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 11, 2021 02:35 PM IST
Despite budgetary cuts in sports programmes, the involvement of private entities has given Indian Olympic sportspeople more than a foot up
- 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 09:37 AM IST
If the players remain in tied third position, a play-off will determine the medal winner.
- Aug 07, 2021 08:52 AM IST
The official price tag for the Tokyo Olympics is USD 15.4 billion, which a University of Oxford study says is the most expensive on record.
- 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 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 04, 2021 11:05 PM IST
Ravi Dahiya will fight for a gold while Deepak Puniya and Men’s hockey team will be up for bronze medals
- Aug 03, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim persuaded organisers to let him share the gold medal with his friend and rival, Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi in the Men’s High Jump.
- Aug 03, 2021 05:29 AM IST
A win will put India in a medal position in hockey for the first time in 41 years.
- 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.
- Aug 02, 2021 07:31 AM IST
India takes the field in athletics and women’s hockey for a semi-final berth. Here is the full schedule.