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AFI appoints Neeraj Chopra as city captain for IAAF Run 24-1

After a successful first edition last year at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Global Run Delhi 24-1, the Athletic Federation of India has named ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as their city captain. In the last edition, quarter-miler Paramjit Singh was named the skipper.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Shivpal Singh, Annu Rani to make their maiden Diamond League appearances

Indian javelin throwers Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani are all set to make their debut in the prestigious Diamond League Series in Oslo which is scheduled to begin on June 13. Earlier this year, both the athletes had clinched the silver medal at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.
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newsathletics3 months ago

We are taking step by step and not pushing Neeraj Chopra, says Adille Sumariwala

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwala has said that, the federation is going step by step regarding Neeraj Chopra’s participation in the World Athletics Championships. Sumariwala has also added that they are also not having a word with Chopra regarding the global event.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Reports | Neeraj Chopra undergoes elbow surgery

Reports have suggested that Neeraj Chopra has undergone a surgery in Mumbai for his elbow injury which has hampered his progress in 2019 so far. The Javelin thrower had missed the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha last month because of the injury and is doubtful the World Championships as well.
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newsathletics4 months ago

AFI nominates Neeraj Chopra for Khel Ratna, five athletes for Arjuna Award

Neeraj Chopra has been nominated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. On the other hand, the athletics federation has also recommended Arpinder Singh, Tejinder Pal Singh, Swapna Barman and Dutee Chand for Arjuna Award this year.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Neeraj Chopra’s injury should be treated carefully, says Bahadur Singh

National athletics coach Bahadur Singh has stated that Neeraj Chopra shouldn’t rush for the World Championships and his injury must be treated carefully. Chopra developed pain in his elbow while he was practising at the NIS, Patiala in April and had to miss the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | India’s medal tally will be something like 20, believes Bahadur Singh

Chief national athletics coach Bahadur Singh is of the belief that India will claim something around 20 medals in the Asian Athletics Championships starting from tomorrow in Doha, Qatar. However, Bahadur has also said not to ask him particularly about the gold medals in the 23rd Asian Championships.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Asian Athletics Championships | Davinder Singh Kang to represent India in javelin throw

After being cleared of doping charges, javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has made it to the Indian contingent for the upcoming 23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar. The other Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra had earlier pulled out of the championships due to an injury.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Neeraj Chopra likely to miss Doha Asian Championship with injury, reveals Uwe Hohn

India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will likely miss his upcoming 2019 Asian Championship with bruises on his elbow, revealed the chief national coach Uwe Hohn. Hohn also added that the Indian star thrower might get exempted from the Diamond league, which is scheduled in May and June.
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newsathletics4 months ago

Neeraj Chopra to not take part in Asian Athletics Championships

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will not participate in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar this month due to an injury. Chopra had won a gold medal in the last edition of the Championships which was played in Bhubaneswar, India in 2017.
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