Asian Games 2018

  It is 18th edition of Asian Games hosted by Indonesia. It was held in two cities – Jakarta (capital of Indonesia) and Palembang (capital of Indonesia’s province of South Sumatra). It is second time Indonesia hosting Asian Games. For first, it was held in Jakarta in 1962. Mascots: Trio of Bhin Bhin (bird of …

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Wushu is Chinese Kung-fu. It is a martial art form that deals with exhibition and full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. It is different from other combat sports as it is a mix of kick-boxing and wrestling. It is made up of two disciplines, namely : Taoulu (forms) and Sanda (sparring). Sanda comprises …

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Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports   Its objective is to identify and support potential medal prospects for 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games   Scheme: Under the scheme the selected athletes are provided financial assistance for their customized training at Institutes. These sports institutes will have world class facilities and other necessary support …

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