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  • Olympic bronze medallist hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh announces retirement Sep 30, 2021 04:59 PM IST

    Olympic bronze medallist hockey player Rupinder Pal Singh announces retirement

    The 30-year-old drag-flicker, who has been representing India for the past 13 years and has played 223 matches, took to social media early on Thursday to break the news and wrote: “I believe it is time for me to make way for young and talented players to experience every great joy I have felt in these last 13 years of representing India.”

  • Honouring Our Heroes: State govts rename schools and stadiums after Tokyo Olympic Medalists Aug 22, 2021 08:56 PM IST

    Honouring Our Heroes: State govts rename schools and stadiums after Tokyo Olympic Medalists

    Post India's great run at the Tokyo Olympics, our Olympians have been awarded and rewarded in many ways by the government. Now state governments such as Delhi, Punjab have gone a step ahead to rename schools in the states after these great sportspersons.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | TV ad volumes fall by 20% versus 2016 season Aug 20, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | TV ad volumes fall by 20% versus 2016 season

    While ad volumes were down during Tokyo Olympics, tally of advertisers and brands increased in Olympics 2020 over Olympics 2016.

  • Neeraj Chopra’s health concerns; A look at his hectic schedule since the Gold medal winning throw in Tokyo Aug 18, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    Neeraj Chopra’s health concerns; A look at his hectic schedule since the Gold medal winning throw in Tokyo

    Neeraj Chopra left a felicitation ceremony citing health concerns. Here is a look at his hectic schedule since returning from Tokyo.

  • Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra admitted to Panipat hospital, under high fever Aug 17, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra admitted to Panipat hospital, under high fever

    Neeraj Chopra, according to reports, was taken to a hospital after he complained of ill health at a felicitation ceremony organised in Panipat.

  • 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.

  • Test cricket has become an anachronism, old chap Aug 15, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    Test cricket has become an anachronism, old chap

    Let’s face it, test cricket has become an anachronism, a relic of the past preserved precisely because it is a slice of history and needs to be preserved.

  • Hockey as a property can skyrocket, but we need to win regularly: Viren Rasquinha Aug 14, 2021 08:03 AM IST

    Hockey as a property can skyrocket, but we need to win regularly: Viren Rasquinha

    Rasquinha credits teamwork by stakeholders, player fitness and the mental strength of our athletes for the spectacular performances by both the men's and women's hockey teams at Tokyo.

  • WFI suspends Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline, notice issued to Sonam Malik for misconduct Aug 10, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    WFI suspends Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline, notice issued to Sonam Malik for misconduct

    .It has been learnt that Vinesh Phogat, who crashed out of the Tokyo Games in the quarterfinals after a crushing defeat by ‘fall’, has been given time till August 16 to reply to the notice that mentioned indiscipline on three counts.

  • Javelin throw: A break down of Neeraj Chopra’s epic hurl in Tokyo Aug 10, 2021 09:15 AM IST

    Javelin throw: A break down of Neeraj Chopra’s epic hurl in Tokyo

    Neeraj Chopra threw the weight of five cricket balls, at 100kmh, across the equivalent of four cricket pitches.

  • Olympics | To win medals, sports needs to be part of India’s health culture Aug 09, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Olympics | To win medals, sports needs to be part of India’s health culture

    India’s approach to sports is flawed because the accent is on winning a medal here and there, in some discipline or the other. There has to be mass participation in sports right from the earliest stage in the life of an individual

  • 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.

  • In Pics | Tokyo Olympics 2020 draws to close with message of moving forward Aug 08, 2021 08:36 PM IST

    In Pics | Tokyo Olympics 2020 draws to close with message of moving forward

    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.

  • Olympics 2020: US tops Tokyo medals table after late surge Aug 08, 2021 05:05 PM IST

    Olympics 2020: US tops Tokyo medals table after late surge

    The team had more than 100 medals heading into the final day but had to rely on Sunday winners -- including their women's basketball team which grabbed a seventh straight gold -- to reach the top of the standings for the third Games in a row.

  • Neeraj Chopra wins Olympics Gold for India: Pakistani rival Arshad Nadeem congratulates fellow javelin thrower Aug 08, 2021 12:03 PM IST

    Neeraj Chopra wins Olympics Gold for India: Pakistani rival Arshad Nadeem congratulates fellow javelin thrower

    Neeraj Chopra came into the final as a medal contender after topping the qualification round on August 4 with a stunning first round throw of 86.59m.

  • Expect greater things from India's hockey teams: Former coach Harendra Singh Aug 07, 2021 11:53 PM IST

    Expect greater things from India's hockey teams: Former coach Harendra Singh

    India's hockey teams put up a phenomenal show at the Tokyo Olympics with the men's team winning bronze and the women's team finishing fourth.

  • In Pics| Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra in action at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Aug 07, 2021 10:33 PM IST

    In Pics| Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra in action at Tokyo Olympics 2020

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | 'Didn't feel any pressure; wish to break the Olympic record of 90.57m', says Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra Aug 07, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | 'Didn't feel any pressure; wish to break the Olympic record of 90.57m', says Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra

    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.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins bronze for India; beats Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 Aug 07, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins bronze for India; beats Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted to congratulate the young wrestler who brought the country its sixth medal of Tokyo 2020.

  • Tokyo Olympics: Haryana to give Rs 50 lakh each to women's hockey players from state Aug 07, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: Haryana to give Rs 50 lakh each to women's hockey players from state

    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for its best-ever performance at the ongoing Olympics, where it finished fourth after losing 3-4 to Great Britain in the bronze medal play-off match in Tokyo on August 6.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Views of Japan, and its impact on the world Aug 07, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Views of Japan, and its impact on the world

    With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics coming to an end, a look at two new books on Japan’s influence and the ways in which we react to it.

  • 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.

  • Tokyo Olympics | No avoiding pandemic reminders at Games Aug 06, 2021 02:25 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics | No avoiding pandemic reminders at Games

    The most lasting images from the 2020 Games — held in 2021, of course — will be those that underline the once unimaginable circumstances surrounding them. Reminders are everywhere that these will forever be remembered as the Pandemic Olympics.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | A look at some countries and the sports they have dominated Aug 05, 2021 08:44 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | A look at some countries and the sports they have dominated

    As the Indian men’s hockey clinches the bronze in Tokyo, ending 41-year medal wait, let's take a look at some countries and the sports they have dominated through the years.

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 | What management gurus can learn from Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid Aug 05, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 | What management gurus can learn from Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid

    You have to dare to lose to be able to win was one of Graham Reid’s formulas that helped India make Olympic history.

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