Aug 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST
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.
- Aug 22, 2021 10:11 AM IST
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.
- Aug 20, 2021 12:36 PM IST
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
- 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 07:58 PM IST
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.'
- Aug 17, 2021 12:52 PM IST
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.
- 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 14, 2021 04:48 PM IST
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.
- Aug 14, 2021 08:03 AM IST
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.
- 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 10, 2021 07:23 PM IST
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.
- Aug 10, 2021 09:15 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra threw the weight of five cricket balls, at 100kmh, across the equivalent of four cricket pitches.
- Aug 09, 2021 08:10 AM IST
5 epic performances that didn't turn to bronze, but won our hearts.
- 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 12:03 PM IST
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.
- 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 07:11 PM IST
Here are some things you may not know about the olympic gold winner
- 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.