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Youth Olympic Games

Trouble Brews For Indian Olympic Association Chief Narendra Batra As IOC Accepts Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Bid

Feb 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

With this announcement, India also lost out in the race to host 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and 2030 Asian Games.

Youth Olympics 2018: Triple Jumper Praveen Chitravel Wins Bronze

Oct 17, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

This was India's 12th medal and first bronze in these ongoing Games. The country has already won three gold and eight silver.

Youth Olympics 2018: Panwar Opens India's Athletics Medal Account With Silver In 5000m Race Walk

In a new format, there are no finals in track and field (with the exception of 4km cross-country) in the Youth Olympics and each event is held twice, with results from both rounds counting towards the final standings.

Youth Olympics 2018: Indian Men, Women Teams Enter Hockey 5's Final

Hockey 5s, the five-a-side version, is played on a pitch smaller than the normal 11-player game and it was introduced in the 2014 Singapore Youth Olympics.

13 October, 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics: Manu Bhaker, Lakshya Sen Settle For Silver Medals

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Bhaker thus became the second Indian to win two medals at the ongoing Youth Games after judoka Tababi Thangjam.

10 October, 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary Shoots Gold In 10M Air Pistol

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Chaudhary, an Asian Games and Junior ISSF World Championship gold medallist, shot 244.2 to finish on top of the podium ahead of South Korea's Sung Yunho (236.7). Switzerland's Solari Jason bagged the bronze with 215.6.

10 October, 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics: Manu Bhaker, Jeremy Lalrinnunga Shine On India's Golden Day

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Bhaker shot 236.5 to finish on top of the podium, making up for the heartbreak at the Asian Games in Indonesia and the World Championship where she could not live up to her billing.

09 October, 2018

Mizo Weightlifting Sensation Lalrinnunga Wins India's First Ever Gold At Youth Olympics

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The 15-year-old from Aizwal, who is also a world youth silver-medallist, lifted a total of 274kg (124kg +150kg) to top honours in the men's 62kg category at Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Monday night.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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