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Mar 20, 2019
High-jumper Tejaswin Shankar dropped from Asian Athletics Championships squad by AFI after missing Federation CupTejaswin's exclusion does come as a surprise since he is regarded as one of the country's genuine medal prospects. Also, he is learned to have informed the national governing body of his inability to make it to the Federation Cup in advance, owing to his mid-term exams.
Feb 21, 2019
Nine more athletes found being over-age at 16th National Youth Championships to take tally of age-fraud cases to 50Nine more athletes were disqualified after being found over-age during the 16th National Youth Championships.
Nov 27, 2018
Nirmala Sheoran, five others fail dope test; AFI President says she was kept out of Asiad relay events due to doubtsNirmala Sheoran, who came fourth in the women's 400m event of the Jakarta Asian Games earlier this year, has been provisionally suspended after tests conducted in the WADA's Montreal laboratory.
Sep 19, 2018
Arpinder Singh's journey from enduring naysayers to courting Asian Games glory speaks of his character and resolve to excelOn a hot and humid night in Jakarta, Arpinder Singh finally laid to rest the internal demons and silenced the naysayers who doubted him by winning gold.
Sep 07, 2018
AFI has shortlisted events in which India can win maiden athletics Olympic medal, says president Adille SumariwallaTerming the success achieved in track and field events at the Asian Games as just the beginning, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla has said his association has shortlisted some events from which an Olympic medal can come in future.
Aug 13, 2018
Discus thrower Baljinder Singh tests positive for banned substance along with another athleteTwo athletes, including National Inter-State Championships silver-medallist discus thrower Baljinder Singh, have tested positive for banned substances and they have been handed provisional suspension.
Aug 11, 2018
Asian Games 2018: With emergence of young stars, fans can expect track and field team to reap rich dividends at IndonesiaPowerful displays by 400m sprinters Muhammad Anas and Hima Das, half-miler Jinson Johnson and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra have spawned belief that India’s track and field stars would also reap rich dividends.
Jul 19, 2018
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore denies to comment on Athletics Federation of India's tweet on Hima Das' English-speaking skillsThe AFI had last week put its foot in the mouth when it referred to Das' "not so fluent English" after her blazing run, attracting the ire of fans which forced the governing body to issue an apology in chaste Hindi.
Jul 18, 2018
India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches gold medal in Sotteville Athletics meet in FranceNeeraj's throw of 85.17m put him way ahead of the field, including Moldova's Andrian Mardare (81.48m) and Lithuania's Edis Matusevicius (79.31m), who finished second and third respectively.
Jun 27, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari to miss Asian Games despite qualificationThe Athletics Federation of India (AFI) cannot be faulted as it has done accreditation of around 300 athletes based on the form of past few years and Kumari has not taken part in any major championships in the last five years.