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Govt asks IOA to support Sarita Devi

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer. "We have…

Sarita Devi relents, accepts Bronze Medal

L. Sarita Devi, who had refused to accept the Asian Games Bronze medal at the podium in protest against the biased decision against her in the semifinals, finally relented and reversed her decision. She has accepted the medal after a…

Sports News @ 11 AM – October 2

1. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has taken up the matter of Sarita Devi and told the Indian Chef de Mission that Sarita Devi's refusal of the Bronze Medal at the podium, was 'regretful'. 2. Indian Men's Team beat Korea in the…

Shiva Thapa – India’s Boxing Sensation

The 19-year-old Shiva Thapa from Assam, had made history when he became the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics at the age of 18. Although he lost in the round of 32 at the London Olympics 2012, he did not lose hope. He proved…