With the next Asian Games less than a year away, it would have been ideal to begin preparation earnestly.
Sports Authority of India said it is holding discussions with the National Sports Federations to finalise the fresh list of athletes in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme core group.
It is understood that there were quite a few candidates who appeared for interviews and the process was drawing to an end.
BFI President had backed both the boxers as well as the coaching staff, saying that he cannot overlook the unparalleled results of the past four years.
The SAI Bengaluru centre is the second home for both the men and women players of the national teams.
When it became apparent that the men’s hockey side wouldn’t be able to travel outside for valuable match practice, the team management came up with a novel idea.
More than 100 Indian athletes have qualified for the Games and expectations are high despite the extraordinary circumstances under which the event is set to be staged.
After help from SAI, NRAI and Peter Gorsa, India's Olympic-bound skeet shooters get vaccinated against COVID
According to both SAI and NRAI, Mairaj got a single-shot Johson and Johnson vaccine and Angad got his second dose of Covishield.
Renowned media professional Joy Bhattacharjya moderated the session for which Go Sports Foundation is the knowledge partner.
Deepika Kumari completed her hat-trick of gold medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 by winning the Recurve individual event.
Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and star wrestler Vinesh Phogat will continue to train in their respective locations in Europe till July 25.
While the health insurance would be for R 5 lakh each, it also includes a Rs 25 lakh cover for accident or death.
The positions for coaches and assistant coaches in 21 disciplines have also been made open to Dronacharya awardees and are for ones who hold sports coaching diploma degrees.
The latest move comes after several athletes at various national camps across the country tested positive for COVID-19.