Indian athletes

Athletics, swimming only compulsory sports: CGF roadmap

However, as part of the recommended pathway for the upcoming two CWGs from 2026, they have included T20 (both men and women) as a 'proposed core sport'.

published on : 11th October 2021

AFI plans robust grassroots programme to unearth gems like Neeraj Chopra

The AFI has identified five states —  Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka and Punjab — where 400m aspirants and throwers are aplenty.

published on : 14th September 2021

India's history-making Paralympians return to rousing reception

The last batch of Indian para athletes, who returned home this evening were the badminton contingent, shooters and recurve archery team.

published on : 6th September 2021

Frenzy, chaos as history-making Indian Olympic contingent returns from Tokyo

Waving the tri-colour, people danced to the beat of the dhol and live band, sang and screamed their lungs out to show their appreciation for the medal winners.

published on : 9th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 10 Indian officials allowed for attending closing ceremony, no limit on athletes

As per protocols followed by Indian Olympic Association, the medal winners including gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will be duly made flag bearers in the future multi sporting events.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Can javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finally end India's wait?

It should be to Neeraj’s advantage that the likes of Julius Yego (Kenya) and Keshorn Walcott (Trinidad and Tobago) – have failed to qualify for the final.  

published on : 7th August 2021

Kamalpreet Kaur finishes sixth in Olympic discus throw to enhance growing reputation 

After qualifying as second-best on Saturday, Kaur's throw of 63.70m was her best effort in the six rounds of the final that was interrupted by rain for more than an hour.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Athletics Federation of India to take action against under-performers at Tokyo Olympics 

AFI President Adille Sumariwalla said the coaches of both the athletes had been spoken to about their lacklustre form in the trials.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: AFI decide against withdrawing M Sreeshankar, KT Irfan from contingent

Sumariwalla also said the coaches of both athletes had been spoken to about the lacklustre form in the trials.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Confident that you will excel, make country proud: President Kovind to Indian Olympic contingent

"...I convey best wishes to you all on behalf of all Indians. I am confident that you all will excel, win laurels and make our country proud," Kovind tweeted.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian athletes finding solace in sport

Athletes coming from the hinterland to make the Olympic squad bring with them years of hardship, unbelievable suffering before finding sport as a vehicle for a better tomorrow.

published on : 14th July 2021

Mixed events at Olympics might help India's shot at few medals

The addition of mixed team events might just prove to be the ace up Team India’s sleeve.

published on : 14th July 2021

PM Modi hails struggles of Indian athletes of Olympics; wishes them luck

Modi started the session by asking the athletes about their ambitions and challenges ahead of the sporting extravaganza.

published on : 13th July 2021

Tokyo Games being held under extraordinary circumstances, go through everything with a smile: Indian contingent told

Baishya said the athletes need to be prepared for spending long hours at the airport after landing in Tokyo for testing, immigration and other clearances.

published on : 10th July 2021

Alex Arjun sets sights on Tokyo run

Alex Anthony, a 26-year-old track athlete from Pulluvila in Thiruvanathapuram, is all set to represent India in mixed 4x400m relay at the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 8th July 2021
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