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  • Neeraj Chopra’s ‘missing’ javelin was with Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem before Olympic finals Aug 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    Neeraj Chopra’s ‘missing’ javelin was with Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem before Olympic finals

    In an interview, Neeraj Chopra said when he was frantically looking for his javelin before his turn came up at the 2020 Olympic finals, he found Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem walking around with it.

  • A guide to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Aug 22, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    A guide to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

    The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics open on August 24, after a year-long pandemic delay and under strict virus rules, including a ban on almost all spectators. Here are some questions and answers about the Games and how the event will unfold in Tokyo.

  • India will have its best-ever performance at Tokyo Paralympics: Arhan Bagati, country's first Deputy Chef De Mission Aug 20, 2021 12:36 PM IST

    India will have its best-ever performance at Tokyo Paralympics: Arhan Bagati, country's first Deputy Chef De Mission

    Bagati, who at 22 is the youngest Deputy Chef De Mission in the world at the Tokyo Paralympics, has been the Awareness and Impact Ambassador for Paralympics in India since 2015

  • 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.

  • Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk auctions silver medal to help sick child Aug 19, 2021 07:58 PM IST

    Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk auctions silver medal to help sick child

    Maria Andrejczyk, a 25-year-old javelin thrower who overcame bone cancer and a shoulder injury to compete at this year’s Olympics, said she decided to auction her medal to help the boy knowing how much she had to 'fight against adversity and pain.'

  • P.V. Sindhu joins Michael Jordan, Pele, Muhammad Ali in image rights battle Aug 17, 2021 12:52 PM IST

    P.V. Sindhu joins Michael Jordan, Pele, Muhammad Ali in image rights battle

    As P.V. Sindhu challenges companies that promoted themselves in the guise of congratulating her, she becomes yet another case of a famous athlete needing legal recourse to protect image rights.

  • 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

  • Storyboard: How brands can avoid the moment marketing minefield Aug 14, 2021 04:48 PM IST

    Storyboard: How brands can avoid the moment marketing minefield

    Advertising agencies and brands need new frameworks, fresh creativity and better understanding of laws and regulations for ‘moment marketing’ to not backfire in the future.

  • Hockey as a property can skyrocket, but we need to win regularly: Viren Rasquinha Aug 14, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Hockey as a property can skyrocket, but we need to win regularly: Viren Rasquinha

    Rasquinha credits teamwork by stakeholders, player fitness and the mental strength of our athletes for the spectacular performances by both the men's and women's hockey teams at Tokyo.

  • 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.

  • India to mark Neeraj Chopra's Olympic javelin feat with special day Aug 10, 2021 07:23 PM IST

    India to mark Neeraj Chopra's Olympic javelin feat with special day

    The Athletics Federation of India said August 7 -- the date of Chopra's triumph -- would be dubbed "Javelin Throw Day", with annual state meets for the sport held across the nation of 1.3 billion people.

  • Javelin throw: A break down of Neeraj Chopra’s epic hurl in Tokyo Aug 10, 2021 09:15 AM IST

    Javelin throw: A break down of Neeraj Chopra’s epic hurl in Tokyo

    Neeraj Chopra threw the weight of five cricket balls, at 100kmh, across the equivalent of four cricket pitches.

  • India at Olympics: Beyond the medals haul Aug 09, 2021 08:10 AM IST

    India at Olympics: Beyond the medals haul

    5 epic performances that didn't turn to bronze, but won our hearts.

  • 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.

  • Neeraj Chopra wins Olympics Gold for India: Pakistani rival Arshad Nadeem congratulates fellow javelin thrower Aug 08, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    Neeraj Chopra wins Olympics Gold for India: Pakistani rival Arshad Nadeem congratulates fellow javelin thrower

    Neeraj Chopra came into the final as a medal contender after topping the qualification round on August 4 with a stunning first round throw of 86.59m.

  • 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 | Things you may not know about Neeraj Chopra, the man who won India first gold in track and field Aug 07, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Things you may not know about Neeraj Chopra, the man who won India first gold in track and field

    Here are some things you may not know about the olympic gold winner

  • 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.

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