Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Olympian fencer Bhavani Devi has expressed her gratitude towards Odisha for constantly supporting and promoting sports in India. 

“It always feels great whenever I come to Bhubaneswar. And it’s always a great honor to meet Mr Achyut Samanta because the kind of support he is giving to sports and sportspersons is incredible for the country,” Orissa Diary quotes the Olympian as having said.

Aug 18, 2021 07:08
BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha state government, which became the official partner of the Indian men's and women's hockey teams in 2018, has extended its partnership with the national teams for 10 more years.  The announcement was made here Tuesday during the State felicitation program organised for the Indian men and women’s hockey teams here after their historic performance at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 
Aug 11, 2021 17:08
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who can justifiably lay claim to the title of principal patron of hockey in India, on Wednesday felicitated the men and women players from his state who were part of the teams that created history at the Tokyo Olympics. At a function held at Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium, Patnaik felicitated Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas.
Aug 05, 2021 10:08
SPORT GIVETH! SPORT TAKETH AWAY. This could well be the tipping point that Indian hockey has long awaited that takes India's notionally national game to the next level! 
Aug 04, 2021 07:08
NEW DELHI: The sports of football and hockey have been making rapid progress in India, and a key factor in both sports moving forward together has been the support from the Government of Odisha.
Jun 29, 2021 19:06
BHUBANESWAR: Sports and Youth Services Department (DSYS), Government of Odisha, has recommended ace sprinter Dutee Chand for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and international hockey player Birendra Lakra for the Arjuna Award, for the year 2021.
Mar 25, 2021 17:03
BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government has approved the Odisha University of Health Sciences Act, 2021 for the establishment of University of Health Sciences, informed the Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh in the State Assembly. The decision was taken in the State cabinet meeting held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha TV reports.
Mar 15, 2021 19:03
BHUBANESWAR: With an aim to develop a robust culture for swimming and produce world-class swimmers from the state, JSW Sports, in collaboration with the Sports and Youth Services Department, government of Odisha, Monday announced the launch of a comprehensive grassroots program scheduled to commence from 1 April. 
Mar 01, 2021 15:03
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation has confirmed Odisha as the venue for the forthcoming Hero Indian Women’s League 2020-21 edition. The dates for the tournament will be announced soon.
Oct 15, 2020 17:10
BHUBANESWAR: The Biju Patnaik-led Odisha state government has announced that it will sponsor the Indian national rugby teams for the next three years and facilitate high performance training and conditioning of the players.
Jan 15, 2020 17:01
MUMBAI: Odisha beat Telangana and Tamil Nadu when it was adjudged as the Best State for Promotion of Sports at the Sportstar Aces Awards here Monday evening. The winner was decided on basis of the budgetary allocation (Odisha had Rs 2.2 billion for 2019-20), stadium infrastructure, management of nation-level and international-level events and other important criteria.