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Asian Games, Olympics medal winners to be appointed in UP government: Cabinet
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Asian Games, Olympics medal winners to be appointed in UP government: Cabinet

The state Cabinet also gave its approval to the Operation and Management Agreement signed with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for development, operation, and management of smaller airports in Aligarh, Azamgarh, Shravasti, Chitrakoot and Muirpur (Sonbhadra).

Asian Games: Rajesh Bhandari appointed boxing Task Force secretary for postponed event
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Asian Games: Rajesh Bhandari appointed boxing Task Force secretary for postponed event

The decision was taken by the Olympic Council of Asia's Executive Board in its meeting held in Tashkent on Friday

Asian Games: Postponed Games could get September 2023 slot
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Asian Games: Postponed Games could get September 2023 slot

A careful consideration of various factors suggest that scheduling the Games even in the first half of 2023 would not be possible and the best-looking slot for the Hangzhou event seems to be September next year

Asian Games 2022: Federations tweak plans to field best teams for CWG, world events
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Asian Games 2022: Federations tweak plans to field best teams for CWG, world events

NSFs such as Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), Hockey India and Archery Association of India (AAI) are now gearing up to field their best teams at the CWG and the World Championships in their respective sports

Asian Games 2022: Ray of hope for Saina Nehwal with another BAI selection trial amid postponement
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Asian Games 2022: Ray of hope for Saina Nehwal with another BAI selection trial amid postponement

Saina Nehwal had questioned the timing of selection trials and slammed BAI for "putting" her out of CWG and Asiad

Asian Games 2022: What does the postponement mean for India and its athletes?
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Asian Games 2022: What does the postponement mean for India and its athletes?

Sania Mirza and Tarundeep Rai, set to retire this year, are in a fix now that the Asian Games have been indefinitely postponed.

Asian Games 2022: India hockey players disappointed by postponement but count on positives
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Asian Games 2022: India hockey players disappointed by postponement but count on positives

The Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled from 10 to 25 September, were postponed indefinitely amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in China

Asian Games 2022 in China postponed amid rising COVID-19 cases
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Asian Games 2022 in China postponed amid rising COVID-19 cases

Asian Games 2022, the 19th edition of the continent edition, were scheduled to take place from 10 to 25 September in China.

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials
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Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials

Punia and Dahiya will not get direct entries into the final during trials for CWG and Asian Games owing to the unrest among upcoming grapplers during the recent Asian Championship trials.

Australia will not send athletes to 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou
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Australia will not send athletes to 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou

The Olympic Council of Asia had invited a total of 300 athletes and 150 support staff from nations in Oceania to participate for the first time in the multisports event.

Asian Games: 14-year-old Unnati Hooda named in India badminton team
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Asian Games: 14-year-old Unnati Hooda named in India badminton team

Unnati Hooda, the teenage sensation from Rohtak, caught the selectors' eyes as she secured a place for the Asian Games as well as Uber Cup by finishing third in the women's singles

Indian women's softball team to make its debut at 2022 Asian Games
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Indian women's softball team to make its debut at 2022 Asian Games

The Indian women's softball team is set to make its debut at the Asian Games later this year after it received a wild card for the Hangzhou event, Softball Association of India said on Monday.

Olympian swimmer Srihari Nataraj says good races will help prepare for Commonwealth Games
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Olympian swimmer Srihari Nataraj says good races will help prepare for Commonwealth Games

The ace Indian swimmer will represent hosts Jain University at the Khelo India University Games 2021 in Bengaluru.

Saina Nehwal decides to skip selection trials for Commonwealth Games, Asian Games
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Saina Nehwal decides to skip selection trials for Commonwealth Games, Asian Games

Saina Nehwal's chances of defending her title at the Commonwealth Games looks bleak as she has decided to skip the selection trials for the upcoming multi-sport events.

2022 Asian Games and CWG bound-athletes to get Rs 190 crore for training from Sports Ministry
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2022 Asian Games and CWG bound-athletes to get Rs 190 crore for training from Sports Ministry

The ministry also renewed the recognition of 38 National Sports Federations (NSFs) for the year 2022

ITF prepones Davis Cup tie in September to avoid clash with Asian Games
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ITF prepones Davis Cup tie in September to avoid clash with Asian Games

The Davis Cup tie between India and Norway and that of nine other Asia nations, will now be held on 14-15 September while the ATF itself rescheduled the tennis event at Asian Games to 18-24 September.

BAI announces selection trials for CWG, Asian Games, Thomas & Uber Cup
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BAI announces selection trials for CWG, Asian Games, Thomas & Uber Cup

The national governing body will also be “finalising probables for the senior core group for the 2024 Olympic Games” during the trials

India drawn to meet Norway in Davis Cup, away tie dates clash with Asian Games
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India drawn to meet Norway in Davis Cup, away tie dates clash with Asian Games

The Indian Davis Cup team was on Thursday drawn to meet Norway in its next World Group I tie, an away contest which will clash with the Asian Games in September.

Asian Games compound archery squads picked as national selection trials end
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Asian Games compound archery squads picked as national selection trials end

The same team which was picked after the trials at the SAI Center will also represent the country at the first three World Cups in Antalya (17-24 April), Shanghai (15-22 May) and Paris (19-26 June).

Star compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam fails to qualify for Asian Games
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Star compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam fails to qualify for Asian Games

The 25-year-old Andhra archer, who won team silver and bronze medals in the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games, struggled to judge the wind direction and was the first to exit from the elimination round.