Railways is one of the biggest contributing organisation in the Olympic Games with approx 20 per cent of the total athletes.
Athletes from archery, judo, badminton, weightlifting, tennis, shooting and hockey will not be part of the opening ceremony due to their events happening on the same day or the next day.
Athletes and support staff from eight sports -- archery, hockey, badminton, table tennis, judo, gymnastics, and weightlifting -- were part of this batch, with the two hockey squads forming the largest chunk.
India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes, IOA President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday.
In view of the raging COVID-19 cases, the Tokyo Olympics will be held under a state of emergency in Japan without spectators from July 23 to August 8.
Entries of as many as 16 athletes, including five in men's 1,500 meters event, have been rejected by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the Indian Grand Prix IV, an Olympic qualification competition, here on Monday.
Dubai: Team India signed off their campaign at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics (WPA) Championships with the biggest ever medals tally – nine medals – finishing in the 24th position as the curtains fell on the nine-day competition here on Saturday. Until Dubai 2019, London 2017 had been India’s best-ever show where the para-athletes […]
London: The UK government has stepped in to back India in an ongoing row over Shooting being dropped from the Commonwealth Games to be held in the British city of Birmingham in 2022. Britain’s Sports Minister Nigel Adams said that India was an important Commonwealth country and he has written to the Commonwealth Games Federation […]
New Delhi: A high-level committee has been constituted by the Sports Ministry to coordinate and strategise the preparation for the Olympics games in 2020 and 2024. The committee, under the chairmanship of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju — which was constituted on Friday — will ensure that the performance of the Indian athletes is optimised in […]