• Thursday, December 08, 2022

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India ‘must think big’ about hosting Olympics, says sports chief

By: Rithika Siddhartha

INDIA’S new Olympics chief Narinder Batra has vowed to make bids to stage the 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asian Games or 2026 Commonwealth Games, saying the country must “think big”. Batra, who is also the International Hockey Federation (FIH) president, said after winning the Indian Olympic Association vote late yesterday (14) that an approach would be made to the Indian government for financial backing. “Once I settle down, the IOA will take a proposal to the government to host the 2032 Olympics, 2030 Asiad and 2026 CWG. We should think big but hosting these Games depends on the government as they…

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