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Paris and LA to host Olympics 2024 and 2028 respectively

Paris and Los Angeles have been named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 summer Games respectively by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Paris and Los Angeles had been the only two candidates for the 2024 Games after Hamburg, Rome and Budapest withdrew from the race. But Los Angeles agreed …

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When Dhyan Chand refused the job offered by Adolf Hitler

August 29- the National Sports Day in India. Schools and colleges celebrate the day; sporting events are held in institutes and organisations; and of course the sporting honours are bestowed upon selected Indian athletes by the government. This year too the honours were conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind. Javelin …

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Olympic day on 23rd June

In 1947 during the 41st Session of the International Olympic Committee in Stockholm, Doctor Gruss, IOC member in Czechoslovakia, presented a report on a World Olympic Day celebration which would primarily be a day of promoting the Olympic idea. The National Olympic Committees (NOCs) were given the responsibility to choose …

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