Olympic Games Current Affairs, GK & News

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, that is XV Finance Commission Cycle. Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) Scheme of Assistance ..

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Artificial Snow in Beijing Winter Olympics

China is the first country to host both summer and winter Olympic games. China is creating artificial snow flakes for the winter Olympics to be held in 2022. Why artificial snow? China is to create artificial snow flakes at snow boarding, ski jumping venues of Olympic games. The cross country, biathlon, Nordic, freestyle and snow ..

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13-year-old skater Nishiya- Japan’s youngest gold medallist

13 years old Japanese skateboarder Momiji Nishiya won the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She became one of the youngest gold medalists ever at the Olympic Games. Highlights Nishiya won the gold on 26th July, 2021 in the women’s street competition which debuted for the first time in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Yuto Horigome ..

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International Olympic Day 2021

World Olympic Day is observed on June 23 across the world to embrace all through pure Olympic values. Key points This day signifies the Olympic Games which is held every four-year featuring summer and winter sports competitions. During the event, thousands of athletes from world take part in several competitions. Athletes participate in sports activities ..

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What is Stop Tokyo Olympics?

The Stop Tokyo Olympics is an online campaign that is wanting to stop the Tokyo Olympics Games. It has gathered more than 200,000 signatures within two days of its launch. However, the organisers of the Olympic Games are to go ahead in conducting the games. The Pfizer agreed to donate their vaccine to help inoculate ..

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