Odisha: CM felicitates Thomas Cup Champions

Bhubaneswar, June 8: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday felicitated Indian men’s team members and coach for the spectacular victory in Thomas Cup 2022. India won this coveted cup for the first time in the history of Thomas cup championship since it started in 1948-49. Apart from Hockey and Cricket, this is only third sporting […]

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SPORT IT -2022 held virtually

Bhubaneswar, April 17: The XAVIER-EMLYON business school, a one-of-its kind Indo-French collaboration between XIM University, Bhubaneswar and emlyon business school, France and the only academic high performance center of excellence in sports industry management of Odisha organised the second edition of SPORT IT virtually on April 15 and 16. The event was organised in collaboration […]

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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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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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Odisha CM inaugurates Football for School programme

Bhubaneswar, October 27: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the Football for School programme at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in a joint venture with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). He inaugurated the ceremony in a virtual meeting. The inauguration ceremony was held amid proper Covid protocols in the presence of KIIT […]

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Pandian reviews Puri Stadium project progress

Puri, October 13: As per the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian on Wednesday visited the Puri stadium project site and supervised the ongoing works. He reviewed the project progress in detail and directed to expedite the completion. He mentioned that it is the dream of Chief Minister to […]

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FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup to be hosted by Kalinga Stadium, announces Odisha CM

Bhubaneawar, September 23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced that the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will be hosting the FIH Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup from 24th November to 5th December, 2021. “As the reigning champions, our team will take advantage of the home ground and emerge victorious again. I wish best wishes […]

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Odisha’s Kalinga Stadium to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022

Bhubaneswar, March 27: Kalinga Stadium in Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar will host AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) on Friday confirmed the Kalinga Stadium along with two other host cities and stadiums – D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi […]

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JSW, Odisha Sports Dept announce Grassroots Swim Programme from April 1

Bhubaneswar, March 15: With an aim to develop a robust culture for swimming and produce world-class swimmers from the state, JSW Sports in collaboration with the Odisha Sports and Youth Services Department on Monday announced the launch of a comprehensive Grassroot Programme scheduled to commence from April 1. The Grassroots Swim Programme will be rolled […]

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