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LONDON: Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, with the news that the brand-new Miami Grand Prix will join the F1 calendar in 2022.

The race – set to be the first since 1959 in the US state – will be held on an exciting new layout at the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, home to the NFL’s famous Miami Dolphins franchise.

Although the exact date of the race has yet to be confirmed, F1 president Stefano Domenicali said he expects the first race in a 10-year deal to take place in the second quarter of 2022.

Dec 23, 2020 19:12
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday virtually inaugurated eight Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE), including one in Nagaland. The KISCE inaugurated in other states are Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram, Odisha and Telangana.
Dec 22, 2020 20:12
TOKYO: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Tuesday unveiled the version five budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, in conjunction with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan. 
Dec 18, 2020 19:12
BENGALURU: The Sports School (TSS), an integrated school for sports and academics, on Friday launched its 2021-22 National Scholarship Program.  The Sports School’s 2021-22 National Scholarship Program will be awarded to close to 60 eligible students who will receive the scholarship across four sports — cricket, football, tennis and basketball. 
Dec 18, 2020 17:12
PUNE: The Maharashtra government has announced it will set up the state's first world-class international sports university in Pune and it will be functional from the 2021-2022 academic year. State Sports Minister Sunil Kedar, who made the announcement here Thursday, said that the university will be the centre of sports excellence in the country that will pick and train sportspersons of international calibre.
Dec 11, 2020 18:12
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft bill for the constitution of an international sports university, an official statement said. The state government had announced in the budget that such a university would be set up. The bill will be introduced in the Winter Session of the State Legislature next week, said a statement from Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's office.
Dec 11, 2020 18:12
ROURKELA: After the success of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2018 and the scale at which it was hosted, FIH had announced last year that the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup will be hosted in Odisha, for a second consecutive time, at two venues, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.  
Dec 10, 2020 16:12
NEW DELHI: One of the treasure troves of the country in terms of sportspersons and overall contribution to the Indian sporting landscape, the state of Jharkhand has certainly emerged as a hotbed for sports in recent years. 
Dec 09, 2020 17:12
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said here Tuesday that the government has made various policy changes and taken up initiatives to encourage and support sportspersons and the sporting community, even after they retire.  
Dec 07, 2020 17:12
SRI LANKA WILL HOST of Asia Cup cricket championship in June next year, Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Executive Wasim Khan has stated. Pakistan was sceduled to host the Asia Cup this year but the coronavirus pandemic resulted in its postponement. With Sri Lanka now given the rights to host the Asia Cup in 2021, Pakistan will host the event in 2022, Khan told PTI.
Nov 19, 2020 18:11
MUMBAI: The stage is set for Friday's kick-off in Goa of much awaited seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL), the country’s first major tournament to be organised since the enforcement of a COVID-19 lockdown eight months ago.