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Srihari, Sajan set to miss Oly qualifier

Fellow swimmer Sajan Prakash, who is training in Dubai currently, is also unlikely to take part in the event given the quarantine norms in place. 

published : 11 hours ago

Current state of affairs

In just over 2 months, the first batch of Indian athletes will be leaving for Japanese shores from their respective training camps or exposure trips.

published : 12 hours ago

Disappointing start for Indians at British Masters

Matthias Schwab continued his excellent form on the 2021 Race to Dubai as his opening round 66 handed him the lead on day one.

published : 19 hours ago

Suffered mentally after being dropped from Olympic squad: Pistol shooter Chinki Yadav

NRAI didn't consider Chinki Yadav among the best two shooters in 25 metre pistol event, and picked Manu Baker and Rahi Sarnobat ahead of her.

published : 19 hours ago

Olympic-bound race-walkers Sandeep Kumar and KT Irfan test positive for COVID

Seven elite athletes, including Olympic-bound race-walkers Sandeep Kumar and KT Irfan, have tested positive for COVID-19.

published : 20 hours ago

Kidambi Srikanth holds on to slim Olympic hopes; those assured of Tokyo berth take break

The cancellation of the Singapore event was after Malaysia Open and India Open had to be shelved due to the health crisis.

published : 21 hours ago

Never gave Tokyo Olympics much thought, but have been training for it since October 2020: Rower Arjun Lal Jat

Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh were blissfully unaware of the Olympic Games till 2016, let alone weaving dreams around it.

published : 22 hours ago

Badminton great Prakash Padukone making good recovery after COVID

Prakash Padukone is making good recovery after having been discharged from a Bengaluru hospital where he was admitted for a week due to COVID.

published : 23 hours ago

2008 Olympic gold left a huge void in my life: Shooter Abhinav Bindra

Rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra admitted that he didn't know what to do after winning the Olympic Games gold.

published : 13 May 2021

Mack Horton on swim rival Sun Yang: Let's change the subject

Mack Horton is more concerned with securing his spot on Australia’s Olympic team following poor swims at last month’s nationals.

published : 13 May 2021

Indian women's hockey team midfielder Neha Goyal aspires to realise her Olympic dream in Tokyo

Representing India at the Olympic Games is every athlete's dream and she is no exception, says women's hockey team mid-fielder Neha Goyal.

published : 13 May 2021

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announces Rs 5 lakh each for bereaved families of hockey stars

Kiren Rijiju announced financial support of Rs 5 lakh each for the bereaved families of former hockey players MK Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh.

published : 13 May 2021

IOC says negative public opinion is no threat to Tokyo Games

Polling in Japan persistently suggests people want the July 23-August 8 Olympics to be called off, having already been postponed by one year.

published : 13 May 2021

‘Concerned’ Bhavani focussed on Oly

CA Bhavani Devi, the first-ever Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics, is training in Italy and she revealed that she will be getting her first vaccine jab sometime next week.

published : 13 May 2021

Fighter on & off the table: Chandrasekhar’s life story

Three-time national table tennis champion and noted coach V Chandrasekhar passed away here on Wednesday due to Covid-19.

published : 13 May 2021