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  • Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu signs brand endorsement deal with Amway Aug 17, 2021 08:35 PM IST

    Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu signs brand endorsement deal with Amway

    After associating with Domino's, the athlete has now been brought on board by Amway, an FMCG direct selling company, as its brand ambassador for its Nutrilite range.

  • Mirabai Chanu may have to shelve her gold medal plans as weightlifting likely to lose Olympic Status Aug 09, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu may have to shelve her gold medal plans as weightlifting likely to lose Olympic Status

    There is a growing possibility of weightlifting being scrapped from the 2024 Paris Olympics over long-term doping problems and governance issues.

  • 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.

  • 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 | Mirabai Chanu has her pizza, and eats it too! Jul 30, 2021 03:29 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Mirabai Chanu has her pizza, and eats it too!

    Could there be a biopic on Mirabai Chanu soon? Neerav Tomar of IOS Sports, the agency which manages her commercial interests, says he's fielded a few queries but nothing concrete yet.

  • Mirabai Chanu back home after two years, tweets picture of herself enjoying ‘ghar ka khana’ Jul 29, 2021 09:47 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu back home after two years, tweets picture of herself enjoying ‘ghar ka khana’

    The weightlifter from Manipur who gave the country its first medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by winning the silver medal in the women’s 49 kg category returned to her home in Imphal on July 28.

  • Storyboard | Brands need to pay attention to Indian sportswomen for more than a moment Jul 29, 2021 09:13 AM IST

    Storyboard | Brands need to pay attention to Indian sportswomen for more than a moment

    It’s time for marketers to diversify their associations with female athletes and level the playing field, say media and sports marketing executives.

  • From Mirabai Chanu’s pizza to Vasily Alekseyev’s mighty meals Jul 27, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    From Mirabai Chanu’s pizza to Vasily Alekseyev’s mighty meals

    What is a well-deserved but occasional indulgence for the Tokyo silver medallist, was the equivalent of a daily appetizer for weightlifting’s greatest hero, the steak-chomping, 80-world-records-breaking Vasily Alekseyev.

  • 'Indian' only when you win a medal, otherwise 'Chinese' or 'chinky', says Ankita Konwar Jul 27, 2021 06:28 PM IST

    'Indian' only when you win a medal, otherwise 'Chinese' or 'chinky', says Ankita Konwar

    Recently, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, an Indian weightlifter, won a silver medal at Tokyo Olympics. Chanu, who hails from Manipur, had lifted 87 kg in snatch and 115 kg in the clean and jerk category.

  • Teary homecoming: Olympic Medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mother Jul 27, 2021 04:57 PM IST

    Teary homecoming: Olympic Medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mother

    The now famous gold earrings, shaped like the Olympic rings, that Chanu sported at the Games were a gift from her mother

  • Ashwini Vaishnaw announces Rs 2 crore reward, promotion for Mirabai Chanu Jul 27, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    Ashwini Vaishnaw announces Rs 2 crore reward, promotion for Mirabai Chanu

    The minister said she has inspired billions around the world with her talent, handwork and grit.

  • Olympic silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu returns to warm reception Jul 26, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    Olympic silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu returns to warm reception

    The 26-year-old was greeted with chants of 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' and felicitated by officials of the Sports Authority of India among others.

  • Tokyo Olympics | What are anti-doping rules and can Mirabai Chanu bag gold if Chinese weightlifter Hou Zhihui fails dope test? Jul 26, 2021 04:39 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | What are anti-doping rules and can Mirabai Chanu bag gold if Chinese weightlifter Hou Zhihui fails dope test?

    According to reports, there is an "adverse analytical finding" in the samples of China's Hou Zhihui, who defeated Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to bag the gold medal in women's 49kg category.

  • Mirabai Chanu could get Gold at Tokyo Olympics 2020; winner Hou Zhihui to be tested by anti-doping authorities Jul 26, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu could get Gold at Tokyo Olympics 2020; winner Hou Zhihui to be tested by anti-doping authorities

    Hou Zhihui had won gold in the Women's 49 Kg Weightlifting category

  • Mirabai Chanu's silver feat | Pizza chains vie for a slice after lifter calls for a ‘pizza’ celebration Jul 25, 2021 03:08 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu's silver feat | Pizza chains vie for a slice after lifter calls for a ‘pizza’ celebration

    Pizza brands have flocked social media with promises of fresh pizza once Mirabai Chanu is back on Indian shores.

  • Coaches of Tokyo gold winners to get Rs 12.5 lakh from IOA, Mirabai Chanu's coach to get Rs 10 lakh Jul 24, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Coaches of Tokyo gold winners to get Rs 12.5 lakh from IOA, Mirabai Chanu's coach to get Rs 10 lakh

    The coaches of gold medal winners will get Rs 12.5 lakh while those of bronze medallists will be given Rs 7.5 lakh by the IOA.

  • In Pics | Mirabai Chanu wins Silver at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Jul 24, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    In Pics | Mirabai Chanu wins Silver at the Tokyo Olympics 2020

    Mirabai ended India's 21-year old wait for a medal in weightlifting at the Olympics. She did one better than Karnam Malleshwari's Bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

  • Mirabai Chanu: PM Modi leads country in congratulating Olympic silver medallist Jul 24, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu: PM Modi leads country in congratulating Olympic silver medallist

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wishing Mirabai Chanu on her success, PM Narendra Modi said her feat will inspire the future generations.

  • Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu to receive Khel Ratna on September 25: Sports Ministry Sep 20, 2018 06:41 PM IST

    Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu to receive Khel Ratna on September 25: Sports Ministry

    Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was among 20 sportspersons picked for the Arjuna Awards, and they will be honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

  • India captain Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna along with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Sep 17, 2018 04:09 PM IST

    India captain Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna along with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

    Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary Sachin Tendulkar (1997) and the talismanic former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007) once the sports ministry officially accepts the committee's recommendation.

  • CWG 2018: With 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze, India off to a good start Apr 06, 2018 12:00 PM IST

    CWG 2018: With 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze, India off to a good start

    India has made an impressive start at the 21st Commonwealth Games, winning two gold medals, one silver medal and one bronze medal, taking the country’s ranking to third spot in the medals tally.

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