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Tokyo-bound Sania Mirza included in TOPS four years after she opted out of scheme
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Tokyo-bound Sania Mirza included in TOPS four years after she opted out of scheme

Sania was selected in the TOPS during the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell in New Delhi.

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC
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Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC

Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, was not available at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex when a dope control officer (DCO) came to take his sample last month.

Vinesh Phogat and team's 40-day Hungary training camp approved by central government
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Vinesh Phogat and team's 40-day Hungary training camp approved by central government

The camp was sanctioned under Indian government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018
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TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018

Arpinder Singh's name was excluded from the TOPS core group after a performance review by the Mission Olympic Cell on Thursday. However, discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018, is still a part of the core group, raising questions about the review process.

Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'
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Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'

Jakarta Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh questions move to drop him from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme list in a year where there has been scant competitions.

Race walker KT Irfan, sprinter Dutee Chand included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme core group
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Race walker KT Irfan, sprinter Dutee Chand included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme core group

Shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor was also retained in the TOPS core group, along with Chopra and Hima, after a performance review while triple jumper Arpinder Singh was dropped from the scheme.

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.

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.

TOPS' Developmental Group program laudable but questions prevail over badminton's selection criteria
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TOPS' Developmental Group program laudable but questions prevail over badminton's selection criteria

Several questions have been left unanswered about the process by which a total of 27 junior shuttlers were selected by the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) ‘Mission Olympic Cell’ (MOC).

India's table tennis players including Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan unwilling to join proposed national camp before August
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India's table tennis players including Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan unwilling to join proposed national camp before August

Following the central government's decision to open sports stadiums and complexes without spectators last month, the TTFI had sought players' availability twice for the training camp, first for the beginning of June and then for June last week. The Players have ended up saying no to both.

Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training
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Indian weightlifters, stuck at National Institute of Sports, request sports ministry to allow resumption of training

All training has been suspended across Sports Authority of India (SAI) centres since mid-March to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected over 65,000 people and caused more than 2,000 deaths in India. The lockdown is due to end on 17 May.

Kiren Rijiju promises phased resumption of training post-lockdown; SAI forms six-member panel to prepare SOP
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Kiren Rijiju promises phased resumption of training post-lockdown; SAI forms six-member panel to prepare SOP

SAI has formed a six-member committee to prepare a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for phased resumption of training across sporting disciplines at all the centres once the coronavirus-forced national lockdown is lifted.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian wrestling coaches Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili awaiting payment of salaries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian wrestling coaches Andrew Cook, Temo Kazarashvili awaiting payment of salaries

Women's team coach Cook left for Seattle in the USA on 19 March after the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) called off the national camp in Lucknow on 17 March due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Why India’s athletes and sports federations should not be worried that budgets have been ‘reduced’ in an Olympic year
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Why India’s athletes and sports federations should not be worried that budgets have been ‘reduced’ in an Olympic year

Should then India’s athletes and National Sports Federations be worried that the budgets have been ‘reduced’ in the Olympic year? We try to simplify matters:

Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon
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Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon

Neeraj's sample was collected on 24 September and was tested at Qatar's Ani-Doping lab, which gave its findings earlier last month.

Mary Kom among 10 boxers added to TOPS; badminton World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth also included
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Mary Kom among 10 boxers added to TOPS; badminton World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth also included

The Sports Authority of India's Mission Olympic Cell also included shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal in TOPS alongside Sai Praneeth, Mary Kom and other boxers.

After stop-start career, triple jumper Arpinder Singh finding speed and momentum under Antony Yaich
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After stop-start career, triple jumper Arpinder Singh finding speed and momentum under Antony Yaich

Triple jumper Arpinder Singh had sent a proposal to train under Jeremy Fischer in USA under the TOP Scheme. But when he didn't hear back on it for many weeks, he moved to IIS to train under Antony Yaich.

Swimmer Sajan Prakash says India's preparations for 2028 Olympics must begin now
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Swimmer Sajan Prakash says India's preparations for 2028 Olympics must begin now

The scholarships from FINA has been a big blessing for Sajan in his preparations, but the swimmer is firm in his opinion that it's just not enough and wants more help from the government.

Sports ministry grants Rs 35 crore from National Sports Development Fund to SAI for TOPS athletes
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Sports ministry grants Rs 35 crore from National Sports Development Fund to SAI for TOPS athletes

The sports ministry has granted Rs 35 crore from its National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) for customised training of athletes who are included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Rs 100 crore allocated for funding of athletes under TOPS ahead of Tokyo 2020, says Sports Authority of India
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Rs 100 crore allocated for funding of athletes under TOPS ahead of Tokyo 2020, says Sports Authority of India

A TOPS Secretariat has also been established in a bid to fine tune India's preparations for the 2020 Olympics and build a sustainable sports ecosystem in the country.