Abhinav Bindra, Rahul Dravid and Gopichand nominated to select future Olympians
Former India cricketer Rahul Dravid, current Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Commonwealth gold medallist Abhinav Bindra have been included in a new committee to select potential Olympic medallists. The committee has been named “Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme”.
Amrit Thakur, who has been appointed as convener, stated, “It is an honour for me to head such a prestigious committee having illustrious names like Dravid, Bindra and Gopichand. Our mandate is to select about 75-100 sportspersons under TOP scheme. We will ensure that promising sportspersons across various sports are identified and trained. Our aim is to take the medal tally to double digits in Rio 2016 Olympics and India should win 20 medals in 2020 Tokyo Olympics.”
The eight-member committee also consists of Pullela Gopichand, Director General of SAI (Sports Authority of India), Joint Secretary sports, MYAS and CEO of Mittal Champions Trust Manisha Malhotra.
Yuvraj Singh Hilariously Trolls Ravi Shastri On His Tweet On 2011 World Cup Anniversary
Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh showed his witty side on Twitter on Thursday when he left everyone in splits by trolling Indian head coach Ravi Shastri. On April 02, 2011, Team India won the World Cup after 28 years. On Thursday, it was the ninth…
Kevin Pietersen Shares Anushka Sharma’s Bossy Comment During The Live Stream With Virat Kohli
The former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen is entertaining fans with his Instagram live chat with the Indian cricketers. On Thursday (2nd April), former cricketer chatted with the Indian captain Virat Kohli. Well, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma interrupted them and asked Kohli to end the conversation….