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SAI releases Rs 8.25 cr as Out of Pocket allowance for 2,749 Khelo India athletes

SAI releases Rs 8.25 cr as Out of Pocket allowance for 2,749 Khelo India athletes

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Sunday informed that it has released over Rs 8,24,70,000 as Out of Pocket Allowance (OPA) for 2749 Khelo India athletes for the first quarter of 2020-21."The money has been transferred to the bank accounts of the athletes on May...

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Chinese javelin thrower Shiying conserving energy for Olympics

Chinese javelin thrower Shiying conserving energy for Olympics

Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Liu Shiying, a silver medallist in the women's javelin event at the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships, is conserving energy for the Tokyo Olympics through a winter camp."I am trying to build my physical energy during winter camp, getting myself ready for the Tokyo Olympi...

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Kiren Rijiju extends greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

Kiren Rijiju extends greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday extended greetings to people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.Rijiju took to Twitter and wrote: "Eid Mubarak! Best wishes to everyone celebrating #EidAlFitr May Allah bring you joy, happiness, peace and...

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Japanese pro wrestler Hana Kimura dies aged 22

Japanese pro wrestler Hana Kimura dies aged 22

Tokyo, May 24 (IANS) Japanese professional wrestler Hana Kimura died at the age of 22. While the cause of death is yet to be ascertained, Kimura had posted a number of troubling social media posts in recent days.Kimura's last post on Instagram was a picture of herself and a cat with the message: "I ...

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Chandigarh: Sports complexes open after SAI issues guidelines

Chandigarh: Sports complexes open after SAI issues guidelines

Chandigarh [India], May 23 (ANI): Sports complexes and stadia opened in Chandigarh on Saturday after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) issued an SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for the guidelines for the start of training at SAI centres across India.Surinder Mahajan, Secretary of Chandigarh Bad...

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IOA forms Olympic Education and other Academic matters committee for 2020-21

IOA forms Olympic Education and other Academic matters committee for 2020-21

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday appointed Prashant Kushwaha as the Chairman of its Olympic Education and Other Academic matters Committee for 2020-21.The Committee comprising of seven members will manage and oversee the Olympic education-related acti...

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BFI aims to resume training from June 10

BFI aims to resume training from June 10

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Saturday said that it is planning to resume training of its boxers from June 10.The BFI also said that it is planning to bring both men and women boxers together in Patiala while adhering to the guidelines issued by the Sports ...

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In chess you don't beat the board, you beat the player: Anand

In chess you don't beat the board, you beat the player: Anand

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Star Sports 1 Tamil show Mind Masters by MFORE has been drawing the attention of viewers with some of the finest guests from the sports fraternity talking about the importance and necessity of mental strength and conditioning in sports. In the upcoming episode of Mind Masters b...

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IOA reconstitutes Legal Committee, Youth Commission for 2020-21

IOA reconstitutes Legal Committee, Youth Commission for 2020-21

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Friday reconstituted its Legal Committee and Youth Commission for the term 2020-21.The Legal Committee comprising five members will manage the legal matters of the organisation in concurrence with IOA president.R K Anand and Ra...

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Nehwal, Kashyap, Praneeth lash out on BWF for revamped 2020 calendar

Nehwal, Kashyap, Praneeth lash out on BWF for revamped 2020 calendar

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth on Friday lashed out at the revamped tournament calendar announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for the remaining 2020 season following disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.Taking to ...

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