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India's bid to host 2019 Asian Games in jeopardy

Jul 03, 2014

India's bid to host 2019 Asian Games in jeopardy

India's chances of hosting the 2019 Asian Games was in jeopardy as the Olympic Council of Asia today refused the Indian Olympic Association's request for extension of deadline for submission of final bid documents by 15 days. #Sports #India #Asian Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #2019 Asian games
Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Games amid escalating crisis

Jun 30, 2014

Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Games amid escalating crisis

The announcement came exactly one week before the International Olympic Committee selects a short list of finalists for the 2022 Game. #NewsTracker #Beijing #Oslo #Kazakhstan #Ukraine #Winter Olympics #Almaty #Lviv #Ukraine crisis
IOA writes to Sports Federations for views on 2019 Asian Games bid

Jun 17, 2014

IOA writes to Sports Federations for views on 2019 Asian Games bid

"The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has already shown their keenness in supporting a bid from IOA to host the Games. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Asian Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Hanoi #National Sports Federations #2019 Asian games
World Cup 2014: Will India's Neymar come from the Northeast?

Jun 13, 2014

World Cup 2014: Will India's Neymar come from the Northeast?

The 1950s and early 60s are perhaps the golden age of Indian soccer: we won the gold at the inaugural Asian Games in 1951, repeated our success in 1962, and finished fourth in the Melbourne Olympics in 1956. #Sports #India #Cricket #Brazil #Lionel Messi #CriticalPoint #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Football World Cup 2014 #Melbourne Olympics 1956
South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

May 20, 2014

South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

Judge Thokozile Masipa told Pistorius he must report to Pretoria's Weskoppies hospital, one of South Africa's top mental institutions, as an outpatient for up to 30 days, starting on 26 May. #NewsTracker #Shooting #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympic #girlfriend #pistorius #South African Olympic star #death trial #mental tests #psychiatric tests #Pistorius shoots girlfriend
Rio Olympics: 38 percent of venues constructed

May 17, 2014

Rio Olympics: 38 percent of venues constructed

A defensive organizing committee of the 2016 Rio Olympics issued a statement saying that 38 percent of the Olympic and Paralympic Games venue were complete. #Rio #Rio Olympics #2016 rio olympics
Swimming: Phelps takes another small step towards comeback

May 16, 2014

Swimming: Phelps takes another small step towards comeback

Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival. #NewsTracker #Michael Phelps #Swimming #Rio #2016 Olympics #Comeback
India running out of time to bid for 2019 Asian Games

May 13, 2014

India running out of time to bid for 2019 Asian Games

India joined the race to bid for the Games after hosts Vietnam, who were awarded the Games in 2012, pulled out last month citing financial burden. Besides India, Indonesia and Qatar are also in race along with Malaysia-Singapore's joint bid. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #2019 Asian games
Blow for IOA: Delhi High Court upholds validity of National Sports Code

May 10, 2014

Blow for IOA: Delhi High Court upholds validity of National Sports Code

"As the cliche goes, the state of sports is in a lock jam where roughly 1.2 billion people have to rest content with a harvest of medals so meager as to be surpassed by just one individual like Michael Phelps," it added. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Delhi High Court #Olympics #IOA #National Sports Code
Swimmer Supriya Mondal qualifies for 2014 Youth Olympics

Apr 29, 2014

Swimmer Supriya Mondal qualifies for 2014 Youth Olympics

Swimmer Supriya Mondal has qualified for the 2014 Youth Olympics by winning a gold medal in the 200m butterfly event at the Dubai International Aquatic Championships in Hamdan. #Swimming #swimmer #Supriya Mondal #2014 Youth Olympics #Dubai International Aquatic Championships