New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Sports stars hailed Modi government's initiative of better training programme for athletes ahead of Olympic Games in a bid to enhance their performance to bag more medals for the country. The Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme", an initiative promoted by National Sports Development fund to identify sports personnel and train them for Rio de Janeiro 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics and other major sporting events up to 2020 games. Appreciating the government's plan, Cricketer Rahul Dravid said the initiative will not only encourage the sportspersons but will also play a major role in increasing the medal tally of India in the future events. Olympian boxer Mary Kom said she being part of the planning committee would help in structuring a better programme for sportspersons, which would in turn help to boost their performance on the international platforms.
Oct 29, 2014
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (ANI): Tennis Player Sania Mirza said on Tuesday that she is extremely happy with her achievements in the field of Tennis. She said that the country's love and support is very encouraging to her and she will continue to work hard and achieve her goals further. Mirza also said that every time she wins any tournament she gets a congratulatory message from the Chief Minister of her state, adding that being the brand ambassador of Telangana is a great honour and responsibility for her.
Oct 28, 2014
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