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The Most Memorable Moments from the 2020 Olympics
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The Most Memorable Moments from the 2020 Olympics

September 2, 2021

Yes, it finally happened! Following the issues that came with the COVID-19 pandemic and all the delays to worldwide events that occurred as a result, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Tokyo Olympics would never happen at all, but they finally did. Now, it only seems right to take a brief look back…

Guv announces cash award to three Tokyo Olympic participants
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Guv announces cash award to three Tokyo Olympic participants

August 23, 2021

Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot announced a cash award of Rs. 1 lakh each to 3 sportspersons who represented India at the Tokyo Olympic Games. According to a communiqué issued here on Friday, the awardees are Aditi Ashok (golf), Fouaad Mirza (equestrian) and Srihari Nataraj (swimming). The Governor additionally introduced a cash prize of Rs. 1…

City sports-lovers celebrate Tokyo Games success
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City sports-lovers celebrate Tokyo Games success

August 11, 2021

Sports lovers in city celebrated India’s achievement at Tokyo Games 2020, which was held between July 23 and Aug. 8, 2021, by cutting cake yesterday. India won seven medals at Olympics this year including first-ever gold medal in athletics. The Department of Physical Education (DPE) of University of Mysore (UoM), in association with Mysore District…

BCCI announces cash rewards for Olympic medallists
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BCCI announces cash rewards for Olympic medallists

August 8, 2021

The BCCI on Saturday announced cash rewards for India’s medal winners at the Tokyo Olympics with Rs. 1 crore reserved for Neeraj Chopra, who became country’s first track and field athlete to win a gold medal. In a tweet, BCCI secretary Jay Shah also announced that Rs. 50 lakh each will be given to silver…

Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins bronze
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Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins bronze

August 8, 2021

Wrestler Bajrang Punia yesterday fulfilled his Olympic dream by winning the bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 by beating Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan in the repechage round at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Superstar wrestler Bajrang Punia on Saturday became the sixth athlete to clinch a medal for India after he won the men’s 65kg bronze medal…

Want Olympic Gold ? Then Fund sports
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Want Olympic Gold ? Then Fund sports

August 7, 2021

Interest in sports, other than cricket, is a seasonal affair in our country. Now that the Olympic Games are here, there is patriotism-driven interest rather than love for a sport. But that’s ok, for we as a nation are slowly but surely heading towards being a sporty one. In the last few years, a certain…

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