athletics

Russian track doping suspension extended into 7th year

World Athletics said 126 national federations voted for the extension, with 18 against and 34 not voting.

published on : 18th November 2021

World Athletics approves three Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

A total of 150 Russian athletes have so far been declared eligible to compete as authorised neutral athletes in 2021 and five applications have been rejected.

published on : 28th October 2021

Rise of Rupal: Hunger strike to fastest female quarter-miler in National meet

The 16-year-old athlete from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh not only registered her personal best but was also the fastest among all female participants.

published on : 12th October 2021

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

Dandi, Ayush win 400m titles in U-23 nationals

Dandi Jyothika Sri, keen to overcome memories of a disqualification in the National Open Athletics Championships in Warangal a fortnight ago, carried confidence to the track.

published on : 29th September 2021

World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst postponed until February 2023

The postponement is due to the biosecurity measures and travel restrictions currently in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Australia.

published on : 15th September 2021

National Open Athletics Championship set to be a low-key affair

Kamalpreet Kaur, who is an employee of Railways, had her name in the entry list for women’s discus throw, but she will not be taking part in the event owing to a shoulder and knee injury.

published on : 14th September 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

Familiar Tamil Nadu names give national athletics meet a miss

The entire Tamil Nadu Olympic contingent, much like everybody else who returned from Tokyo, has been busy attending a slew of felicitations and ceremonies.

published on : 9th September 2021

Inter-district contest ends, Srikakulam wins 31 medals 

On the occasion, he said that amid the virus outbreak, conducting such competitions is a difficult task, but the championship was conducted following all Covid-19 norms. 

published on : 30th August 2021

World Athletics marks race walker Amit Khatri as a bright prospect

World Athletics has marked India's latest race walk sensation Amit Khatri as the one to watch out for in the future.

published on : 25th August 2021

U-20 World Athletics Championships: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur interacts with athletes & medallists

Anurag Thakur met the Indian athletes who returned from Nairobi after competing at the U-20 World Athletics Championships.

published on : 25th August 2021

Former coach has last laugh over AFI as golden boy Neeraj Chopra lands up at his residence

As Neeraj came to the house of Kashinath Naik and spent almost an hour with his family members, Naik had the last laugh.

published on : 24th August 2021

I'm sure she will bring Olympics medal, says Shaili Singh's ex-coach after she clinches silver at World Athletics U20 Championships

Shaili Singh clinched a silver medal in the women's long jump event at the ongoing World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

published on : 24th August 2021

Athletics gaining popularity across India, it's a great sign for times to come: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi congratulated all the athletes who bagged medals in the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.

published on : 23rd August 2021
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