Target Olympic Podium Scheme – The Scheme That TOPS !

Things are looking very rosy for sports in India. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has come out with this pioneering initiative for the promotion of Olympic sports in India. The Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), under the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF), envisages the identification of athletes who are potential medal winners

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Heroes Of Indian Contact Sports #4 – KD Jadhav

Over the past few years, the sports fans in India have begun embracing various sports. From the likes of wrestling to archery, and now badminton, Indian sportsmen and women have finally broken the shackles which have confined the growth of other sports, and have persisted for the major part of a century. However, with India

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Bad Day For India

The Indian wrestlers witnessed a bad day unfold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha, today, as none of them managed to make it to the medal fights. Greco-Roman in Asian Wrestling Championship The Greco-Roman category took centre stage in the Asian Wrestling Championship and India had its representatives in almost all the weight divisions.

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Asian Wrestling Championship: India Win Two More Medals

India’s medal tally in the Asian Wrestling Championship at Doha saw two more additions yesterday, thanks to Sakshi Malik and Lalita Sherawat. Five medals so far in the Asian Wrestling Championship Sakshi Malik, who competed in the 60kg freestyle category for women, clinched a bronze in the event while Lalita Sherawat earned a bronze in the

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Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Narsingh Yadav Wins Bronze

Another great day for India unfolded at the Asian Wrestling Championship as Narsingh Pancham Yadav snatched bronze in the Men’s 74kg category. Third Medal for India in Asian Wrestling Championship Narsingh’s bronze in the Men’s 74kg category is the third medal for India in the Asian Wrestling Championship, after Geeta Phogat’s bronze and Vinesh Phogat’s

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat Wins Silver

Just a day after Geeta Phogat won Bronze in the Asian Wrestling Championship, her cousin Vinesh Phogat has added a silver medal to India’s tally in the tournament. A great outing for Vinesh Phogat Vinesh wrestled in the 48 kg category for women and had no troubles in the qualifiers. Her first win in the

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Geeta Phogat Wins Bronze

After an impressive showing in the pool matches, India’s Geeta Phogat went on to win the Bronze medal in the 58kg category of the Asian Wrestling Championship held in Doha. Victory by fall for Geeta Phogat The Indian, who had earlier lost out to Kaori Icho of Japan in the pool ¼ final came back

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Geeta Phogat Impresses

The Asian Wrestling Championship kicked off today at Doha and though most of the Indian wrestlers found it hard to stand out, Geeta Phogat managed to impress. Good Start to the Asian Wrestling Championship Geeta Phogat, who wrestled in the 58kg category, lived up to expectations by winning the first match against Salomat Kuchimova of

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Heroes Of Indian Contact Sports #3 – The Great Gama

To celebrate the contributions of sportsmen/women, and to bring them to the attention of the sports lovers in the country, we have decided to look back at some of the best individual Indian talent in Combat sports. Continuing our series on heroes of Indian contact sports (you can find the first article here, and second

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