High-performance workshop for Odisha’s Kho Kho coaches begins

Bhubaneswar, December 28: A two-day high-performance and sports science workshop for Kho Kho coaches began at the Kalinga Stadium Sports Complex on Monday here. Being jointly organised by the Sports and Youth Services Department and Odisha Kho Kho Association, the workshop will impart training to at least 33 khokho coaches from 16 districts in the […]

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Kalinga Stadium launched as Khelo India State Centre of Excellence

Bhubaneswar, December 22: Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju virtually inaugurated at least eight Khelo India State Centres of Excellence (KISCEs) across the country in the presence of concerned State Ministers on Tuesday, including one in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The States include Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Kerala, Telangana, Nagaland, Karnataka and Odisha. Central […]

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All India Police Hockey Championship to begin in Bhubaneswar from Monday

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Stadium here is all set to host the 68th edition of the All India Police Hockey Championship-2019 from Monday. Being organised by the Odisha Police at least 25 teams consisting 500 players, 200 officials and trainers from Police Organisations of different States, Union Territories and Central Armed Police Forces will participate in this […]

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Naval Hockey Academy opened in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated high performance hockey center – Naval Hockey Academy (NTHA) at Kalinga Stadium here to nurture hockey talent in Odisha. The NTHA has been opened as part of Tata Odisha Hockey Programme, a joint initiative of Odisha Government, Tata Steel and Tata Trusts. As part of the programme, […]

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Sambalpur Champion At 60th State Swimming Championship

Bhubaneswar: Team Sambalpur emerged as Champion while team Bhubaneswar bagged the runners-up title in the two days OMC 60th State Swimming Championship-2019 which concluded at the Biju Patnaik Swimming Pool Complex in Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. A total of 264 swimmers and 26 technical officials across 20 districts had participated in the event jointly […]

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Odisha dedicates five High Performance Centres to sportspersons

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday dedicated five High Performance Centres to sportspersons of the State for nurturing excellence across sporting disciplines like badminton, athletics, weightlifting and football at the Kalinga Stadium here in the presence of sports legends like Anil Kumble. Patnaik said with the opening of these centre Odisha further cemented its […]

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862 polytechnic students participate in ‘Poly Fest-2019’

Bhubaneswar: At least 862 polytechnic students, including 274 girls are participating in the two-day State-level sports and cultural meet ‘Poly Fest-2019’ which kicked started at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday here. The fest is being organised by the Directorate of Technical Education and Training with an aim to foster a healthy spirit of competition and […]

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English Hockey players visit SAI International School

Bhubaneswar: The touring English Hockey players on Wednesday gave students of SAI International School here a day to remember as they spent a few hours giving a few tricks on hockey, playing and having loads of fun. For the students, Wednesday was not ‘just another day’. It was the day the young students got an […]

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Odisha declares holiday for educational institutions, Govt offices for Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday declared holiday on Tuesday for all educational institutions in Bhubaneswar for the inaugural event of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. Government offices and education institutes across the State will function till 1:30 pm on Tuesday. The Chief Minister also announced that all education institutes and Government […]

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