International Olympic Committee (IOC) Has Suspended North Korea

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Has Suspended North Korea: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended North Korea until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games. North Korea did not send a delegation to […]

Divyangta Khel Kendras

’Divyangta Khel Kendras’: Union minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot announced establishment of five ’Divyangta Khel Kendras’ in different parts of country. They have been established while looking at the interest towards the sports among the Divyangjan of the country and their good performance in Paralympics. He also distributed aids and assistive devices […]

What is Pitch-Siding?

Pitch-Siding: During a match in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Anti-Corruption Unit nabbed two individuals for allegedly pitch-siding or court-siding. Pitch or court-siding is having somebody inside a sports venue and passing on immediate match-related updates to a bookie, who can use that information to change […]

World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat : Key Points

World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has inaugurated the world’s largest Stadium at Motera, in Gujarat on February 24, 2021. The Motera stadium was later renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium. This stadium has surpassed the Melbourne Cricket Ground and became the largest stadium in the world. This stadium […]

What is 2K Time Trial in Cricket?

2K TIME TRIAL: The two-kilometer time trial — set at eight minutes and 15 seconds for fast bowlers and 8:30 for batsmen, spinners and wicketkeepers — has become mandatory for India’s centrally-contracted cricketers. On a standard athletics track, the distance is covered in five laps of 400 metres each. The timings can be measured with […]

Khelo India Youth Games : Four Indigenous Martial Art Forms Included

Khelo India Youth Games: Four indigenous martial art forms included in Khelo India Youth Games: The Khelo India Youth games were launched in 2018 as a multidisciplinary grassroots event for under-17 years and under-21 years. Conducted annually, the best performers are given an annual scholarship of ₹5 lakh for eight years to prepare for international […]