the Athletics Federation of India Friday decided to suspend the secretary of a state association if more than two athletes of that unit are found to be over-aged in a national event. The decision to fix responsibility of the age-fudging menace, which has afflicted athletics for so many years, to the […]
Bhubaneswar: Four Odia athletes have topped in different categories in the national Athletes Rankings 2017 published by Athletics Federation of India (AFI). The timing of athletes, who had participated in various national and international events in the year 2017 was taken into consideration to rank the top 20 athletes. As per the rankings, Amiya Kumar […]
Bhubaneswar: A preparatory meeting for the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held here from July 6 to 9, was held here today with Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Sports Secretary Vishal Kumar Dev and Secretary of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) chalking out strategies for smooth functioning of the event. Padhi informed, the championship […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha is going to host the Asian Athletics Championship to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on the first week of July. After inspecting the facilities and infrastructure, President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI), Adille J Sumariwalla termed Kalinga Stadium as one of the best venues in country. The mega sports event […]