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Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane Receive Arjuna Award

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Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane Receive Arjuna Award

Vijay Goel, a minister of sports in India, today conferred Arjuna Awards to cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane in a function held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Rohit Sharma was conferred Arjuna Award for the year 2015 and Ajinkya Rahane for the year 2016. Sharma and Rahane could not earlier receive the Arjuna [...]

New Video Features Blind Football Team

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New Video Features Blind Football Team

A new video featuring star-football players from FC Barcelona and the Spanish National 5-a-side blind football team was released Thursday. It aims to celebrate the importance of inclusive play for children and the beginning of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. The video features five FC Barcelona footballers playing blindfolded against Spain’s 5-a-side [...]

Should India Send Athletes to Olympic Games?

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Should India Send Athletes to Olympic Games?

Analysts suggest that instead of allowing an ordinary politician to manage the highly competitive sports department, the government should appoint a relatively successful athlete to spearhead the sports activities in the country. After India’s poor performance at the recent Rio Olympics, the country has decided to take steps to help athletes do better at the [...]

Russia Honors Gold Medal Winners of 2016 Olympics

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Russia Honors Gold Medal Winners of 2016 Olympics

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, presented state awards to the Russian athletes who won gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Russia’s national team took fourth place in the medals table with 56 medals in total: 19 gold, 18 silver, and 19 bronze. “We will have a thorough consideration [...]

India to Set Up Task Force for Future Olympic Games

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India to Set Up Task Force for Future Olympic Games

India to Set Up Task Force for Future Olympic Games After India’s poor performance at the recent Rio Olympics, the country has decided to take steps to help athletes do better at the future games. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, announced at the meeting of the Council of Minister’s today that a Task [...]

Sachin Tendulkar Interacts with Swachh Bharat Champions

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Sachin Tendulkar Interacts with Swachh Bharat Champions

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in association with UNICEF, organized an interactive session between Swachh Bharat Champions Collectors across 22 States and Swachh Bharat ambassador, Sachin Tendulkar who was a leading Indian cricketer. The interaction was aimed at celebrating and honoring the efforts and determination of Collectors who have done exemplary work in [...]

Divyang Yodhas Participate in Cycling Expedition

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Divyang Yodhas Participate in Cycling Expedition

India’s Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, flagged in the para-cycling team of amputees of Border Security Force (BSF) which had started off from Manali in Himachal Pradesh. The objective of the para-cycling rally had been to bolster the morale of the force personnel who had been victims of various attacks or accidents [...]

Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film

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Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film

Cricketer Virat Kohli Stars in ‘Made of Bold’ Film Through the ‘Made of Bold’ video, Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and Royal Challenge Sports Drink have come together to pay tribute to the bold journey of Indian athletes. “Jis desh ki ragon mein khoon se zyada cricket daudta hai Wahan kuch ansune ankahe irrade bhi daudte [...]

India’s Poor Performance at Rio Olympics

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India’s Poor Performance at Rio Olympics

India’s Poor Performance at Rio Olympics With their pathetic performance, the Indian athletes are giving a bad name to the country in the global sports arena. It will be better to call them back instead of allowing them to participate in the rest of the events. Disturbing Facts: – In Olympics (from 1896 – 2012) [...]

Madame Tussauds Welcomes Figure of Michael Phelps

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Madame Tussauds Welcomes Figure of Michael Phelps

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC welcomed Friday the figure of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps coinciding with the 2016 Summer Olympics. As Phelps looks to win gold in Rio de Janeiro, visitors to the DC attraction can interact with the famous gold medalist and cheer on Team U.S.A. alongside his figure. Phelps’ figure, initially launched by [...]

Olympic Refugee Team Urged to Inspire the World

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Olympic Refugee Team Urged to Inspire the World

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid a visit Thursday to the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he encouraged refugee athletes to show the world their strengths. “I know you have had very sad, terrible stories and experiences, but you are a source of inspiration for all of us,” Mr. Ban told [...]

PM Narendra Modi Flags Off “Run For Rio”

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PM Narendra Modi Flags Off “Run For Rio”

The Prime Minister (PM) of India, Narendra Modi, today flagged off the “Run For Rio” at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi. The Prime Minister said every athlete of the Indian contingent has worked hard to earn his or her place, and the players will surely give their best for the country at [...]

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