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Sports ministry gets Rs 700 crore boost in Union Budget 2023

The National Sports Federations (NSFs) have received an increased allocation of Rs 45 crore, from the previous year's revised budget of Rs 280 crore and will now get Rs 325 crore.

published on : 1st February 2023
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Hockey World Cup 2023: German grit and mental strength 

Emphasis on mental aspect of the game, training to keep calm during big moments reasons behind strong show

published on : 27th January 2023
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Hockey World Cup: India seeks first podium finish in 48 years, to play tricky Spain on Friday

A medal in this showpiece will strengthen the claim that the former giants of the game with eight Olympic gold have turned the corner in world hockey.

published on : 12th January 2023
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Hong Kong sports bodies told to include 'China' in names

Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China but competes separately from the country in international sports, including at the Olympics.

published on : 11th January 2023
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Would like to beat my personal best this year again: Neeraj Chopra

As the season begins, Neeraj is focussed on the work in hand and is looking forward with hope that he does better than last year.

published on : 7th January 2023
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Race to Paris Olympics in focus for Indian athletes in 2023

As another year begins, India's elite athletes approach the qualification pathway for this truncated Olympic cycle ahead of the next edition of the Games in France in 2024  

published on : 1st January 2023
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Triple Olympic ski champion Mayer announces retirement

The 32-year-old Austrian made his World Cup debut in Sestriere in February 2009 and went on to rack up 11 World Cup victories and 45 podiums.

published on : 29th December 2022
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50 years later, sprinter Matthews welcomed back to Olympics 

The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee was copied in on a letter from the IOC, which said it would allow the 75-year-old Matthews to attend future Olympics.

published on : 13th December 2022
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Red faces in France over Olympic mascots made in China

Even though two French toymakers got the contract, the Paris Olympics committee said just eight per cent of the mascots would be made in France.

published on : 18th November 2022
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Consider equal treatment for Special Olympics winners: Madras HC

The litigants highlighted the disparities in the cash awards and other benefits provided by the governments for the two categories of sportspersons.

published on : 16th November 2022
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Bangladesh bans top archer for assaulting female teammate

The ban was effective immediately but the star archer would be allowed to train during his suspension, said Bangladesh Archery Federation secretary Kazi Razibuddin Ahmed. 

published on : 15th November 2022
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Gold standard: A step in the right direction for Lovlina, 3 others win top prize

The latest gold shows that her hunger for the sport remains intact and she means business.

published on : 12th November 2022
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More Olympians in Athletes Commission, NSFs to 'appoint' two representatives

There will be 10 members, five male and five female athletes, who will be elected by their peers.

published on : 8th November 2022
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Beijing Marathon back after two-year absence but Covid rules in force

China continues to adhere to a strict zero-Covid policy, with harsh lockdowns, quarantines and testing regimens imposed after even the smallest outbreaks.

published on : 6th November 2022
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Hosting can wait, focus on sports and infrastructure

The Olympics has always been the pinnacle of sporting extravaganza, where thousands of athletes worldwide showcase their extraordinary talents.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Russian runner stripped of 2012 Olympics title for doping

Antyukh was already serving a four-year ban in a previous case judged by the Court or Arbitration for Sport last year that stripped her results from 2013 to 2015.

published on : 24th October 2022
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International Olympic Committee in talks with 10 bidders for 2036 Games

India is among other nations like Egypt, England, Indonesia and Qatar who have shown interest to host the 2036 Olympic Games. South Korea became the latest country to express interest.

published on : 22nd October 2022
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Indian Olympic Association calls for SGM on November 10

Meeting to be held at Olympic Bhavan in New Delhi; adopting amended constitution primary agenda.

published on : 22nd October 2022
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The 2024 Paralympics in Paris won't open in stadium 

Paris organizers on Thursday announced their opening ceremony plans for the Paralympics, an event with 4,400 athletes that will follow the first post-COVID-19 pandemic Olympics in less than two years.

published on : 21st October 2022
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Weightlifting: Mirabai & three others to train in USA ahead of world meet

The qualification cycle for the Indian weightlifters for the 2024 Paris Olympics will begin with the World Championships scheduled in Bogota, Colombia from December 5 to 16.

published on : 20th October 2022
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