News & Press Releases

28
Mar

Mandatory to participate in AFI meets !!!

To All National Coaches/Athletes, As you are aware about the national calendar of AFI for the year 2017, it has been made mandatory by AFI that every Athlete who is in the national camp and is interested to be selected in the Indian team for participation in any international competition he/she must take part in the meets organised by AFI

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28
Mar

Mandatory to participate in AFI meets !!!

To All National Coaches/Athletes, As you are aware about the national calendar of AFI for the year 2017, it has been made mandatory by AFI that every Athlete who is in the national camp and is interested to be selected in the Indian team for participation in any international competition he/she must take part in the meets organised by AFI

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18
Mar

Indian Race Walking Team to depart tonight for Asian challenge

The nine-member Indian team for Asian 20km Race Walking Championships will depart for Japan tonight. The Indian team coached by Russian coach Alexander Artsybashev will compete in both Men and Women categories of the Asian Championship on March 19th in the Nomi city of Japan. Last year, India’s Gurmeet Singh created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to clinch

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25
Feb

Two-day AFI Executive Council Meeting begins in Delhi

New Delhi : Saturday, 25 February 2017:The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Executive Council members met on Saturday Hotel Mapple Emrald, New Delhi to discuss and approve various issues ranging from planning of hosting the Asian Athletics Championships in Ranchi later this year to selection of Indian athletes for upcoming international meets. In a two-day meeting that began on Saturday,

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20
Feb

Sandeep smashes National Record at Max Bupa Race Walking Championships 2017

18th February 2017, New Delhi: Sandeep Kumar bettered his own timing and created a new National Record in the Men’s 50km category of the Max Bupa National Race Walking Championships 2017 held at Vinay Marg, New Delhi on Saturday, 18 February 2017. The athlete from Haryana bagged the gold medal of the top-event of the championship with a timing of

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15
Feb

LEAP- Athletics Development Project Comes to India

The Indian leg of LEAP- 7 Feb, 2017 Leadership and Excellence in Athletics Programme was launched in India by Athletics Federation of India (AFI) at Delhi Tamil Education Association (LTEA) Senior Secondary School on Monday, 6 February 2017. Designed and developed by UK Athletics and UK Sport, with the endorsement from the IAAF’s Athletics for a Better World programme, LEAP

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15
Feb

Max Bupa Health Insurance signs as sponsor for National Race Walking Championship 2017

New Delhi, February 9th, 2017 – In a first of its kind association, Max Bupa Health Insurance has entered into a partnership with the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to promote walking as a sport in the country. ‘Race Walking’ is the longest event (both in distance covered and time taken) at the Olympics, with a legacy of 400 years;

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