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World Athletics vice-president Geoff Gardner says ‘finding new ways of presenting events’ critical to success of sport
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World Athletics vice-president Geoff Gardner says ‘finding new ways of presenting events’ critical to success of sport

World Athletics vice-president Gardner was speaking on the concluding day of the two-day online seminar for announcers and event presentation managers in the modern era.

World Athletics' Sebastian Coe calls on sport to work towards attracting younger audiences
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World Athletics' Sebastian Coe calls on sport to work towards attracting younger audiences

Opening an online seminar, Coe underlined the importance of holding the attention of the audience in a complex entertainment landscape

Indian mixed relay team’s 2018 Asian Games silver upgraded to gold after Bahrain’s Kemi Adekoya fails dope test
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Indian mixed relay team’s 2018 Asian Games silver upgraded to gold after Bahrain’s Kemi Adekoya fails dope test

Bahrain, which had topped the 4x400 mixed relay final, was disqualified after Kemi Adekoya was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for failing a dope test.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprinter Hima Das not worried about qualification, focused on regaining fitness after injury
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprinter Hima Das not worried about qualification, focused on regaining fitness after injury

Hima, the reigning junior world champion in 400m, is yet to qualify for the postponed Tokyo Olympics and the international season has been suspended till 30 November due to the global health crisis

Indian athletics chief coach Bahadur Singh steps down from role after 25-year stint
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Indian athletics chief coach Bahadur Singh steps down from role after 25-year stint

Singh, who ended his coaching career as one of India's longest-serving head coaches, took up the post in February 1995.

World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says having women in all governance structures a key element in global body's reforms
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World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says having women in all governance structures a key element in global body's reforms

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe says a key element of his organisation's reforms has been to recognise the importance of having women in all governance structures.

Every sport probably has several Sachin Tendulkars, but they need the right platform, says Indian athletics chief Adille Sumariwalla
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Every sport probably has several Sachin Tendulkars, but they need the right platform, says Indian athletics chief Adille Sumariwalla

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla on Wednesday said that every sports discipline in the country has athletes who can be compared with Sachin Tendulkar but they need right platform to showcase their talent.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra recommended by AFI for Khel Ratna for third consecutive year
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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra recommended by AFI for Khel Ratna for third consecutive year

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Saturday recommended for the coveted Khel Ratna Award by the committee constituted by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the third time in a row.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Track and field athletes to commence outdoor training from Monday with initial focus on fitness regimen
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Track and field athletes to commence outdoor training from Monday with initial focus on fitness regimen

Track and field athletes will return to outdoor training on Monday after two months of being confined to their rooms due to the coronavirus-forced lockdown but the early focus will be entirely on their fitness regimens to avoid injury.

Athletics Federation of India releases SOPs for resumption of training; athletes told to not hug, shake hands
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Athletics Federation of India releases SOPs for resumption of training; athletes told to not hug, shake hands

After the Sports Ministry gave its go ahead to the resumption of training in its complexes and stadiums, the AFI on Tuesday issued its own Standard Operating Procedures for training of the campers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: No Indian athletes to take part in international events this year, says AFI President Adille Sumariwalla
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Coronavirus Outbreak: No Indian athletes to take part in international events this year, says AFI President Adille Sumariwalla

Earlier this month, the AFI prepared a tentative calendar for this year starting with the Indian Grand Prix on 12 September and squeezing in three national champions in a period of less than two months

AFI prepares tentative schedule with events starting in September, tenure of office-bearers extended
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AFI prepares tentative schedule with events starting in September, tenure of office-bearers extended

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday decided to tentatively start the 2020 season's competitions in September provided the health crisis, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic is settled by then.

Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari banned for four years by WADA after testing positive for metenolone
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Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari banned for four years by WADA after testing positive for metenolone

Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari has been slapped with a four-year ban by WADA's Athletics Integrity Unit for flunking a dope test , nearly two years after her sample was deemed clean by the NDTL.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Narinder Batra says he’ll continue to push for outdoor training of athletes during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Narinder Batra says he’ll continue to push for outdoor training of athletes during lockdown

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra on Saturday said he will again request the government to allow national campers to undergo outdoor training inside the country's major sports centres during the coronavirus-forced lockdown.

Athletics Federation of India's online seminar for officials sees massive attendance from South Asian countries
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Athletics Federation of India's online seminar for officials sees massive attendance from South Asian countries

During the seminar, Ireland's Pierce O'Callaghan erased doubts about judging race walking and Luis Saladie of Spain helped with drawing up timetables for competition

Coronavirus Outbreak: Athletics Federation of India to conduct online lessons for IAAF-certified Level 2 coaches
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Athletics Federation of India to conduct online lessons for IAAF-certified Level 2 coaches

93 out of the 130 Level 2 coaches have registered for the interactive programme which will offer a mix of general sport and scientific knowledge as well as event-specific aspects of coaching

AFI urges athletes to stay mentally strong during lockdown, take advantage of extra time ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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AFI urges athletes to stay mentally strong during lockdown, take advantage of extra time ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Olympics, originally scheduled for July-August, has been postponed to next year in the wake of the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship postponed as AFI seeks to revamp event calendar
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Coronavirus Outbreak: National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship postponed as AFI seeks to revamp event calendar

The AFI said that a new competition calendar, as well as fresh training programmes for national campers, will be prepared by the Planning Committee after discussions with coaches and foreign experts

Coronavirus pandemic: AFI cancels Indian GP, postpones next month's Fed Cup after Sports Ministry directive
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Coronavirus pandemic: AFI cancels Indian GP, postpones next month's Fed Cup after Sports Ministry directive

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) cancelled the Indian Grand Prix hours before it was to begin, paying heed to the government's directive to avoid conducting competitions till 15 April because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: First two competitions of Indian Grand Prix series to be held without spectators, says Athletics Federation of India
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Coronavirus pandemic: First two competitions of Indian Grand Prix series to be held without spectators, says Athletics Federation of India

The AFI also said that all the athletes coming from outside will be allowed to enter the NS-NIS campus only after a medical check-up by AFI/SAI medical team at the SAI NS-NIS gate