Delhi Pollution: Let’s Pedal from Ghitorni to India Gate on 19th Nov.

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Ahead of LET’S PEDAL — National Cycling Expedition 2016 (From Konark to Delhi – 17th – 31st December) and 2nd Konark International Cyclothon (Bhubaneswar-Puri-Konark on December 17th, 2016), a curtain raiser to this mega event, CRESPAI along with ROOTS OF ORISSA FOUNDATION is organising a promotional drive on November 19th(Saturday) to […]

BCAC Organises International Cycle Trip from Hanoi to Phnom Penh

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: A team of 7 seasoned cyclists from Bhubaneswar are all set to go on an international cycle trip from Vietnam to Cambodia. The following seven cyclists of Bhubaneswar Cycling and Adventure Club (BCAC), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India will participate in the  Vietnam-Cambodia International Cycle Trip (from Hanoi to Phnom Penh through […]

Odisha’s First Football Referee Died at 100

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first ever football referee, centenarian Narottam Mohanty passed away here today. He was 100 years old when he breathed his last after a massive heart attack at his residence here this morning, family sources said. He is survived by two sons. Mohanty earned the distinction of becoming the first […]

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane Receive Arjuna Award

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Vijay Goel here today conferred Arjuna Awards to cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane in a function held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Rohit Sharma was conferred Arjuna Award for the year 2015 and Ajinkya Rahane for the […]

11-year-old Odisha Boy to Train With FC Bayern Munich

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Chandan Nayak, an 11-year-old boy from Bhubaneswar (Odisha) is all set to train with top football club Bayern Munich as an academy player. The Odisha boy Chandan is one of the few who has been selected for an all-expenses-paid junior football camp to Munich. Chandan, who is one of […]

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships inaugurated in KIIT

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2016 (for boys & girls under 20 years of age) inaugurated at KIIT University on Sunday. Inaugurating the Championship, Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha said, Odisha Govt. is giving higher importance to sports and development of sports infrastructure in the state. The successful sports […]

Odisha to Host Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2018

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar is also  set to host World League Final in 2017 Bhubaneswar successfully hosted the Champions Trophy Men’s Hockey in 2014 Bhubaneshwar is ready to host the men’s hockey World Cup in 2018 and the World League final in 2017 at Kalinga Stadium. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, […]

35 Sportspersons from Indian Railways to Participate in Rio Olympics

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Has Announced Rs. 1 Crore for Gold Medal Winners and Rs. 75 Lakh for Silver Medal Winners  Indian Railways among all sports organization in the country becomes the highest contributor for the Indian Olympic Contingent   With a rich sports heritage, Indian Railways’ sports persons are again set to bring more laurels […]

Prime Minister Flags Off RUN FOR RIO in New Delhi

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi here today flagged off the RUN FOR RIO from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium(MDCNS), India Gate to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (JNS), Lodhi Road amidst Olympic spirit and cheers to celebrate the Olympic mood in the country. Thousands of school children and youth participated in […]