Wednesday, 17 April 2024

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IOC calls for Olympic Truce as Flame lit in Ancient Olympia for Paris 2024
WORLD PEACE

IOC calls for Olympic Truce as Flame lit in Ancient Olympia for Paris 2024

ANCIENT (GREECE): International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and other IOC high officials called for world peace on Tuesday during the flame-lighting ceremony for the 2024 Paris Olympics in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

IOC launches Paris 2024 official mobile game
THE OFFICIAL MOBILE GAME

IOC launches Paris 2024 official mobile game

GENEVA: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the official mobile game for the Paris 2024 Olympics - Olympics Go! Paris 2024 - was launched to provide truly Olympic gaming experience to the fans.

At 50, IRS officer Ekta wins national powerlifting medals, breaks records
ON THE TOP POSITION

At 50, IRS officer Ekta wins national powerlifting medals, breaks records

NEW DELHI: While the majority of the world thinks of early retirement at 50, a senior woman bureaucrat in Delhi -- Ekta Vishnoi -- has proven that when it comes to fitness, age is just a number and you can continue to be on the top with hard work and dedication.

Grand send-off ceremony held for Indian squad ahead of Special Olympics Unified Football in Dhaka
THE DELIGHT OF THE AUDIENCE

Grand send-off ceremony held for Indian squad ahead of Special Olympics Unified Football in Dhaka

NEW DELHI: Special Olympics Bharat on Monday organised a grand send-off ceremony for the Indian teams for the Special Olympics South Asia 7-a-side Unified Football Tournament 2024 to be held in Dhaka from April 16 to 20.

India will break Tokyo Olympics' record in Paris, PM Modi helping athletes in big way, feels World champ Gaurav
FOREIGN EXPOSURE

India will break Tokyo Olympics' record in Paris, PM Modi helping athletes in big way, feels World champ Gaurav

NEW DELHI: World champion powerlifter Gaurav Sharma believes that India will win a rich haul of medals at the Paris Olympics, following the support and foreign exposure provided to athletes by the Central Government in recent years.

Thomas & Uber Cup: Indian men to begin title defence vs Thailand; women face Canada in opener
ITS TITLE DEFENCE

Thomas & Uber Cup: Indian men to begin title defence vs Thailand; women face Canada in opener

KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian men's badminton team will begin its title defence against Thailand while the women's team kickstarts its campaign against Canada on the opening day of the Thomas & Uber Cup Finals, which will be held in Chengdu, China, from April 27.

Mykolas Alekna breaks old world record in discus throw with 74.35m in Oklahoma
THE DISCUS THROW MARK

Mykolas Alekna breaks old world record in discus throw with 74.35m in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA (USA): In the Olympic year, Lithuania’s Mykolas Alekna broke the longest-standing men's world record, throwing an incredible 74.35m to smash the discus throw mark at the Oklahoma Throws Series meeting in Ramona, the United States.

Hemanth Muddappa begins season with a grand double in Valley Run 2024
A HUGE PARTICIPATION

Hemanth Muddappa begins season with a grand double in Valley Run 2024

AMBY VALLEY (MAHARASHTRA): Multiple-time national champion Hemanth Muddappa of Mantra Racing began the season with a bang winning a grand double in the summer edition of the Valley Run 2024, which concluded here with a huge participation from all over the country. Bengaluru’s Muddappa was also adjudged as the fastest rider of the day in Vally Run 2024, the first drag event of the season at Amby Valley Air Strip, Maharashtra.

Tsitsipas beats Ruud for third Monte-Carlo title
DISPATCHED

Tsitsipas beats Ruud for third Monte-Carlo title

MONTE CARLO: Stefanos Tsitsipas dispatched Casper Ruud 6-1, 6-4 to win his third Monte-Carlo title in four years.

Sarvesh Kushare wins high jump title in California; Paralympics medallist Nishad finishes sixth
HIGH JUMP TITLE

Sarvesh Kushare wins high jump title in California; Paralympics medallist Nishad finishes sixth

NEW DELHI: Sarvesh Kushare, silver medalist from 2023 Asian Athletics Championships, won the men’s high jump title at the Bryan Clay Invitational 2024 held at the Azusa Pacific University in California, US.

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