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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, on comeback trail after doping ban, tests positive for COVID-19
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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, on comeback trail after doping ban, tests positive for COVID-19

Besides wrestlers Narsingh Yadav and Gurpreet Singh, physiotherapist Vishal Rai has also tested positive for the deadly virus.

Bajrang Punia's one-month training camp in USA approved by SAI's Mission Olympic Cell
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Bajrang Punia's one-month training camp in USA approved by SAI's Mission Olympic Cell

Mission Olympic Cell is a body set up by the Sports Authority of India to select athletes who are to get assistance under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.

Indian women's hockey team's Salima Tete says she's determined to be a consistent performer
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Indian women's hockey team's Salima Tete says she's determined to be a consistent performer

Speaking about the Olympic preparations, the 18-year-old said that the Indian players are on the right track.

Jaskaran Singh says he 'learned a lot' playing alongside Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh in India hockey team
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Jaskaran Singh says he 'learned a lot' playing alongside Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh in India hockey team

Jaskaran added that he would like to have more exposure in the international circuit once the Indian team starts competing again.

SAI lodges FIR to demand probe into false advertisement for next year's Khelo India Games
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SAI lodges FIR to demand probe into false advertisement for next year's Khelo India Games

SAI said the advertisement also used "logos of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sports Authority of India and Khelo India, which misled several athletes to believe it to be a government advertisement."

National table tennis training camp to be held from 28 October to 8 December: SAI
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National table tennis training camp to be held from 28 October to 8 December: SAI

SAI has sanctioned Rs 18 lakh for the camp, which will be the first national camp for the sport since the announcement of the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak in March earlier this year.

Sporting activities to resume at SAI centres from 1 November, travel arrangements to be made for trainees' return
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Sporting activities to resume at SAI centres from 1 November, travel arrangements to be made for trainees' return

SAI also said "athletes who have to travel beyond 500 km will be provided with an air ticket while those athletes who are stationed less than 500 km may travel by Train in 3rd AC."

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy for training-cum-competition trip
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Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy for training-cum-competition trip

While two other boxers could not travel for other reasons, Olympic quota winner Lovlina missed it after contracting the virus, following a visit to her home town in Assam where she went to see her ailing mother.

Para-archer Ankit hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, says Sports Authority of India
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Para-archer Ankit hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, says Sports Authority of India

The national camp for the para-archers began with eight athletes on 5 October. "To ensure proper treatment and close monitoring of his vitals, he was shifted to the Bhagwan Dass Hospital in Sonepat on Wednesday," SAI said in a statement.

Indian hockey team's Varun Kumar says contracting COVID-19 was unlike any other setback
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Indian hockey team's Varun Kumar says contracting COVID-19 was unlike any other setback

Varun Kumar, who was a part of the FIH Junior World Cup winning India team in 2016, said the SAI and Hockey India ensured that all the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines are followed by the players.

Hockey player Surender Kumar aiming to regain full fitness after recovering from COVID-19
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Hockey player Surender Kumar aiming to regain full fitness after recovering from COVID-19

Surender was among six hockey players, including skipper Manpreet Singh, who had tested positive for the deadly virus upon their return to the national camp in Bengaluru in August after a month's break.

SAI to turn best training facilities into TOPS centres of excellence, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju
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SAI to turn best training facilities into TOPS centres of excellence, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju

Both SAI and non-SAI sporting facilities across the country will be earmarked as TOPS NCEOs, depending on the existing centres and performance of athletes at those venues.

SAI approves two-month shooting camp for core Olympic probables from 15 October
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SAI approves two-month shooting camp for core Olympic probables from 15 October

All 15 Olympic quota winners will be a part of the camp which will take place at a total cost of Rs 1.43 crore, according to a statement issued by SAI.

NRAI postpones training camp for Tokyo-bound shooters due to 'administrative compulsions'
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NRAI postpones training camp for Tokyo-bound shooters due to 'administrative compulsions'

In an e-mail to the shooters, NRAI secretary Rajiv Bhatia wrote, "Due to administrative compulsions, the coaching camp proposed from 5th October, 2020 in Rifle/Pistol events at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges, New Delhi is postponed."

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's two-month training trip to USA approved by Sports Authority of India
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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's two-month training trip to USA approved by Sports Authority of India

SAI also sanctioned the proposal of shooters to procure ammunition so that they can train at their own home ranges due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020-bound para-athletes and players in nine disciplines to resume training from 5 October, says SAI
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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.

COVID-19-affected India men’s hockey players integrated with teammates after recovery, says head coach Graham Reid
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COVID-19-affected India men’s hockey players integrated with teammates after recovery, says head coach Graham Reid

The six players, including captain Manpreet Singh, were discharged on 17 August and were kept on quarantine for some more days before joining the team.

India badminton coach Pullela Gopichand says ‘lag from players’ side’ causing delay in sport’s return to action
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India badminton coach Pullela Gopichand says ‘lag from players’ side’ causing delay in sport’s return to action

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) was forced to postpone the Thomas and Uber Cup after multiple teams pulled out due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boxer Vikas Krishan gets SAI's approval to train in USA till 30 November
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Boxer Vikas Krishan gets SAI's approval to train in USA till 30 November

SAI has approved Vikas' training in the US till 30 November and also sanctioned Rs 17.5 lakh for the stint.

Top badminton stars to resume training from Monday as SAI give all-clear to national camp
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Top badminton stars to resume training from Monday as SAI give all-clear to national camp

Keeping the current situation of the ongoing pandemic in mind, all players, coaches and support staff would have to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test for COVID-19 before they travel to Hyderabad.