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  • India will win at least 15 medals including 5 golds at Tokyo Paralympics: Chef-de-Mission Aug 20, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    India will win at least 15 medals including 5 golds at Tokyo Paralympics: Chef-de-Mission

    India will field its largest ever contingent with 54 athletes set to compete in nine sports including – Para Archery, Para Athletics, Para Badminton, Para Canoeing, Shooting Para sport, Para Swimming, Para Powerlifting, Para Table Tennis and Para Taekwondo.

  • Exclusive | Pinky Karmakar, London Olympics torch-bearer, says Assam govt turned its back on her all these years Aug 19, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    Exclusive | Pinky Karmakar, London Olympics torch-bearer, says Assam govt turned its back on her all these years

    The government has offered Pinky Karmakar a job for only three months as “Contingency Menial” by the Assam Tea Employees Provident Fund Organization at its Dibrugarh Zonal Office.

  • PM Modi fulfills his promise, eats ice cream with PV Sindhu Aug 16, 2021 05:10 PM IST

    PM Modi fulfills his promise, eats ice cream with PV Sindhu

    The Prime Minister on August 16 called the Indian athletes for breakfast at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, which is the official residence of the Prime Minister.

  • In Pics | Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Tokyo Olympics contingent in Delhi Aug 16, 2021 01:53 PM IST

    In Pics | Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Tokyo Olympics contingent in Delhi

    Here are some of images from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with India's Olympic athletes today

  • Tata Motors to gift Altroz to Indian Olympic athletes who narrowly missed bronze medals Aug 12, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    Tata Motors to gift Altroz to Indian Olympic athletes who narrowly missed bronze medals

    The players represented India in the Olympics and have set the gold standard and inspired several other aspirings, young sportspersons in India to follow in their path, the Mumbai-based auto major said in a statement.

  • Neeraj Chopra to bag more endorsement deals after gold at Tokyo Olympics Aug 09, 2021 07:36 AM IST

    Neeraj Chopra to bag more endorsement deals after gold at Tokyo Olympics

    The sports arm of JSW Group, JSW Sports that manages the portfolio of Neeraj Chopra, is already seeing many brands approaching them to associate with the athlete.

  • To Paris With Love | Tokyo Olympics 2020 officially concludes, India on cloud nine with 7 medals Aug 08, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    To Paris With Love | Tokyo Olympics 2020 officially concludes, India on cloud nine with 7 medals

    This was the first Olympics ever to be postponed and took place a year late and in stadiums where spectators were largely banned by the Japanese authorities.

  • In seventh heaven: India sign off Tokyo Olympics with promise of brighter future Aug 08, 2021 03:39 PM IST

    In seventh heaven: India sign off Tokyo Olympics with promise of brighter future

    India's campaign at the Olympic Games was as much a story of human resilience as of sporting excellence and it came to the fore on the opening day of competitions itself starting with Mirabai Chanu.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | 10 Indian officials for closing ceremony, no limit on athletes Aug 08, 2021 02:09 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | 10 Indian officials for closing ceremony, no limit on athletes

    A majority of the hockey and wrestling contingent is expected to attend the ceremony that begins 4.30 pm IST.

  • In Pics | Tokyo Olympics: Kindness, empathy highlight humanity Aug 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    In Pics | Tokyo Olympics: Kindness, empathy highlight humanity

    In the close-up photos of this pandemic-era Olympic Games, you can imagine the world’s most competitive athletes saying to their rivals: “Are you OK?” The striking images that show these world class athletes displaying acts of empathy and kindness to their competitors may be unexpected.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | BYJU'S announces Rs 2 crore for Neeraj Chopra, Rs 1 crore each for other medallists Aug 08, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | BYJU'S announces Rs 2 crore for Neeraj Chopra, Rs 1 crore each for other medallists

    "Making further strides into encouraging players across sports disciplines, the company has announced Rs 2 crores for Neeraj Chopra and Rs 1 crore each for Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, PV Sindhu and Bajrang Punia," a release said.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Neeraj Chopra wins a historic gold medal for India in men's javelin Aug 07, 2021 05:39 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Neeraj Chopra wins a historic gold medal for India in men's javelin

    He has become India's first Olympic medalist from athletics in the finals of the men's javelin throw at Tokyo Olympics 2020.

  • Tokyo 2020 | Hard to be happy with 4th place at Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok Aug 07, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Tokyo 2020 | Hard to be happy with 4th place at Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok

    Golf returned to Olympics in 2016 after over a 100-year gap and Aditi had competed at that edition, finishing tied 41st.

  • Tokyo Olympics | Uttarakhand hockey player Vandana Katariya to get Rs 25 lakh Aug 07, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Uttarakhand hockey player Vandana Katariya to get Rs 25 lakh

    CM Pushkar Singh Dhami also added that a new sports policy would soon be introduced in the state that will help nourish budding talent in different games.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Indian golfer Aditi Ashok puts on brilliant show, finishes 4th Aug 07, 2021 11:10 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Indian golfer Aditi Ashok puts on brilliant show, finishes 4th

    Earlier, Aditi Ashok was in the tied 3rd spot when a storm disrupted the fourth and final round of the Olympic Games’ golf competition.

  • Tokyo 2020 | Aditi Ashok tied 3rd as storm disrupts final round of Olympic golf Aug 07, 2021 09:37 AM IST

    Tokyo 2020 | Aditi Ashok tied 3rd as storm disrupts final round of Olympic golf

    If the players remain in tied third position, a play-off will determine the medal winner.

  • Tokyo Olympics  | Indian 4x400m relay team breaks Asian record but fails to qualify for final Aug 06, 2021 08:13 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Indian 4x400m relay team breaks Asian record but fails to qualify for final

    The quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Tom Noah Nirmal, Rajiv Arokia and Amoj Jacob finished fourth in the second heat with a timing of 3:00.25sec.

  • Paris 2024 Olympics to fly "biggest flag ever" from Eiffel tower Aug 06, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Paris 2024 Olympics to fly "biggest flag ever" from Eiffel tower

    Paris, which will host the Games exactly 100 years after last organising the Olympics in 1924, will also stage a tour of the country for the Olympic flag it receives at Tokyo in order to start shoring up enthusiasm for the first European summer Olympics since London 2012.

  • Tropical storm heading for Tokyo as Olympics draw to close Aug 06, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Tropical storm heading for Tokyo as Olympics draw to close

    Japan's weather agency warned of strong winds, high waves and the risk of landslides and floods along the eastern coastline from Saturday afternoon to Sunday, when Tropical Storm Mirinae is expected to pass over the capital.

  • COVID-19 | Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games Aug 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

    The additional cases brought the total for Tokyo to 236,138. Nationwide, Japan reported more than 14,000 cases on Wednesday for a total of 970,000.

  • Tokyo Olympics | We fought and never gave up; dedicate this medal to COVID warriors: Manpreet Singh Aug 05, 2021 12:28 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | We fought and never gave up; dedicate this medal to COVID warriors: Manpreet Singh

    The last time India stood on the podium was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they won gold.

  • Privileged to have played a part: India's Aussie hockey coach on historic Olympic bronze Aug 05, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    Privileged to have played a part: India's Aussie hockey coach on historic Olympic bronze

    The 57-year-old, who was a part of Australia’s silver-winning team in the 1992 Barcelona Games, took over as India coach in 2019 and has obsessively talked about pursuing a process and investing in youth to get the results at a big stage like the Olympics.

  • American star Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals Aug 02, 2021 07:07 PM IST

    American star Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals

    The 2016 Olympic gymnastics champion will return to competition in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health.

  • Indian women's hockey history-makers: Meet the ladies who defied odds to fly high at Tokyo Olympics Aug 02, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Indian women's hockey history-makers: Meet the ladies who defied odds to fly high at Tokyo Olympics

    The Indian women's hockey team scripted history on Monday by qualifying for the semifinals of the Olympics for the first time, stunning three-time champions Australia 1-0 in Tokyo.

  • Tokyo Olympics: Anu Malik trends on Twitter after Israel wins gold - check why Aug 02, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: Anu Malik trends on Twitter after Israel wins gold - check why

    This is not the first time the singer-composer has been accused of plagiarism.

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