LAUSANNE: In a powerful video produced with support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), athletes who participated at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 are calling on world leaders to deliver on climate action. The call comes as world governments and business and civil society representatives gather at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), starting this week in Glasgow, Great Britain.
Apr 24, 2020 17:04
NEW YORK: LaLiga North America, Uninterrupted and the Women’s International Champions Cup are bringing together world class athletes from the NBA, NFL, LaLiga, and NWSL to compete in the Kick Covid FIFA20 tournament. The event will take place April 25-26 and will raise funds for Feeding America during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 24, 2018 12:05
NEW DELHI: A total of 192 Indian athletes will be supported by the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme till the conclusion of the Asian Games in Jakarta in September. The latest list of athletes under TOP Scheme was revealed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday.
Sep 13, 2017 14:09
MUMBAI: The Athletics Federation of India has decided to set qualifying standards well in advance for the upcoming big meets, the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games in 2018. The AFI’s Planning, Coaching, Monitoring and Implementation Committee met in Patiala last week to review the Indians’ performances at the World Championships and chalk out the programme for the future.
Sep 07, 2017 16:09
NEW DELHI: Reiterating his stance that athletes need to be given priority over everything else, newly appointed Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore told Sports Authority of India officials on Wednesday that SAI and all other stadiums should work with only one mentality and that is service.
Aug 30, 2017 10:08
NEW DELHI: The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority in order to provide a convenient option for Indian athletes to know whether any drug sold in the Indian market contains any prohibited substance as per the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.
Feb 28, 2017 10:02
NEW DELHI: The executive council of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI), which met here on Saturday, has unanimously agreed that athletes attending the national camps or approved national training programmes would alone be allowed to represent the country.
Feb 28, 2017 10:02
NEW DELHI: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who was appointed a member of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission (AC) last year, will be representing the panel in the Badminton World Federation (BWF). She will join the BWF Athletes' Commission as a representative of the IOC AC, IOC said in a communication to Saina.
Feb 28, 2017 09:02
KUALA LUMPUR: BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer has been nominated unopposed to lead badminton’s world-governing body for a second successive term. When nominations closed last Friday, the 51-year-old Dane was the lone candidate for the position which he has held since the last BWF Council election in May 2013.
Feb 24, 2017 17:02
MONACO: The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of three Russians have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes under competition rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended.
Feb 21, 2017 18:02
MUMBAI: Leading health and nutrition brand, BigMuscles Nutrition has signed on two-time Olympic medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar to endorse their new fitness product range.