Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: Olympics

After football it’s Olympics — why India may face suspension & what’s behind IOC’s final warning

International Olympic Committee gives India until December to hold elections or face suspension. Warning issued in view of 'internal disputes, governance shortcomings & court cases'.

Olympics to Commonwealth—why mega sports events can have a lasting positive impact

By embedding legacy planning into sporting event bid planning, events can live on long after the final whistle. It has important implications for the economy.

Jat Regiment HQ in Bareilly — a nursery of athletes who are making India proud

The carefully tailored programme for the Boys Sports Company is bringing results across the spectrum of competitions at both the national and international levels.

Birmingham 2022 scripts a new Commonwealth Games story for India—fewer medals, more diversity

More than a week into the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's absence hasn't really been felt with India raking up 26 medals so far.

Olympics, FIFA bans won’t stop Russia invading Ukraine. But it hits Putin where it hurts

Russia loves sports and pours billions of rubles into it every year. And Putin loves being a judo-playing, horse-riding Tsar.

As India watches Russia & China get closer, there’s a power it’s not using. Look at Lata

The Narendra Modi government wouldn’t want to choose between the US and Russia.

Rahul Gandhi’s nation-vs-union of states speech was unnecessary. It got lost in translation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.

‘Proud moment’ — Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu joins Manipur Police as ASP (sports)

Mirabai Chanu, who belongs to Nongpok Kakching village in Manipur’s Imphal East, made history last year by winning India’s first-ever Olympic silver medal in weightlifting.

Day after Padma Shri, Haryana wrestler starts protest in Delhi over ‘unfair’ treatment by state

Three-time ‘Deaflympics’ gold-medalist wrestler Virender Singh is seeking recognition on a par with para athletes from the Manohar Lal Khattar government.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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