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Sports minister jumps rope: Anurag Thakur shows off skipping skills

ANURAG THAKUR SHOWS OFF SKIPPING SKILLS
ANURAG THAKUR SHOWS OFF SKIPPING SKILLS
Published on Aug 29, 2021 07:22 PM IST
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National Sports Day: Bollywood celebs who are big-time sports enthusiasts

On the occasion of National Sports Day, we have listed below a few Bollywood celebs and their favourite sports.(Instagram) 8
On the occasion of National Sports Day, we have listed below a few Bollywood celebs and their favourite sports.(Instagram)
Updated on Aug 29, 2021 05:10 PM IST
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Make playing a habit: Sachin Tendulkar urges everyone on National Sports Day

On August 29 every year, India celebrates National Sports Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand.
Sachin Tendulkar: File photo(Getty Images)
Sachin Tendulkar: File photo(Getty Images)
Published on Aug 29, 2021 01:15 PM IST
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Covid-19 reinforced the need to be physically fit, mentally strong: Vice Prez Naidu on National Sports Day

“Let us pledge to make causes like ‘Fit India’ a people’s movement and take up fitness activities from sports and games to yoga to fortify our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health,” the vice president said.
Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu also paid his tributes to India’s hockey maestro Major Dhyan Chand.(ANI file photo)
Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu also paid his tributes to India’s hockey maestro Major Dhyan Chand.(ANI file photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 11:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal

PM Modi pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day

National Sports Day is celebrated every year in India on August 29 since 2012 to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand.
Major Dhyan Chand’s magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten, PM Modi tweeted.(PTI Photo)
Major Dhyan Chand’s magic with the hockey stick can never be forgotten, PM Modi tweeted.(PTI Photo)
Published on Aug 29, 2020 10:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Prize money of National Sports Awards set to be hiked: Ministry source

It has been learnt that the ministry is busy giving final touches to the proposal after which Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will make a formal announcement by August 29 -- the National Sports Day when the annual honours are given away every year.
File image of Kiren Rijiju.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
File image of Kiren Rijiju.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 05:45 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

National Sports Awards likely to be held virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

The National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29, the birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

P.T. Usha mistaken for Sania Mirza on Sports Day poster in Andhra

The poster, put up near the Submarine museum on Beach Road, went viral on social media as people were left in splits. It also underlined the lack of basic awareness.
PT Usha mistaken for Sania Mirza.(EPS)
PT Usha mistaken for Sania Mirza.(EPS)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 12:39 PM IST
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Visakhapatnam | ByIndo Asian News Service

Sania Mirza, PT Usha goof up on sports day poster in Andhra Pradesh sparks reactions

Pictures of the poster went viral all over social media with many tweeting about the goof up.
The poster shows a photograph of Sania Mirza with PT Usha’s name written below it.(Twitter/@smitapop)
The poster shows a photograph of Sania Mirza with PT Usha’s name written below it.(Twitter/@smitapop)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 01:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sachin Tendulkar celebrates National Sports Day at old age home

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi launched the Fit India Movement at the Indira Gandhi National Stadium in New Delhi and urged citizens to inculcate sports and fitness in their day-to-day lives.
Sachin Tendulkar interacts with elderly residents.(PTI)
Sachin Tendulkar interacts with elderly residents.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 05:56 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByAsian News International

Kiren Rijiju pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary

Rijiju said that ‘Fit India Movement’ that will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will develop India as a sporting powerhouse.
File photo of Major Dhyan Chand.(Corbis)
File photo of Major Dhyan Chand.(Corbis)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 11:54 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Taapsee Pannu confirms being in talks for Mithali Raj biopic, says sportspersons are the real heroes representing the country

Taapsee Pannu has said that the sportspersons are the real heroes representing the country as there is so much pressure on them to deliver and don’t have a second take.
Taapsee Pannu has been offered the Mithali Raj biopic.(IANS/PTI)
Taapsee Pannu has been offered the Mithali Raj biopic.(IANS/PTI)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 10:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

Fit India Movement 2019 Highlights- Zero investment, unlimited returns: PM Modi launches Fit India movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Fit India Movement” at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on National Sports Day. The aim of the programme is to encourage all the citizens of the nation to inculcate a culture of fitness. The Prime Minister will also administer a fitness pledge in his address, inviting all Indians to join in.On the last episode of his monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ , the PM had announced the launch of the campaign and had indicated that the fitness programme will have fixed goals.Several national sports icons including World Badminton champion PV Sindhu, sprinter Hima Das along with celebrated wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik have supported the campaign.PM is a well known supporter of Yoga and has in the past attributed his fitness to regular yoga and breathing exercises.

Updated on Aug 29, 2019 03:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

All about PM Modi’s Fit India Movement

The launch of Fit India movement on National Sports Day will be telecast live on Doordarshan and will be simulcast on social media platforms YouTube and Facebook.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajpath on the International Day of Yoga.(HT File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajpath on the International Day of Yoga.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 09:58 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Fit India Movement: In India, women are far less active then men, says study

Only 3% women meet the minimum healthy levels of physical activity, which brings a clutch of health benefits such as reductions in the risk of hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and colon cancer, obesity.
People are not active enough worldwide, and Indians are even less so. Less than 10% adults in India meet the World Health Organisation-recommended standards of physical activity.(HT file photo)
People are not active enough worldwide, and Indians are even less so. Less than 10% adults in India meet the World Health Organisation-recommended standards of physical activity.(HT file photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 09:49 PM IST
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HIndustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

I am working towards a ‘miracle’: Gagan Narang on fifth Olympic appearance

He has set up many training centres across the country as part of the Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation (GNSPF) to teach and promote shooting to young aspirants.
File image of Gagan Narang(Getty Images)
File image of Gagan Narang(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 06:50 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

Panjab University to lift MAKA trophy after 13 years

This will be for 14th time that the university will lift this trophy, instituted by the Union ministry of education in 1956- 57 and awarded by the President on National Sports Day (August 29) every year.
Panjab University, Chandigarh, is all set to win the prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for best all-round performance in sports among Indian varsities for the year 2018-19. Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times
Panjab University, Chandigarh, is all set to win the prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for best all-round performance in sports among Indian varsities for the year 2018-19. Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 12:54 PM IST
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Chandigarh | BySaurabh Duggal, Chandigarh

National Sports Day: Meet DU students who are bringing glory to India

Four Delhi University students narrate their star sporting moments, juggling their dreams and studies and their aim of bringing more laurels to the country.
Four DU students talk about the pride they feel when they represent India.
Four DU students talk about the pride they feel when they represent India.
Updated on Aug 29, 2018 11:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMahir Amir, New Delhi
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