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Did OP Jaisha lie about official apathy in Rio? Here is her co-runner's version

Did OP Jaisha lie about official apathy in Rio? Here is her co-runner's version

After OP Jaisha's sensational claims of official apathy in the Rio Olympics, co-runner Kavita Raut on Tuesday gave this controversy a new twist on Tuesday.

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Rio Olympics fallout: Sports Ministry sets up inquiry to probe apathy in OP Jaisha's case

Jaisha, after returning from Brazil, claimed that officials from all other countries provided refreshments to their runners at designated points set up every 2.5 km.

OP Jaisha's ordeal: Marathon runner demands enquiry after AFI says she refused to avail energy drinks

OP Jaisha's ordeal: Marathon runner demands enquiry after AFI says she refused to avail energy drinks

Refuting Jaisha's claim, AFI said that it was she who refused to avail the option of having energy drinks.

Rio Olympics fallout: OP Jaisha alleges official apathy, AFI refutes charge​

Rio Olympics fallout: OP Jaisha alleges official apathy, AFI refutes charge​

Jaisha collapsed at the finish line after completing the race and had to be rushed to a hospital.

AFI asks IAAF for Olympics wild card for javelin prodigy Neeraj Chopra

AFI asks IAAF for Olympics wild card for javelin prodigy Neeraj Chopra

The 18-year-old Haryana lad Chopra became the first ever Indian to hold a world record in athletics (junior or senior).

Athletics Federation of India fumes at Seema Punia's decision to train in Russia amidst doping controversy

Athletics Federation of India fumes at Seema Punia's decision to train in Russia amidst doping controversy

She was seen on social media sites with a Russian coach Vitaliy Pishchalnikov, a former Olympian discus thrower.

2016 Rio Olympics berths up for grabs at third Indian athletics GP

2016 Rio Olympics berths up for grabs at third Indian athletics GP

The third Indian GP will offer a last and final opportunity for Indian athletes to qualify for Rio 2016.

AFI says Turkey training tour will go ahead, nobody skipping

Athletics Federation of India said that the 90-day training stint of its athletes in Turkey will go ahead if the government clears it and nobody has officially communicated to the AFI to skip the tour.

Blow ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics: Arpinder Singh's dream to train in US is all but over

Blow ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics: Arpinder Singh's dream to train in US is all but over

Indian ace triple jumper Arpinder Singh's dream of training in the United States ahead of the Rio Olympics 2016 had suffered a setback.

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.

Inderjeet Singh can train wherever he wants: AFI coach

Inderjeet Singh can train wherever he wants: AFI coach

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) chief coach Bahadur Singh on Thursday said shot putter Inderjeet Singh can train wherever he wishes ahead of next year's Rio Olympics.

AFI chief Sumariwalla elected IAAF Council member

Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwalla was on Wednesday elected as one of the members of the prestigious Council of the IAAF, the global governing body of the sport, in its polls held here.

Requested SAI to let Dutee Chand join the national camp: AFI President

Requested SAI to let Dutee Chand join the national camp: AFI President

 The president of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Adille Sumariwalla on Wednesday said that the Federation has already requested Sports Authority of India (SAI) to allow Dutee Chand join the Senior national camp.

AFI welcomes CAS decision on Dutee Chand, says happy for her

AFI welcomes CAS decision on Dutee Chand, says happy for her

 Athletics Federation of India on Tuesday welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's ruling which allowed sprinter Dutee Chand to resume her career on an appeal challenging the IAAF's controversial Hyperandrogenism Regulations, saying that it was a happy for sprinter.

Ministry set to proceed for Yuri Ogorodnik's visa formalities: AFI

Ministry set to proceed for Yuri Ogorodnik's visa formalities: AFI

The uncertainty over the appointment of dope-tainted Ukrainian coach Yuri Ogorodnik is likely to be over as the Sports Ministry is set to proceed towards procuring his visa for his arrival in the country, according to a top Athletics Federation of India official.

Lalit Bhanot elected Asian Athletics Association vice-president

Lalit Bhanot elected Asian Athletics Association vice-president

Tainted former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot on Monday has been elected as one of the five vice-presidents of Asian Athletics Association (AAA) in China for the continental body.

In lucrative Tops Scheme, but Ashwini & Co. not in India team

Just a couple of days ago, the dope-tainted athletes like Ashwini Akkunji, Mandeep Kaur figured in government's lucrative TOPS scheme list, but none of these relay quarter-milers could find a place in 47-member team for the Asian Athletics championships in Wuhan, China.

'Lack of communication caused Relay Controversy'

'Lack of communication caused Relay Controversy'

The Athletics Federation of India on Saturday admitted that "lack of communication" on its part resulted in an embarrassing situation, where Manikanda Arumugam replaced originally named Praveen Muthukumaran in the 4x100m men's relay trials for the anchor leg.

'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'

'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'

 At least 10 track and field athletes, mostly relay runners, are yet to undergo dope tests, though the Indian team for next month's Asian Championships in China leaves the country in three days' time, according to sources.