News & Press Releases

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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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Feb

Vikas Gowda conferred upon Padma Shri Award !!!

25 Jan, 2017:The Athletics Federation of India congratulates Olympian Vikas Gowda for being named upon Padma Shri Award by Govt. of India. The Govt. of India announced Padma Award 2017 on Wednesday 25th January 2017. Discus Thrower Vikas has represented India at four consecutive Olympics- 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London and 2016 Rio. The athlete from Karnataka, Vikas also

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Feb

New Delhi Marathon to be held on 26 February 2017

New Delhi Marathon will be held on 26 February 2017 under the aegis of Athletics Federation of India. For more details, Login to www.newdelhitmarathon.com New Delhi Marathon has a full & half marathon category. For Prize Money : Click here Register Now : Click here

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Feb

Circular: 4th MAX Bupa National Open Race Walking Championships

30 Jan, 2017:4th MAX Bupa National Race Walking Competition to be held at Delhi on 18th& 19th February 2017. In this connection, it may please be noted that accommodation to the participants of all the age groups i.e. Men, Women, Under-20 Boys & Girls will be provided from 17th February 2017 (PM) to 19th February 2017 (AM). The earlier provision

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15
Feb

Revised – Seminar on Race Walk on 17th & 18th February 2017

To All Affiliated Units – AFI 18 Jan, 2017 Dear Sir, I am pleased to inform you that AFI is organising the first Athletics event in the year 2017 namely 4th National Race Walk Championships at Delhi on 18th and 19th February 2017. Since the Race Walk event is doing well at the international level, it has also been decided

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Feb

Rajkot Marathon to be held on 05 February 2017

Rajkot Marathon will be held on 05 February 2017 under the aegis of Athletics Federation of India. For more details, Login to www.rajkotmarathon.com Rajkot Marathon has a full & half marathon category, for more details: Click here For Prize Money: Click here Last date of Registration is 29 January 2017

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Feb

AFI releases Competition Calendar for 2017-18

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced its Competition Calendar for the year 2017-18 on Thursday, 05 January 2017. The high-level technical committee of AFI also marked various National Championships included in the calendar as qualifying competitions for International Events. The 2017 season will begin with National Race Walking Championships to be held on February 18-19, 2017 in Delhi. The

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