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New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The year was 1996 and no Indian had won an individual medal at the Olympics 44 years prior to the Atlanta Olympics, but that year proved to be decisive for India as tennis player Leander Paes beat Fernando Meligeni to win a bronze medal in the men's sin
New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): Stepping up to the next phase of 'Khelo India Phir Se', the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to resume sporting activities of Tokyo Olympics bound Para-athletes and athletes in SAI's National Centre of Excellence (NCOEs) across the country, i
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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 26 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team defender Birendra Lakra has faced several odds in his long career and speaking from his experience, Lakra has said that it is extremely important for everyone to stay motivated when there is lack of international
New York [US], September 26 (ANI): New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday (local time) said that the country is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games to prove that humanity has defeated the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lausanne [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on Friday agreed on a series of measures to make the Olympic Games 2020 fit for a post-corona world.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 24 (ANI): Experienced striker Vandana Katariya has been extremely satisfied with the progress of the Indian women's hockey side since the team resumed sports activities last month.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 22 (ANI): Experience is an important factor for tournaments such as Olympics, Indian women's hockey team midfielder Nikki Pradhan said on Tuesday, adding that experienced midfielders will be the key to success in the forthcoming years.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The tenure of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh and the office-bearers was extended by three months on Saturday as the elections were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): On this day in 2000, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari became the first Indian female to win an Olympic medal in the history of the quadrennial event.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 18 (ANI): In an attempt to encourage youngsters to take up hockey, women's skipper Rani Rampal on Friday revealed how the sport made members of her team financially independent.
Tokyo [Japan], September 18 (ANI): International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach desires to visit Japan next month to meet the country's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, according to Japan's senior Olympic official.
New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): In order to capitalise on the sporting talent in the country, 2,932 athletes under the Khelo India Scheme and 10,248 athletes under various SAI sports promotional schemes have been selected for further training to excel in national and international com