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  • Motto for Beijing Olympics Revealed

    3 days ago
    The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics unveiled its reputable motto, “Together for a Shared Future”, at a ceremony at the city’s Capital Museum. Highlights: The motto was chosen after a lengthy technique that protected a total of 79 unique proposals. This motto embodies the Olympic spirit, the Chinese way of revealing the Olympic spirit. ....

    Free Registration For 2 lakh School Students For Fit India Quiz Announced By Sports Ministry

    6 days ago
    To create an awareness about fitness and sports among school-going children, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has stated that the first 2 lakh kids nominated by 1 lakh schools would be able to participate in the India Quiz for free. It was announced by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri. Anurag Singh Thakur. Key points ♦The ....

    Harmilan Kaur Sets National Record In 1500m National Open Athletics

    7 days ago
    Harmilan Kaur Bains from Punjab broke Sunita Rani's long-standing national record in the 1,500 meters. Highlights: ♦ The 60th National Open Athletics Championships' happened on 19 September at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hanamkonda in Telangana. ♦ Harmilan Kaur ran 1,500 meters in 4:05.39 seconds and won the Gold Medal. ♦ ....

    MS Dhoni to Mentor T20 Team

    13 days ago
    MS Dhoni to Mentor T20 Team BCCI announced that the former India captain MS Dhoni will mentor the team for the tournament, which will be played in UAE & Oman in October and November. Background: MS Dhoni announced his retirement from worldwide limited-overs cricket on August 15, 2020. Dhoni remained to play for India in the 2019 ICC World ....

    North Korea Suspended Beijing Olympics

    13 days ago
    North Korea was formally suspended from the Beijing Winter Olympics by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on tenth Sept as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: IOC president Thomas Bach said the North Korean countrywide Olympic physique will additionally now forfeit cash it used ....

    First IAS Officer to Win Paralympics

    21 days ago
    Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, current district magistrate of Noida, has become the first IAS officer to win a Paralympics medal. Background: He ended his marketing campaign with the winning of ancient silver. He lost gold to top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 type closing at the Tokyo Paralympics on September 5. Mazur has ....

    Closing Ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics

    22 days ago
    India finished their marketing campaign at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 with an all-time excess of 19 medals which consists of 5 gold, eight silver, and six bronze. This is a nice medal tally for India, a single version of the Paralympic Games. India is placed at 24th position in the standard medal tally out of a whole of 162 nations. Highlights: ♦ ....

    First Ever Medal by Archer in Paralympics

    22 days ago
    In Paralympics 2020, India’s ace archer Harvinder Singh has won the bronze medal in the men’s individual recurve open. Highlights: The 31-year old has grown to be India’s first-ever archer to win a medal in the Paralympics. With this win, India’s medal haul at the ongoing Paralympics Games in Tokyo has reached thirteen [2G,6S,5B]. ....

    Gold and Silver in Asaka Shooting Range

    22 days ago
    Indian shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana clinched the gold and silver medal respectively in the P4 – Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 last at Asaka Shooting Range. Highlights: The 19-year-old Manish created the Paralympic record as he gathered 218.2 points to clinch the gold whilst Singhraj grabbed his second medal of the Tokyo Paralympics with ....

    Eleventh Medal in Tokyo Paralympics

    24 days ago
    Praveen Kumar became India’s 4th medallist in men’s high jump and eleventh medallist at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 as he gained silver with an Asian record jump of 2.07m. Highlights: Praveen cleared the Asian document with a 2.07m jump, ending in the back of Great Britain’s Jonathan Broom-Edwards, who managed the fantastic leap ....

    Two Medals for Avani Lekhara - Tokyo Paralympics

    24 days ago
    Avani Lekhara got the bronze medal in the women’s 50m rifle three positions SH1 event with a score of 445.9 to end up the first Indian lady to win two medals at the Paralympics. Highlights: ♦ Lekhara had additionally received gold in the 10m air rifle standing SH1 event. By that India’s medal tally now stands at 12 at these Paralympics. ....

    Indian Shooters with Gold and Silver Medal

    24 days ago
    Indian shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana clinched the gold and silver medal respectively in the P4 – Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final at Asaka Shooting Range. Highlights: ♦ The 19-year-old Manish created the Paralympic record as he accrued 218.2 points to clinch the gold while Singhraj grabbed his 2nd medal of the Tokyo Paralympics ....

    Bronze Medal in Tokyo Paralympics

    24 days ago
    In Paralympics 2020, India’s ace archer Harvinder Singh has received the bronze medal in the men's recurve open. The 31-year historian has turned out to be India’s first-ever archer to win a medal in the Paralympics. Highlights: ♦ With this win, India’s medal haul at the ongoing Paralympics Games in Tokyo has reached ....

    Silver Medal in the Discus Throw - Yogesh Kathuniya

    26 days ago
    Indian discus athlete Yogesh Kathuniya won the silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Men's Discus Throwing F56 final Highlights: Yogesh claimed the 2nd spot with a throw of 44.38m. Batista dos Santos from Brazil received gold, placing a Paralympic record with a throw of 45.59m. L. Diaz Aldana from Cuba bagged bronze.

    Silver Medal in the Javelin Throw - Devendra Jhajharia

    26 days ago
    At the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics 2020, India’s best paralympian, Devendra Jhajharia received the silver medal in the men’s javelin throw – F46 last tournament on August 30, 2021. Highlights: ♦ The 40-year-old Devendra carried out his exceptional throw of 64.35, for the silver. In the identical event, Sundar Singh Gurjar received ....

    Silver Medal in the High Jump - Mariyappan Thangavelu

    26 days ago
    India’s Mariyappan Thangavelu has received the silver medal in the men’s high jump (T63) at the Tokyo Paralympics. Highlights: ♦ He cleared the 1.86 m mark and took the silver medal home. In the identical event, Sharad Kumar received the bronze medal, clearing the 1.83m mark. Sam Grewe of the United States received the gold medal ....

    Medals in Asian Youth Championships

    26 days ago
    The Indian boxer won 6 gold medals, 9 silver medals and 5 bronze medals in the Asian Youth Championship. Highlights: ♦ In this event, women's competition has been significantly reduced due to withdrawals caused by COVID19 related travel restrictions. ♦ Sneha Kumari, Preeti Dahiya, Neha and Khushi received gold medals in the women's ....

    Second Gold Medal for India in Paralympics

    28 days ago
    Sumit Antil of India has won the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F64 final event at the Tokyo Paralympics, and in the manner set a new world record throw of 68.55m. Highlights: ♦ The 23-year-old Sumit hails from Sonepat in Haryana. Michal Burian of Australia won the silver medal (66.29m), whilst Sri Lanka’s Dulan Kodithuwakku ....

    First Gold Medal at Paralympics

    28 days ago
    Shooter Avani Lekhara has scripted records as she grew to become the first Indian female to win the historic gold medal at the Paralympic games. By this, she firing her way to the top of the podium in the R-2 women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event. Key Points: ♦ The 19-year-old from Jaipur, who sustained spinal twine injuries in a ....

    Silver Medal by Nishad Kumar of India

    28 days ago
    Nishad Kumar from India has clinched a silver medal in the men’s high jump T47 match at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Highlights: ♦ This is the 2nd medal for India at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. The 23-year-old Nishad made a soar of 2.06m, and in doing so created an Asian record. He also equalled his bounce with USA’s Dallas Wise, ....

    Silver Medal at Paralympic Games

    28 days ago
    Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel has claimed the silver medal in table tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, in the women’s singles summit clash. Highlights: ♦ The 34-year-old Bhavinaben Patel lost to Chinese paddler Ying Zhou, 0-3, in her maiden Paralympic Games. This is the 1st medal for India at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games. ♦ ....

    New Flag-Bearer in Paralympics

    33 days ago
    Mariyappan Thangavelu, Rio Paralympic Games gold medalist will be changed through Asian Games gold medalist Tekchand as the new flag-bearer of India at the opening ceremony. Background: ♦ The Paralympic Committee of India reported, On his flight to Tokyo, Mariyappan got in close contact with Covid positive overseas passenger. ♦ Though ....

    Odisha to Sponsor Indian Hockey Team

    38 days ago
    The Odisha government will sponsor the Indian Hockey team for 10 extra years after the modern sponsorship ends in 2023, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced. Highlights: ♦ The government started sponsoring the countrywide hockey teams in 2018. The teams have scripted records with their extraordinary overall performance at the Tokyo Olympics,” ....

    Next Edition of Durand Cup

    45 days ago
    Durand Cup is Asia’s oldest and world’s third oldest football tournament, is all set to make a comeback, after a year’s gap. The one hundred and thirtieth edition of the Durand Cup is planned to be held in and around Kolkata between 5th September and 3rd October 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the competition was cancelled last ....

    Neeraj Ranked Second in World Athletics Rankings

    46 days ago
    Neeraj ranked second in world athletics rankings Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra placed at the second position in the world athletics ranking after securing the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics. Neeraj Chopra took the second position with his core of 1315and he is behind the German athletic Johnnes vetter who's having the score of 1396 Highlights: ♦ ....

    Push of ICC to Include Cricket

    46 days ago
    The ICC International Cricket Council has confirmed it will campaign for including the sport (cricket) at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. Highlights: ♦ The ICC’s bid to end what will by then have been an absence from Olympic schedules will include multiple demonstrations of cricket’s suitability for multisport events. ♦ ....

    Javelin Throw Day be on 7th August

    48 days ago
    The authorities of the Athletics Federation of India has decided to observe javelin throw day on 7th August each year in honour of the Olympic gold medalist of the Tokyo Olympics Neeraj Chopra. Highlights: ♦ The 23 years Neeraj Chopra is India’s second individual Olympic gold medallist after Abhinav Bindra in Shooting. ♦ Neeraj ....

    End of Tokyo Olympics - 8th August

    48 days ago
    The Tokyo Olympics 2020 ended on August 08, 2021. The global multi-sport match used to be held from July 23 to August 08, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. This used to be the fourth time that Japan hosted the Olympic Games, after hosting the Tokyo 1964 (Summer), Sapporo 1972 (Winter), and Nagano 1998 (Winter) games. Apart from this, Tokyo is the first Asian town ....

    Gold Medal for India - Tokyo Olympics

    48 days ago
    Neeraj Chopra has won a Gold medal for India in the javelin throw tournament at Tokyo Olympics. Highlights: ♦ With a throw of 87.03 metres in his first attempt, Neeraj killed the competition. In his second, he improved it to 87.58m, and that became out to be the golden throw. Except for Viteszalav Veslay of the Czech Republic, who threw 86.67m, ....

    Second Silver Medal in Tokyo Olympics

    53 days ago
    Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya bagged the silver medal after losing in the remaining men's 57kg freestyle class to the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) Zavur Uguev. Key Points: ♦ This is India's fifth medal at the Tokyo Olympics and the 2nd silver of the campaign. Ravi Kumar is the fifth Indian wrestler after KD Jadhav, Sushil ....

    Bronze Medal for the Indian Hockey Team

    54 days ago
    Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany to win their first-ever Olympic medal in forty-one years. Key Points: ♦ India wins the bronze medal in men’s hockey after beating Germany 5-4 at Tokyo Olympics. Before this podium ended for bronze, India closing climbed up the Olympic podium in 1980, gaining its 8th gold at the Games. ....

    Lovlina Claims Bronze Medal in Tokyo Olympics

    54 days ago
    Indian Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has failed to attain the gold medal remaining match. She settles for a bronze medal. Key Points: This is India’s third medal of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. She lost to Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey by unanimous selection in the women’s welterweight (69 kg) semifinal at Tokyo 2020. Lovlina had already assured ....

    Theme Song for Indian Paralympic

    55 days ago
    Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Singh Thakur launched the theme song for the Indian Paralympic contingent in the Indian capital. The song is titled “Kar First State Kamaal Tu”. The musician and singer of the song are Sanjeev Singh, a Divyang cricket player from Lucknow. Fifty-four para-sportspersons across nine sports ....

    Olympic Contingent as Special Guest - 15th August

    55 days ago
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi can invite India’s Olympic contingent as special guests at the Red Fort on the holy day of obligation once he is delivering his eighth Independence Day speech. Modi will invite a contingent to his residence for interaction. This year, the India has been described by a 228-strong contingent, that embrace a hundred and ....

    First Indian Women to Win Two Olympic Medals

    55 days ago
    PV Sindhu, a 26-year-old badminton player, has turned out to be the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals after defeating 'He Bingjiao' of China. Highlights: ♦ Sindhu defeated 'He Bingjiao' via 21-13, 21-15 in the women's singles bronze medal match at Tokyo Olympics 2020. ♦ She is the 1st Indian girl to win ....

    Indian Hockey Team to Enter Olympics Semi-Finals

    55 days ago
    Indian women's hockey group has created history by qualifying for the Olympic Games semi-finals for the first time. On August 2, India performed against three-time champions Australia and made it to the semi-finals by beating Australia by a solitary goal. Highlights: ♦ Earlier, the Indian men's hockey crew also entered the Olympic ....

    Bronze Medal For India - PV Sindhu in Tokyo Olympics

    56 days ago
    Ace Indian court game player PV Sindhu defeated China's He Bingjiao to win the medal within the women's singles event at the capital of Japan Olympic Games on August 01, 2021. Highlights: Sindhu scripted history with this win by turning into the primary Indian girl and the solely second Indian jock to win 2 Olympic medals in individual ....

    National Women Online Chess Title for Vantika

    57 days ago
    Vantika Agarwal has won the National Women Online Chess title for this year. Highlights: ♦ Vantika scored 9.5 focuses from 11 rounds. Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal secured the subsequent spot and Tamil Nadu's Sreeja Seshadri secured the third spot. Without over-the-board occasions because of the continuous pandemic, the All India Chess ....

    Sponsor for Tokyo Olympics - IOA

    64 days ago
    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has joined in Adani Group as a sponsor for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Games. Secretary-general Rajiv Mehta of IOA, who is in Tokyo, announced the development. Highlights: ♦ The Indian Olympic Association had earlier entered into sponsorship deals with various private entities, including mobile gaming ....

    First Medal in Tokyo Games

    66 days ago
    Mirabai Chanu from Imphal won the silver medal and became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal at the Tokyo Games 2020 in the Women’s 49kg category. Highlights: Zhihui Hou of China won the gold medal in the women’s 49-kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, lifting 210 kg, while Windy Cantika Aisah of Indonesia won the bronze medal. ....

    Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games - Australian city of Brisbane

    67 days ago
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted the Australian city of Brisbane as the host city for the 2032 Summer Olympics & Paralympic Games. Brisbane is the third Australian city to host the Olympic Games after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000. With this, Australia will also become the only second country globally, after the United ....

    Updation of Motto of the Olympics

    68 days ago
    The Motto of Olympics was updated to Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together from Faster, Higher, Stronger, on 20th July 2021. Motto updation was done to show solidarity around the globe at the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the change. Highlights: ♦ The Olympic motto was Citius, Altius, ....

    Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh are Flag Bearers of Tokoyo Olympics

    83 days ago
    Boxer M.C. Mary Kom & men’s hockey crew skipper Manpreet Singh has been named for flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics from India. Both of them will be flag bearers for India at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be on 23 July 2021. Highlights: ♦ Wrestler Bajrang Punia will be the flag bearer at the closing ....

    Mithali Raj Became the Highest Run-Getter

    84 days ago
    India captain Mithali Raj grew to become the highest run-getter in women’s cricket across formats, overtaking former England skipper Charlotte Edwards. Highlights: Mithali grew to be the world’s most prolific batter in women’s internationals, overtaking Edwards’ 10,273 runs. Suzie Bates of New Zealand is 1/3 with 7849 runs. ....

    First Indian Female Swimmer to qualify Tokyo 2020 Olympics

    85 days ago
    Maana Patel has grown to be the first girl and solely the 3rd swimmer from India to qualify Tokyo Olympics 2021 ticket. Maana Patel joins Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash to have qualified for the Olympics. She is a 21-year-old backstroke swimmer from Ahmedabad who has won gold medals in the 50-metre backstroke and 200-metre backstroke at National ....

    Mariyappan Thangavelu - Flag Bearer in Tokoyo Para Olympics

    85 days ago
    Top para high-jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu was the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent in the Tokyo Paralympics, which starts on August 24. Thangavelu, defending the T-42 gold he had received in the 2016 Rio Paralympics during the August 24 to September 5 showpiece in Tokyo, was once picked for the honour by the executive committee of the country wide ....

    Launch of Olympic Title Song

    94 days ago
    Ahead of the Tokyo Games, the legit Olympic theme tune for the Indian contingent was launched. Mohit Chauhan has composed and sung the tune for the song titled “Lakshya Tera Samne Hai”. The Games will open on July 23 and over a hundred Indian athletes have certified for the event so far. The tournament used was organised through Indian Olympic ....

    Winner of First ICC World Test Championship

    96 days ago
    New Zealand defeated India to win the 1st ICC World Test Championship. New Zealand chased down the goal of 139 to win the first-ever World Test Championship final with eight wickets in hand. Highlights: ♦ The final day of the in shape used to be performed on June 23, 2021. The fit saw 6 days play in region of the normal 5 days due to the ....

    Mary Kom Remains with Silver Medal at 2021 Asian Boxing Championships

    119 days ago
    Indian pugilist Mary Kom lost two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan to settle for a silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships 2021 in Dubai. Highlights: The five-time Asian Championships gold medallist Mary Kom was once competing in a high-octane 51kg final. This is the 2nd silver for Mary Kom at the Asian Championships, who ....

    Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons

    127 days ago
    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved a grant of Rs 200,000 for V Tejaswini Bai of Karnataka, who won the Arjuna Award in 2011 and was a member of the women’s Kabaddi team, that won gold medal games at the Asian Olympic Games in 2014 and 2014 respectively. The Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS) ....

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