Cricket Australia hopes to get cricket included in the 2032 Brisbane Olympics. Along with eight other sports, cricket has been selected for consideration for inclusion in the 2028 Olympic Games. The host city may include any sport, but only with the agreement of International Olympic Committee. Cricket's participation in the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics is part of the plan's "sustainable future" component, which also intends to improve the… read-more
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) warned Indian Olympic Association (IOA) that if elections are not held in "coming weeks," it will be subjected to another suspension. IOA elections were scheduled for December of last year but were postponed owing to a court case attempting to amend its constitution to conform to norms of national sports code. IOC and Olympic… read-more
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India will host the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) session 2023 in Mumbai. This will be the second time India hosts an IOC session over 1983 in New Delhi. However, Mumbai has received 99% of the recommendation votes of the delegates participating in the process. As per reports, the session will be hosted at the Jio World Convention Centre (JWC) in Bandra Kurla Complex.
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CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote that the USOPC requires staff, athletes, and all the training staff to be fully vaccinated starting from November 1 ahead of the Winter Olympics. According to the stated requirements, athletes will have to show vaccination certificates by December 1. The United States is expected to send over 240 athletes for the winter session.
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have advised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the termination of equestrian games in the future events of the Olympics. "The world was shocked when a visibly upset German pentathlon competitor, Annika Schleu, was filmed spurring and whipping the horse Saint Boy after he refused to enter the course," PETA wrote to IOC president Thomas Bach. German coach Kim Raisner also hit the… read-more
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The government has increased the sugarcane-extracted ethanol price by upto Rs 3.34 per litre, effective from December 2020 as oil-marketing companies are eyeing to procure 465 crore litres of eco-friendly ethanol for 2020-21. The price hike will help sugarcane-farmers sell produce more efficiently. India, which imports 85% of its oil requirements, dopes 10% ethanol to ease import dependency. Economic Affairs Committee also said OMCs will bear… read-more
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