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Paris Olympics stamp gets India’s breaking fraternity to shake a leg

With an aim make the Paris Games more urbane and youthful, breaking was drafted as a provisional sport and also featured at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games.
File image of Arif Chaudhary(Getty Images)
File image of Arif Chaudhary(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 09:39 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta

After record, Jeremy Lalrinnunga seeks Asia high

Like father Lalneihtluanga, a light flyweight who won national medals for Mizoram in the 1990s, Lalrinnunga wanted to be a boxer. The gloves came off due to peer pressure.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga(Jeremy Lalrinnunga/ Twitter)
Jeremy Lalrinnunga(Jeremy Lalrinnunga/ Twitter)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 10:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar

Khelo India Youth Games: Lifter Lalrinnunga excels in higher age, weight groups

While Jeremy Lalrinnunga was a standout winner in the under-17 67kg category with a total lift of 278kg, he came off the second best in the under-21 67kg section where his mark of 278kg was 1kg less than what Gulam Navi of Uttarakhand managed to achieve on his way to a gold medal.
File image of Jeremy Lalrinnunga.(Reuters)
File image of Jeremy Lalrinnunga.(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 10:46 AM IST
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Pune | By Ankit Kumar Singh

AIBA set to introduce ‘protest system’ at 2019 men’s world championships

The AIBA said it has worked hard towards reforming its systems, most notably scoring, which has often been lambasted as opaque by critics.
New Delhi: Stanimira Petrova (Blue) of Bulgaria fights with Rianna Rios of USA in womens' 57 kg category bout during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships at IG Stadium in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018(PTI)
New Delhi: Stanimira Petrova (Blue) of Bulgaria fights with Rianna Rios of USA in womens' 57 kg category bout during AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships at IG Stadium in New Delhi, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018(PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 06:10 PM IST
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Lausanne | By PTI

India will be among top medal winners at 2028 Olympics: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

The 2024 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in Paris and the 2028 quadrennial games will be held in Los Angeles.
Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore with shooters Saurabh Chaudhury, Mehuli Ghosh, and Manu Bhaker during the winners of the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi(PTI)
Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore with shooters Saurabh Chaudhury, Mehuli Ghosh, and Manu Bhaker during the winners of the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi(PTI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 02:36 PM IST
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New Delhi | By PTI

Saurabh Chaudhary claims gold at Asian Airgun Championships

Saurabh Chaudhary combined with compatriots Arjun Singh Cheema and Anmol Jain to log a total of 1731 to win the team gold and then fetched the individual gold with 239.8.
India's Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Asian Games(AFP)
India's Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Asian Games(AFP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 11:34 PM IST
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FIH looks to save water, to change playing surface by 2024

FIH decided that from 2024 Paris Olympics onwards, the sport will be played on a new surface which barely uses water, unlike the current synthetic turfs which need lots of it to control the pace of the ball.
Current synthetic surfaces use too much water.(Getty Images)
Current synthetic surfaces use too much water.(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 04, 2018 07:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

No medals but Asiad was the best I ever shot: Manu Bhaker

Considered the most promising among India’s Gen-Next shooter, Bhaker won gold and silver in 10m air pistol individual and mixed event at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires recently, overcoming the Asiad disappointment.
Manu Bhaker of India celebrate after winning the Gold medal after competing in 10m Air Rifle Women during Day 3 of Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at TecnÛpolis Park on October 9, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(Getty Images)
Manu Bhaker of India celebrate after winning the Gold medal after competing in 10m Air Rifle Women during Day 3 of Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at TecnÛpolis Park on October 9, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 21, 2018 04:40 PM IST
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New Delhi | By PTI

Farmer’s son Akash Malik claims India’s maiden archery silver at Youth Olympics

The 15-year-old lost a one-sided final to Trenton Cowles of the USA 0-6 as India concluded with three gold, nine silver, and one bronze at the event that was launched in 2010.
Akash Malik becomes first Indian archer to clinch silver medal(@OlympicPressOrg)
Akash Malik becomes first Indian archer to clinch silver medal(@OlympicPressOrg)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 10:10 AM IST
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Buenos Aires | By PTI

Indian women’s hockey team in semifinals of Youth Olympics

Lalremsiami (10’), captain Salima Tete (14’) and Baljeet Kaur (14’) contributed to the U-18 team’s victory with a goal each at the Parque Polideportivo Roca.
Image for representational purposes(AFP/Getty Images)
Image for representational purposes(AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 10:14 AM IST
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Buenos Aires | By PTI

Manu Bhaker named India’s flag-bearer at Youth Olympic Games

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra announced during the send-off ceremony that the 16-year-old Manu Bhaker will lead the Indian team in the opening ceremony.
Palembang: Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Palembang: Indian shooter Manu Bhaker competes in the 10m air pistol qualification round at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 01, 2018 09:34 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Indian Olympic Association plans to bid for 2030 Asian and 2032 Olympic Games

The last sporting mega-event that India hosted was the Commonwealth Games in 2010, and now the IOA is planning to bid for the 2030 Asian and 2032 Olympic Games.
Narinder Batra (L), the President of the Indian Olympic Association, said they are planning to host the 2030 Asian and 2032 Olympic Games.(HT Photo)
Narinder Batra (L), the President of the Indian Olympic Association, said they are planning to host the 2030 Asian and 2032 Olympic Games.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2018 09:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar

Indian junior hockey team pips Malaysia to win Youth Olympic qualifiers

Indian junior hockey team’s win over Malaysia will give the former a chance to participate in the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires in August. The tournament was played in new Hockey 5’s format
Indian junior hockey team defeated Malaysia in penalty shootout in the final of the Youth Olympic qualifiers.(Getty Images)
Indian junior hockey team defeated Malaysia in penalty shootout in the final of the Youth Olympic qualifiers.(Getty Images)
Published on Apr 29, 2018 06:41 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Bangkok | By Press Trust of India

Infighting at GFI hits gymnasts, Delhi players to miss junior Asian Championships

Infighting between two factions in Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) means Delhi gymnasts will not be able to compete at the junior Asian Championships to be held in Jakarta from April 25.
Players that appeared for GFI trials in Mohali will not be able to compete at junior Asian Championships(HT Photo)
Players that appeared for GFI trials in Mohali will not be able to compete at junior Asian Championships(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh

Sub-junior nationals: Grapplers to wrestle in ring, HSC-SSC exams at the same time

Given that Class 10 and Class 12 examinations are currently underway, the organisers have cut down the original four-day championship to three days.
The under-17 championship is of significant importance as the probable team for the national camp will be picked based on the performance of players in this tournament.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The under-17 championship is of significant importance as the probable team for the national camp will be picked based on the performance of players in this tournament.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 13, 2018 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
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