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Sep 17, 2015
Let the federation decide if Sushil or I go to the Olympics: Wrestling Worlds bronze winner NarsinghThe 26-year-old Narsingh Yadav insisted that all his focus will be on preparing with the Olympics in mind and he will put his best foot forward.
Sep 14, 2015
Narsingh Yadav wins bronze at Wrestling Worlds; secures Rio 2016 quota placeNarsingh Pancham Yadav secured an Olympic quota place for India after bagging a bronze medal in the Men's 74kg Freestyle category in Wrestling World Championship
Aug 21, 2015
Sports Ministry clears funds for Saina, Gowda under TOP schemePart of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, world number one shuttler Saina Nehwal and star discus thrower Vikas Gowda have been sanctioned financial assistance for hiring their respective coaches and cover some other training-related expenses ahead of next year's Olympics.
Jul 06, 2015
Hockey: Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran resigns after team fails to qualify for Rio OlympicsPakistan captain Muhammad Imran on Sunday stepped down after the national team failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics Games, following their latest defeat in the World Hockey League to France which left them at the bottom of the points table.
Jul 05, 2015
Ministry not getting the right advice over TOP scheme: Shuttler Ashwini PonnappaFresh from her triumphant exploits with senior partner Jwala Gutta in the Canadian Open, shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa hit out at the advisers of the sports ministry
Jul 03, 2015
HWL: Pakistan fail to qualify for Rio 2016 after 1-0 defeat against IrelandOnce a powerhouse of the sport, Pakistan men's hockey team slumped to a new low as it failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics after suffering a shocking 0-1 defeat to Ireland
Jun 25, 2015
Saina Nehwal sanctioned Rs 9 lakh to hire physiotherapist till 2016 Rio OlympicsThe Sports Ministry has sanctioned an amount of Rs 9 lakh to badminton star Saina Nehwal for hiring a full time physiotherapist till 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Jun 21, 2015
India will win more than 10 medals at Rio Olympics, says Sports Minister SonowalThe Minister said that the scheme -- Target Olympic Podium (TOP) -- has been launched with the objective to win more medals in the Olympics.
May 29, 2015
Government never ignored Jwala, Ashwini for TOP scheme: Sports MinistryThe 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.
May 29, 2015
TOP scheme controversy: Gutta-Ashwini left out; drug-tainted athletes includedThe 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.