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Karnakata aim to keep Grisha legacy alive at first-ever Khelo India Para Games

Karnakata aim to keep Grisha legacy alive at first-ever Khelo India Para Games

Bengaluru, Dec 7 (UNI) Inspired by home-grown paralympic stars like HN Grisha and Mariappan Thangavelu, who won a Gold in 2012 London Paralympic Games and 2016 Rio Paralympics respectively, the Karnataka contingent consisting of 84 athletes is eager to put Karnataka in the top 3 of the medal tally.
The Khelo India Para Games mark a monumental step towards inclusivity in Indian sports, demonstrating the extraordinary talent and grit of the para-athletes from every corner of the country.
Speaking at a heart-warming send-off ceremony organized by Sports Authority of India (SAI), Southern Centre along with Department of Youth Education and Sports (DYES) and Karnataka Paralympic Association, Rakshita Raju – Gold medallist in 1500m at the 4th Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia hailed the efforts of the government to host the first-ever Khelo India Para Games starting 10th December in New Delhi.

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Abhinav Bindra, Neeraj Chopra, Anju Bobby George to be part of Bharat Sports Science Conclave

Abhinav Bindra, Neeraj Chopra, Anju Bobby George to be part of Bharat Sports Science Conclave

27 Feb 2024 | 7:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 27 (UNI) A plethora of current and former athletes including Tokyo Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra, India’s first individual Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra, 2003 World Championship bronze medallist Anju Bobby George, 2012 Olympics Bronze Medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and Indian Cricketer Deepak Chahar and top sports science experts like South African Athlete Performance Specialist Wayne Lombard and President of Indian Rugby Football Union Rahul Bose are among the top names in the long list of experts deliberating on how to integrate sports science to enhance performance at the inaugural Bharat Sports Science Conclave to be held here on February 28.

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KIUG: Pole vaulter Gowtham, javelin thrower Jyoti, runner Amandeep break Games records

27 Feb 2024 | 7:56 PM

Guwahati, Feb 27(UNI) Pole Vaulter M Gowtham of University of Madras, javelin thrower Jyoti of Chaudhary Devi Lal University and middle-distance runner Amandeep Kaur of Panjab University set new Games records to light up the last day of athletics action in the 4th Khelo India University Games 2023 Ashtalakshmi at the Indira Gandhi stadium here on Tuesday.

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FC Goa to face Mumbai City FC in West Coast Derby

27 Feb 2024 | 7:50 PM

Mumbai, Feb 27 (UNI) The West Coast Derby returns in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 with FC Goa facing Mumbai City FC at the Mumbai Football Arena (MFA) on Wednesday.

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All about playing good football at SAFF U16 Women's Championship  : Biby Thomas

All about playing good football at SAFF U16 Women's Championship : Biby Thomas

27 Feb 2024 | 6:51 PM

Kathmandu, Feb 27 (UNI) From the warmth of coastal Goa, the Indian U16 Women's team have landed in much chillier conditions here in Nepal.

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India finish runners-up in Turkish Women's Cup

India finish runners-up in Turkish Women's Cup

27 Feb 2024 | 6:46 PM

Alanya (Turkey), Feb 27 (UNI) India’s valiant efforts to win their first-ever senior women’s title
outside the SAFF region got swept aside by an injury-time goal in their concluding round-robin Turkish Women’s Cup match against Kosovo at the Gold City Complex here on Tuesday.

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