2021 Olympics

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

International Olympic Committee gets more power to removes sports

The IOC can now remove a sport if its governing body does not comply with a decision made by the Olympic body's executive board.

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

Glad that the boys proved my prediction to be right: Former hockey player V Baskaran

The former hockey team captain felt that Graham Reid's method of coaching and style of play helped our boys bag the bronze.

published on : 6th August 2021

Stick wizards: Men's hockey side ends Olympic medal drought with stunning comeback win

When the 18 men led by Manpreet Singh yelled and fell to their knees at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, that noise reverberated across the country in unison.

published on : 6th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia moves to quarterfinals after defeating Kyrgyzstan's Ernazar Akmataliev

The number two seed Indian started the match very aggressively but Kyrgyzstan's grappler defended well with his upper body strength.

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: 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

Olympics 2021: Will put money on Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat, says ex-shooter Anjali Bhagwat

Anjali, the first Indian shooter to reach an Olympic final, said the consistent performances of the athletes will definitely result in Olympic medals in the upcoming Games.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOA announces Rs 75 lakh cash award for gold medal winners

The IOA has recommended cash awards for Gold Rs 75 lakhs for Silver Rs 40 lakhs Bronze Rs 25 lakhs to the medal winners.

published on : 22nd July 2021

'Let us win and let the others lose': Sachin Tendulkar's message to India's Olympic contingent

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Dhruv Batra, who joined the ceremony from Tokyo, said he believed Indian athletics is on the cusp of winning that elusive Olympic medal.

published on : 20th July 2021

INTERVIEW| Going to be my last chance for Olympic medal: Hockey player PR Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh knows a thing or two about the Olympics and the weight of expectations placed on the current team to reclaim former glories.

published on : 13th July 2021

Jharkhand CM announces Rs 2 crore for 2021 Olympic gold winners

Rs 1 crore will be given to those winning silver and Rs 75 lakh for winning bronze, CM Hemant Soren said.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza selects 'Dajara 4' for the games

Mirza is only the third Indian equestrian after Indrajit Lamba and Imtiaz Anees to secure an individual spot in Eventing at the Olympic Games.

published on : 1st July 2021
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