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AFI asked for athletes' photos; received shirtless, photoshopped images instead
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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.
Doping Scandal: Nirmala Sheoran, four other athletes test positive
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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.
#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet
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#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.
Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu
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Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu

Indian athlete Vikas Gowda announced his retirement on Wednesday, just three months ahead on the 2018 Asian Games.
'No needle' policy: Two Indian athletes told to leave CWG
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'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.
India's top javelin-thrower Kang fails dope-test; may get four-year ban
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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.
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw
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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.
World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals
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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.
Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI
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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.

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