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What's the role of a goodwill ambassador? IOA getting Sachin this late feels like a gimmick

May 05, 2016

What's the role of a goodwill ambassador? IOA getting Sachin this late feels like a gimmick

The Rio Olympics is just 90 days away, and the IOA is now talking of “building up a sporting culture in this country.” Getting in Sachin Tendulkar this late feels like a gimmick. #Salman Khan #India #Sachin Tendulkar #Abhinav Bindra #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #Goodwill Ambassador
Well played, Sachin: Tendulkar's reply to IOA shows he's the messenger, not the message

May 05, 2016

Well played, Sachin: Tendulkar's reply to IOA shows he's the messenger, not the message

Sachin Tendulkar affirms his admiration and respect for India’s athletes, expresses what he is willing to do to support them, while also firmly indicating that he should remain the background. #Salman Khan #Sachin Tendulkar #ConnectTheDots #Olympics #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Sarita Devi #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016
More controversy for Salman: Athletes' practice session for Olympics disrupted by Sultan's shooting

Apr 29, 2016

More controversy for Salman: Athletes' practice session for Olympics disrupted by Sultan's shooting

Four athletes preparing for the Olympics at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi were reportedly asked ‘not to disturb proceedings’ of a film shooting, which turned out to be Salman's upcoming film Sultan #Salman Khan #Olympics #Indian Grand Prix #Indian Olympic Association #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Rio Olympics #Sultan #Shareworthy
Salman at Rio 2016: Nothing wrong in using Bollywood's popularity

Apr 25, 2016

Salman at Rio 2016: Nothing wrong in using Bollywood's popularity

Often Indian Olympic athletes complain of lack of spectators and funds. If the likes of Salman can help turn it around, what is the harm in it? #Salman Khan #Praveen Kumar #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Milkha Singh #PT Usha #Yogeshwar Dutt #Sultan #2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics
Rio Olympics 2016: Only Salman Khan can inspire boxers, racers and shooters all at once

Apr 25, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Only Salman Khan can inspire boxers, racers and shooters all at once

The actor who allegedly killed protected animals in Jodhpur and drove a car over pavement dwellers in Mumbai, is India's goodwill ambassador at the Olympics #Salman Khan #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Milkha Singh #PT Usha #blackbuck hunting case #2016 Rio de Janeiro Games
Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions

Apr 25, 2016

Defiant IOA firm on Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador despite mixed reactions

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador kicked up a storm on Sunday with star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and sprint legend Milkha Singh questioning the move even as the IOA and some other athletes backed the decision. #Salman Khan #Abhinav Bindra #Krishna Poonia #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #Anju Bobby George #Milkha Singh #Sardar Singh #PT Usha #Yogeshwar Dutt #Rajiv Mehta #2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics #2016 Rio de Janeiro Games #Apurvi Chandela #2016 Rio Games #M C Mary Kom #2016 Rio Olympic Games
Salman Khan should refuse Olympic offer, pass it on to someone more deserving

Apr 25, 2016

Salman Khan should refuse Olympic offer, pass it on to someone more deserving

Don't blame Salman Khan. Blame the IOA for selecting him as India's brand ambassador to Rio. Just hope he is savvy enough to be embarrassed #Salman Khan #Olympic Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics
Rio Olympics-bound Indian athletes to get Rs 1 crore life insurance for the first time

Apr 24, 2016

Rio Olympics-bound Indian athletes to get Rs 1 crore life insurance for the first time

In a first of its kind move, the Olympics-bound Indian athletes were on Saturday presented life insurance cover worth Rs one crore even as the Indian Olympic Association roped in three sponsors in its quest for financial independence. #IOC #Indian Olympic Association #Life insurance #SportsTracker #Rio Olympics #Indian Athletes