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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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