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Govt taking all steps for safety of women athletes, says Anurag Thakur
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Govt taking all steps for safety of women athletes, says Anurag Thakur

Regarding women's safety measures, Thakur said "we are trying not only to issue guidelines but to pass on these to every sportsperson so that they are not uninformed and they can protect themselves and their dignity"

National level female sailor accuses a coach of Indian Navy team of 'making her uncomfortable' on foreign trip
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National level female sailor accuses a coach of Indian Navy team of 'making her uncomfortable' on foreign trip

The complainant reached out to the Yatching Federation of India (YAI) several times but when she did not get any response, she sought SAI's intervention on Wednesday night

Commonwealth Games: Selection trials to be held in seven weight categories to pick Judo team
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Commonwealth Games: Selection trials to be held in seven weight categories to pick Judo team

The committee nominated to oversee judo selection in the country will conduct final trials in seven weight categories from 23 to 26 May, Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Sunday.

World Athletics Race Walking Championships: Denied visa, SAI steps in to help race walker Amit travel to Oman
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World Athletics Race Walking Championships: Denied visa, SAI steps in to help race walker Amit travel to Oman

Amit, who is a part of the Indian team, is set to compete in the 10km race walk event of the championships, to be held on March 4 and 5.

Sports Authority of India's national selection trials for hockey from 2 March
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Sports Authority of India's national selection trials for hockey from 2 March

The trials will be conducted over a period of three days with the selectors testing the probable players' fitness and skill level via various tests.

SAI to hold national selection trials for wrestling and judo from 14 and 15 February respectively
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SAI to hold national selection trials for wrestling and judo from 14 and 15 February respectively

While the wrestling trials will take place at SAI's Sonepat, Lucknow, and Mumbai centres, judo trials will take place in NCoE Imphal and Bhopal.

National selection trials for athletics to begin on 9 February, says Sports Authority of India
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National selection trials for athletics to begin on 9 February, says Sports Authority of India

The national selection trails for 17 disciplines will be held over two days in eight National Centre of Excellence across the country starting 9 February, the Sports Authority of India said on Saturday.

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to boxing national camps
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Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to boxing national camps

Panghal was joined by a fit-again Vikas Krishan, who underwent shoulder surgery last year after the Olympics, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar, and Ashish Kumar in the men's camp in Patiala.

SAI to shut down training centres amid rise in COVID-19 cases but camps for elite athletes to continue
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SAI to shut down training centres amid rise in COVID-19 cases but camps for elite athletes to continue

The Sports Authority of India on Monday said it has decided to close its 67 training centres across the country due to rising COVID-19 cases but national camps for elite athletes will continue in bio-bubbles.

Baichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby added to Mission Olympic Cell as India eyes 2024 Olympics
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Baichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby added to Mission Olympic Cell as India eyes 2024 Olympics

The other new members added to the committee are former national team hockey captains Sardar Singh and Viren Rasquinha, shooting great Anjali Bhagwat, shuttler Trupti Murgundi and paddler Monali

Parmjeet Kumar wins bronze in World Para-Powerlifting Championships
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Parmjeet Kumar wins bronze in World Para-Powerlifting Championships

Kumar, who trains at Sports Authority of India Centre in Gandhinagar, won the bronze in men's 49kg category with an effort of 158kg

Sjoerd Marijne's final payment held on HI's advice; Dutchman says issue almost resolved now
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Sjoerd Marijne's final payment held on HI's advice; Dutchman says issue almost resolved now

Marijne's six-day salary, amounting to USD 1800, is on hold as he is still to return his official laptop.

.315 bore casings found at Lakhimpur Kheri site: All you need to know about this cartridge
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.315 bore casings found at Lakhimpur Kheri site: All you need to know about this cartridge

The all-India availability of the .315 cartridge and its relative inexpensiveness – a little over Rs 100 each - means it is the go-to round for illegal weapons, mainly country-made guns

Indian men's hockey team begins national camp at SAI Bengaluru after historic Tokyo Olympics bronze medal
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Indian men's hockey team begins national camp at SAI Bengaluru after historic Tokyo Olympics bronze medal

Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid says the focus of the ongoing national camp will be on setting future priorities after the historic bronze medal-winning show at the Tokyo Olympics

SAI to draw up fresh list of TOPS core group in October for Paris 2024 Olympic cycle
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SAI to draw up fresh list of TOPS core group in October for Paris 2024 Olympic cycle

SAI said it is holding discussions with the National Sports Federations to finalise the fresh list of athletes in the TOPS core group ahead of its meeting next month.

'Unhappy' AFI ends association with national chief javelin coach Uwe Hohn
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'Unhappy' AFI ends association with national chief javelin coach Uwe Hohn

The contract of the 59-year-old German, a former world record holder, was valid until the end of the Tokyo Olympics.

Boxing Federation of India seeks three-month extension for foreign coaches, review after that
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Boxing Federation of India seeks three-month extension for foreign coaches, review after that

Indian boxing has two foreign recruits in men's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva of Sweden and his women's team counterpart Rafaelle Bergamasco from Italy.

Bhavina Patel credits her silver at Tokyo Paralympics to table tennis robot provided by SAI
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Bhavina Patel credits her silver at Tokyo Paralympics to table tennis robot provided by SAI

Patel became the first Indian table tennis player to win a Paralympic medal by clinching the silver, going down to Zhang Miao of China in the summit clash.

Indian hockey teams unlikely to compete in Birmingham CWG, says IOA chief Batra
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Indian hockey teams unlikely to compete in Birmingham CWG, says IOA chief Batra

Batra said the Indian hockey teams' priority is to achieve their peak at the Asian Games, which starts just 35 days after the CWG