Youth Olympics

India's Lakshya Sen reaches semi-final of Dutch Open

Lakshya will now square off with Felix Burestedt of Sweden for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament. 

Oct 12, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Indian Olympic Association chief backs Manu Bhakar; slams Haryana sports minister

Batra has slammed the manner in which the government had failed to fulfil it's commitments on a regular basis. He further backed Bhaker's decision to take to social media in order to tackle the situation.

Jan 05, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

Haryana sports minister hits back at Manu Bhakar for reminding him of promised Rs 2 crore reward

Vij's comments came after Bhaker took to her Twitter handle on Friday and reminded the Haryana sports minister of promised cash prize of Rs 2 crore, which he made after her Youth Olympic gold medal.

Jan 05, 2019, 12:54 PM IST

Manu Bhaker reminds Haryana sports minister of promised Rs 2 crore award

However, the government again revised its policy last December and brought the amount down to Rs 1 crore for gold, Rs 65 lakh for silver and Rs 40 lakh for the bronze medallists.

Jan 04, 2019, 18:56 PM IST

Youth Olympics: Shuttler Lakshya stumbles in final hurdle, settles for silver

Sen, the reigning junior Asian champion lost 15-21 19-21 in a 42-minute final match to bag the silver. 

Oct 13, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Youth Olympic Games 2018: 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shoots gold in 10m air pistol

Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Wednesday clinched India's third Youth Olympics gold medal at Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Oct 11, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

16-year-old Manu Bhaker bags India’s first-ever gold in shooting at Youth Olympics

Manu Bhaker on Tuesday clinched India's first-ever Youth Olympics gold medal in shooting on Tuesday. 

Oct 10, 2018, 08:37 AM IST

Manu Bhaker will be India's flag-bearer at Youth Olympic Games 2018

Shooting champion Manu Bhaker was on Monday announced as the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Youth Olympic Games scheduled to be held in Buenos Aires from October 6-18.

Oct 01, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers

Sangwan triumphed 2-1 in round of 32 contest against the world No.16, who is a former Youth Olympics silver-medallist.

Jun 19, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

IOC hopes sweeping Olympic changes to mark Games revival

When the International Olympic Committee members vote on 40 recommendations next week to change the way the Games are awarded and run they will be saying `yes` to the biggest single overhaul of the Olympics in decades.

Dec 05, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Brazil's teenage archer dreams of Olympic glory

Olympic medal prospect Marcus D' Almeida hopes this week's Brazilian Archery Championships can kickstart his quest for gold at the Rio 2016 Games.

Nov 01, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

China`s Li Keqiang blinded by the light at Youth Olympics

South Korean diplomats said Tuesday they were "confirming facts" after one of the country`s young athletes was accused of shining a laser pen into the face of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Sep 02, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Nanjing Youth Olympians embrace ice bucket challenge

The craze has swept the world -- and now the ice bucket challenge has reached the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Village.

Aug 25, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze in YoG

Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men`s flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semifinal bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics here on Sunday.

Aug 24, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Maymon, Mithravarun miss podium in Youth Olympics

India`s 110m hurdler Maymon Poulose missed a medal as he finished fourth while Senthil Kumar Mithravarun was fifth in discus throw in the second Youth Olympics here on Saturday.

Aug 23, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

32 member Indian contingent for Youth Olympics

A 32-member Indian contingent has left Indian shores to participate in the ongoing Youth Olympics in Nanjing.

Aug 17, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Nigeria quits China Youth Olympics over Ebola outbreak

Nigeria today pulled out of the Youth Olympics in China`s?Nanjing city, a day after two other west African nations withdrew from the Games over the worst outbreak of deadly Ebola virus in decades in Africa.

Aug 17, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

Athletes from Ebola-hit nations barred from some Youth Olympics events

Athletes from Ebola-hit countries in west Africa have been barred from competing in some sports in the Youth Olympics that open in China at the weekend, the International Olympic Committee and Chinese organisers said Friday.

Aug 15, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Youth Olympics: Japan youth athletes told to keep low profile in China

Japanese athletes at this month`s Youth Olympics in the Chinese city of Nanjing have been warned not to wear their official tracksuits around town due to safety fears, local media have reported.

Aug 11, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

India bag 5 medals, including a gold, in Youth Olympic Qualifiers

Ajay Kumar Saroj won the boys` 1,500m race to help India bag five medals on the first day of the 2014 Youth Olympics Asian Area Qualification event here Wednesday.

May 21, 2014, 19:20 PM IST