2020 Tokyo Olympic Current Affairs, GK & News

Khelo India Scheme extended to 2025-26

Sports Ministry has decided to extend “Khelo India Programme” from 2021-22 to 2025-26. Ministry has also furnished Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) memorandum to Ministry of Finance to extend the annual event. Highlights As per the memorandum to Finance Ministry, an amount of 8,750 crore has been estimated as a financial implication of new Khelo India ..

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Bhavani Devi- First Indian Fencer to Qualify for Olympics

The 27-years-old Indian Fencer, Bhavani Devi, has created a history and has become the first Indian fencer to qualify for Olympics in Women’s individual Sabre. The fencer finds her place in the Tokyo Olympics by the “Adjusted Official ranking method” on March 14, 2021. Now the fencer will take part in the Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled ..

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Manika Batra wins National Table Tennis Title

In sports current affairs, Manika Batra has won the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship. She beaten Reeth Rishya by 8-11, 10-12, 11-1, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 at the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula.

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World Games, 2021 postponed to avoid clash with Tokyo Olympics

The 2021 World Games that was scheduled to be held in Birmingham, Alabama was postponed to 2022. This is being done to avoid the clash with Tokyo Olympics. Highlights The World Games is held once in four years. It features 32 sports that are not a part of the Olympics. These games were scheduled to ..

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India tops Medals Tally at ISSF World Cup Rifle/ Pistol 2019 held in China

India finished top of medal tally at ISSF World Cup Rifle/ Pistol 2019 edition held in Beijing, China. Even after drawing a blank on final day India still topped the chart for second consecutive ISSF World Cup, third time in last two years. In last edition of Shooting World Cup held in New Delhi, India ..

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