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24 posts in nine departments Cabinet: Olympics, Asian Games medal winners to get govt jobs

May 11, 2022 5:31 am

The move comes after a proposal – Uttar Pradesh International Medal Winners Direct appointment Rules, 2022 – pushing for the appointments was cleared by the state cabinet on Tuesday.

SAI appoints 398 coaches, assistant coaches in preparation of Olympics 2024, 2028

February 16, 2022 6:21 pm

The new batch of coaches and assistant coaches has a host of eminent names, including Asian Games gold medallist rower Bajrang Lal Thakar. He joins as rowing coach.

Ukraine Olympic team calls for peace, IOC wants no protests

February 13, 2022 8:35 pm

'The Olympic Team of Ukraine ... expresses a unanimous call for peace together with (our) native country,' the Ukrainian Olympic Committee wrote on social media.

Explained: How China got blue skies in time for Olympics

February 09, 2022 8:58 am

At this month's Beijing Games, the air is clear enough for athletes to see the mountains surrounding the city. A look at what’s behind the transformation.

A scramble for scarce Olympic souvenirs

February 07, 2022 7:04 pm

The pandas were sold out Monday at many locations, including at the Olympics facilities, where Chinese volunteers and foreign visitors lined up for hours.

Statues of Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, Ravi Dahiya to find place in Olympics Boulevard

February 02, 2022 4:26 pm

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 19.30 crore, of which Rs 13.28 crore is for construction work, Rs 3.8 crore electrical and Rs 2.15 crore for horticulture development work.

Ski jumping: Ryoyu Kobayashi ready to take giant leap for Japan

January 26, 2022 8:57 am

Kobayashi is the clear World Cup leader heading into the Games and underlined his form with a dominant display at the Four Hills Tournament where he won three of the four events three years after sweeping all four.

As Olympics open, Uyghurs set to take rights case to court

December 14, 2021 2:55 pm

Last week, an unofficial body set up in Britain to assess evidence on China's alleged rights abuses against the Uyghur people concluded that the Chinese government committed genocide and crimes against humanity.

From CWG in Delhi to Hockey World Cup in Rourkela: Do sports events benefit host cities?

December 15, 2021 7:14 am

A random sampling of 10 Olympics held between 1964 and 2008 found that tournaments did not correlate with any future GDP growth for the host nation, according to a Council on Foreign Relations report

Cricket, 3 other Olympic sports excluded from provisional list of 2028 Los Angeles Games

December 10, 2021 10:56 pm

Cricket, which has featured at the Olympics just once in 1900 Paris Games, weightlifting and modern pentathlon have failed to make the cut for the LA Games on Thursday.

OLYMPICS PHOTOS

Olympics: From dresses and skorts to hijabs, badminton's women wear what they like

July 28, 2021 5:56 pm

Female athletes have fought long and hard for the right to choose what they wear when they compete at the Olympics, and at the Tokyo Games more and more athletes and fans are speaking out and taking action

Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics

July 28, 2021 1:56 pm

Athletes have been donning various tattoos, adding to the spirit of the sports carnival. Here's taking a look at the highlights.

Everything you need to know about Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar

April 19, 2016 2:41 pm

Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Rio Olympics. But who is this girl?

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