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Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
After being postponed thrice due to COVID-19, the Khelo India Youth Games-2021 is being held from June 4 to June 13 across multiple venues. Haryana will be hosting the bulk of the events.
The Kerala contingent for KIYG features 13 members
Over 4,500 athletes in Panchkula are battling for gold and glory in the Khelo India Youth Games.
Mutum Thoisana Singh extended the count of Manipur's medal tally in the Khelo India Youth Games on Monday as he won a gold medal in the Thang-ta game.
Haryana have reached the top of the medals tally at the end of Day-2 with 16 gold, 8 silver and 16 bronze overtaking Maharashtra who are at the second spot with 13 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze.
Daughter of a tractor driver, Eitu Mandal fell in love with kabaddi when she was just eight years old. Undeterred by all the bulky women around her, she has quickly moved up the levels to become part of the Under-18 Youth team.
Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra emphasized on the importance of sports science and biomechanics while addressing at the National Centre for Sports Science and Research (NCSSR) session. The javelin thrower joined the session online as he is currently training in Finland.
Yogasana is introduced for the first time in Khelo India Youth Games 2021 and in the very first season, it is proving to be a major hit drawing spectators. The promoters of this indigenous sport, believe that it can be as popular as the universally accepted sports like karate and judo.
The Day-1 of Khelo India Youth Games 2021 went Maharashtra's way as their athletes won nine gold medals while Haryana were right behind winning six gold medals. Manipur shot to the third place in the medals tally.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The 16-year-old Kajol Sargar from Sangli in Maharashtra lifted a total of 113 Kg in the women's 40 Kg category to win a gold medal and kick-off Maharashtra's march towards the top of the medal's tally.
Kalaripayattu originated in Kerala about 3000 years ago. If myths are to be believed, it was created by Lord Parashurama, for 108 Kalaris, who were to destroy the demons who were causing havoc on earth. Kerala's popular martial art has travelled to North to capture the hearts of Jammu and Ka
Indian weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam who won gold medals in the men's 77 kg weight class at both the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Sathish also qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics where he finished 11th in the field of 14 lifters. Two-time CW