CM launches Trophy Tour of FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023

Bhubaneswar, December 5: The Trophy Tour of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup-2023 officially kicked off with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik handing over the trophy to Hockey India President Dilip Tirkey here on Monday. Wishing the trophy tour a grand success, Chief Minister Patnaik said, “I hope the Hockey Men’s World Cup Trophy Tour […]

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Odisha: Hockey Mens World Cup-2023 celebrations being planned in 5 Municipal corporation cities

Bhubaneawar, November 18: The State Council of Ministers chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday reviewed preparations for the ensuing Hockey Mens World Cup-2023 which will be hosted at Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13 to 29, 2023. Total 16 teams will be competing for prestigious trophy. Apprising on the preparations for World Cup, […]

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Odisha felicitates National Games medalists with cash awards

Bhubaneswar, October 25: The Odisha Government on Tuesday felicitated sportspersons with special cash awards for their outstanding performance at the 36 National Games 2022 in Gujarat. A total of Rs 3.16 crore was given out to 100 athletes. Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera, department Secretary R Vineel Krishna and Odisha Hockey Promotion Council Chairman Dilip Tirkey […]

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FIFA women’s U-17 World Cup begins in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneawar, October 11: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday along with three other Union Ministers attended the opening ceremony of the FIFA U-17 Women’s Football World Cup India 2022 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. A near full house at Kalinga Stadium watched the first two […]

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Dilip Tirkey chairs Hockey India Executive Board meeting 

New Delhi, October 10: Hockey India president Dilip Tirkey on Monday chaired the Executive Board meeting here. The major focal point of the meeting was the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela 2023 in January as well as reviving the grassroots programme particularly for junior and sub junior categories. “We had a very […]

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CM launches “Football For All”, an initiative to distribute over 43,000 footballs in 2000 schools

Bhubaneswar, October 10: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday launched ‘Football for All’ in Odisha to take the culture of football to the grassroots. The programme has been initiated by FIFA in Odisha in partnership with KIIT & KISS. Over 43,000 footballs will be distributed to children in about 2,000 schools. This is the first […]

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ECoR observes National Sports Day in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, August 29: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Monday observed National Sports Day at its headquarters at Rail Sadan here to spread awareness of the importance of sports and daily activities in everyone’s life and also to commemorate the 117th birth anniversary of hockey legend, Major Dhyan Chand. Gracing the occasion, ECoR General Manager […]

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National Sports Day: Odisha CM honours sportspersons with Biju Patnaik Awards

Bhubaneswar, August 29: Odia athlete, weightlifter Jhili Dalabehera and shooter Shriyanka Sadangi were conferred with the prestigious Biju Patnaik Sports Award for outstanding performance in sports and games by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at an award ceremony here on the occasion of National Sports Day on Monday. Jatni MLA Suresh Routray received a cash reward […]

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Ultimate Kho Kho: CM unveils jersey of Odisha Juggernauts

Bhubaneawar, August 1: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday unveiled the jersey of Odisha Juggernauts, the State’s franchise in the first edition of the Ultimate Kho Kho to be held in Pune from August 15. The Chief Minister launched the jersey at the Kalinga Stadium here. He also interacted with the coach and players and […]

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