International Olympic Day being observed today

NEW DELHI: Today is the International Olympic Day. The day is celebrated to promote participation in different sports throughout the world without any discrimination of the gender, age and athletic ability.

The day is not confined to sports activities but a serious international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to the Olympic ideals of fair play, solidarity, respect and Sportsmanship across the globe.

In a tweet, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju has urged upon all the Olympians and sportspersons to pledge for committing to a sport without doping and without drugs, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our country.

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