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OP Jaisha-AFI row: Marathon runner said no to personalised refreshment, clarifies coach Nikolai Snesarev

OP Jaisha-AFI row: Marathon runner said no to personalised refreshment, clarifies coach Nikolai Snesarev

Jaisha, who fainted at the finish line after completing the race in 89th position, had alleged that there was no water, recovery drinks and refreshment available for her and only once in 8km did she got water.

Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev detained by Rio police, then released

Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev detained by Rio police, then released

Indian athletics contingent's middle and long distance coach Nikolai Snesarev was "detained" for half a day and later released by the police after a lady doctor at the Games Village of the Rio Olympics made a complaint of misbehaviour at the polyclinic here.

Sudha Singh: Long distance runner finally settles with marathon for 2016 Rio Olympics

Sudha Singh: Long distance runner finally settles with marathon for 2016 Rio Olympics

She was reportedly displeased with coach Nikolai Snesarev`s decision of making her concentrate on marathon instead of her favoured 3,000 metres steeplechase.

National coach Nikolai Snesarev slams Railways for 'threatening' Olympics bound athletes

National coach Nikolai Snesarev slams Railways for 'threatening' Olympics bound athletes

The Belarusian was furious at the bureaucracy which he said was killing the sport and pleaded to stop interfering in their preparation.

Nikolai Snesarev issue resolved, will be given long term contract: SAI

Nikolai Snesarev issue resolved, will be given long term contract: SAI

 Top athletics national coach Nikolai Snesarev, who recently threatened to quit, will continue at his job to guide the likes of Lalita Babar and O P Jaisha in their quest for Olympics glory as he has sorted out his issues with the Sports Authority of India (SAI).

AFI hopes to retain Russian coach Nikolai Snesarev

The Athletics Federation of India does not want to "lose" Russian coach Nikolai Snesarev, who has put in his resignation letter citing poor infrastructure less than a year ahead of Rio Olympics.

Lamenting poor infrastructure, coach Dr Nikolai Snesarev sends resignation letter to AFI

Lamenting poor infrastructure, coach Dr Nikolai Snesarev sends resignation letter to AFI

In a body blow to Indian athletics ahead of the next year's Rio Olympics, renowned Russian middle and long distance coach Dr Nikolai Snesarev has sent his resignation letter to the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) citing poor infrastructure as the primary reason.