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OGQ to support 40 athletes for Rio Games

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:50

Non-profit sports foundation Olympic Gold Quest has chalked out plans to extend its support to 40 athletes by this year-end.

Rasquinha optimistic about India qualifying for next World Cup

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:07

Former India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha is hopeful that India would qualify for next year`s World Cup through the Asia Cup, but sees the route full of pitfalls.

Olympic Gold Quest waiting for September IOC vote on wrestling

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 12:00

A non-profit sports foundation started by Indian sports legends Prakash Padukone and Geet Sethi is keeping its fingers crossed ahead of the IOC when wrestling`s fate would be decided for the 2020 Games.

Walker Irfan, two other sportsmen join OGQ list

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 13:38

Walker K T Irfan, who surprised everyone with his creditable performance at the London Games is a new addition to the list of talented sportspersons supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.

Gagan Ajit to make comeback in WSH

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 21:17

Retired India player Gagan Ajit Singh on Friday joined the ranks of Dhanraj Pillay and Viren Rasquinha to make a comeback to competitive hockey after being picked in the second players` draft for the USD 2 million World Series Hockey (WSH) commencing on February 29.

Rasquinha to return to competitive hockey with WSH

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 16:27

Rasquinha`s return to the sport comes close on the heels of Dhanraj Pillay`s decision to make a comeback at the age of 41 years.

Foreign coaches should groom local coaches, feel Olympians

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 20:56

Former Olympians said in unison that if foreign coaches are roped in for every discipline, they should also be entrusted with the responsibility of nurturing the aspiring coaches.

Athletes need time to familiarise with CWG infrastructure

Last Updated: Sunday, November 08, 2009, 20:16

Viren Rasquinha said athletes should get enough time to get familiar with the newly-built infrastructure or they would lose the home advantage.