newsathletics10 days ago

IOC discussing strategy to battle norovirus outbreak as more cases are reported

Olympic officials are discussing alternatives to combat the spread of the norovirus that causes vomiting and diarrhoea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. After an initial 32 norovirus cases were reported on Tuesday, the number has reached 128 by Thursday.
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newsathletics10 days ago

Khelo India School Games | Haryana top medal tally of inaugural edition of the tournament

With 38 gold medals in the first-ever Khelo India School Games, Haryana top the medal tally to become the champions of the central government-organised tournament. Maharashtra and Delhi have grabbed the next two positions on the table with 36 and 25 gold medals respectively.
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newsathletics11 days ago

Winter Olympics | 60 Russian athletes appeal to CAS for ban reduction

A total of 60 athletes have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a day before the opening ceremony, in a last-ditch effort to make it to the Olympics. Earlier CAS had lifted the ban on 28 Russian stars, paving a way for them to make it to the Games that will be held in Pyeongchang.
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newsathletics12 days ago

Rajyavardhan Rathore knows how to identify talent, says Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari has heaped praise on Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore for his ‘Khelo India’ initiative by stating that he knows how to identify talent at the grass-root level. She also added that the ongoing school level event is a golden opportunity for youngsters to get support from people in charge.
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newsathletics12 days ago

Khelo India School Games : Haryana and Maharashtra grab top two spots in medal tally

Adding two gold medals to their overnight tally from Judo, Haryana hold their top position in the medal table of the first Khelo India School Games on Wednesday. Maharashtra earned three gold medals which helped them to move into the second place followed by Delhi and Karnataka.
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newsathletics14 days ago

Khelo India School Games | Wrestlers help Haryana reach top of medal tally

The wrestlers from Haryana won seven of their eight medals on the fifth day of the Khelo India School Games helping Haryana to overtake Delhi in the medals tally. Haryana’s Manu Bhaker claimed the state's eight medals of the day with a record-breaking performance in the 10m air pistol event.
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newsathletics15 days ago

International Javelin Meet | India’s Neeraj Chopra misses gold by 1.28 meters

Neeraj Chopra missed out on gold as he fell short by 1.28 meters to Germany’s Johannes Vetter in the ongoing International Javelin Meet at Offenburg in Germany. Chopra was the first Indian to win a gold in the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships that took place in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
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newsathletics16 days ago

Jagdish Singh and Shiva Keshavan to represent India at winter Olympics

Cross-country skier Jagdish Singh and luger Shiva Keshavan are set to represent India at the Winter Olympic Games scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang from February 9. Siva is going to participate in his sixth Winter Olympics Games, while Jagdish is going to have his first outing.
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newsathletics18 days ago

Court of Arbitration for Sport lifts doping ban on 28 Russian athletes

Ruling out the International Olympic Committee’s evidence as insufficient, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has lifted Olympic doping bans on 28 Russian athletes. The IOC has, however, clarified that it doesn’t mean that those athletes can now seek a late entry into the Winter Olympics.
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newsathletics19 days ago

NCERT books to have chapter on athletes with disabilities from next academic session

The Government of India has decided to include a chapter on athletes with disabilities in the NCERT textbooks from the 2019-20 academic session. Also, the NCERT may change the subject name 'Health and Physical Education' to 'Health, Physical Education and Sports' in the curriculum from next year.
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