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27
Apr

AFI names Neeraj, Seema, PT Usha for sports awards

AFI Media 27 April 2018 New Delhi. Commonwealth Games gold medal winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India for the country’s highest sporting honour – the Khel Ratna Award. In addition to the Khel Ratna, Chopra, 20, has also been recommended for the Arjuna Award by the federation. Chopra is one of three

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25
Apr

AFI selects Indian team for SAF Junior meet in Colombo

AFI Media 25 April 2018 New Delhi. National junior record breaker Gurindervir Singh will lead the Indian athletics team at the 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships to be held from May 5-6, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka The AFI selection committee for juniors selected 31 boys and 28 girls for the SAF championships. Sprinter Gurindervir Singh from Punjab shattered

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25
Apr

AFI saddened with sudden demise of Tony Daniel

AFI Media April 25, 2018 New Delhi. It is with deep regret the Athletics Federation of India informs the passing away of Dr. Tony Daniel, Chairman, Technical Committee and a well-known sports administrator. Born in Ernakulam (Kerala) on 17 January 1952, Tony represented Kerala State and University on many occasions at the national championships both in junior and senior categories

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22
Apr

Hammer thrower Jhakar sets new National record at Junior Federation Cup

Hammer thrower Jhakar sets new National record at Junior Federation Cup AFI Media 22 April 2018 Coimbatore (TN). Ashish Jhakar was the star of the final day of the 16th Federation Cup Junior National Athletics Championships, setting a new national record in the U20 men’s hammer throw event in Coimbatore on Sunday. Jhakar, threw the 6kg iron ball and chain

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21
Apr

Sprinter Gurindervir Singh shatters U20 100m national record

21 April 2018 AFI Media Coimbatore (TN). Gurindervir Singh of Punjab set a new national U20 record as he claimed gold in the 100m at the 16th Federation Cup National Junior Athletics Championships in Coimbatore on Saturday. Singh, clocked a blistering 10.47 seconds to shatter the old mark of 10.57 seconds set by Augustine Yeshudas of Kerala in 2013.  Gurindervir,

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20
Apr

Javelin thrower Sanjana defends junior Federation Cup title

20 April 2018 AFI Media Coimbatore (TN). Under18 National champion Ankit of Haryana, came close to setting a meet record during his gold medal winning run in the men’s U20 1500m race at the 16th Federation Cup National Junior Athletics Championships in Coimbatore on Firday. Ankit, clocked 3:51.81 seconds to fall just short of the old meet record of 3:51:16

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19
Apr

Jisna, Damneet to star in Junior Federation Cup

AFI Media 19 April 2018 Coimbatore (TN). Rio Olympian Jisna Mathew is expected to headline the 16th Federation Cup National Junior Athletics Championships, that begins in Coimbatore on Thursday. The 19-year-old Matthew, who trains at the PT Usha Academy has been touted for big things by her legendary mentor.  Mathews, who runs the quarter mile, has beaten some of the

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