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2022 Winter Olympics: Beijing Begins Offering Booster Shots Ahead Of Games

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics are set to begin on February 4 next year and will go on till February 20. Bejing had earlier hosted 2008 Summer Olympics.

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.


Olympic Flame Arrives In Beijing For Winter Games Amid Boycott Calls

Beijing successfully hosted the Summer Olympics in 2008, although the event failed to produce the more open political and social environment in China that many had hoped for.

2022 Winter Olympics: Rights Activists Urge Boycott Of Beijing ‘Genocide’ Games

Oct 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Earlier on Monday, activist groups disrupted the flame lighting ceremony in southern Greece The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will run from February 4-20.


Men’s Boxing World Championships: AIBA Introduces Belts, White Gloves In ‘Fresh Start’

The sport of boxing is currently going through a tough time after it was found in an investigation that over 10 bouts at the 2016 Rio Olympics were manipulated.

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18 October, 2021

Mary Kom To Skip Boxing Nationals; To Focus On World Championships

PTI

Mary Kom, who is a six-time world champion, is training for the women's World Championships to be held in December in Istanbul.


17 October, 2021

Neeraj Goyat Records KO Win In Amir Khan Supported Fight Night

PTI

The triumph in the welterweight bout continued Goyat's three-year unbeaten streak in the circuit.


17 October, 2021

Shiva Keshavan To Stand For IOC Athletes' Commission Election

PTI

An election is held at every edition of the Olympic Games, with four members chosen at each Summer Games, and two at each Winter Games.


17 October, 2021

IOC Voices Olympic Concern At FIFA's Biennial World Cup Plan

Associated Press (AP)

FIFA revealed its detailed plan last month to redraft the calendar of international competitions with biennial World Cups for men and women at the heart.


15 October, 2021

Viswanathan Anand To Do Commentary During World Chess Championship

PTI

Replying to a tweet by FIDE announcing him as a commentator for the match, Anand said he was looking forward to the assignment.


13 October, 2021

Agnes Tirop, Kenyan Distance Runner, Found Dead At Her Home

Associated Press (AP)

Athletics Kenya said it was still working to uncover details of the incident but it had been informed of Tirop's death. She was 25.


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13 October, 2021

Hima Das Tests Positive For COVID-19, Sprinter Recovering In Patiala

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Hima's media manager, there is nothing to worry about on the health front. Hima was about to start training ahead of national camp later this month.


12 October, 2021

Asian Archery Championship: Abhishek Verma, Vennam Jyothi Surekha To Lead Indian Charge

PTI

The Asian Archery Championship will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from November 13 to 19. India will be going without Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai.


11 October, 2021

Junior Shooting Worlds: India Finish On Top With 43 Medals

PTI

India concluded the meet with 16 silver and 10 bronze medals, in addition to the 17 gold medals.


11 October, 2021

Boston Marathon Set To Begin After Coronavirus Pandemic Hiatus

Associated Press (AP)

It's been 30 months since athletes raced 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometers) to Copley Square in Boston, the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon, which is the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon.


11 October, 2021

BFI Appoints M Suranjoy Singh, L Devendro Singh As Men’s Coaches Ahead Of World Championships

PTI

Both Devendro and Suranjoy are among 14 coaches who have been short-listed for the national camp in Patiala, starting this week. The World Championships begin on October 24 in Belgrade.


11 October, 2021

Thomas Cup: Dominant India Thrash Lower-Ranked Netherlands 5-0

PTI

Kidambi Srikanth started the onslaught with a win over Joran Kweekel before Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty sailed past Ruben Jille-Ties van der Lecq in men's doubles.


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09 October, 2021

Dominant India End ISSF Junior World Championship With Whooping 30 Medals

PTI

India won three yellow metals on the final day of the competition in Lima, Peru to cap off with 13 gold, 11 silver and six bronze. Manu Bhaker alone won four gold.


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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.

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A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.

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Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...

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