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PANAJI: The chief minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, on Thursday released a special commemorative IRONMAN 70.3 Goa postal stamp here.

The IRONMAN 70.3 Goa, Half Distance Triathlon will be held in India for the first time ever on Sunday, October 20.

India Post issued the stamp and it is the first occasion in the 40-plus years of IRONMAN history where a nation's postal department has extended its support in this manner.

As many as 1,000 triathletes from 27 countries worldwide are taking part in this event and this special stamp will be awarded to each participant.

Jul 30, 2019 14:07
KOCHI: Sachin Tendulkar will grace the opening ceremony of India’s first-ever water-based boat racing league on Punnamada Lake in August. The bidding ceremony to determine the owners of the nine franchises that will compete in the inaugural edition of the Champions Boat League will take place at Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty on Thursday, the organisers have confirmed.
Jul 23, 2019 16:07
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government was keen to promote Table Tennis in the state. “The state government, among other sports, is keen to promote TT in the state,” PTI quotes Patnaik as having said while addressing participants of the 21 Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship, which ended in Cuttack last evening.
Jun 06, 2019 17:06
CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday declared the ambition to make the state the country's basketball hub. "Happy to have met with these young players who will be representing India in the @FIBAWC (FIBA Basketball World Cup) 2019 in Amsterdam," he said in a tweet.
Jun 01, 2019 18:06
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday gave clearance for the operationalisation of a new sports university in Patiala from September 1 and directed the Department of Higher Education to finalise the admission regulations for the first batch.
Jun 30, 2018 14:06
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami on Thursday announced in a statement in the state assembly, a number of initiatives that would help upgrade sports infrastructure and talent in the state, Press Trust of India reports. 
Apr 21, 2018 18:04
MUMBAI: In a significant development, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, backed by IOA president Narindra Batra and International Olympic Committee member Nita Ambani, has informed IOC president Thomas Bach that Mumbai would be put forth as a candidate city to host the Youth Olympic Games in 2026 and 2032 Olympics.