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36th National Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the 36th National Games in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Key facts The 2022 National Games of India will be held from September 29 to October 12 this year. Also known as Gujarat 2022, it will be ..

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Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations

Union Government has approved the continuation of “Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs)”, to strengthen its support for sports in India. Key Facts Continuation of scheme has been approved with an outlay of Rs. 1575 crore for 2021-22 to 2025-26, ..

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Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Ukraine Wrestling event

The Indian wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, has won the gold medal in women’s 53-kg category. She won the medal at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv, Ukraine. Highlights In the event, the Indian Wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, defeated the ..

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Asian Youth Games to be held in China in November 2021

The Olympic Council of Asia announced that the third Asian Youth Games is to be held in China in November 2021. Around 18 Olympic games such as rock climbing, athletics, gymnastics, aquatics, boat racing are to be included. Asian Youth ..

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Satish Kumar becomes India’s first super heavyweight boxer to qualify for Olympics

Veteran Indian boxer Satish Kumar recently became the first super heavyweight (+91kg) Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympic Games. Satish Kumar is a bronze-medallist in 2014 Asian Games, silver medallist in 2018 Commonwealth Games and a two-time bronze-winner at ..

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Government of Haryana provides Rs 15 lakhs to Olympic participants and Rs 6 crore to winners

On February 16, 2020, the State Government of Haryana announced that it will provide Rs 6 crores to gold medal winners at Olympic Games. The cash money prize is only for players representing Haryana. Highlights The State Government of Haryana ..

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