HI to give complimentary tickets to Olympians and former players for men’s World Cup

The 16-team men’s showpiece is scheduled to be held from January 13-29. The matches will be held simultaneously at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and the Birsa Munda International Stadium in Rourkela. Earlier on Thursday, HI marked the 50-day countdown for the prestigious event by opening ticket sales online.
#SportsNews #Olympia #WorldCup #KalingaStadium #News #Sports #Hockey


2 days ago

Serena Williams’ daughter begins practicing soccer

Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia is the youngest owner of a women’s soccer club. Her husband, Alexis Ohanian, posted a picture from the day she started his soccer journey. She said she doesn't have the patience to teach tennis.
#SerenaWilliams #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

Dilip Tirkey Files Nomination for Hockey India President's Post

Former hockey captain and Olympian Dilip Tirkey filed nomination papers. Former captain said he is committed to taking Indian hockey to new heights.
#DilipTirk #AgencyNews #Olympia #Indian #News #Sports #Hockey


2 months ago

Former India captain Dilip Tirkey files nomination papers to contest Hockey India President elections

Former hockey captain and Olympian Dilip Tirkey files nomination papers to contest hockey India president elections. He shared a post along with a picture on the homegrown micro-blogging Koo app.
#DilipTirkey #Olympia #India #News #Sports #Hockey


2 months ago

Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia sports hair beads her mom wore during maiden Grand Slam triumph

Serena Williams won her first match of the 2022 U.S. Open at age 40 on Monday night. Her daughter, Olympia, was courtside courtside in Arthur Ashe Stadium. She wore white beads in her hair when she won the 1999 US Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 17.
#SerenaWilliams #SportsNews #S.Open #USOpen #ArthurAsheStadium #News #Sports #Tennis


2 months ago

"Tennis was chosen for me and I loved that choice; now, for the first time in my entire life, I'm choosing to do something" - Serena Williams on her plans and ambitions following her retirement from tennis

Serena Williams wants to grow her family and focus on her business post-retirement. The 23-time Grand Slam champion recently announced her plans to retire from tennis. She wrote about her reasons for making the decision in an article for Vogue magazine. The American tennis legend gave birth to daughter Olympia in September 2017.
#SerenaWilliams #Vogue #GrandSlam #American #News #Sports #Tennis


3 months ago

Coelho helps make badminton a smash in Brazil

Ygor Coelho learned to play badminton on a dirt court set up by his father in Rio favela. The 25-year-old became Brazil's first-ever Olympian at the 2016 Rio Games. Now he says more people in his football-mad nation are aiming to follow in his footsteps.
#YgorCoelho #Olympia #Rio #News #Sports #Badminton


3 months ago

Indian hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh wins World Games Athlete of the Year 2021 award

PR Sreejesh named as The World Games Athlete of the Year for 2021. The three-time Olympian received 127,647 votes, almost twice as many as the second placed athlete, Spain’s Sport Climbing ace Albert Ginés López, who garnered 67,428 votes.
#PRSreejesh #ZeeNews #TheWorldGames #Olympia #Spain #News #Sports #Hockey


3 months ago

Motor imagery: Can the mind flex the muscle?

The idea that humans can improve strength using just the mind (a practice called motor imagery) has been around since the 1980s. It was first applied to sports performance after the 1984 Olympics, when Russian researchers studying Olympic athletes found that Olympians who used the technique experienced a positive impact on performance. The use of motor imagery is now being explored in sports medicine.
#HindustanTimes #Olympics #Russian #BeautyFitness #Fitness #Sports


4 months ago

Ex-Olympian Kim Glass recalls brutal attack by homeless man that caused facial fractures

2008 Beijing Olympics silver medalist Kim Glass suffered a brutal attack, last week on Friday, while she was having lunch at a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. The 37-year-old's face can be seen having a swollen eye, alongside multiple fractures. The attacker, later identified as Semeon Tesfamariam, was restrained by the bystanders until officers arrived at the scene and took him into custody. The man was later booked on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon.
#KimGlass #Olympia #LosAngeles #Sports #TeamSports #Volleyball


4 months ago

FINA to investigate after Tokyo Olympian Mary-Sophie Harvey says she was drugged

Tokyo Olympian Mary-Sophie Harvey said she was drugged on the final night of this year’s World Championships. The 22-year-old Canadian wrote on Instagram that she woke up “completely lost” with “dozens of bruises” on her body. FINA said on Thursday it was in contact with Swimming Canada after the incident.
#MarySophieHarvey #FINA #TokyoOlympia #Olympia #Sports #WaterSports #HobbiesLeisure


4 months ago

Dutee Chand opens up about being ragged in hostel; experts on how it may affect mental, physical health

Olympian Dutee Chand has said she had been a victim of ragging by seniors during her stay at the Sports Hostel in Bhubaneswar from 2006-08. The sprinter’s disclosure comes after college student allegedly died by suicide at her hostel after being ragged.
#DuteeChand #Olympia #Bhubaneswar #SensitiveSubjects


4 months ago

Delhi HC refuses to stay order asking Narinder Batra to stop functioning as IOA chief-Sports News , Firstpost

Narinder Dhruv Batra was restrained from discharging any function as Indian Olympic Association president. A single judge's 24 June order was passed in a contempt petition filed by Olympian and Hockey World Cup winner Aslam Sher Khan. A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad issued notice on an appeal by Batra.
#NarinderDhruvBatra #DelhiHC #Olympia #HockeyWorldCup #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


4 months ago

Dutee Chand claims she faced ragging by seniors in sports hostel-Sports News , Firstpost

Odisha-born Olympian Dutee Chand has claimed she had been a victim of ragging by seniors during her stay at the Sports Hostel in Bhubaneswar from 2006-08. Chand said this in response to a social media post, after a BJB Autonomous College student allegedly died by suicide at her hostel on Saturday.
#DuteeChand #SportsNews #Olympia #Bhubaneswar #SensitiveSubjects


4 months ago

Faced Ragging by Seniors in Sports Hostel, Reveals Dutee Chand

Odisha-born Olympian Dutee Chand claims she was a victim of ragging by seniors at the Sports Hostel in Bhubaneswar during 2006-08. Chand said this in response to a social media post posted after a BJB Autonomous College girl student committed suicide after ragging on Saturday.
#DuteeChand #BJBAutonomousCollege #Olympia #SportsHostel #SensitiveSubjects #PeopleSociety


4 months ago

Olympian Dutee Chand alleges she faced ragging by seniors during stay at sports hostel

Odisha born Olympian Dutee Chand claims she too was a victim of ragging by her seniors. She said this in response to a social media post posted after the suicide of a BJB Autonomous College girl. The authorities of the Sports Hostel, Bhubaneswar, are yet to react to the charges.
#DuteeChand #BJBAutonomousCollege #Olympia #Bhubaneswar #PeopleSociety


4 months ago