Oct 10, 2021 08:40 AM IST
After it was rebuilt to make it the world's largest cricket stadium, the Motera facility was renamed as 'Narendra Modi Stadium' by the Gujarat Cricket Association in February 2021.
- Sep 06, 2021 12:55 PM IST
India’s best ever medal haul at the Paralympics.
- Aug 26, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Sport and investing have a lot in common - grasp opportunities, avoid mistakes and defend your gains. Yet, winning all starts with a plan.
- Aug 20, 2021 09:51 AM IST
The Olympics provided some memorable moments, but also lots of food for thought for investments, too. Here are a few observations that are particularly pertinent in these raging bull markets
- 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 11, 2021 09:17 AM IST
GPS tracking in sports may not be new, but time has not diminished its importance. The Indian hockey team used it extensively to prepare for the Olympics.
- Aug 09, 2021 09:50 PM IST
There is a growing possibility of weightlifting being scrapped from the 2024 Paris Olympics over long-term doping problems and governance issues.
- Aug 07, 2021 08:11 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra won gold in men's javelin throw at Olympic Games on August 7 to become the first Indian to win an athletics medal and only the second to win an individual medal.
- Aug 06, 2021 06:57 PM IST
The number of cities bidding to host the Olympic Games is dwindling because of cost overruns and the fiscal ruin that inevitably follows. A study has shown that the economic impact of hosting the event is less positive than expected.
- Aug 05, 2021 07:53 AM IST
The resurgence of hockey, propelled by national teams' performance at the Tokyo Olympics, has given brands an opportunity to own hockey in a manner that is impossible in a sport like cricket, say marketing and media executives.
- Aug 02, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Duff and Phelps valued the badminton player to be worth $21.6 million in 2018. After her gold at the World Badminton Championship 2019, her endorsement fee ranges between Rs 1.2-2.2 crore. Though there are a few who believe her valuation will not go up much, one expert says her bronze win is likely to get better valuation than Mirabai Chanu’s silver win.
- Aug 02, 2021 10:45 AM IST
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka debuted bright red box braids as she lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony. Similar styles in varoius colors have been popular around the Games — neon pink for sprinter Amya Clarke of Saint Kitts and Nevis; blue, red and white for French judo fighter Romane Dicko.
- Jul 30, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Agony, ecstasy and everything that lies in between—these pictures capture athletes as they make a splash in the pool, ace the balance beam, make an unsuccessful lift and run the race of their life
- Jul 29, 2021 12:50 PM IST
Stanislav Pozdnyakov, the president of Russia’s Olympic Committee (ROC), said in a statement that the music used at medal ceremonies for Russians competing as representatives of ROC would be a fragment of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
- Jul 27, 2021 01:51 PM IST
For a country where tattoos remain stigmatised and those sporting them are banned from beaches, gyms, pools and elsewhere, Japan, especially Tokyo, is seeing them in abundance. Olympic rings are the hot favourites among inked athletes
- Jul 27, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Drubbed 1-7 by Australia in their last match, India produced a spirited performance against world No.9 Spain and scored through Simranjeet Singh (14th minute) and Rupinder Pal Singh (15th and 51st) to record a comfortable win in their third Pool A match at the OI Hockey Stadium.
- Jul 26, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Russia has been banned from using the country’s name, flag, or anthem for four years over a doping controversy.
- Jul 26, 2021 01:59 PM IST
Hou Zhihui had won gold in the Women's 49 Kg Weightlifting category
- Jul 26, 2021 01:25 PM IST
All around the Tokyo Games, empty seats have provided a sullen, silent reminder that these unusual Olympics have been staged against the will of many in Japan, where the coronavirus pandemic is surging.
- Jul 26, 2021 09:44 AM IST
The organisers, in their daily COVID-19 update, announced that three athletes, four contractors, eight Games-concerned personnel and one Games employee have been found to be COVID positive.
- Jul 23, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The IOC has estimated around 85% of residents of the Olympic Village are vaccinated; that's based that on what each country's Olympic committee reports but .
- Jul 23, 2021 06:31 PM IST
The athletes parade at the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hundreds of volunteers are on the stadium floor as well to greet the athletes as they walk through. Many athletes are waving; others are capturing their entrance on their phone cameras. Take a look…
- Jul 23, 2021 08:50 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020 LIVE Updates: India is being represented by its largest-ever contingent of 127 athletes at the Tokyo Games, which also includes the highest female representation of 56 sportspersons.
- Jul 23, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Check out India’s past records at the Olympics and some of the top contenders ready to take on in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
- Jul 23, 2021 08:14 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics: India's Olympic contingent for Tokyo 2020 includes 127 participants from 18 sports, including two alternate players and one reserve goalie in men's and women's hockey squads, respectively.