Aug 08, 2021 08:36 PM IST
With a large firework display adding a burst of sound to the dancing, singing and merry-making, Tokyo pulled the curtains down on one of history's most unique Games, handing over the flag to Paris with the message of moving forward while remembering those who lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. India certainly could look towards that brighter future after claiming its best ever haul of seven medal, including their first gold medal in 13 years, from javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is also going back as the country's first track-and-field medallist at the Games.
- Aug 07, 2021 10:33 PM IST
23-year-old Neeraj Chopra scripted history by bagging the gold medal at men's men’s javelin throw final. The young athlete becomes the first Indian to win a medal in the track and field events at the Olympics. In these pictures you can see our star medalist in action at Tokyo 2020.
- Aug 07, 2021 10:01 PM IST
The 23-year-old athlete from Haryana made history on August 7 by winning India's first-ever gold medal in track and field events in the Olympics. He also won India's first and only gold medal at Tokyo 2020.
- Aug 07, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Along with Chopra, all the other 6 medallists at Tokyo Olympics have also been rewarded with cash prizes, announced Jay Shah.
- 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 07, 2021 06:34 PM IST
Congratulatory messages for Chopra have flooded social media, with both the President and Prime Minister expressing their joy over this magnificent victory.
- Jul 27, 2021 06:28 PM IST
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.
- Jul 27, 2021 04:57 PM IST
The now famous gold earrings, shaped like the Olympic rings, that Chanu sported at the Games were a gift from her mother
- Jul 26, 2021 06:28 PM IST
From Nishiya to 12-year-old Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza, who at age 12 is the youngest athlete at the Olympic Games this year, here's a look at some of the young Olympians this year.
- Jul 25, 2021 08:25 PM IST
So why are the Olympics still carrying the Tokyo 2020 name when they're taking place in 2021? Apparently, when it comes to Olympics, replacing a "0" with a "1" is easier said than done.
- Jul 25, 2021 06:06 PM IST
It had 10 athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Games and is set to include 29 athletes this time in Tokyo.
- Jul 23, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Last year, the opening ceremony would have been a showcase of the best of Japanese culture, including manga and anime. This year, officials say, it will be a watered down version of what was planned.
- 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 21, 2021 06:58 PM IST
Images from Tokyo as the chief of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee did not rule out cancelling the Olympics if COVID-19 cases spiked, as more athletes tested positive for the virus and sponsors ditched plans to attend Friday's opening ceremony.
- Jul 21, 2021 06:12 PM IST
There is no easy way from Argentina to Japan. Associated Press Photographer Natacha Pisarenko's trip was more complicated than most. This photo essay shows you her journey.
- Jul 17, 2021 07:41 PM IST
India fields a 125-member squad at the Tokyo Olympics, where they will look to better their best Olympic record of six medals from the 2012 London Olympics. From PV Sindhu to Bajrang Punia, here are India’s best medal hopes.