Athletics Federation of India

Galina no longer India's 400m coach, hunt on for replacement

The 2018 Asian and Commonwealth Games were the highlights of her coaching stint in India.

published on : 7th November 2022

Two national meet medallists fail dope test

During the course of the probe, Renu in a written submission had said while she was in conversation with the NADA official, some girl threatened to kill her.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Athletics national camp likely to begin next month

Last year, the national camps started in October but because of a long season this year, the camps had to be deferred. The last nationals got over on October 19.

published on : 27th October 2022

High-profile dope cases in athletics not a healthy sign 

It took the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) almost a year to sanction and post star javelin thrower Shivpal Singh’s penalty on its website.

published on : 5th October 2022

AFI partners with HSBC India to support young women athletes 

Under the partnership, promising girls will be picked from the National Inter District Championships for Under-14 and Under-16 categories and would be nurtured to perform on the global stage.

published on : 29th August 2022

Big setback for India as top athletes test positive for doping

Days away from CWG, Dhanalakshmi and Aishwarya's tests brings the focus back on the menace of doping.

published on : 20th July 2022

Jeswin, Aishwarya don't meet trials cut for Worlds, set to be given one more chance

According to Sumariwalla, the athletes did perform well. "We don't want to deny them an opportunity to qualify and they are welcome to take one more trial on July 8," he said.

published on : 4th July 2022

No show and express return from Almaty event

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) confirmed that some of the athletes had to come back because they managed to get an appointment with the US embassy for visa at the last moment.

published on : 26th June 2022

Delhi High Court asks AFI to relook exclusion of athlete

Tejaswin had approached the Delhi High Court challenging his exclusion from Commonwealth Games (CWG) squad because he did not take part in the state championship.

published on : 23rd June 2022

AFI expects team to better Gold Coast performance in Birmingham

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra would lead a ‘strong’ 37-member field expected to “better last edition” at Birmingham next month. 

published on : 17th June 2022

New beginning for Tamil Nadu's Dhanalakshmi

TN athlete runs her first official 400m on the opening day of the inter-state meet

published on : 11th June 2022

Talent aplenty but they need time: 400m coach Galina Bukharina

The 400m coach, who tasted Olympic glory as athlete and coach, was enjoying a profile that was usually reserved for athletes.

published on : 10th June 2022

New Delhi Marathon last chance for Indians to qualify for Commonwealth Games, Asian Games 

This will be the last opportunity for the country's marathon runners to qualify for this year's two multi-sport events -the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games.

published on : 25th March 2022

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra to train in India this month

The 23-year-old Olympic champion is expected to reach on Saturday night and stay in India for the next three to four weeks at least.

published on : 6th March 2022

AFI's decision to train Neeraj Chopra with German expert Klaus Bartonietz bears fruit

The AFI's appreciation of German coach Klaus Bartonietz, who helped guide javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 8th August 2021

Asian Games gold medallist Tajinderpal Singh Toor's father dies before seeing son's medal

Tajinderpal Singh Toor won the gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Shot Put after setting a national record with a 20.75m throw.

published on : 4th September 2018

Asian Games 2018: Bronze balm post rejection for Chitra

She didn’t want to talk about it, but the pain in her voice was enough evidence of the suffering she was put through. 

published on : 31st August 2018

1500m runner Monika Chaudhary to undergo fresh Asian Games trial tomorrow 

She had filed a petition before the Delhi High Court, challenging her exclusion for the Asian Games in Jakarta

published on : 21st August 2018

Athletics Federation of India refers to Hima's 'not so fluent' English, provokes severe backlash

The daughter of a rice farmer from a village in Assam's Nagaon district, Hima scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships.

published on : 13th July 2018