SAI orders stricter protocol and weekly testing after 24 athletes test COVID-19 positive at Bhopal centre
The SAI said the precautions and norms will be implemented keeping Olympic probable athletes in mind, so that their training does not suffer.
Tokyo Olympics 2020-bound para-athletes and players in nine disciplines to resume training from 5 October, says SAI
SAI will now allow resumption of activities in nine disciplines — cycling, hockey, weightlifting, archery, wrestling, Judo, athletics, boxing and fencing — apart from para-athletics, para-powerlifting, para shooting, para archery.
Sports Ministry to set up 20 national centres of excellence looking at 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics
Centres of excellence will have the distinction of having a single scheme running in them for elite athletes, thus ending differentiation in training and other facilities between athletes within the same campus.