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May 23, 2018
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza among eight dropped from sports ministry's Target Olympic Podium SchemeSania's exclusion was on expected lines as she is expecting her first child with cricketer husband Shoaib Malik.
May 21, 2018
From battling poverty to gunning for Asian glory, Hima Das' stunning rise as Indian athletics' pin-up girlHima Das has overcome poverty and defied stereotypes to scorch the tracks and going by her current form, this Dhing Express is not willing to slow down.
May 10, 2018
Weightlifting Federation of India express happiness over inclusion of Sanjita Chanu and two other lifters in TOP schemeThe government handed extensions to lifters Sanjita Chanu and Pardeep Singh who were originally in the TOP Scheme only till the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
May 09, 2018
Indian athletes are growing in self-belief and feeding off each other's success, says Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreA former champion shooter himself, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore knows how lack of infrastructure can scuttle Olympic dreams and the Indian sports minister is determined to ensure his athletes get the best possible preparation for the Tokyo Games.
Feb 08, 2018
Pyeongchang 2018: Shiva Keshavan and his long, often lonely, march as India's Winter Olympics torchbearerFor 20 years, Keshavan has been a constant torchbearer for India at the Winter Olympics, walking along an often lonely path. And throughout it all — 20 winters of trudging through systemic indifference and rising debts — he's found a way of keeping the flame burning.
Dec 22, 2017
Abhinav Bindra asks Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to relieve him of national posts to avoid conflict of interestAbhinav Bindra stressed on the need to maintain the sanctity of government positions.
Sep 22, 2017
Indian Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang threatens move to Italy after being left out of TOP Scheme"I have given them time to put my name in the scheme or else I will be forced to take the Italy route," Kang added.
Sep 17, 2017
Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian GamesInterestingly, the TOPS list drawn for the 2020 Olympics included only young shuttler Lakshya Sen, track and field athletes Lilli Das, Sanjivani Jadhav and Tejaswin Shanker.
Jul 27, 2017
Sports ministry declare spending of Rs 32.81cr on Target Olympic Podium Scheme but no targets yet for Tokyo 2020Sports Ministry on Thursday said it has spent a total of ₹32.81 crore so far under Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme, which was rolled out in March 2015, for assisting athletes preparing for the Olympics.
Jul 23, 2017
Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom denies making deriding remarks against fellow boxersOlympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Sunday denied reports that she made disparaging remarks against fellow male boxers like Shiva Thapa and Manoj Kumar during a meeting of the national observers.