Indian Athletes

  • Anju and Bobby George got reward for their efforts 05-04-2014 09:32 AM

    Milkha Singh and PT Usha are some of the pioneers of athletics in our country. They strove hard in 200 and 400 metres and created a niche for themselves in these events. Try as they did, they couldn't reach the then prevailing levels of excellence. Lack of modern equipment, training...
  • AFI mulls big ticket franchise-based athletics league 07-01-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Aimed at raising the profile of track and field sports in the country, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is mulling on launching an ambitious big prize money franchised-based league, which will have Olympic and world champions. The AFI Executive Committee, in its recent meeting, discussed the possibility of...
  • PT Usha unhappy with AFI for blocking Luka's participation 04-07-2013 07:12 PM

    Pune: Legendary athlete PT Usha on Thursday criticised the Athletics Federation of India for blocking her protege Tintu Luka's participation in Asian Grand Prix series in May, saying it has robbed the youngster of international exposure. Usha said Luka - who competes in 800m - was invited by the Asian...