Sport climbing Current Affairs, GK & News
Four new sports have been introduced in the Tokyo Olympics. They are karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing. Karate Martial art, since the 1970s, has been a candidate for Olympic inclusion but the organizers never agreed to accept this sport until the Tokyo Games presented the perfect opportunity to showcase this sport from its homeland. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Category: Sports Current Affairs
The International Olympic Committee is all set to spin the menu of sports offerings on its head. The approval has got so close to add break dancing to the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. This decision was taken by the IOC’s executive board decided at its meeting on 26th March, 2019, in Lausanne, Switzerland. This ..
International Olympic Committee recommended adding Break dancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to 2024 Paris Olympic Games
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has recommended adding Break dancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games when the full membership meets in June. A final decision must be made by the board in December 2020 after further monitoring of the four. The addition of these four ..
Gautam Kanjilal (68), who was one of the pioneers in rock climbing in India and veteran mountaineer, has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on June 22, 2018. An engineer by profession and a member of city-based mountaineering club Himalayan Association, Kanjilal began his outward bound activities way back in 1970 when he attended a ..