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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.
May 31, 2018
Vikas Gowda, India's most successful discus thrower, tired but at peace with himself post-retirementGowda has been the flag bearer of India's hopes in athletics in the Olympics and the World Championships. He has taken part in four Olympics and made the final of the 2012 London Games where he finished eighth.
Apr 12, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Silver medallist Seema Punia expresses disdain over questions about her trainingSeema Punia once again finished behind World Champion Australian Dani Stevens in the Games and the reclusive athlete was quite simply exasperated when asked about where she had trained for the Games.
Mar 11, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set for CWG debut as AFI names 31-member Indian athletics teamThe Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday named a 31-member Indian track and field team (18 men and 13 women) for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Mar 07, 2018
Federation Cup Athletics: NADA testers reach venue after Seema Punia had left for home following gold medal exploitsSeema Punia, who won a gold on the opening day and virtually booked a CWG berth, left for home before the NADA officials reach the NIS Patiala.
Mar 05, 2018
Federation Cup Athletics: Seema Punia books CWG berth; Pole vaulter Subramani Siva breaks national recordTamil Nadu's Subramani Siva shattered his own national record en route to winning the men's pole vault title while veteran Seema Punia clinched a gold in women's discus throw to virtually book a Commonwealth Games berth on the opening day of the 22nd Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala on Monday.
Aug 13, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Kevin Mayer becomes first man to win decathlon gold after Ashton EatonFrance's Kevin Mayer on Saturday became the first man other than the now-retired Ashton Eaton to win a global decathlon event since 2011 when he claimed gold in the world championships.
Jul 07, 2017
Asian Athletic Championships: G Lakshmanan, Manpreet Kaur win gold as India top table on Day 1India opened their account on the opening day of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships with women's shot putter Manpreet Kaur grabbing the gold medal with a throw of 18.28m.
Jul 04, 2017
Asian Athletics Championships: Vikas Gowda cleared to participate despite poor showing at trialsGowda won a gold in the 2013 edition in Pune with an effort of 64.90m before repeating the feat in the last edition in Wuhan, China with a throw of 62.03m.
Jul 03, 2017
Vikas Gowda's poor showing at trials leaves Asian Athletics Championships participation in doubtReigning champion discus thrower Vikas Gowda may not be able to defend his title in the Asian Athletics Championships beginning here on 6 July as he came up with a disappointing 57.79m effort in the trials held on Sunday.