Athletics

ടോക്യോ ഒളിമ്പിക്‌സിന് യോഗ്യത നേടിയ  മലയാളി കായികതാരങ്ങൾക്ക് അഞ്ചു ലക്ഷം രൂപ വീതം സംസ്ഥാന സർക്കാർ അനുവദിച്ചു. ഒളിമ്പിക്‌സ് യോഗ്യത നേടിയ 10 പേർക്കും പാരാലിമ്പിക്‌സിന് യോഗ്യത നേടിയ സിദ്ധാർത്ഥ ബാബുവിനുമായി ആകെ 55 ലക്ഷം രൂപയാണ് അനുവദിച്ചത്. പരിശീലനത്തിനും അനുബന്ധ സൗകര്യങ്ങൾക്കുമായാണിത്.
The Sports Authority of India will extend medical and accident insurance cover to more than 13,000 athletes, coaches and support staff from this year. This is in keeping with the decision of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports  to ensure the safety and well-being of all athletes and support staff in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in India.
Keeping the health and fitness of every athlete in mind, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has issued guidelines (SOP) for high-performance athletes who are training at SAI centres and tested positive for COVID 19 virus. Under the new guidelines, termed "Graduated Return to Play" (GRTP), all SAI officials and centres have been asked to monitor the progression ofathletes who have tested positive for COVID-19 virus and are undergoing training in SAI facilities.
വൈശാഖൻ എഴുതിയ ഇരുനൂറോളം കഥകളും മലയാള സാഹിത്യത്തെ ജനകീയമാക്കുന്നതാണ്! ഒറ്റപ്പെട്ടുകിടക്കുന്ന തെന്നിന്ത്യൻ ഗ്രാമങ്ങളിലെ റെയിൽവേ പ്ലേറ്റ്ഫോമുകളിൽപോലും കിടന്നുറങ്ങിയിട്ടുള്ളൊരാൾ, സാധാരണക്കാരൻറെ കഥകൾ എഴുതിയിട്ടില്ലെങ്കിലേ അതിശയിക്കേണ്ടൂ! "ഞാൻ പുസ്തകങ്ങളേക്കാളേറെ വായിച്ചിട്ടുള്ളത് ജീവിതങ്ങളാണ്. ഒരുപാടു പച്ചയായ ജീവിതങ്ങൾ തൊട്ടടുത്തു കണ്ടു. ഈ അനുഭവങ്ങളാണ് എൻറെ എഴുത്തിൻറെ സ്രോതസ്സ്‌," മലയാള ചെറുകഥക്ക് വേറിട്ടൊരു ഭാവുകത്വം നൽകിയ എഴുത്തുകാര൯ പറയുന്നു.
In a first-time endeavour, 46 eminent athletes, men and women, will get direct admission to the flagship Diploma Course in Sports Coaching at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, from the session of 2020-21 onwards. With an effort to ensure larger participation from eminent athletes in the course, it has been decided to relax a few of the admission criteria earlier stated.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics may be postponed due to the outbreak of Covid-19.  The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said Sunday that the governing body did not agree with the cancellation of the Olympics but that the decision to postpone the decision would be taken within four weeks.
Uzbekistan star Oksana Chuzovitina is making history in the gymnastics of teenagers. She is going to the Tokyo Olympics, the Eighth Olympics of Oksana. She has represented three countries: the Soviet Union, Uzbekistan and Germany. Oksana became the only female gymnast to ever win that honour while participating in seven Olympics. 
Track and field athletes led India’s gold rush on the third day of competitions in the 13th South Asian Games as the country added 29 more medals on Wednesday. India won 15 gold medals on the day, with athletics contributing five, as the country’s medal tally stood at 32 gold, 26 silver and 13 bronze. Athletics gave 10 medals (5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze) while six each from came from table tennis (3 gold and 3 silver) and taekwondo (3 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze), five from triathlon (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) and two gold medals from kho kho.
Brushing aside his hearing impairment, the 16-year-old Dhanush Srikanth made a truly memorable debut in the Asian shooting championship with a stunning haul of three gold medals in Doha. Dhanush, a product of the Gun for Glory Academy run by London Olympics bronze medallist Gagan Narang, in his maiden international event won the 10m air rifle mixed team event partnering Shreya Agarwal, then the team gold with Shahu Mane and Hriday Hazarika before finishing off the Asian meet in style with the individual gold on Tuesday.
PV Sindhu made the entire country proud with her stupendous performance at the BWF world championships final on Sunday and created history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to win a world championship. She completely destroyed her opponent Nozomi Okuhara in just 38 minutes with the score 21-7, 21-7. While the country and the media have given her all the attention she deserves, we have perhaps forgotten to focus on another victor from the same championship.

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