International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today during his one-day whirlwind visit to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics.
The state government of Rio de Janeiro, which is feverishly preparing for next year`s Olympic Games, has failed to pay its phone and Internet bills, triggering a cutoff in service, the phone company responsible said on Friday.
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Friday that the government is making a bid to improve basic sports infrastructure to throw up opportunities for young talented players to win medals for the country.
New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) IOC chief Thomas Bach calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month signals that the world body wants to see India as a major sporting power capable of hosting Olympic Games, said IOC honorary member Randhir Singh.
In a significant development, The union government and the national Olympic body have invited International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to discus the development of sports in the country and a likely bid for 2024 Olympic Games.
With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chooses the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics, sports officials and advisers have made their predictions about the race between Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan.