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Opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2021concludes at Tokyo Stadium

Tokyo:23/7/21:The Tokyo 2020 Games were inaugurated by Japanese Emperor Naruhito, who became the third member of his family to do so, a month after raising worries about the likely spread of coronavirus during the Olympics. Locals strolling about the gorgeous National Stadium were denied access owing to the crowd control prohibition, despite the fact that guests from all around the ...

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Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, MoS Nisith Pramanik and Olympic Legends cheer for India at Olympics Ceremony screening event

Key Highlight: Today talent emerging from small towns are being noticed and nurtured because they are receiving  the best facilities and professional training to compete at the highest level: Sh Anurag Thakur under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, over the past few years, the groundwork has been done to ensure India becomes a sporting powerhouse: Shri Anurag Thakur Four-time ...

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Odisha Sports Minister Lays Foundation Stone Of Cricket Academies Across the state

Cuttack:19/7/21: Sports and Youth Affairs Department Minister Tusharkanti Behera today laid the foundation stones for proposed cricket academies of the OCA across Odisha. The initiative to set up cricket academies is a part of OCA’s Vision 2024. The academies, run by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) will provide an apt breeding ground to produce cricketing talents from all corners of ...

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Odisha Olympic Association announced cash award for winning medal in Tokyo Olympics

Bhubaneswar:18/7/21: The Odisha Olympic Association today announced cash award for winning medal in Tokyo Olympics. As per the announcement, Rs 5 lakh cash prize will be given to Gold medal winners, Rs 3 lakh to Silver medal winners, and Rs 1 lakh to Bronze medal winners. Earlier, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had announced cash award of Rs 6 crore for ...

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88 member Indian contingent including 54 athletes arrives in Tokyo

Tokyo:18/7/21:An 88 member Indian contingent including 54 athletes arrived at Narita International Airport, Tokyo today. Kurbey City representative reached airport to receive the team. They were given a formal send-off and best wishes yesterday night at Indira Gandhi International Airport by Shri Anurag Thakur, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Shri Nisith Pramanik, Minister of State, Ministry of ...

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ICC announces groups for T20 World Cup 2021; India and Pakistan placed in same group

Newdelhi:17/7/21:The International Cricket Council has announced the groups for the T20 World Cup scheduled to be held later this year in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are pooled in the same Group B. This year’s tournament will be played in two stages. The first stage will be a qualifier from where four teams will reach ...

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Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and MOS, Sports,Nisith Pramanik to send-off first batch of Indian athletes for Tokyo Olympics

Newdelhi:17/7/21:With the Tokyo Olympics set to commence in a week’s time, a formal send-off ceremony will take place today at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport as the first batch of athletes departs from India to Tokyo. The contingent of 88 which includes 54 athletes, support staff and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) representatives will be given a formal send-off in ...

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Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur virtually launches official cheer song for Tokyo-bound Indian contingent

Newdelhi:14/7/21:Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Thakur launched the official cheer song for the Tokyo-bound Indian contingent in a virtual event on Wednesday. The event was also attended by Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Nisith Pramanik, Indian Olympic Association President Shri Narinder Batra, IOA Secretary-General Shri Rajeev Mehta, Director General, Sports Authority of ...

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Modi told Dutee Chand that “You have made a number of records for this country. The country hopes that you will find a place on the Olympic podium

Bhubaneswar:13/7/21: India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand opened her heart out and spoke about the challenges that she faced in her personal and professional life during her interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The Prime Minister spoke to Indian sportspersons who will be representing the country in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. While interacting with the PM, Dutee ...

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PM interacts with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics

Newdelhi:13/7/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Indian athletes’ contingent bound for Tokyo Olympics today through video conference. The interaction by the Prime Minister is an endeavour to motivate the athletes ahead of their participation at the games. Shri Anurag Thakur, Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports; Shri Nisith Pramanik, MoS Youth Affairs and Sports and Shri Kiren Rijiju, Law ...

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