Tag: Indian Athletes

Tokyo Olympics
Olympics: 28 Indian Athletes To Participate In Opening Ceremony

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.

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Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes Leaves For Tokyo

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.

Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi Wishes Athletes Luck Ahead Of Games
Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi Wishes Athletes Luck Ahead Of Games

India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes, IOA President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday.

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PM Modi To Interact With Tokyo-Bound Athletes On July 13

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. 

Indian Grand Prix IV: Entries Of 16 Athletes Rejected
Indian Grand Prix IV: Entries Of 16 Athletes Rejected

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.

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India Record Best-Ever Medals Tally At World Para Athletics Championships

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 […]

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We want India at Commonwealth Games, no question: UK minister

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 […]

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High-Level Committee To Strategise For 2020, 2024 Olympics

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 […]