Articles about Athletics Federation of India
03 Apr 2020
Steven Spielberg teams with AFI for new online movie club
In these times of great uncertainty and anxiety, good movies could bring us joy and comfort.
26 Aug 2019
Seven best comedy movies you can watch on Netflix now
Who doesn't love comedy movies?
11 Aug 2019
AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead
Last month, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had made online registration compulsory for athletes to enter into competitions.
22 Jan 2019
Oscars 2019: Five films to watch out for this year
The Oscars will unveil their complete list of nominations today, January 22, 2019.
27 Nov 2018
Doping Scandal: Nirmala Sheoran, four other athletes test positive
India's quarter-miler Nirmala Sheoran is among five athletes, who have tested positive for banned substances, as a fresh sporting doping scandal rocks the country.
30 Aug 2018
#MeetTheMedalists: All you need to know about Dutee Chand
Dutee Chand etched her name in the record books by winning two individual medals at the Asian Games 2018.
18 Jul 2018
#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet
India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France yesterday, beating 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.
30 May 2018
Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu
Indian athlete Vikas Gowda announced his retirement on Wednesday, just three months ahead on the 2018 Asian Games.
13 Apr 2018
'No needle' policy: Two Indian athletes told to leave CWG
The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was today left thoroughly embarrassed after race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi and triple jumper V Rakesh babu were ordered to head back home.
28 Feb 2018
India's top javelin-thrower Kang fails dope-test; may get four-year ban
Top Indian javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has been suspended provisionally by the world athletics governing body after he returned positive for a steroid in an out-of-competition test last week.
13 Aug 2017
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw
Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.
11 Aug 2017
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals
India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.
30 Jul 2017
Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI
Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour Kerala High Court's directive to include Asia's 1500 metre gold medallist PU Chitra in India's squad for next month's World Athletics Championships in London.
20 Jul 2017
Kaur fails second dope test; removed from World Championships squad
Shot-putter Manpreet Kaur was removed from the Indian team for the upcoming World Athletics Championships after her second dope test was positive.
19 Jul 2017
Asian shot-put champion Manpreet Kaur fails dope test
India's shot put gold medallist Manpreet Kaur tested positive for a banned substance in a test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the Federation Cup National Championships in June.
27 May 2017
Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav handed provisional suspension by NADA
National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) handed a provisional suspension to javelin thrower Rohit Yadav after his tests were found positive for using a banned substance 'stanozolol'.
22 Dec 2016
Indian golfers yet to receive preparatory money for Rio Olympics
Indian golfers SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri are yet to receive amount of Rs.30 lakh, promised to them as the preparatory money for the 2016 Rio Olympics from the Sports Ministry.
01 Sep 2016
Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?
Athletes preparing for the Olympics were demoralized for long with the bureaucracy's rigidity which had consistently hampered and hindered their training programmes.
23 Aug 2016
Athletics Federation of India denies OP Jaisha's allegations
The AFI has denied claims made by marathon runner OP Jaisha that the Indian contingent was not provided adequate water during the race.
22 Aug 2016
Where were the Indian officials during Women's marathon?
Indian officials have been a cause of embarrassment yet again, at the Rio Olympics.
03 Aug 2016
Sprinter Dharambir banned for life; Rio dreams shattered
Indian sprinter Dharambir Singh was handed a life ban by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).