Aug 20, 2021 11:49 AM IST
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.
- Aug 19, 2021 11:04 AM IST
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.
- Aug 16, 2021 05:10 PM IST
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.
- Aug 16, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Here are some of images from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with India's Olympic athletes today
- Aug 12, 2021 07:14 PM IST
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.
- Aug 09, 2021 07:36 AM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2021 06:39 PM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2021 03:39 PM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2021 02:09 PM IST
A majority of the hockey and wrestling contingent is expected to attend the ceremony that begins 4.30 pm IST.
- Aug 08, 2021 01:41 PM IST
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.
- Aug 08, 2021 11:12 AM IST
"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.
- Aug 07, 2021 05:39 PM IST
He has become India's first Olympic medalist from athletics in the finals of the men's javelin throw at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
- Aug 07, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Golf returned to Olympics in 2016 after over a 100-year gap and Aditi had competed at that edition, finishing tied 41st.
- Aug 07, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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.
- Aug 07, 2021 11:10 AM IST
Earlier, Aditi Ashok was in the tied 3rd spot when a storm disrupted the fourth and final round of the Olympic Games’ golf competition.
- Aug 07, 2021 09:37 AM IST
If the players remain in tied third position, a play-off will determine the medal winner.
- Aug 06, 2021 08:13 PM IST
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.
- Aug 06, 2021 01:38 PM IST
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.
- Aug 06, 2021 12:00 PM IST
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.
- Aug 05, 2021 03:56 PM IST
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.
- Aug 05, 2021 12:28 PM IST
The last time India stood on the podium was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they won gold.
- Aug 05, 2021 11:50 AM IST
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.
- Aug 02, 2021 07:07 PM IST
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.
- Aug 02, 2021 06:47 PM IST
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.
- Aug 02, 2021 01:10 PM IST
This is not the first time the singer-composer has been accused of plagiarism.