2020 Olympics

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir becomes first Olympic champion to win New York City Marathon

Peres Jepchirchir finished in 2:22:39, the third-fastest time in event history and eight seconds off the course record.

published on : 8th November 2021

Golf was neglected for long, India's performance in Olympics increased awareness: Kapil Dev

Dev who is also an avid golfer believes that India can become a big centre in Golf as many new courses are coming in different cities.

published on : 5th October 2021

What Manipur’s sporting success also reveals

The Northeast has not seen a female chief minister so far. Politically, women here are in the margins. Yet, they have been frontrunners in sports

published on : 25th September 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian contingent at Games Village gives warm reception to medallist Neeraj Chopra

Following a cake cutting ceremony, men's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh showered praise on India's first individual gold medal winner in Olympics' track and field history.

published on : 8th August 2021

From being overwight to 87.58-meter mark: Olympic medallist Neeraj Chopra's route to golden history

As, an overweight 12-year-old boy from Haryana's Khandra village, he was always persistently persuaded by his family members to take up sports.

published on : 8th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: With gold medal in his pocket, Neeraj Chopra now targets 90m throw

The 23-year-old son of a farmer from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal.

published on : 8th August 2021

Delhi-based dhaba's former employee now an Olympic-winning hockey star

The owners of Mohan Kamboj Dhaba are getting a giant flex made to celebrate hockey star Sumit Kumar, which will be put up on display at the dhaba. 

published on : 8th August 2021

Opponent simulation to playing in Tokyo time: Decoding Indian hockey team's coaching method

When it became apparent that the men’s hockey side wouldn’t be able to travel outside for valuable match practice, the team management came up with a novel idea.

published on : 6th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Debutant wrestler Seema Bisla loses 50 kg opener to Tunisia's Sarra Hamdi

The 27-year-old could not make her moves as Hamdi applied the body lock to great effect, never allowing Seema to initiate a strong attack.

published on : 6th August 2021

Wife said pull out but I had to fight: Satish Kumar on fighting Olympic quarterfinals with stitches

Satish sustained two deep cuts -- on his forehead and chin -- during the pre-quarterfinals but decided to fight his next bout against Uzbek superstar Bakhodir Jalolov nonetheless.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Pressure will be on Australia in quarter-final, says Indian women's hockey coach

Team India will come up against Pool B toppers Australia, who have emerged from the Group Stage with a 100 per cent record of five wins in five matches.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Alexander Zverev follows up win over Novak Djokovic with gold

Zverev controlled the match with his big serve and a confident two-handed backhand, never really giving the 25th-ranked Khachanov a chance.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian archers return as 'tourists' yet again, lack of planning blamed

The biggest letdown was the power archery couple -- Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das -- who were not able to overcome the pressure factor despite having the experience.

published on : 1st August 2021

IOC reassures sturdiness of sustainable cardboard beds at Olympics Village

IOC reassured that the sustainable cardboard beds are sturdy for athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Village.

published on : 19th July 2021

It’s official: Ankita Raina to partner Sania Mirza in 2020 Tokyo Games 

Even though Ankita has made giant strides in her singles game in the last year, she has had some immense results in doubles in 2021.

published on : 9th June 2021
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