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In a first, four Indian sailors together qualify for the Olympics; Nethra Kumanan becomes the first Indian woman sailor to qualify directly

In a historic first, four Indian sailors- Nethra Kumanan, Vishnu Saravanan, KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar- qualified for a single edition of the Olympics. Nethra Kumanan achieved the feat of becoming the first Indian sailor to have booked a place at the Olympics directly. Nethra Kumanan At the Mussanah Open …

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History created: C A Bhavani Devi becomes first Indian fencer ever to qualify for the Olympics in Fencing

Fencer C A Bhavani Devi scripted history by becoming the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics in Fencing. It has been an extremely testing period of time for C A Bhavani since last year. Bhavani who is an Indian Sabre fencer, was preparing for the Women’s Sabre World …

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan to host the Games without overseas spectators

Kyodo News Agency confirmed that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 that was rescheduled in 2021 will be staged without overseas spectators due to public concern over the coronavirus and the spread of more contagious variants. The Japanese government has decided to exclude overseas spectators during Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as part …

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“Without complaining and saying that we need to develop, I took the initiative myself by setting GSPR….” Subhrajit Chanda

Global Sports Policy Review (GSPR) is an e-journal established by Subhrajit Chanda, a young law student, that promotes all kinds of sports among students, researchers and enthusiasts by addressing overall sports curriculum and sports policy.    The spirit of sport spreads far and wide; it touches lives across boundaries and …

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Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour (IWTT) appeals AITA to shift registration of disabled players to online process

The Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour (IWTT), the organisation that promotes Wheelchair Tennis, has appealed All India Tennis Association (AITA) to enable the process of online registration for disabled Tennis players like the able-bodied players.  The disabled Tennis players have to go through a lengthy process of registration for tournaments organised …

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While IOC President reaffirms successful delivery of the Olympics, test events postponed due to travel restrictions

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach reaffirmed that there will be successful and safe delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, starting on 23 July with the Olympic Games and 24 August with the Paralympic Games.” Thomas Bach explained the reasons for which IOC is confident about …

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