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New competition calendar for seniors will be planned: AFI

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The Athletics Federation of India will frame a new calendar following the suspension of global sporting events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In wake of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and postponement of 2020 Tokyo Olympics as well as other international competitions, the Planning Commitee of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to prepare a new domestic calendar for senior athletes.

The new competition calendar as well as fresh training program for national campers will be prepared by the committee after discussions with coaches and foreign experts.

“Under the new circumstances and postponement of the Olympic Games, the complete domestic calendar of the year 2020 needs to be changed, especially, the senior competitions. Besides competitions, we have also asked coaches to start reworking on their training programs,” said Adille J Sumariwalla, AFI President.

Earlier, AFI had to postpone its season opener Indian Grand Prix (IGP) series which was scheduled to be held March as well as Federation Cup (Seniors) which was to be held from 10-13 April 2020 in Patiala.

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