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NEW DELHI: The Indian Grand Prix (IGP) IV will be held on June 21 in Patiala, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced on Wednesday.

The AFI will also conduct the National Inter-State Athletics Championships from June 25 at the same venue.

"The decision to organise IGP IV was taken to provide additional competition to Indian athletes as a 40-member team will not be competing in the upcoming T. Kolpakova International in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and the Qosanov Memorial meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan," AFI said in a statement issued Wednesday.

Nov 02, 2020 12:11
NEW DELHI: Adille Sumariwalla’s election unopposed as the Athletics Federation of India president for a third term was ratified on Day 1 of the federation’s AGM here on Saturday, as were all the other posts in the executive council.
Oct 22, 2020 11:10
NEW DELHI: Adille Sumariwalla is set to be elected unopposed as Athletics Federation of India president for his third term, while former long jumper Anju Bobby George will be made senior vice-president in the polls of the national governing body on October 31st.  Sumariwalla and Anju were the only candidates who filed their nomination papers.
Oct 01, 2020 12:10
NEW DELHI : The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday finalised its deferred Competition Calendar for the year 2020-21. The competitions will resume with the National Open Throws Championships to be held at NS-NIS Patiala on 26-27 October 2020, said AFI in a press release.
May 04, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday decided to tentatively start the 2020 season's competitions in September. The decision was taken at an online meeting of the AFI's executive committee Saturday.
Apr 14, 2020 16:04
NEW DELHI: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is hoping domestic competition can resume in September-October, and international competitions and training camps in early 2021. Speaking during an online meeting of the AFI Planning Committee with athletes, coaches and support staff on Monday, April 13, AFI president Adille Sumariwalla said the targeted date for resumption of competition in India was September.
Aug 03, 2019 17:08
CHENNAI: The fifth and final Indian Grand Prix will not be held in Chennai, but in Patiala on August 16, The Hindu reports.
Aug 03, 2019 14:08
NEW DELHI: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to provide grants to 100 district associations to fuel the growth of the sport across the country. The grant will also help the associations compete in the National Inter-District Junior Athletics Meet (NIDJAM) each year.
Jul 16, 2019 16:07
BENGALURU: In a big boost to ultra running in the country, Athletics Federation of India has expressed a desire to host several international events in the next couple of years, bids for two of which have already been submitted.
Dec 24, 2018 15:12
BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government on Saturday said that its ambitious project, the High Performance Sports Academy will start functioning in the city from the coming financial year, IANS reports.
Jul 16, 2018 16:07
NEW DELHI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) of any wrongdoing after a complaint was filed against them by the Sports Ministry for monopolistic practices, Press Trust of India reports.