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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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Wrestler Bajrang Punia regains Top Position

Indian wrestler, Bajrang Punia, has regained the world number one ranking. He gained his ranking after winning second successive gold medal at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series. Highlights The wrestler defeated Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia by 2-2 criteria in 65 kg the final freestyle event which was organised in Rome on March 7, 2021. He ..

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Khelo India: GoI to incentivize 500 private academies

The Union Minister of Sports, Kiren Rijiju recently announced that the Government of India is to incentivize 500 private academies under Khelo India scheme. Key Highlights Under the model, the private academies are to be graded into different categories based on the quality of achievement of the players. In the first phase, monetary assistance is to ..

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Khelo India: Six Centre of Excellence approved by Ministry of Sports

The Ministry of Sports has approved 6 Khelo India Centres of Excellence in six different states. Khelo India centre of excellence is an initiative of the Sports Ministry to upgrade the existing sports infrastructure in all states and Union Territories. The ministry has announced a financial support of over 64 crore to upgrade these six ..

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First General Council meeting of Khelo India Scheme held

The Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has chaired the first General Council Meeting of the Khelo India Scheme. The Union Minister has urged the stated to organize the State-level Khelo India Games on an annual basis with the objective of identifying talent from the states from the grass-root level. Highlights of the Meeting Speaking at the ..

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