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Indian boxing reaching such heights was largely due to Sacheti's contribution: BFI chief

Indian boxing reaching such heights was largely due to Sacheti's contribution: BFI chief

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh mourned the demise of Executive-Director RK Sacheti, who passed away on Tuesday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest.Sacheti, a doyen of the Indian Olympic sports administration, was admitted to a hospital whil...

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Sports official Sacheti passes away

Sports official Sacheti passes away

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) executive director Raj Kumar Sacheti has passed away due to Covid-19."With a deep sense of sorrow and grief, we inform you that Mr. RK Sacheti, ED (BFI) left for heavenly abode today morning, creating a huge void in the sports world. He ...

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COVID-19: BFI Executive-Director RK Sacheti passes away

COVID-19: BFI Executive-Director RK Sacheti passes away

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) Executive-Director RK Sacheti who was suffering from Covid-19, has passed away.Along with being BFI Executive-Director, Sacheti was IOA's Associate Joint-Secretary and Meghalaya National Games GTCC Chairman."Deeply saddened to hear a...

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Covid-19: Basketball Federation provides national campers with medical insurance

Covid-19: Basketball Federation provides national campers with medical insurance

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): Looking at how the second Covid-19 wave is rampant across the country, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has decided to provide its national campers with medical and health insurance."Keeping in mind the dreaded COVID-19 situation across the world and the finan...

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Chinese T-T players to undergo tough trials for Tokyo

Chinese T-T players to undergo tough trials for Tokyo

Xinxiang (China), May 3 (IANS) A total of 36 men's and women's singles players each and 16 mixed doubles pairs are competing for slots on the Chinese Olympic-bound team as the World Table Tennis Grand Smashes Trials and Olympic Simulation got underway here on Tuesday.This is the last opportunity for...

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Anand, Humpy to launch Checkmate Covid

Anand, Humpy to launch Checkmate Covid

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand and Asian Games gold medallist Koneru Humpy will kick-start 'Checkmate Covid' -- an All India Chess Federation (AICF) initiative -- on Tuesday to provide medical and financial assistance to those affected by the pandemic.The AI...

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European Championship: Indian Olympic Shooting squad to leave for Croatia on May 11

European Championship: Indian Olympic Shooting squad to leave for Croatia on May 11

New Delhi [India], May 3 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Shooting squad will leave for Zagreb, Croatia on May 11, in order to participate in the European Championship, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced on Monday.The competition is scheduled between May 20 and June 6 and the squad wi...

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Archer Jayanta Talukdar in ICU with Covid-19

Archer Jayanta Talukdar in ICU with Covid-19

Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) Top Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar has been admitted to a hospital in Guwahati after testing positive for Covid-19.Talukdar, who was part of the bronze medal-winning team at the 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, is being treated in the Intensive Care Unit for low oxyge...

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PV Sindhu, Michelle Li appointed ambassadors for IOC's 'Believe in Sport' campaign

PV Sindhu, Michelle Li appointed ambassadors for IOC's 'Believe in Sport' campaign

Tokyo [Japan], May 3 (ANI): The Badminton World Federation on Monday announced that India shuttler PV Sindhu and Canada's Michelle Li have been nominated as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) 'Believe in Sport' campaign aimed at preventing competition manipulation.Si...

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CA pledges $50,000 towards India's fight against Covid-19

CA pledges $50,000 towards India's fight against Covid-19

Sydney, May 3 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday said that it has pledged an "initial donation" of $50,000 towards India's fight against the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.CA also said that it is partnering with the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) UNICEF Australia to raise more f...

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