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Mar 06, 2019
Swimmer Sajan Prakash says India's preparations for 2028 Olympics must begin nowThe 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.
Feb 07, 2019
Sports ministry grants Rs 35 crore from National Sports Development Fund to SAI for TOPS athletesThe 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
Dec 30, 2018
Rs 100 crore allocated for funding of athletes under TOPS ahead of Tokyo 2020, says Sports Authority of IndiaA 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.
Nov 20, 2018
India will be among top medal winners at 2028 Olympics, says sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreSports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday said India will be amongst the top medal-winning nations in the 2028 Olympics.
Oct 30, 2018
After making successful comeback, swimmer Virdhawal Khade sets sights on training abroad to prepare for 2020 OlympicsSince making his return to pool only last November, Khade has been gunning to find form and also few medals. At the recent Asian Games in Jakarta, the 27-year-old Khade missed a bronze medal in the men’s 50m freestyle by a whisker.
Oct 04, 2018
Middle-distance runner Manjit Singh still unemployed despite winning gold in men's 800 metres at Asian Games 2018Over a month after winning the Asian Games men's 800 metres in Indonesia, Manjit Singh is yet to receive a job or inclusion in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
Sep 30, 2018
Indian women's hockey team set to be included in TOPS after impressive performance in Asian GamesAll the 18 members of the men's hockey team are already covered under TOPS and according to sources the women's team will soon be rewarded for its impressive silver medal finish at the 18th Asian Games.
Sep 14, 2018
Asian Games 2018 gold medal-winning heptathlete Swapna Barman to get customised shoes for her 6-toed feetBorn with six toes in both her feet, Swapna's plight came to light only after she became the first Indian athlete to win an Asiad gold in the heptathlon with a career-best performance in Jakarta.
Sep 05, 2018
Funds for 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be distributed with surgical precision, says Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreRajyavardhan Singh Rathore has promised "surgical" precision in distribution of funds to athletes preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games, asserting that centralisation of the process has made bureaucratic hurdles a thing of past.
Aug 03, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, Tejaswini Sawant among athletes to get financial boost ahead of Jakarta eventRs 4.95 lakh has been sanctioned to Sushil Kumar for a two-week training programme in Georgia ahead of the Asian Games along with one support staff and two sparring partners.