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Amit Rohidas
Sacrifices Paid Off, Says Birendra Lakra; Amit Rohidas Breaks Down As Odisha Felicitates State Olympians

While speaking to OTV, Amit Rohidas who was a part of the Indian team at the Tokyo Olympics said that victory at Olympics was the culmination of a long journey

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Tokyo Olympics: ‘They Did What We Couldn’t,’ Dilip Tirkey On India Men's Hockey Bronze Triumph

Celebrations poured in across Odisha after India Men's Hockey Team clinched a Bronze medal by beating Germany 5-4 in Tokyo Olympics

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Olympics hockey: Hopes Soar In Odisha As History Maker India Women Team Take On Mighty Argentina Today

Players at Panposh hockey stadium in Rourkela pin high hopes in the Indian Women's hockey team which is going to take on powerful Argentina today in the semifinal of Tokyo Olympics

Dutee Chand
Heartbreak For India: Speedster Dutee Chand Out Of Contention In 100m Sprint

Dutee Chand finished 45th in the Heats of women's 100m on day seven of the Tokyo Olympics to be out of contention for the sprint event

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Tokyo Olympics: Odisha Olympic Association Announces Cash Award For State Medalists

As per the announcement, an athlete would get Rs 5 lakh cash award if he/she clinches Gold in the event. Similarly, the silver winners will get Rs 3 lakh while the Bronze winners will get Rs 1 lakh.

Olympics Countdown: 4 Indian Sailors Start Training In Japan
Olympics Countdown: 4 Indian Sailors Start Training In Japan

A total of 172 players from 24 countries will compete in the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games from July 24-August 6.

Tokyo Paralympics: PCI Picks 24 Para Athletes
Special Olympics Athletes Attend First Camp For January Event

Special Olympics is a competition for people with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, it promotes itself is an inclusion movement using sport, health, education and leadership programs to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities.

Mariyappan Thangavelu
Rio Gold Medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu Named Flag-Bearer For Tokyo Paralympics

25-year-old Thangavelu, who was conferred with the Khel Ratna last year, is one of the 24 para-athletes picked by the selection committee for the Tokyo Paralympics.

Men's Hockey Team
Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas From Odisha Selected In Indian Men’s Hockey Team For Tokyo Olympics

 Veteran player Birendra Lakra and emerging defender Amit Rohidas from Odisha have been selected in the 16-member national men's hockey team for the Tokyo Olympics which was announced by the Hockey India (HI) on Friday

Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra Wins Javelin Gold At Meeting Cidade de Lisboa

India's Neeraj Chopra on Thursday won the javelin gold medal in the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa here on Thursday, with a throw of 83.18 metres recorded with his sixth and last attempt.

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IOA Asks 5 Tokyo-Bound COVID-19 Recovered Athletes To Get First Dose Of Vaccine

The Indian Olympic Association on Sunday asked five Olympic-bound sportspersons, who have recovered from COVID-19 in the recent past, to take their first dose of the vaccine as soon as possible.

Sumit Malik
Olympic-Bound Wrestler Sumit Malik Fails Dope Test, Provisionally Suspended

Olympic-bound Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has been provisionally suspended after failing a dope test during the recent Qualifiers in Bulgaria, a major embarrassment for the country with just weeks left for the Games in Tokyo.

Mirabai Chanu Creates World Record In Clean & Jerk, Bags Bronze In Asian Championship
Mirabai Chanu Creates World Record In Clean & Jerk, Bags Bronze In Asian Championship

Tashkent: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu made a splendid return to the weightlifting arena, setting a new world record in clean and jerk while also bettering her own national record…

30 Found COVID Positive In SAI Tests At Patiala, Bengaluru; No Olympic-Bound Athlete In List

New Delhi: Thirty sportspersons and support staff across disciplines were found to be COVID-19 positive after 741 precautionary tests were conducted at the National Centres of Excellence in Patiala and Bengaluru, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Wednesday. However, the positive results in both the centres do not include any Tokyo Olympic-bound athlete. […]

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IOC Names Mary Kom In Boxing's Athlete Ambassadors Group For 2020 Olympics

New Delhi: Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom has been included in a 10-strong athlete ambassadors group to represent boxers in the build-up to next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games by the IOC’s Task Force for the sport, adding to the iconic pugilist’s innumerable achievements. Mary Kom will represent the Asian bloc in the group, […]

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Two From Odisha In 18-Member Indian Women Hockey Team For Tokyo Olympics Test Event

Bhubaneswar: Two players from Odisha- Deep Grace Ekka and Lilima Minz have been selected in the 18-member Indian Women’s Hockey squad for the upcoming Olympics 2020 Test Event scheduled to be held between 17 and 21 August, 2019 in Tokyo of Japan. Rani Rampal has been named the captain while Savita will be in-charge of […]

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Indian women's hockey team secures place in Olympics qualifiers final round

Hiroshima: Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur scored a brace as India secured its place in the final round of Tokyo Olympic qualifiers by beating Chile 4-2 in the semifinals of the women’s FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here Saturday. The top two teams from the ongoing tournament have secured their berths in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to […]