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Indian javelin throwers compelled to go long distance for coach’s feedback

Even as the government forms task forces to ensure medals at Olympic Games that have not even been awarded yet, India’s javelin throwers are having to resort to the most tragicomic way of training at

04 Aug 2017

Athletics Federation of India’s drama leaves plenty of questions unanswered

Steeplechaser Sudha unperturbed by controversy, asserts she is more than qualified for World C’ship trip as Asian champion

31 Jul 2017

Dutee Chand in, Chitra awaits fate

The career of an athlete hanging in balance and the danger of contempt of court dangling overhead, the AFI is definitely in a tight spot.

30 Jul 2017

Adding fuel to fire, Sudha in official list for world championships

Sudha Singh’s name has featured in the IAAF’s official list of entrants for the World Championships, casting doubts on the claims of the AFI that they can’t forward entries for the event after July 23

30 Jul 2017

Kerala High Court orders AFI to create spot for Chitra in World Championship

Federation unsure on how to follow ruling as deadline for submitting entries is already over.

29 Jul 2017

Take on the world in borrowed shoes

“Two to three oatcakes, 150gm of cottage cheese, a handful of mixed nuts and seeds, fruits and green tea.” That’s the ideal mid-morning diet for a middle-distance runner, as per sports dieticians.

23 Jul 2017

AFI gaffe with official means it’s walkover in 50km!

India to lose three World Championship berths because person measuring distance at National Race-walking Championship didn’t have approved certificate

20 Jul 2017

Visa woes cripple wrestlers’ dreams

The WFI is also toying with the idea of inviting a 10-member elite Iranian wrestling team to India after the World Championship.

18 Jul 2017

Dosa and chutney for London-bound athletes!

National campers and stars who have qualified for World Championship complain of poor facilities for inter-state meet as officials pass the buck

15 Jul 2017

Dangal latest weapon in Chinese arsenal

Border stand-off notwithstanding, officials screened Aamir Khan blockbuster to inspire athletes ahead of departure for India

10 Jul 2017

Reaching out through sports, beyond boundaries

Members of Pakistani contingent want to spread message of friendship through fair competition

09 Jul 2017

Ehsan Haddadi: The monk who sold his Peugeot

Despite Olympic silver, Iranian discus thrower trains with decathlon coach & weightlifter.

08 Jul 2017

Indian athletes steal the show at Asian Athletics Championship

The Indian quarter milers and middle-distance runners excelled on Day Two of the Asian Athletics Championship sharing four gold medals among them.

08 Jul 2017

Winning laurels for Qatar, heart beating for Nigeria

Shifting allegiance to another country hasn’t stopped Ogunode brothers from striving towards bettering life of the deprived in homeland

07 Jul 2017

Manpreet, Lakshman give India golden start

India started their campaign in style, with two gold, one silver and four bronze medals on the opening day at Kalinga Stadium.

07 Jul 2017