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Canada becomes first country to withdraw from 2020 Tokyo Olympic

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Tokyo:23/3/20:   The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. Australia has said, it is clear the games cannot go ahead and told its athletes to prepare for 2021 ...

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Canada became the first major country to withdraw from 2020 Tokyo Olympic

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Tokyo;23/3/20:The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. Australia has said, it is clear the games cannot go ahead and told its athletes to prepare for 2021 games. ...

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Odisha secured seventh position in the 25th edition of All India Forest Sports Meet

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Bhubaneswar, March 7: Odisha secured seventh position in the 25th edition of All India Forest Sports Meet which concluded in the state capital today. The hosts won as many as 22 medals in the event which started on March 3. In the last edition of the meet held at Raipur in Chhattisgarh, Odisha had won 12 medals with one gold ...

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Dutee Chand clinches 100m gold at Khelo India University Games

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Bhubaneswar: 29/2/20: There was a sudden rise in energy and enthusiasm in the Kalinga Stadium when home girl Dutee Chand stood at the start line of the 100m finals at the Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The 24-year-old sprinter, representing Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), raced away from the word go and took a massive lead. With ...

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Odisha Chief Minister has released the mascot and jacket of SDC Football Cup 2020

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Bhubaneswar:26/2/20: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has released the mascot and jacket of SDC Football Cup 2020 here at Lok Seva Bhawan on Wednesday. The tournaments have been continuing at different places of the state from February 14. Ten football teams are participating in the tournaments in which 6000 tribal children have taken part. The final match will be held in ...

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Khelo India University Games was launched

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Cuttack:24/2/20 The inaugural edition of the Khelo India University Games was launched here on Saturday during a dazzling opening ceremony, with Prime Minster Narendra Modi gracing the occasion with his virtual presence. Speaking to the august gathering through a video link, the Prime Minister declared the Games open and exhorted the athletes to better their own performances. “It is a ...

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Odisha enter quarter-finals after draw with Jharkhand

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Cuttack: 15/2/20:Odisha has reportedly entered into the quarter-finals after a draw with Jharkhand in Elite Group C match of Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Two teams from Elite Group C—-Odisha and Jammu & Kashmir have entered into the quarter-finals.Odisha was against Jharkhand for the battle of quarterfinals place at the Barabati Stadium here on Saturday.The home team declared their second innings at ...

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Confident India look to continue fantastic form in FIH Hockey Pro League

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Bhubaneswar: 7/2/20;The Indian Men’s Hockey Team got off to a stupendous start in the FIH Hockey Pro League after defeating the Netherlands in both their matches last month. The World No. 5 team will certainly look to continue their form when they face the World No.1 side Belgium in the FIH Hockey Pro League on 8 February 2020 and 9 February ...

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3500 run enthusiasts participate in the second edition of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon

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Narendrapur, February 6, 2020: The secondedition of the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon, organisedin association with the district administration of Dhenkanal on February 2, 2020 near the main gate of company’s plant at Narendrapur in Dhenkanal district in Odisha, was a grand success with participation of around 3500 run enthusiasts from across the country. The 10 km run, only professional run ...

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SPORT IT 2020, India’s first sports and innovation festival organised by Xavier Emlyon Business School

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Bhubaneswar:19/1/20: SPORT IT 2020, India’s first sports and innovation festival organised by Xavier Emlyon Business School (XEBS) and Sports and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha, came to a grand end with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik exhorting startups and entrepreneurs to invest in sports sector of the State. Addressing the Valedictory Ceremony at Kalinga Stadium, Naveen Patnaik said: “I appreciate ...

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