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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 31, 2018
Javelin thrower Amit Kumar tests positive for banned substance; handed provisional suspension by AFIAmit, who had won a silver at the Federation Cup before the bronze at the Inter-State Meet, could not make it to the Asian Games team as he fell short of the 81m mark.
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 16, 2018
Hima Das needs timely intervention of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, not just a shower of awards and goodiesHima Das deserves a shot at fame and fortune. If she succeeds she could be the flag bearer of Indian athletes’ aspirations. And there is no better system than the NCAA to make it happen.
Jun 30, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra, Seema Antil named in India's 53-member athletics squadNeeraj and Seema were exempted from the just-concluded National Interstate Athletics Championships in Guwahati but they have been asked to undergo a confirmatory trial on 15 August.
Jun 28, 2018
Jinson Johnson breaks Sriram Singh's 42-year-old 800m national record, books ticket for 2018 Asian GamesJinson Johnson ran one of the most memorable races in recent times as he smashed legendary Sriram Singh's 42-year-old 800m record, the oldest one in Indian athletics, to steal the spotlight on the second day of the 58th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships in Guwahati on Wednesday.
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.
Jun 26, 2018
Asian Games 2018: India will grab more medals in Track and Field than previous edition, says AFI presidentAt Incheon, Indian track and field athletes had won 13 medals including two gold out of the country's total haul of 57 medals.
Jun 01, 2018
Indian high jumper Tejaswin Shankar pulls out of Asian Games 2018 due to neck injuryTejaswin Shankar, who studies business administration at the Kansas State University on a four-year scholarship, has informed about his decision to the Athletics Federation of India.
May 30, 2018
Indian discus thrower Vikas Gowda announces retirement two months before Asian GamesThe retirement of the four-time Olympian Vikas Gowda has not come as a surprise as he has not taken part in any major international event since winning a bronze in the Asian Championships last year in Bhubaneswar.