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AAFI plans European session for athletes

The Amateur Athletics Federation of India is trying to persuade athletics' ruling body to allow top Indian athletes to participate in the European Grand Prix circuit's invitational events.AAFI......

IAAF clears Sunita Rani of doping charges

The International Association of Athletics Federations has cleared distance runner Sunita Rani of doping charges at the 2002 Busan Asian Games, an Indian athletics official said on Friday."The IAAF......

'Acche din' for Indian boxing?

From left, AIBA's legal manager Cliodhna Guy, AIBA's India-based observer Kishen Narsi, Sandeep Jajodia, Jay Kowli Udit Sheth. Courtesy: Facebook Faced with the herculean task of reviving the......

After making a splash in the pool champ Poncha dreams of golfing success

After beating adversity to become a champion swimmer, Rehan Poncha now wants to make it big in golf and he hopes to play amateur qualifiers from next year before turning professional. After having......

Fencing Association of India re-instated by its world body

With the IOA's return to the Olympic fold, Indian fencers will be able to represent the country after Fencing Association of India's (FAI) suspension has been revoked by the sport's international......

  People speak for international amateur athletics federation

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Q. Why is a marathon race exactly 26 miles and 385 yards long?
:  A. The standard distance for the marathon race was set by the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) in May 1921] at a distance of 42.195...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-a-marathon-race-exactly-26-miles-and-385-yards-long//answers/15934624

Shan Real
Q. Is Wrestling is a sport confined to Olympics or Asian Games or Commonwealth Games? Has it got any popularity out side these arenas?
Shan Real:  A. Greco-Roman wrestling became an event at the first modern Olympic games, in Athens in 1896. Since 1908, the event has been in every Summer...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-wrestling-is-a-sport-confined-to-olympics-or-asian-games-/15934560/answers/14383363

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Indian boxers command …

By | Sportskeeda Gurbax Singh Sandhu The respect Gurbax Singh Sandhu commands among boxers is phenomenal. After all, he is not just another... ...

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Going for glory

They stalk their opponents, wait for the right moment and pounce with ferocity. Chief coach Vinod Kumar watches closely as his Asian Games-bound... ...

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Thousands sign up for 2015 Dubai Marathon

Regarded as one of the world's leading marathons, the Dubai Marathon looks set to underline its position as the Arab world's biggest mass... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/thousands-sign-2015-dubai-marathon
Indian boxers cleared to fight under tricolor

Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave... ...

http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/Sports/SportsNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA2NzAyNQ%3d%3d
India's Rising Hopes Tempered by Off-Field Bickering

Grounded: The Indian contingent for Asian Games has been downsized due to several reasons including financial constraints. (Representational image)... ...

http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/news/229841-asian-games-india-s-rising-hopes-tempered-by-off-field-bickering

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