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Athletics Federation of India mulls foreign camp for jumpers

Friday, January 3, 2020, 8:20 PM

It seems that the AFI is unwilling to buck the trend of sending athletes for training abroad, as foreign jump coach Bedros Bedrosian is expected to take long and triple jumpers to South Africa for training next month. Last-year, many athletes, primarily those in contention for this year's Tokyo Olympics participation, were mostly sent to train abroad in preparation before the World Championships.
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It won't be easy for Mary Kom, says High Performance Director Nieva

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:40 PM

The weight of expectations is enormous on Mary Kom but grabbing a sixth-gold-medal at the World Championships won't be easy for the celebrated pugilist, says Indian boxing's High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva. One of the most decorated boxers from India, Mary Kom is a five-time world champion and London Olympics bronze medallist. The Manipuri will spearhead India's 10-member contingent in the World Championships, beginning Thursday.