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IOC Calls For Olympic Truce As Flame Lit In Ancient Olympia For Paris 2024 | Other Sports News
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IOC Calls For Olympic Truce As Flame Lit In Ancient Olympia For Paris 2024 | Other Sports News

[ad_1] International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and other IOC high officials called for world peace on Tuesday during the flame-lighting ceremony for the 2024 Paris Olympics in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The Olympic Flame that will be burning for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games started its journey after being ignited at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia, on Tuesday during a traditional lighting ceremony.Actress Mary Mina, in the role of an ancient Greek High Priestess, lit the torch at 12.16 p.m. (local time) before the 2,500-year-old Temple of Hera, a goddess in ancient Greek mythology. She prayed to the Gods to bring peace to the world and help the French city host a successful Games, reports Xinhua."Apollo, God of Sun and the idea of the Light, send your ray...
At 50, Senior Bureaucrat Wins National Powerlifting Medals, Breaks Records | Other Sports News
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At 50, Senior Bureaucrat Wins National Powerlifting Medals, Breaks Records | Other Sports News

[ad_1] Ekta Vishnoi with other winnersWhile majority of world thinks of early retirement at 50, a senior woman bureaucrat in Delhi has proven that when it comes to fitness, age is just a number and you can continue to be on the top with hard work and dedication. Meet Ekta Vishnoi, Deputy Director General at Sports Authority of India (SAI) and woman behind the now well established Fit India Movement. While she is has already made in the world of fitness, she is now making even bigger waves in the world of Powerlifting having won multiple medals and broken records at the recently concluded National Senior Powerlifting Championship in Hyderabad.At 50, Vishnoi competed with girls half her age and won a Silver in deadlift with best lift of 165kg and a Bronze overall with best lifts of 132.5 k...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Engages In Discussion With India’s Leading Gamers to Champion Country’s Esports Industry | Other Sports News
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Engages In Discussion With India’s Leading Gamers to Champion Country’s Esports Industry | Other Sports News

[ad_1] Following the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, founder and CEO of 8Bit Creatives and co-founder of S8UL, Animesh Aggarwal, said that it was truly an honour to discuss the rapid rise of Esports in India with the PM. In a bid to drive forward the development of India's burgeoning Esports industry, the country's notable gaming personalities convened in a groundbreaking dialogue with Prime Minister Modi and discussed the growth of the nation's video gaming sector."It was truly an honour to discuss the rapid rise of Esports in India with our honorable Prime Minister Modi and share our vision about revolutionizing the future. I was personally awed at the PM's understanding of the nuances of the industry, especially when he mentioned that the industry right now needs to gro...
“Paris 2024 Will Be Ultimate Test”: Anush Agarwalla On Olympics Dream | Other Sports News
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“Paris 2024 Will Be Ultimate Test”: Anush Agarwalla On Olympics Dream | Other Sports News

[ad_1] The only current Olympic event that involves an animal is equestrianism. In ancient Olympics, chariot races and horse racing used to be part of the program. Horses continue to remain in focus and this year at the Paris Olympics in July-August, an Indian, for the first time ever, will represent the nation in the dressage event. The 24-year-old Anush Agarwalla will carry the hopes of a billion when he straddles an equine at the Chateau de Versailles in Paris. Horses are entwined in almost every chapter of India's rich history. In Mahabharata, Arjun's chariot was drawn by four white horses.In Paris, Agarwalla will be India's proverbial 'Arjun' astride Sir Caramello, the horse that enabled him win a historic dressage quota for Paris 2024."It's been just surreal. From winning India's f...
OJ Simpson, Protagonist In Sensational Murder Trial, Dies At 76: Family | Other Sports News
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OJ Simpson, Protagonist In Sensational Murder Trial, Dies At 76: Family | Other Sports News

[ad_1] File photo of OJ Simpson© AFPO.J. Simpson, the star NFL football player whose 1995 acquittal in the so-called "trial of the century" for the brutal murders of his wife and a male friend gripped the world, has died at the age of 76, his family announced. "On April 10th, our father, Orenthal James Simpson, succumbed to his battle with cancer," a message signed by the family said on social media site X.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)Topics mentioned in this article [ad_2] Source link
The Rock Receives Massive $9.41 Million Bonus For Role In WWE WrestleMania 40 | Other Sports News
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The Rock Receives Massive $9.41 Million Bonus For Role In WWE WrestleMania 40 | Other Sports News

[ad_1] The Rock during a WWE event© X (formerly Twitter)The Rock has been awarded a massive $9.41 million bonus for his role in the WWE WrestleMania 40 which saw him compete for a first time in almost a decade. The Rock featured prominently in the storyline involving Roman Reigns and Cody Rhodes with the legendary WWE wrestler even scoring a massive pinfall win over the team of Rhodes and Seth Rollins on Night 1 of the WWE WrestleMania 40. The Rock, who is also part of the TKO Board of Directors, has received a huge multi-million dollar payout following his appearances taking his already huge holdings in the company to newer heights. The latest SEC filing from TKO Holdings revealed that The Rock was awarded 96,558 shares of the company following WrestleMania 40 and their estimated value ...
The Rock vs Cody Rhodes At Summerslam 2024? WWE Legend Drops Huge Hint | Other Sports News
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The Rock vs Cody Rhodes At Summerslam 2024? WWE Legend Drops Huge Hint | Other Sports News

[ad_1] Cody Rhodes (L) and The Rock at WWE Raw© X (formerly Twitter)The main event of WrestleMania 40 ended with Cody Rhodes defeating Roman Reigns to claim the WWE Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. It was a match filled with interferences as The Rock along with Solo Sikoa and Jimmy Uso tried to help Roman retain but surprises appearances by Seth Rollins, The Undertaker and John Cena meant that Rhodes was finally able to complete his 'story' of winning his first ever WWE world championship. The Rock appeared on the latest episode of WWE Raw and the WWE legend dropped a massive hint regarding a match against Rhodes in the near future.The Rock begrudgingly congratulated Rhodes on his victory and said that his late father - WWE Hall of Fame member Dusty Rhodes - had a 'big smile' on hi...
WWE WrestleMania 40 Results: The Rock Wins In His First Match Since 2016 | Other Sports News
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WWE WrestleMania 40 Results: The Rock Wins In His First Match Since 2016 | Other Sports News

[ad_1] The Rock emerged victorious on Day 1 of WWE WrestleMania 40© X (formerly Twitter)The Rock and Roman Reigns emerged victorious over Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins in a sensational main-event on Night 1 of WWE WrestleMania 40 in Philadelphia on Sunday. The Rock, who was competing in his first WWE match since WrestleMania 32 back in 2016, provided the finishing touch in an evenly-matched contest as he delivered 'The People's Elbow' on Rhodes to score the final pinfall. The victory means that the Night 2 main event match between Rhodes and Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship will now be fought under 'Bloodline Rules'. The Bloodline is the name of a group led by Reigns and The Rock, which includes their family members Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa. The 'Bloodline Rules' match...
Akshay Gupta Sole Indian Driver For Prestigious Nurburgring Langstrecken-Serie 2024; Signs Deal With Mertens Motorsport | Other Sports News
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Akshay Gupta Sole Indian Driver For Prestigious Nurburgring Langstrecken-Serie 2024; Signs Deal With Mertens Motorsport | Other Sports News

[ad_1] Akshay Gupta, the dynamic racer and tech founder, has officially inked a deal with Mertens Motorsport for the highly anticipated 2024 Nurburgring Langstrecken-Serie (NLS) season which will take place on the Nurburgring circuit in Germany. The NLS is widely renowned as one of the oldest and most esteemed endurance racing championships globally since its inception in the 1970s. Akshay's signing represents a significant milestone for Indian motorsport, as he becomes the country's sole racer set to compete against over 300 drivers and 117 cars.The Ahmedabad-based racer discovered some injuries while doing a few rounds in the championship with Adrenalin Motorsport in a BMW last year, which required him to undergo surgeries on both his hands. Despite still undergoing recovery from the s...
Feud In IOA: 9 EC Members Ask ‘Unauthorised Persons’ Not To Enter Headquarters | Other Sports News
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Feud In IOA: 9 EC Members Ask ‘Unauthorised Persons’ Not To Enter Headquarters | Other Sports News

[ad_1] The internal feud in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) took a new twist on Friday when nine members of its executive council asked "unauthorised persons" not to enter its headquarters in a notice directed towards two recently appointed officials. The notice was posted at the IOA office premises after a meeting of nine executive council members on Tuesday. IOA president PT Usha and most members of the executive council have been at loggerheads since the appointment of Raghuram Iyer as CEO on January 6. Iyer had earlier served as CEO of Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals."This notice is issued to inform that unauthorised persons are not allowed to enter into the building/offices of the IOA," the notice signed by nine members of the executive council read."It has come to ...