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Sports  /  Published 25.07.21

Govt exempts Olympic returnees from RT-PCR test

Athletes, officials and media returning to the country from Tokyo Olympics will not be required to produce RT-PCR negative test reports for Covid-19 before their departure from the Japanese capital, t...
By PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

IOA announces cash rewards for coaches

  Tokyo Games silver winner Mirabai Chanu's coach Vijay Sharma will get Rs 10 lakh after his ward's historic feat as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday announced cash rewar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 22.07.21

India's safety-first motto

Wrong entries in the health status application caused a Covid-19 scare in the Indian camp. IOA president Narinder Batra asked for a clear picture from deputy chef-de-mission Verma after the health re...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 14.07.21

India to send largest-ever contingent: IOA

The Indian sailing team on Tuesday became the first from the country to arrive here for the Olympics which opens on July 23. The team, comprising Varun Thakkar, Ganapathy Chengappa, Vishnu Saravanan ...
By PTI in Tokyo

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Allow us to open IOA office: Batra to Kejriwal

  Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has requested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to allow them to operate from their office premises for completing administrative w...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Sports  /  Published 25.12.20

Nod to 10 teams from IPL 2022

The Indian Premier League will have 10 teams from 2022. The decision to include two new teams from the 15th edition of the IPL was ratified by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at its 8...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.20

Dancing in Paris: Breakdance in Olympics

The news that ‘breaking’ — a popular, cynics would hasten to add ‘plebeian’, dance form — is to be added to the itinerary of Olympic sport in Paris four years from ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.20

Sport: 24 talent scouts named

Chief minister Hemant Soren handed over appointment letters to 24 newly recruited district sports officers (DSOs) on Thursday, the first time such a group was being hired in the state, and asked them ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 13.08.20

Inox group to sponsor Indian team for Tokyo Olympics

  The Tokyo Olympics was rescheduled to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021. As part of the partnership the Group will also support team'...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 29.06.20

NSF setback not a worry for fraternity

The sports ministry may have withdrawn provisional annual recognition granted to 54 national sports federations (NSFs) on the directions of the Delhi High Court, but the common refrain is it will not ...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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