Odisha gears up to host BWF Odisha Open 2022

Bhubaneswar, January 20: With just five days to go, the Odisha Government is leaving no stones unturned to host the inaugural edition of the international badminton tournament the 2022 Odisha Open, which will witness over 300 players from 18 countries vie for the top honours. The 2022 Odisha Open is a BWF Super 100 tournament […]

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Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relays in Odisha

Bhubaneawar, January 15: As part of its epic journey, the 2022 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton commenced its journey in Odisha, from Kalinga Stadium with Olympians, Dutee Chand and Sunita Lakra carrying the baton and officially, kicking off the relay to historic landmarks – Shree Jagannath Temple and Blue Flag Beach in Puri and thereafter to […]

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Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton arrives in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, January 14: The Queen’s Baton for the 2022 Commonwealth Games reached Bhubaneswar on Friday. Odisha Hockey Promotion Council Chairman Dilip Tirkey and officials of State Sports and Youth Services Department and Odisha Olympic Association received the baton at the Biju Patnaik Airport. Eminent sportspersons Anuradha Biswal and Shradhanjali Samantray were also present to welcome […]

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Two from Odisha in India squad for Women’s Hockey Asia Cup

Bhubaneswar, January 12: Two players from Odisha – Deep Grace Ekka and Mariana Kujur – has been selected in the 18-member Indian Hockey Squad for the upcoming Women’s Hockey Asia Cup scheduled to be held between January 21 and 28 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman. The defending Champions India will battle […]

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Odisha Naval Tata Hockey HPC opens two new grassroot centres

Bhubaneswar, January 7: The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Center, set-up with a vision to groom the sporting talent in hockey, on Friday opened two new Grassroot Centres, in Ganjam and Nayagarh districts in the State under the Odisha Tata Hockey Initiative. The inauguration event was held virtually and was graced by former Indian […]

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Odisha Tennis Association felicitates young tennis talents

Bhubaneswar, January 5: The Odisha Tennis Association on Wednesday felicitated two young tennis talents of the State, in a function at Kalinga Stadium here. Debasis Sahoo, currently ranked number one, U-16 & U-18, in Odisha, has shown huge promise as a budding talent at the national level. Debasis is the first player from Odisha to […]

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Odisha CM felicitates para badminton players

Bhubaneawar, December 24: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday felicitated the Para badminton players who won the medals at the recent Tokyo Paralympics. He congratulated them on their spectacular performance in Tokyo. He felicitated Deepa Malik (President Paralympic Committee of India), Prabhakar Rao (Chairman, Para-badminton India), Gaurav Khanna – Head Coach, Para Badminton Indian team, […]

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237 athletes felicitated with cash awards for outstanding performance

Bhubaneswar, December 17: In recognition of the outstanding performance of athletes at the national and international level, the Sports and Youth Services Department on Friday felicitated at least 237 athletes from across the State. Minister for Sports and Youth Services, Tusharkanti Behera, felicitated the athletes with cash prizes in the presence of department Secretary R.Vineel […]

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CM reviews progress of sports infra projects in Kalinga Stadium

Bhubaneswar, December 16: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday visited the Kalinga Stadium here and reviewed the progress of the major ongoing sports infrastructure projects being carried out within its premises, particularly the indoor aquatic centre, which once complete, will be an iconic facility for swimmers. In addition, the Indoor Athletics Stadium, will be the […]

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Odisha signs MoU with SFI to promote swimming ecosystem

Bhubaneswar, December 4: Government of Odisha, through Sports and Youth Services Department (DSYS) and Swimming Federation of India (SFI) on Saturday entered into a partnership to develop, promote and expand the Swimming ecosystem in the State and India. Through this collaborative partnership, Odisha will provide support and sponsor SFI and the Federation in conjunction with […]

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