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Maheswary`s name again nominated by AFI for Arjuna Awards

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 08:37

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary, who has been stopped from receiving Arjuna Award under controversial circumstances on charges of dope violation last year, has again been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the coveted honor this year.

AFI decides not to ratify Merlin Joseph`s 100m effort

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:40

Athletics Federation of India on Sunday decided not to ratify Merlin K Joseph`s national-record bettering effort in women`s 100m dash last year, setting at rest the controversy regarding the matter.

AFI to launch national school, college championships

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 19:15

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Sunday announced they will be launching the National Schools Athletics Championships and the National Inter-Collegiate Athletics Championships in 2015.

AFI to introduce school and college Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:10

Athletics Federation of India on Saturday decided to introduce national championships at the school and college levels from next season to tap talent from among younger age group athletes.

Jane Fonda to get AFI life achievement award

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 14:16

Jane Fonda will be honoured with the American Film Institute`s 42nd AFI life achievement award.

Recover money spent on over-aged athletes: Ministry tells SAI

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 21:13

A livid Sports Ministry on Thursday asked SAI to recover the money spent on the athletes` airfare from the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the embarrassment caused to the country after 17 over-aged sportspersons were barred from the Nanjing Asian Youth Games.

AFI submits report to Sports Ministry on Maheswary dope issue

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 23:53

The Athletics Federation of India on Monday night told the Sports Ministry that triple jumper Renjith Maheswary was never punished by it for a dope offence, a development which may get him the Arjuna Award.

Sports Authority of India will recover money spent on athletes

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 19:21

A livid Sports Authority of India on Monday decided to take Athletics Federation of India to task for the embarrassment it caused to the country after 18 overaged athletes were barred from the Nanjing Asian Youth Games and said it would recover the money spent by it on the athletes` airfare.

AFI president clarifies age criteria confusion

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 19:16

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla Monday clarified that a confusion in the eligibility rules led to the selection of overage athletes for the ongoing second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.

Asian Youth Games: SAI blames AFI for sending overage players to Nanjing

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 14:09

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday blamed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) after 18 overage athletes were sent back home from the second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China.

Dope-tainted Ashwini back in Indian team for World Athletics

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 23:12

Dope-tainted runner Ashwini Akkunji, double gold medallist in the Asian Games, was back in the main fold Saturday as she was named by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) in the Indian women`s 4x400m relay squad for next month`s World Championships in Moscow.

We will try to keep Asian Athletics C`ship in India: AFI

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 17:59

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has said that it would try its best to hold the Asian Athletics Championship in another city of the country after the prestigious event, schedule to be held in Chennai, was today shunned by the Tamil Nadu government