2020 Tokyo Olympics Current Affairs - 2020

GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to create robust sporting ecosystem in the country. Highlights The Sports Ministry has identified state owned sports facilities in 8 states of India. The facilities are to be upgraded into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The funds for the Read More…

Commonwealth Youth Games postponed to 2023

The 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games is being postponed to 2023 as it faced clash of dates with the Tokyo Olympics. The Tokyo Olympics that was scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2020, was postponed by a year. Highlights The decision was taken by the Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Board. The 17th Read More…

India to host Asian Boxing Championship

The National Sports Federation of India recently announced that it is host the Asian Boxing Championship by November-December 2020. The federation is positive about the virus to be wiped out by then. Highlights The host city of the competition is to be finalised after things normalize. The host city is to be decided by the Read More…

International Olympics Organization to postpone Tokyo Olympics 2020

Recently, Greece handed over the Olympic Flame to Japan. However, due to the increasing threats of Corona Virus, the International Olympics Committee is considering postponement of 2020 Olympics. The organization might postpone Olympics to 2021. Highlights The International Olympics Committee has set a time frame of 4 weeks to make a decision about the postponement Read More…

Government of Haryana provides Rs 15 lakhs to Olympic participants and Rs 6 crore to winners

On February 16, 2020, the State Government of Haryana announced that it will provide Rs 6 crores to gold medal winners at Olympic Games. The cash money prize is only for players representing Haryana. Highlights The State Government of Haryana has offered to provide the Olympic players with prize money. It will provide Rs 15 Read More…