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  • We are in talks with IOC for 2036 Olympics, Motera best venue: IOA chief Narinder Batra Oct 10, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    We are in talks with IOC for 2036 Olympics, Motera best venue: IOA chief Narinder Batra

    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.

  • In Pics | India’s best ever medal haul at Paralympics Sep 06, 2021 12:55 PM IST

    In Pics | India’s best ever medal haul at Paralympics

    India’s best ever medal haul at the Paralympics.

  • What Neeraj Chopra’s Olympic gold run can teach us about a winning investment strategy Aug 26, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    What Neeraj Chopra’s Olympic gold run can teach us about a winning investment strategy

    Sport and investing have a lot in common - grasp opportunities, avoid mistakes and defend your gains. Yet, winning all starts with a plan.

  • What the recent Olympics can teach us about managing money matters Aug 20, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    What the recent Olympics can teach us about managing money matters

    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

  • 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.

  • Thanks to GPS data, the Indian men's hockey team had a date with history Aug 11, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    Thanks to GPS data, the Indian men's hockey team had a date with history

    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.

  • 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.

  • In Pics | A look at India's big wins at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Aug 07, 2021 08:11 PM IST

    In Pics | A look at India's big wins at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    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.

  • In-Depth | Fewer bids by cities: Are the Olympics losing their sheen or are they becoming a financial cesspool? Aug 06, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    In-Depth | Fewer bids by cities: Are the Olympics losing their sheen or are they becoming a financial cesspool?

    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.

  • Storyboard | Hockey 2.0. Are brands ready to play?    Aug 05, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Storyboard | Hockey 2.0. Are brands ready to play?   

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics | Will brand PV Sindhu become bigger after her bronze medal win? Aug 02, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Will brand PV Sindhu become bigger after her bronze medal win?

    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.

  • In Pics | Olympic athletes with unique hairstyles Aug 02, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    In Pics | Olympic athletes with unique hairstyles

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Olympians in motion from above and below Jul 30, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Olympians in motion from above and below

    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

  • Tokyo Olympics | No Russian national anthem played at medal ceremonies - here is why Jul 29, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | No Russian national anthem played at medal ceremonies - here is why

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics Jul 27, 2021 01:51 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics

    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

  • Tokyo Olympics: India beat Spain 3-0 in Olympic men's hockey Jul 27, 2021 08:41 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: India beat Spain 3-0 in Olympic men's hockey

    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.

  • Explained: Here's why Russia is competing as ROC at Tokyo Olympics Jul 26, 2021 06:09 PM IST

    Explained: Here's why Russia is competing as ROC at Tokyo Olympics

    Russia has been banned from using the country’s name, flag, or anthem for four years over a doping controversy.

  • 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

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | No cheers amid virus fears at fanless Tokyo Games Jul 26, 2021 01:25 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | No cheers amid virus fears at fanless Tokyo Games

    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.

  • Three athletes among 16 new COVID cases at Tokyo Olympics Jul 26, 2021 09:44 AM IST

    Three athletes among 16 new COVID cases at Tokyo Olympics

    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.

  • At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin Jul 23, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin

    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 .

  • Tokyo Olympics | Athletes begin Parade of Nations at opening ceremony Jul 23, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | Athletes begin Parade of Nations at opening ceremony

    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…

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony Highlights | Naomi Osaka lights Tokyo Games cauldron with Olympic flame Jul 23, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony Highlights | Naomi Osaka lights Tokyo Games cauldron with Olympic flame

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics: India’s prospects and past wins Jul 23, 2021 08:37 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: India’s prospects and past wins

    Check out India’s past records at the Olympics and some of the top contenders ready to take on in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic

  • Tokyo Olympics: Top 10 Indian athletes to watch out for Jul 23, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: Top 10 Indian athletes to watch out for

    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.

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