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Tokyo 2020 staffer tests positive for COVID-19, second case in two days

Tokyo 2020 staffer tests positive for COVID-19, second case in two days

Tokyo, Aug 8 (IANS) The Tokyo Olympics organising committee said on Saturday that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee becomes the second positive test on consecutive days from Tokyo 2020's Harumi office in the Japanese capital's Chuo ward."The affected employee has been wor...

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National Cycling Camp to begin from August 14

National Cycling Camp to begin from August 14

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): The National Cycling Camp will be beginning at Sports Authority of India's Indira Gandhi National Stadium, New Delhi, from August 14, 2020.The team of 11 athletes, 4 coaches, and 16 support staff have already reported to the camp and are undergoing a mandatory quarant...

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National cycling camp to begin from August 14 in New Delhi

National cycling camp to begin from August 14 in New Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The national camp for cycling will start from August 14 at the Indira Gandhi National Stadium in the national capital, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Saturday. This comes after announcements of resumption of national camps for hockey and badminton this month.A te...

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Jr. NBA Global C'ship: Players hail Bruce Bowen's session

Jr. NBA Global C'ship: Players hail Bruce Bowen's session

Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) NBA Legend Bruce Bowen recently interacted with over 1,000 participants from Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA Program and spoke on mental health and wellness in these tough COVID-19 times as part of the virtual Jr. NBA Global Championship.While the Jr. NBA Global Championship has pr...

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Cyclist Groenewegen suspended after crash leaves Jakobsen in coma

Cyclist Groenewegen suspended after crash leaves Jakobsen in coma

Warsaw, Aug 8 (IANS) Cyclist Dylan Groenewegen, who was involved in a horror crash on the Tour of Poland which left his Dutch compatriot Fabio Jakobsen in a coma, has been suspended by his team."Dylan is devastated about what has happened and the, unintentional, severe consequences for others involv...

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Delhi HC quashes Sports Ministry's plea seeking modification to Feb 7 order

Delhi HC quashes Sports Ministry's plea seeking modification to Feb 7 order

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court turned down the petition moved by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) seeking modification of its February 7 order which had barred the Centre and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) from taking any decision on sports federations without informin...

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Abhinav Bindra set to participate in 'Sunfeast India Run As One'

Abhinav Bindra set to participate in 'Sunfeast India Run As One'

New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Olympic champion shooter Abhinav Bindra will participate in the 'Sunfeast India Run As One' initiative.Bindra expressed that through the 'Sunfeast India Run As One' movement, the people of our country have an opportunity to stand in solidarity with those who ha...

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Bindra to participate in 'Sunfeast India Run As One' initiative

Bindra to participate in 'Sunfeast India Run As One' initiative

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be participating in the Sunfeast India Run As One initiative, it was announced on Friday.Bindra expressed that through this initiative the people of the country have an opportunity to stand in solidarity with ...

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PV Sindhu among 8 athletes to attend badminton national camp from today

PV Sindhu among 8 athletes to attend badminton national camp from today

New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to resume the badminton national camp for eight Olympic-bound athletes at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad from Friday.The decision was taken after clearance for the camp was received from the Telangana g...

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IOC, JOC discuss measures to eradicate harassment & abuse in Japanese sports

IOC, JOC discuss measures to eradicate harassment & abuse in Japanese sports

Zurich, Aug 7 (IANS) IOC President Thomas Bach and the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and IOC Member, Yamashita Yasuhiro, recently discussed measures to eradicate harassment and abuse in Japanese sport.In a telephone conference held last week, both the presidents stressed the dete...

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