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Allow Sikh players to wear turban during games: US lawmakers urge International Basketball Federation

Jul 30, 2015

Allow Sikh players to wear turban during games: US lawmakers urge International Basketball Federation

A bipartisan group of 39 influential American lawmakers on Thursday asked the International Basketball Federation to end its discrimination against Sikh players and allow them to play while wearing a turban. #basketball #Olympics #SportsTracker #Sikhs #IBF #US lawmakers #FIBA #International Basketball Federation
World Archery Championships: Champia earns Olympic berth, Chauhan eyes gold

Jul 30, 2015

World Archery Championships: Champia earns Olympic berth, Chauhan eyes gold

Mangal Singh Champia earned India an individual Olympic quota berth, while Rajat Chauhan and Laxmirani Majhi remained in the gold and bronze medal hunt in the World Archery Championships in Copenhagen on Thursday. #India #SportsTracker #Copenhagen #Rio Olympics #Mangal Singh Champia #World Archery Championships
Interview: With ban suspended, Dutee seeks govt help to secure Rio 2016 berth

Jul 30, 2015

Interview: With ban suspended, Dutee seeks govt help to secure Rio 2016 berth

My first target now is to achieve the qualifying mark of 11.32 seconds in the 100-meter and 23.20 seconds in the 200-meter, Dutee said. #Interview #Olympics #Athletics #Odisha #IAAF #Rio 2016 #CAS #AFI #Dutee Chand #Dutee Chand ban #Dutee Chand ban lifted
Quest for Olympic gold: Geet Sethi hopes to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio

Jul 29, 2015

Quest for Olympic gold: Geet Sethi hopes to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio

OGQ hopes that at least 25 of the 70 sportspersons they are currently supporting will qualify for next year's Rio Olympics #Prakash Padukone #SportsTracker #Sarita Devi #Rio 2016 #Rio Olympics #OGQ #Olympic Gold Quest #Geeth Sethi
Archery: Women's recurve team seals qualification for Rio 2016, enters final of World Championships

Jul 29, 2015

Archery: Women's recurve team seals qualification for Rio 2016, enters final of World Championships

Coached by Poornima Mahto, the women's archery team showed tremendous character after Karina Winter, Elena Richter and Lisa Unruh took away the first set 46-59. #India #Olympics #SportsTracker #Archery #Deepika Kumari #Rio 2016 #Recurve #Rio Olympics
Meet Ranveer Saini: First Indian golfer to play in Special Olympics World Games

Jul 27, 2015

Meet Ranveer Saini: First Indian golfer to play in Special Olympics World Games

Gurgaon-based Ranveer Saini was diagnosed with Autism, a neurological disorder characterised by impaired social interaction, at the age of two. #Golf #Shareworthy #Ranveer Saini #Special Olympic World Games #Indian Golf Union
Vas Ass exit a setback for Rio 2016 but he was incompetent as a coach: Batra

Jul 26, 2015

Vas Ass exit a setback for Rio 2016 but he was incompetent as a coach: Batra

Hockey India chief Narinder Batra on Saturday conceded that the premature exit of Paul van Ass was a setback to the national team's preparations for the 2016 Olympics but made it clear that he had no regrets for letting go of "an incompetent coach". #Sports #hockey #Hockey India #SportsTracker #2016 Olympics #Narinder Batra #Paul van Ass #Oltmans
Gopichand wants new doubles coach Tan Kim to ensure maximum qualification for Rio 2016

Jul 25, 2015

Gopichand wants new doubles coach Tan Kim to ensure maximum qualification for Rio 2016

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has finalised the services of Tan Kim Her of Malaysia and he will be joining the Indian team by the end of September. #Badminton #Olympics #SportsTracker #P.Gopichand #Rio 2016 #Tan Kim Her #Badminton doubles coach
Google doodle celebrates start of 14th Special Olympics

Jul 25, 2015

Google doodle celebrates start of 14th Special Olympics

Internet giant Google on Saturday created an innovative doodle celebrating the 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games #Google #ThingsWeLike #Google doodle #Olympics #special olympics