Senior National Athletics Championships to be hosted in two Patiala venues from 25-29 June despite COVID-19 threat
During a meeting held for finalising the venue of the competition amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was also decided to organise the competition at two different places.
Athletics Federation of India installs special strength-building machine for javelin throwers at NIS, Patiala
The machine, named Kraft Training Gerat or KTG (German for Strength Training Device), will assist the javelin throwers in developing their strength and speed.
The senior selection committee, to be chaired by Randhawa, will have former chief coach Bahadur Singh, Bahadur Singh Saggu, Krishna Poonia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Uday Prabhu, Praveen Jolly and Gopal Saini as other members.
Adille Sumariwalla elected Athletics Federation of India chief for third term, Anju Bobby George senior VP
For Sumariwalla, the coming four-year term (2020-2024) will be his last as AFI president as the National Sports Code of 2011 allows only three continuous terms as head of a national sports federation.
Adille Sumariwalla to be elected as AFI president for third term, Anju Bobby George to take charge as senior vice president
Incumbent Adille Sumariwalla will be unanimously elected as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president for a third term while former long jumper Anju Bobby George will be made the senior vice-president during its Annual General Body Meeting.
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) cancelled this year's national championships in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtually bringing the season to an end without any 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
Neeraj Chopra pulls out of National Open Athletics Championships at last minute; AFI says javelin thrower not 'competition ready'
Just as Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was about to make a comeback at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships in Ranchi, the 21-year-old was asked to withdraw his participation after coaches felt he had not recovered sufficiently following elbow surgery in May.