The sports ministry Thursday approved a 142-member Indian contingent, comprising 81 athletes and 36 coaches, for the London Olympics.
While approving the Indian contingent, the ministry said the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the national sports federations (NSFs) would have included the support staff such as coaches, doctors, managers and officials keeping in mind the best of national interests.
The contingent includes 81 athletes who will participate in 13 sports disciplines. The contingent also includes 36 coaches, four managers, eight medical staff, six "P" category officials and seven contingent officials.
The London Games will be held from July 27 to August 12.
Headingley, Leeds ,5/24/2013, 15:30 (IST)
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi ,5/21/2013, 20:00 (IST)
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi ,5/22/2013, 20:00 (IST)
Castle Avenue, Dublin ,5/23/2013, 15:15 (IST)
Bayern Munich are trying to downplay being the favourites, while Borussia Dortmund are eager to play up their chances to pull off the upset.
Sebastian Vettel needs to rediscover his speed in qualifying if he is to protect his overall Formula One lead at the Monaco Grand Prix.
Brazilian club Santos accepted the offers made by Barcelona and Real Madrid for young striker Neymar, who will now decide where he wants to go.
The Mumbai Police brought actor Vindoo Dara Singh face to face with BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan on Friday.
Afghanistan international and Mumbai FC skipper Haroon Amiri told in.com that it was fortunate that Indian football had not been tainted in this manner so far.
Calling the IPL spot-fixing scandal unfortunate, former India football captain Baichung Bhutia said betting should be legalised in the country to stop corruption in cricket.
India's under-19 cricket team will play a triangular series against Australia and New Zealand starting June 30 in Darwin.