I’m still positive, says M Sreeshankar on last-minute trial forced by AFI

Tokyo-bound M Sreeshankar took up the gauntlet thrown by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) positively. Sreeshankar, who’s coaching at SAI Bengaluru, was requested to attend a trial on June 21 regardless of qualifying for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Video games as not too long ago as in March through the Nationwide Senior Federation Cup … Read more

AFI goes by form book, names 26-member squad for Tokyo Olympics

As anticipated, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) glided by kind e-book whereas asserting a 26-member group for Tokyo Olympic Video games. Out of the 26, 12 athletes acquired direct entry in particular person occasions aside from the 4x400m combined relay group. Sprinter Dutee Chand (ladies’s 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (males’s 400m hurdles), Gurpreet … Read more

Back injury forces MR Poovamma to leave national camp, AFI red-faced

India’s high 4x400m relay specialist MR Poovamma, a two-time Olympian and two-time Asian Video games medallist, is not going to be on the flight to Tokyo Olympic Video games. Monday is the final day to submit the entry listing to the Olympic organisers. She left the nationwide camp in Patiala in a single day citing … Read more

AFI to hold trial to pick two women runners for 4x400m mixed relay team

The Bahamas girls’s crew has dashed Indian hopes within the chase to ebook the flights to Tokyo Video games ranging from July 23. The Indian girls’s 4x400m relay crew had been at 16th place within the World Athletics’ Highway to Tokyo rating checklist. On June 28 within the Blue Marlin athletics meet at Bahamas Nationwide … Read more

AFI says its grievance committee will look into Seema Punia’s demand

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday stated that its Grievance Committee will look into Olympic-bound Seema Punia’s demand for a hyperandrogenism check on fellow discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur. Punia, who certified for the Olympics with a throw of 63.72m on the ultimate day of Nationwide Inter-State Championships in Patiala on Tuesday, wrote to … Read more

Neeraj Chopra nominated for Khel Ratna by AFI

New Delhi, Jun 30 (PTI) Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been really helpful for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). The 23-year-old Chopra’s nomination got here after sprinter Dutee Chand was really helpful for a similar high award by the Odisha authorities. That is the fourth … Read more

Too difficult to change anything with people at SAI or AFI: India’s javelin coach Uwe Hohn

From not doing sufficient to ship observe and discipline stars abroad for coaching and competitors earlier than the Tokyo Olympics, to not offering the best dietary supplements to TOPS athletes, to threatening to withhold the wage of coaches except they signed contracts. Uwe Hohn, India’s javelin coach overseeing high medal prospects like Neeraj Chopra and … Read more

Indian athletes not to take part in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan events; AFI announces IGP 4 on June 21

Star sprinters Hima Das and Dutee Chand will get yet another home occasion of their bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics because the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday introduced that it’s going to host the Indian Grand Prix four on June 21 in Patiala. The choice to carry the fourth collection of … Read more