Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev found dead at NIS Patiala hostel room | More sports News – Times of India

PATIALA: India’s middle and long distance coach Nikolai Snesarev of Belarus was on Friday found dead in his hostel room at the National Institute of Sports, the Athletics Federation of India said. The dead body of the 72-year-old Snesarev, who returned to India after a gap of two years to be at the helm till … Read more

Radhakrishnan Nair appointed as chief coach of Indian athletics | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Friday appointed the vastly experienced Radhakrishnan Nair as its full-time chief coach, filling the post left vacant after the resignation of Bahadur Singh in July. The 62-year-old Nair was the acting chief coach of Indian athletics since then. AFI president Adille Sumariwalla expressed confidence that Nair will … Read more