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Hockey World League: With Rio 2016 berth secured, India's men look to build on recent form

Jun 20, 2015

Hockey World League: With Rio 2016 berth secured, India's men look to build on recent form

Following a relatively long break, the Sardar Singh-led Indian hockey team will begin their campaign with more than a point to prove when they take on World No.18 France in their Pool A opener of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final on June 20. #Hockey India #SportsTracker #Sardar Singh #Indian Hockey #Rio 2016 #Paul van Ass #FIH World Hockey League #Hockey League Semifinals #Olympic Field Hockey
Star Sports' latest Hockey advertisement will make you feel proud and guilty

Jun 10, 2015

Star Sports' latest Hockey advertisement will make you feel proud and guilty

Star Sports' most recent campaign - #DeshKeLiye - is focused on the much-ignored Indian Hockey Team's upcoming tour of Belgium for the FIH Hockey World League semi-finals. #Hockey India #SportsTracker #Sardar Singh #Indian Hockey #Rio 2016 #Paul van Ass #Shareworthy #FIH World Hockey League #Hockey League Semifinals #Olympic Field Hockey
Government never ignored Jwala, Ashwini for TOP scheme: Sports Ministry

May 29, 2015

Government never ignored Jwala, Ashwini for TOP scheme: Sports Ministry

The Sport Ministry today made it clear that it never ignored ace doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, saying the Identification Committee had considered their names during the meeting held last month. #India #Badminton #Jwala Gutta #Pullela Gopichand #Athletics #Priyanka Panwar #Ashwini Akkunji #Sini Jose #Jauna Murmu #Tiana Mary Thomas #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Mandeep Kaur #SportsMinistry #Indian Athletes #TOP scheme
TOP scheme controversy: Gutta-Ashwini left out; drug-tainted athletes included

May 29, 2015

TOP scheme controversy: Gutta-Ashwini left out; drug-tainted athletes included

The Sports Ministry has added 39 more athletes to the Target Olympic Podium scheme (TOP). Courting controversy they have also named five of the six women quartermilers who were suspended for anti-doping rule violations between 2011 and 2013 on this list. #India #Badminton #Jwala Gutta #Pullela Gopichand #Athletics #Priyanka Panwar #Ashwini Akkunji #Sini Jose #Jauna Murmu #Tiana Mary Thomas #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Mandeep Kaur #SportsMinistry #Indian Athletes #TOP scheme
Abhinav Bindra becomes fourth Indian shooter to qualify for Rio Olympics

May 29, 2015

Abhinav Bindra becomes fourth Indian shooter to qualify for Rio Olympics

Abhinav Bindra on Thursday became the fourth Indian shooter to win a quota place for the Rio Olympics after he finished sixth in the Men's 10m Air Rifle final at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Munich. #Sports #Shooting #Abhinav Bindra #Gagan Narang #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Rio Olympics 2016
Sushil, Mary Kom to get Rs 75 lakh each as govt releases more than Rs 30 crore for Rio preparation

Apr 28, 2015

Sushil, Mary Kom to get Rs 75 lakh each as govt releases more than Rs 30 crore for Rio preparation

Top wrestlers Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and Amit Kumar will get Rs.75 lakh each while Bajrang, Rahul Aware, Vinesh Phogat and Babita Kumari will get Rs.45 lakh each. #Sports #Olympics #Sushil Kumar #SportsTracker #Mary Kom #Rio 2016 #SAI
Rio 2016 to announce Olympic ticket resellers

Mar 19, 2015

Rio 2016 to announce Olympic ticket resellers

The names of authorised ticket resellers for the 2016 Olympics will be announced on March 31. #Brazil #Olympics #SportsTracker #tickets #Rio 2016
Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Mar 19, 2015

Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Rio de Janeiro will stage 44 test events over the next 14 months as the country moves up a gear in its preparations to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, organisers said on Wednesday. #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #44 test events
Shooter Manavjit wins bronze at World Cup, still misses out on Olympic quota

Mar 04, 2015

Shooter Manavjit wins bronze at World Cup, still misses out on Olympic quota

Former world champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu won the bronze medal at the 2015 World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico, but still missed out on an Olympic quota. #Sports #India #Shooting #Olympics #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Manavjit Singh Sandhu