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Reliance Foundation Odisha Athletics HPC to unearth medalists

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Head Coach of the HPC, James Hillier, emphasises that while producing medalists at the 2026 Youth Olympics and the 2032 Olympics are among the HPC’s targets, the “holistic development” of athletes is integral to its mission.
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Tababi Devi(Twitter)
Tababi Devi(Twitter)

Coaches dismayed as judoka starlet Tababi Devi walks away

By Navneet Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Tababi Devi, who had reached the final in the U-44 kg class, looked on course when at 18 she won gold at the Asia-Oceania Cadet championships in July last year in the higher weight division (U-48kg). They could rejoice unearthing a great talent from a state known to produce many international woman athletes.
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Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attends a meeting of IOC's executive board, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Lausanne, Switzerland July 15, 2020. IOC/Greg Martin/Handout via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attends a meeting of IOC's executive board, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Lausanne, Switzerland July 15, 2020. IOC/Greg Martin/Handout via REUTERS(REUTERS)

IOC postpones 2022 Youth Olympics, says committed to hosting Tokyo Games in 2021

By B Shrikant | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The IOC chief Thomas Bach accepted a proposal by Senegal president Macky Sall to postpone the Youth Olympic Games and the IOC Executive Board, which met online on Wednesday afternoon, gave the move its approval so as to allow more spacing out of events and better planning.
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Manu Bhaker of India in action.(Getty Images)
Manu Bhaker of India in action.(Getty Images)

Very hopeful of Olympics taking place next year, maintaining my game and doing well: Manu Bhaker

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Manu Bhaker was primed for success at sport’s grandest and biggest stage in Tokyo later this year, but the unprecedented health crisis intervened and forced a postponement of the Games by a year.
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File image of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra(PTI)
File image of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra(PTI)

Narinder Batra meets Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeks support for hosting 2026 Youth Olympics

By PTI | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 04:23 PM IST
Batra, who is also a member of the International Olympic Committee, said that one city out of New Delhi, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar will be chosen before presenting the bid. The IOC will then evaluate India’s bid for acceptance or approval.
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Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team event.(AP)
Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team event.(AP)

Aim is to secure Olympic quota place: Manu Bhaker

By PTI | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Having left her mark in almost all the top events, the 16-year-old Manu Bhaker is now focussed on making the cut for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games.
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In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team quarter-final , during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team quarter-final , during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP)

Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary among 16 shooters named for TOPS support

By Press Trust of India | Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:31 PM IST
Both Manu Bhaker (women’s 10m air pistol) and Saurabh Chaudhary (men’s 10m air pistol) had won gold medals at the recent Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Current synthetic surfaces use too much water.(Getty Images)
Current synthetic surfaces use too much water.(Getty Images)

FIH looks to save water, to change playing surface by 2024

By Sandip Sikdar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 07:18 PM IST
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.
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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)

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

By PTI | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 04:40 PM IST
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.
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Akash Malik becomes first Indian archer to clinch silver medal(@OlympicPressOrg)
Akash Malik becomes first Indian archer to clinch silver medal(@OlympicPressOrg)

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

By PTI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 10:10 AM IST
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.
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Praveen Chitravel bags bronze(Twitter)
Praveen Chitravel bags bronze(Twitter)

Triple jumper Praveen Chitravel clinches bronze in Youth Olympics

By PTI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Praveen cleared a distance of 15.68m to finish fifth in the Stage 2 competition Tuesday night but his good showing in Stage 1 where he was third with a jump of 15.84m took him to the podium with a combined effort of 31.52m.
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Suraj Panwar celebrates after winning the silver.(IOA/Twitter)
Suraj Panwar celebrates after winning the silver.(IOA/Twitter)

Suraj Panwar wins silver in men’s 5000m race walk at Youth Olympics

By PTI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 10:40 AM IST
Panwar won the stage 2 competition by clocking 20 minutes and 35.87 seconds on Monday night but finished second overall.
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File picture of Lakshya Sen(Getty Images)
File picture of Lakshya Sen(Getty Images)

Shuttler Lakshya stumbles in final hurdle, settles for silver in Youth Olympics

By PTI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 10:22 AM IST
Sen, the reigning junior Asian champion, lost 15-21 19-21 in a 42-minute final match to bag the silver.
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Lalrinnunga Jeremy in action during the Weightlifting Mens 62kg Group A competition in the Youth Olympic Games.(REUTERS)
Lalrinnunga Jeremy in action during the Weightlifting Mens 62kg Group A competition in the Youth Olympic Games.(REUTERS)

Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India’s first Youth Olympics gold

By PTI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 11:20 AM IST
The 15-year-old from Aizwal, who is also a world youth silver-medallist, lifted a total of 274 kg (124 kg +150 kg) to finish on top in the Argentine capital.
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Thangjam Tababi Devi (R) clinched silver in judo at the Youth Games in Buenos Aires.(Twitter)
Thangjam Tababi Devi (R) clinched silver in judo at the Youth Games in Buenos Aires.(Twitter)

Thangjam Tababi Devi clinches India’s first judo medal at Olympics, fetches youth silver

By Press Trust of India | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 01:22 PM IST
Tababi Devi, an Asian cadet champion hailing from Manipur, lost 0-11, also conceding a penalty point in the process, in the summit showdown that lasted a little over two minutes on Sunday night.
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Shahu Tushar Mane (right) won the silver medal in the Shooting Men's 10m Air Rifle competition in the Youth Olympic Games.(REUTERS)
Shahu Tushar Mane (right) won the silver medal in the Shooting Men's 10m Air Rifle competition in the Youth Olympic Games.(REUTERS)

Youth Olympics: Tushar Mane wins silver in men’s 10m air rifle

By ANI | Buenos Aires
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 09:28 AM IST
Mane scored a total of 247.5 points to finish second on the podium, while Grigorii Shamakov of Russia clinched gold with 249.2 points.
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The Google doodle shows various sports from the Summer Youth Olympic Games 2018.(Google)
The Google doodle shows various sports from the Summer Youth Olympic Games 2018.(Google)

Google Doodle celebrates Summer Youth Olympic Games 2018

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 10:50 AM IST
The Summer Youth Olympic Games 2018 will feature participants from 200 countries with Kosovo and South Sudan making their debut and it was celebrated by the Google Doodle on Saturday.
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