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Srinivas Gowda covers 142.5m in 13.62 seconds at Kambala

Kambala is a traditional sport of Karnataka, in which the people of coastal districts of the state conduct a buffalo-race. It was in news recently as one of the local contestants from Dakshina Kannada district named Srinivas Gowda covered 142.5 m Kambala in just 13.62 seconds. The Sports Authority of India recently announced that it ..

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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 ..

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Ripu Daman Bevli named as Plogging Ambassador of India

Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) Kiren Rijiju felicitated Ripu Daman Bevli, popularly known as Plogman of India and named him as Plogging Ambassador of India. Sports Minister also launched nation-wide Plogging Ambassador Mission under which, Indians who have been running and cleaning their cities/ towns/ districts, will be nominated as Plogging Ambassadors ..

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Sports Ministry Makes Sporting Infrastructure Accessible to All

In order to further the Fit India Movement, Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) has decided to allow national and state sports federations, leagues and clubs to organise sports events in all sporting facilities owned by the government, without paying any fee. This first-of-a-kind decision would provide access to government’s playfields and sporting ..

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Sports Ministry to create 20 National Centres of Excellence

Union Ministry of Sports will set up 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) to groom athletes for 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. This is the first-of-its-kind move, with top-of-the-line coaches will be training athletes in developmental group keeping upcoming Olympics in mind. As per Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, ..

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