India at the Olympics Current Affairs, GK & News

Target Olympic Podium Scheme to be launched for Junior Athletes

The Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijju has launched the Target Olympic Podium Scheme for junior atheletes. The scheme will groom them for the Olympics that is to be held in 2024 and 2028. What is the plan? The GoI is to identify 10 to 12 year old talents through the scheme and will train them ..




SAI and Hockey India jointly launch High Performance Centres

Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Hockey India jointly announced that High Performance Centres would be established in seven places across the country. The Centres are expected to provide world-class facilities to Junior and Sub-Junior hockey players. The Centres, which would provide international exposure to players, will be monitored by Hockey India. Four Centres including ..


Vikram Singh Sisodia appointed as Chef-de-Mission for 21st Commonwealth Games 2018

Vikram Singh Sisodia, the joint secretary of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), has been appointed the Chef-de-Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018, which is scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to 15. Sisodia is also currently the president of Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association.


Anil Khanna appointed as Chairman of newly formed Finance Commission by IOA

Anil Khanna, the Senior sports administrator, has been appointed the Chairman of newly formed Finance Commission by Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The IOA also formed a Medical Commission and Games Technical Conduct Committee and nominated office bearers of IOA and National Sports Federations (NSFs) to the Committees. The advisory committee comprises Tarlochan Singh, GS Mander, ..


Harjinder Singh appointed as Chef De Mission for 23rd Winter Olympic Games (WOG-2018) by IOS

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed Harjinder Singh as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games (WOG-2018) to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea on February 2018. Currently, Singh holds the post of General Secretary in the Ice Hockey Association of India.