Gold Medalist Australian Swimmer Madison Wilson recently tested positive for Covid-19, despite being double-vaccinated. She has been shifted to a hospital facility for treatment and quarantine. Wilson took to Instagram and wrote, “I am taking some time to rest, and I am sure I’ll be ready to bounce back in no time." As a result, she also withdrew her participation from the International Swim League competition in Naples, Italy.
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After winning Gold and Silver in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 on September 4, the Haryana government has announced to award Gold Medalist Manish Narwal with Rs 6 crore and Silver Medalist Singhraj Adhana with Rs 4 Crore. The 19-years-old Narwal has become the third Indian to win gold. Moreover, both the para-athletes will be provided with a government job as an honor to their achievements, said Haryana CM.
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To boost the morale of athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics, the Delhi government has decided to grant prize money of three crore rupees to the Gold-medal winners from Delhi. Silver-medal winners will be rewarded with two crore rupees, while Bronze-medal winners will receive one crore rupees. The four athletes participating from Delhi are Deepak Kumar, Manika Batra, Amoj Jacob, and Sarthak Bhambri.
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Hockey legend Keshav Datt, who won Gold-medal two times in the Olympics, has passed away on July 7. The 95-year-old suffered age-related issues and is survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter. "He was the lone surviving member of the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games and today truly feels like the end of an era," said Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam.
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Indian boxing titan Dingko Singh has died on June 10 after fighting a long battle with liver cancer. The 42-year-old was famous for bagging gold medal at the 1998 Bangkok Asian games. Expressing his grief, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju stated that Dingko was "one of the finest boxers India has ever produced”. The boxer … read-more
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