Olympics

NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), on Tuesday, announced the Chef de Missions for the country’s contingents at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.

IOA senior vice-president Rakesh Anand has been chosen as India’s Chef de Mission for CWG 2022 which will be held in Birmingham, UK from July 28 to August 8. Bhupender Singh Bajwa, president of the Wushu Association of India, meanwhile, will shoulder the responsibilities at this year’s Asian Games, scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25.

Jan 11, 2022 18:01
LAUSANNE: In a video produced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) , athletes are calling on world leaders and decision-makers to ensure free and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. The call comes a few weeks before the start of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, which will take place from 4 to 20 February.
Jan 10, 2022 18:01
NEW DELHI: Golfers Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar, ace rider Fouaad Mirza, and Alpine skiier Mohammed Arif Khan are among the 10 athletes added by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) to the list of athletes who would be provided support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
Jan 07, 2022 21:01
NEW DELHI: Influencer marketing platform One Impression, whuch has raise $1 million (about Rs 7.4 crore) from a clutch of investors, has publicly "listed" Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra as an investor.
Jan 05, 2022 19:01
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association (IBA) has signalled its continued commitment to sporting integrity in 2022 and beyond, by renewing its partnership with the International Testing Agency (ITA) for three years.
Jan 03, 2022 13:01
LAUSANNE: Genomic sequencing data from the Government of Japan has confirmed there was no spread of the new coronavirus between participants of the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this year and the local population.
Dec 24, 2021 13:12
EVEN AS THE PROVISIONAL LIST OF 28 sports that have made the initial cut for the 2028 Los Angeles Games is out there, the International Cricket Council has reportedly put together a $3 million war chest to push cricket's case for inclusion at LA28. 
Dec 15, 2021 19:12
LAUSANNE: SportAccord announced Tuesday that Ivo Ferriani was unanimously elected President of SportAccord during the global body's executive committee meeting, which took place today virtually.
Dec 14, 2021 16:12
NEW DELHI: A total of 148 athletes, including 20 new inductees, in seven Olympic disciplines and six Paralympic disciplines have been identified for support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme at a meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports here on Monday. 
Dec 14, 2021 07:12
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) have published the second edition of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks today.  
Dec 13, 2021 21:12
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Extraordinary Congress Monday ushered in a new era for the sport as the federation changed its acronym from AIBA to IBA, while adopting a comprehensive set of governance reforms developed by independent experts.  A total of 107 of IBA’s national federations were in attendance to approve these wide-spread changes.