Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

India Olympics


Behind Olympic hockey success, Odisha’s support over the years

August 03, 2021 6:21 am

When in 2018, the state government decided to sponsor the Indian national hockey teams (men/women, junior/senior) for a tenure of five years, replacing Sahara, it was the first time that a state government had decided to sponsor a national team. The government had pledged Rs 150 crore for the purpose.

Rs 6 crore or Rs 25 lakh for Olympics gold? Home state key to cash prize

July 12, 2021 11:39 am

Haryana, Bajrang’s home state, has announced cash awards for medallists ranging from Rs 6 crore (gold) to Rs 2.5 crore (bronze) while Das’s West Bengal will award amounts from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

India get record 15th Olympic quota in shooting

November 10, 2019 7:12 pm

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged India's 13th Olympic quota in shooting. Mairaj Ahmed and Angad Bajwa earned India's 14th and 15th places. India had 11 shooters at the 2012 Olympics and 12 in Rio 2016.

Kiren Rijiju believes he will fail as Sports Minister if India aren't top-10 by 2028 Olympics

October 10, 2019 6:48 pm

Kiren Rijiju believes that with India set to become the third-largest economy, the country's prevailing mediocrity in management of National Sports Federations (NSF) is "unacceptable".

To learn climbing, do you need to bring the mountain home?

April 30, 2015 1:26 am

Why India’s reported ‘Olympics 2024 bid’ is devoid of sense or logic.

India complete return to Olympic with Sochi flag raising

February 16, 2014 4:29 pm

The IOC lifted the ban on Feb. 11 following fresh elections last week.

India’s 14-month Olympic exile ends

February 12, 2014 1:32 pm

IOC lifts suspension after getting a satisfactory report from its delegation that oversaw IOA elections.

India back in Olympic fold as IOC revokes IOA's suspension

February 11, 2014 1:42 pm

The IOC lifted the 14-month old ban on India after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) barred charge-framed officials from its fresh election held on Sunday.

Wheels within wheels: Story behind India's delayed return to Olympic fold

January 12, 2014 12:39 pm

The IOC suspended the IOA in December 2012 for failing to comply with the Olympic charter.

IOA continues to defy IOC on chargesheet clause

September 05, 2013 5:23 pm

The suspended Indian Olympic Association continued to be in a defiant mood.