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India’s Avani Lekhara becomes the first Indian woman in history to win a Paralympic Gold medal in shooting

Key Highlights Prime Minister congratulates Avani Lekhara for winning Tokyo Paralympics gold medal Sports Minister Shri Anurag Thakur also wished para shooter Lekhara on her  historic achievement Tokyo :30/8/21: Avani Lekhara, 19-year-old para shooter, made history on Monday by winning the elusive Tokyo Paralympic Games gold. Competing in her maiden Paralympics, Avani shot 249.6 points in the R2 women’s 10m ...

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Paddler Bhavina Patel enters gold-medal match of women’s singles Class-4 event

Tokyo:28/8/21:Paddler Bhavina Patel continued her giant-killing march at the Tokyo Paralympics, as she ousted China’s world No. 3 Miao Zhang to enter the gold-medal match of women’s singles Class-4 event.Bhavina became the first Indian to enter the final of a table tennis event in the Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China’s Miao Zhang. The 34-year-old Patel beat her ...

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Sports Minister Shri Anurag Singh Thakur to launch Fit India Mobile Application on second anniversary of Fit India Movement

Key Highlights: The launch will take place at Delhi’s iconic Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Indian Hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, wrestler Sangram Singh, will take part  virtually            Currently, the Fit India Movement is also conducting Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 as part of the celebration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ New Delhi;26/8/21:To celebrates second anniversary of  Fit India Movement ...

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54 Paralympics athletes to represent India and begin their journey for the medals at Tokyo Paralympics on 25th August

Key Highlights: This is the biggest-ever contingent India has sent to any Paralympics with 54 atheletes. Bhavina and Sonalben start their qualification rounds in Tokyo on the opening day, i.e, August 25. They are a part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Core group. Aruna will participate in the Women’s under 49kg K44 category. She will be in action ...

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Four members of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams were given a rousing welcome in-their hometown

Sundargarh:21/8/21: Four members of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams-Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Deepgrace Ekka and Sunita Toppo who have made the country, and the State proud for their stellar performance by scripting history at the Tokyo Olympics were given a rousing welcome here-their hometown on arrival. They were accompanied by former captain of the Indian hockey team Padmashri Dilip ...

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Odisha To Sponsor Indian Hockey Teams For Another 10 Years

Bhubaneswar:17/8/21: Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, today felicitated the Indian national Hockey teams that scripted history, with their brilliant performance at the Tokyo Olympics, at a ceremony befitting the Olympic hockey heroes. In recognition of their achievement and their potential to be the top teams in the world, Chief Minister announced that Odisha will continue to sponsor Indian Hockey ...

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Odisha lacks grass root training in cricket as a result, no more players from state are groomed for the national  team

Bhubaneswar:14/8/21: Odisha lacks grass-root training in cricket. As a result, no more players from Odisha are groomed for the national team said former Captain of Team India, Md. Ajharuddin on Saturday. On his visit to Bhubaneswar, Ajharuddin said, Odisha has not sponsored any national players after Devashis Mohanty and Shiv Sundar Das. Odisha has got every prospect and infrastructure for ...

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130th EDITION OF DURAND CUP 2021 SCHEDULED TO BE HELD AT KOLKATA

New Delhi: 12/8/21;Durand Cup, the world’s third oldest and Asia’s oldest football tournament is poised to make a comeback after a year’s hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the dynamic support of All India Football Federation (AIFF), IFA (West Bengal), and the Government of West Bengal, the 130th Edition of Durand Cup is set to become a landmark event. The ...

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated the players from State in the Indian Hockey team

Bhubaneswar:11/8/21: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated the players from Odisha in the Indian Hockey team at a function in Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Birendra Lakra, and Amit Rohidas were part of the Indian Hockey teams which created history at the Tokyo Olympics. Chief Minister handed over the cash award of Rs 2.5 crores to ...

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Odisha government decided to build 89 multipurpose indoor stadiums

Bhubaneswar:9/8/21: With an aim to give a boost to the development of infrastructure for sports in Odisha, the State government today decided to build 89 multipurpose indoor stadiums. During the State Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, a decision was taken to build the multipurpose indoor stadiums at the cost of Rs 693.35 crores within 18 ...

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