Mirabai Chanu was honoured during the 51st Foundation Day celebration of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) in the national capital
Biren said that initiative to construct the Manipur Olympians' Park has been taken to honour and respect the Olympians of the state
Sushila Devi is the lone women judoka in the Indian squad, who clinched a berth from the continental quota in the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.
Interacting with the Indian Contingent of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, the President said that the entire country is proud of them for bringing glory to the nation.
The posts created included 10 posts of assistant director for participants, five deputy directors for medal winners and three joint directors for gold medal winners at Olympic Games, the chief minister said.
The Athletics Federation of India to hold javelin throwing competitions every year on August 7.
"Congratulations on this historic win, Neeraj You have won a billion hearts today," CM N Biren posted on Facebook.
Manipur CM Biren Singh announced to provide team midfielder, Shanglakpam Nilakanta Sharma, a state government job along with a cash reward of Rs 75 lakh.
Olympics silver medalist Mirabai Chanu returned home to a rousing welcome in Manipur on Tuesday.
India’s boxer from Manipur MC Mary Kom has been knocked out in the Round 16 against Cambodia’s Ingrit Valencia 2-3.
Mary Kom defeated Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic in the first bout to enter pre-quarter finals.
On behalf of NF Railway general manager Ansul Gupta, the railway team extended their congratulations message to Mirabai for her outstanding achievement of winning Silver Medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Manipur Education Minister S Rajen Singh has announced Rs 3 lakh cash incentive for Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu.
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Manipur president Koijam Ramkrishna said that in the Tokyo Olympics the country will witness its largest ever contingent representing India.
The five sportspersons from Manipur in the Indian contingent includes MC Mary Kom in Boxing; S Mirabai Chanu in Weightlifting; Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam in Hockey; Sushila Likmabam in Judo; and S Nilakanta Sharma in Hockey.
DGP, LM Khaute opined that not only in Olympic Games but every sports person should be encouraged to do well in international competitions.
The first batch of Olympic-bound Indian athletes will depart for Tokyo on July 17 in a charter Air India flight.
The Manipur government had announced a cash reward of Rs 1.2 crore to gold medal winners, Rs 1 crore for silver medal winners and Rs 75 lakh for bronze medal winners at the Tokyo Olympics from the state.
There will be a positive benefit as it will propel more to take up sport and help India rise higher.
L Shushila Devi will compete in the under 48 kilogram category.