Target Olympic Podium Scheme

NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has included 94 athletes in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for support to probable athletes identified for the Tokyo 2021, Paris 2024 and Los Angles 2028 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. 

The requisite support that athletes coming within the TOPS scheme are provided includes foreign training, international competition, equipment and coaching camps, besides a monthly stipend of Rs 50,000 for each athlete. 

Feb 21, 2020 16:02
NEW DELHI: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said the government is set to implement the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) at the junior level from this year, PTI reports. The TOPS scheme is a flagship program of the Sports Ministry for providing financial assistance to India's top athletes.
Sep 12, 2019 16:09
NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday included 12 sportspersons in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). Six-time world champion and Olympic Bronze medallist Mary Kom is among 10 boxers who now come under TOPS.
Jul 16, 2019 17:07
NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India Monday approved financial proposals to the tune of Rs 5.7 million for elite athletes of five sporting disciplines under in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The sporting disciplines which will benefit are athletics, table tennis, wrestling, para-athletics and shooting, PTI reports.
Jan 31, 2019 12:01
NEW DELHI: In a major boost for para-sports, 12 high-performing para-athletes, including Asiad gold winner Sharad Kumar, were named on Wednesday in the revised Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) list by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Press Trust of India reports.
Jan 16, 2019 13:01
PUNE: Ever since the Khelo India Youth Games were flagged off a little over a week ago in the Maharashtrian city, teams of talent spotters have been at work at the various venues. They have been brought in by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in relays to track performances in their assigned events and present a short list of those found worthy of following on a long-term basis.
Jan 02, 2019 15:01
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has earmarked Rs 1 billion for the funding of athletes under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) ahead of their preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Press Trust of India reports.
Nov 17, 2018 14:11
NEW DELHI: Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell drew the roadmap for the upcoming 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games in an athlete review meeting with regard to Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) athletes preparing for the 2020 competition, ANI reports.
Oct 01, 2018 13:10
MUMBAI: Sports India (formerly Sports Authority of India) is set to reward all the members of the Indian women’s hockey team squad that won the Silver medal at the Asian Games 2018 with a place in its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), Press Trust of India reports.
Jul 12, 2018 18:07
NEW DELHI: In its Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP), the Mission Olympic Cell has decided to include an entire team from the country for the very first time in history as each of the 18 players of the Indian men’s hockey team will receive a monthly allowance of Rs 50,000, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) stated in a press release.
Jul 06, 2018 18:07
NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) confirmed on Thursday that the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and its administration will come under comprehensive review after the Asian Games, Press Trust of India reports.