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India continue dominance in South Asian Cross Country Championships

India’s men and women athletes dominated the South Asian Cross Country Championships winning gold medals in both categories at Thimpu in Bhutan on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. In men’s 10km race, India’s Pradeep Singh Chaudhary won the gold with the timing of 33:52.20 while Shankar Man Thapa (IND) clocked 34:01.64 to grab a silver medal. Sri Lanka’s Don Lional won

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NIDJAM 2017 ends with record participation from across India

AFI Media Nov 26, Visakhapatnam: The 15th National Inter-District Junior Athletics Meet concluded today with a record number of participation and several new meet records at the Golden Jubilee Port Trust ground here. A total of 4686 entries were received this year and a record number of 4283 athletes from 424 districts of India participated in 30 athletics disciplines. On

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Saroj-Arpinder takes India to second spot in medal tally

AFI Media September 20, 2017 Ashgabat (Turkmenistan): Here on day 3 of the Indoor Athletics, at the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017, India continued its good run and returned with a couple of gold medals in the men’s 1500m and men’s triple jump. Riding on his powerful run of (3:48.67 min), Saroj Ajay Kumar brought home a

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India win four medals in Asian Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Sep 18 (PTI) Indian opened its medal account in style by grabbing one gold, two silver and one bronze through track and field athletes on the third day of fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, here today. Purnima Hembram bagged the lone gold in the women’s pentathlon event as she collected aggregate 4062 points from five events.

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India’s Damneet Singh wins Silver at IAAF U18 World Championships

14 July 2017, AFI Media : Indian youngster Damneet Singh won India’s first medal, a silver, at the IAAF World U18 Championships being held in Nairobi, Kenya with an effort of 74.20m in the boys’ hammer throw on Friday. Damneet achieved his personal best mark of 74.20m in his first attempt and was a medal contender throughout the event. Ukraine’s

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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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