Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Athletes

Tokyo Olympics: Women power lifts Indian spirits on Day 7

Out of the last eight medals India won at Olympics, six of them are from women athletes.

Lakshya bolsters India’s medal hope at Tokyo Games

The Pune-based NGO extends support to six athletes in their preparations and pursuit of medal at the upcoming Olympics.

Our athletes need to win hearts, make nation proud at Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi

I want to urge the citizens of our country to not increase pressure on our athletes, rather you need to motivate them, said PM Modi during his monthly radio programme "Mann Ki Baat".

Sensitisation programmes for Tokyo-bound athletes

The Sports Authority of India and Indian Olympic Association will conduct interactive sessions to understand the Covid-19 protocols.

IOC says “unfair and discriminatory” after Japan’s guideline

Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers including athletes, coaches and support staff who have resided in 11 countries, including India, where different variants of Covid-19 have been identified

Sports Minister launches Central Athlete Injury Management System

It will start with support for athletes who are a part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) development group expected to participate in Olympics 2024 and beyond.

‘Focus on things that are in control to stay motivated’

Sports psychologists suggest athletes should focus on short-term and achievable goals

Olympic-bound athlete K T Irfan returns negative in second COVID test

Last month, five Indian athletes training in the centre had tested positive for the dreaded virus.

Pandemic scare: North Korea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

A website run by the North's sports ministry said the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee meeting where members prioritised protecting athletes from the "world public health crisis caused by Covid-19

Pakistan cricketers hit ‘mentally’

Coach Misbah-ul-Haq said the team was looking forward to exiting managed isolation, with New Zealand Cricket saying the latest virus tests had all come back negative.

SAI issues SOP for high-performance athletes who tested COVID positive

Under the new guidelines, termed "Graduated Return to Play" (GRTP), all SAI officials and centres have been asked to monitor the progression of athletes who have tested positive for COVID-19

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