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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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic silver medallist Mathias Boe to coach Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy ahead of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic silver medallist Mathias Boe to coach Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy ahead of Games

The decision to hire the services of Boe was taken on Friday by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

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.

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.

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).

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.

Autonomy of NSFs must be maintained at any cost, government in no mood to interfere, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju
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Autonomy of NSFs must be maintained at any cost, government in no mood to interfere, says sports minister Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said the government is in no mood to interfere in the functioning of National Sports Federations, insisting that the autonomy of NSFs should be maintained "at any cost".

Sports ministry to introduce digital classes for elite Indian athletes to improve off-field skills
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Sports ministry to introduce digital classes for elite Indian athletes to improve off-field skills

The sports ministry will soon introduce digital classes for the elite Indian athletes under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme to help sharpen their off-field skills.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mission Olympic Cell clears Rs 1.3 crore for athletes' training across seven disciplines
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mission Olympic Cell clears Rs 1.3 crore for athletes' training across seven disciplines

In athletics, equipment requirements of javelin throwers Rohit Yadav and Shivpal Singh were approved. MOC also cleared the requirements of shooters Miraj Ahmed Khan and Chinki Yadav.

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:

Archer Deepika Kumari, shooters, men's and women's hockey teams among athletes added to TOPS; Boxer Neeraj dropped
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Archer Deepika Kumari, shooters, men's and women's hockey teams among athletes added to TOPS; Boxer Neeraj dropped

Shooter Chinki Yadav, who secured an Olympic quota in the 25m pistol event earlier this year, was added to the TOPS list along with veteran Tejaswini Sawant, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Mairaj Ahmed Khan.

Divij Sharan becomes Asia's highest-ranked doubles player after jumping three places in ATP rankings
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Divij Sharan becomes Asia's highest-ranked doubles player after jumping three places in ATP rankings

Divij Sharan has become not only India's number one but also the top-ranked Asian in the ATP doubles list with a recent three-place jump that took him to number 42 in the world.

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya included in TOPS, out-of-form Sakshi Malik dropped
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Wrestler Ravi Dahiya included in TOPS, out-of-form Sakshi Malik dropped

The decision was taken by the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Mission Olympic Cell. Ravi won a bronze in the men's 57kg freestyle category in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 7.87 crore as out-of-pocket allowance for Khelo India athletes
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Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 7.87 crore as out-of-pocket allowance for Khelo India athletes

The sanction is for the period between October to December this year, and will be paid to each athlete as a sum of Rs 10000 a 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.

TOPS list ignores Komolika Bari and Srihari Nataraj at crucial juncture, needs to have balance while choosing athletes
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TOPS list ignores Komolika Bari and Srihari Nataraj at crucial juncture, needs to have balance while choosing athletes

There must be a sense of fair play and balance when it comes to choosing athletes to be on the list of the country’s premier support system for athletes. The known names, without a shadow of a doubt, deserve government support. But when it entails the withdrawal of support for talented but voiceless young athletes, it does not speak much of the system.

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