Tag: National Games

Odisha felicitates 100 National Games medalists with cash awards
Odisha felicitates 100 National Games medalists with cash awards

Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera, Chairman Odisha Hockey Promotion Council, Dilip Tirkey, and Sports Secretary, R. Vineel Krishna presented the awards at a ceremony held at Kalinga Stadium on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Atanu Das
Archer Atanu Das wins gold in National Games

For over two months after his failure to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Atanu Das went on vacations, talked to his wife Deepika Kumari about starting a family to ensure that there was more to life for them than just archery and only picked up the bow and arrow when he made his peace with his disappointment.

  • Thursday, 06 October 2022
Dilip Tirkey
National Games will unearth new talent, says Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey

Newly elected Hockey India President and Olympian Dilip Tirkey is confident that the 36th National Games will unearth several new talented players.

  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
Tribal Girl, Best Cyclist
Tribal Girl’s Dream Comes True – Chhattisgarh’s Elizabeth Beck Selected For National Games

Tribal Girl’s Dream Comes True – Chhattisgarh’s Elizabeth Beck Selected For National Games

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  • Friday, 23 September 2022
Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah, Bhupendra Patel to launch 36th National Games' Anthem and Mascot

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will grace the mega event along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur. Over 9,000 distinguished guests from across the state are expected to attend the glittering ceremony.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
Gold medalist Odia rugby player missing

Bhubaneswar: Odia rugby player and National Games gold medalist Sujata Pradhan has been untraceable for past one month. A missing complaint has been lodged by her father Kailash Pradhan at Nandankanan police station. Sujata, a resident of Padasahi in Barang and a Plus-II student at Barang College, left home at 2 pm on May 18 […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Goa to host 36th National Games, says minister

Panaji: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday formally awarded to Goa the rights to host the 36th National Games, the coastal state’s Sports Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said. Ajgaonkar said that IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, in a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday, had formally conferred the rights to the state to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Gold for Dutee Chand, Amulya bags silver

Thiruvananthapuram: Controversial teen sprinter Dutee Chand cornered glory by clinching the women’s 100m gold with a new meet record as athletes continued to raise the bar in the blue-riband track and field events of the 35th National Games here today. In overall standings, Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) remained the undisputed numero uno on the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Tragedy at national games, netball player dies

Tragedy struck at the 35th National Games when a young netball player from Maharashtra suddenly collapsed and died during a practice session here Monday, according to the organisers

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Anjum Moudgil Wins Gold, Top Shooters Continue To Dominate Nationals

Bhopal: Anjum Moudgil, Abhishek Verma, Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal all won gold in their respective events at the ongoing shooting nationals here on Wednesday. While Anjum was crowned champion in 50m rifle 3 positions, Yashaswini and Abhishek won the top prize in 10m pistol mixed team competition. Representing Punjab, Anjum shot 449.9 in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
National Games Postponed Indefinitely Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

New Delhi: The much-delayed 36th National Games, scheduled for October-November in Goa, was on Thursday postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) recently asked the Goa government to host the National Games as scheduled from October 20 to November 4 this year. However, a spurt in the number of novel […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Centre Formally Recognises Yogasana As Competitive Sport, To Be Introduced In Khelo India
Centre Formally Recognises Yogasana As Competitive Sport, To Be Introduced In Khelo India

New Delhi: The Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda Yoga and Naturopathy Unani Sidda Homoeopathy) and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports formally recognised yogasana as a competitive sport on Thursday. The announcement was made at a joint press conference held here by the Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021