COVID-19: Karnataka government to send two doctors to SAI campus to monitor health of hockey players
All five players, who tested positive for COVID-19, only have mild symptoms so it is likely that they will be treated without going to a hospital.
One thing about sports is that it is a fountain of perennial hope. July seems to be such a month for Indian sports.
The camp is for elite boxers, who have either qualified for Tokyo Olympics or are on the verge of qualifying.
Three boxers, who entered the Sports Authority of India’s NIS Patiala centre after testing negative, have left for home on Saturday to avoid unnecessary controversy.
One by one, athletes in the country have begun outdoor training after the coronavirus-enforced break. Latest to follow that path were two elite shooters from the national team.
For more than two months, athletes across various disciplines haven’t been able to put themselves through the rigours of a proper training regimen.
Accordingly, the part of the application form requiring the recommendation of the prescribed authorities/persons may be left blank, read the ministry's order.
25 from men’s & women’s teams begin training in Bengaluru, familiarisation & acclimatisation for track & field team
The Velachery Aquatic Complex has to remain closed because the home ministry has said categorically that swimming pools and gymnasiums have to wait until further instructions.
Considering grip of pandemic, athletes bat for caution before rejoining national camps.
Light training is how the coaches are planning to begin.
Athletes at NIS Patiala have to wait for outdoor training. All seven employees at NIS Bengaluru tested negative. Activities are expected to start on Wednesday with 33 per cent capacity.
Sports Authority of India (SAI) has released Rs 8.25 crore for 2,749 Khelo India athletes for the first quarter of 2020-21.
Football in Germany has resumed, with several safety measures having been put in place.
WFI has also shortlisted wrestlers in Olympic weight categories for the resumption of the camp in the first phase, making it logistically easier to hold camps in one place.