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India  /  Published 25.05.22

Odisha’s Olympic values education programme

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday virtually launched the Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) in 90 schools of Odisha. It has been started as a pilot project in schools of Rourkela and Bh...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 02.03.22

Svitolina not to play against Russians

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina said she would not play her round-of-32 match against Russia’s Anastasia Potapova in the Monterrey Open unless tennis’ governing bodies followed the...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 01.03.22

IOC calls for ban on Russia

No cheer for No.1 Muscovite Daniil Medvedev reached the pinnacle of men’s tennis when he became the ATP’s world No. 1 on Monday but what should have been a day of pride for Russian sport...

Sports  /  Published 20.02.22

Mumbai to host IOC session

The International Olympic Committee on Saturday awarded India the right to host the IOC session in Mumbai next year. Nita Ambani, the Indian representative on the committee, described it as “a ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 08.02.22

Cost of snow will weigh heavy on Beijing

How much water? Roughly one million cubic meters, according to TechnoAlpin, enough to fill 400 Olympic-size swimming pools. And that is just to start the Games. To gather it all, Chinese authorities ...
By Matthew Futterman, Raymond Zhong in Beijing

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Cricket  /  Published 11.12.21

ICC eyes 2028 LA Olympics

The ICC is not losing hope of cricket being among "additional sports" to be played at the 2028 Los Angeles Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) started the process of identi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 25.08.21

India keen to host Olympics

India is among a host of countries who are interested in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036, 2040 and even beyond, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said. The IOC recentl...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 22.08.21

Animal abuse? Hold your horses, equestrians tell Peta

After the conclusion of the Tokyo Games, Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) appealed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to eliminate equestrian events from future Olympics, c...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Thank Draupadi for 'phuchka'

Sir — For many, the rise of commercial space tourism is a vulgar display of wealth and power. Amid several global crises, including climate change and a pandemic, billionaires are spending their...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Nameless vests: IOC explains

The absence of their own and the country's name on some Indian boxers' vests in the Olympics has caused a small furore here, after the legendary M C Mary Kom alleged that she was forced to cha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo


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