Olympics(Search results - 89)
India28, Jun 2020, 4:42 PM
How PM’s post was belittled! Sonia Gandhi invited for Beijing Olympics in 2008, not then PM Manmohan Singh!
It has come to light that PM Manmohan Singh, in 2008, was not invited to Beijing Olympics, but the invite was extended to Sonia Gandhi, the AICC chief
Other Sports14, May 2020, 5:08 PM
Khel Ratna award: NRAI nominates shooter Anjum Moudgil
The 26-year-old Anjum Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics. NRAI has nominated her for Khel Ratna award
Other Sports13, May 2020, 3:06 PM
Special Olympics Bharat conducts yoga session to motivate special athletes during lockdown
The webinar included an introduction to yoga, followed by a 45-minute demonstration by the trainer, to over 350 viewers from India and beyond comprising of Athletes, Coaches, Families, Volunteers and Special Olympics officials
India30, Mar 2020, 8:17 PM
From Modi’s videoconferencing on coronavirus to new dates of Tokyo Olympics, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Union Health Ministry announced Coronavirus outbreak in India is still in local transmission stage, and there has been no community transmission so far. It has come to light several Twitter users have wished death to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the same way as Thomas Schaefer.
Other Sports30, Mar 2020, 6:27 PM
Coronavirus: IOC announces new dates for Tokyo Olympics 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced new dates for hosting Tokyo Olympics 2020. The summer Olympics were postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
India24, Mar 2020, 8:31 PM
From Nirmala Sitharaman’s measures on coronavirus to IOC deciding to postpone Olympics, watch MyNation in 100
VK Paul the Co-chair of Empowered Committee for India’s COVID-19 Response has categorically rejected claims that India is yet to reach stage three of the pandemic.
After a 2-month lockdown, Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province has decided to lift ban on outbound travel from April 8.
Other Sports24, Mar 2020, 6:37 PM
Japan PM, IOC chief agree to postpone Tokyo Olympics 2020 due to coronavirus
Japan and International Olympic Committee (IOC) have agreed to put off the Tokyo Olympics 2020 to next year. It was confirmed on Tuesday (March 24) by Japan PM Shinzo Abe after speaking to IOC president Thomas Bach
India23, Mar 2020, 8:44 PM
From PM Modi urging people to stay home to IOC willing to postpone Olympics, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Congress senior leader P Chidambaram has welcomed the indications that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will announce a financial package to extricate India out of the coronavirus mess. International Olympic Committee or the IOC has said that it is willing to postpone the Tokyo event, but ruled out cancelling the event.
Other Sports23, Mar 2020, 2:04 PM
Coronavirus outbreak: IOC considers postponing Tokyo Olympics 2020; says ‘cancellation not on agenda’
'These scenarios relate to modifying existing operational plans for the Games to go ahead on 24 July 2020, and also for changes to the start date of the Games,' International Olympic Committee (IOC) said amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Other Sports21, Mar 2020, 6:00 PM
Coronavirus outbreak: Indian hockey teams training for Olympics in ‘safe environment’ in Bengaluru
The Indian hockey players and support staff are taking all the necessary precautions at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) facility in Bengaluru. The campus is well-equipped for regular practice sessions and no unauthorised persons are allowed to enter the premises
Other Sports19, Mar 2020, 4:40 PM
This player explains how Indian women’s hockey changed
India women's hockey player Navneet Kaur said, 'Earlier, we feared playing against top teams like Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia. We lacked that match-winning confidence and this was perhaps why many teams even considered us as underdogs'
Other Sports19, Mar 2020, 3:37 PM
Kiren Rijiju in Lok Sabha: Modi govt will make efforts to take kabaddi to Olympics
Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, the minister of state for youth affairs and sports Kiren Rijiju said kabaddi is an indigenous sport and that the government would make efforts to take it to the Olympics
Other Sports18, Mar 2020, 5:25 PM
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Raj Kumar Pal aims to make it to India hockey squad
'My only aim now is to give my 100% for the team, stay focused in every day training and try to make the squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,' said Raj Kumar Pal
Sports27, Feb 2020, 6:55 PM
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As Scheduled
Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday brushed aside the threat of coronavirus and said India would participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full flow. "Virus China mein hai, Tokyo mein Nahi (the virus is in China not Tokyo)," Rijiju said in response to questions about the Games on the sidelines of a workshop to sensitize Indian athletes about Japanese etiquette and culture. Rijiju said the current situation demands that nations come together to fight the crisis. "We have to fight every situation together. I expect Tokyo Olympics to start July 24 on time and go ahead smoothly," he said.
Other Sports17, Feb 2020, 5:07 PM
Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian shooters attend 5-day camp in Karnataka's Ballari
The shooters, who are preparing for the ISSF World Cup beginning next month in Delhi, attended a series of workshops and practical training sessions in Ballari, Karnataka