Olympic

Determined to improve and find spot in team for Olympics, says Dilpreet Singh

Dilpreet Singh said he has been even more enthusiastic about playing hockey after returning to the pitch for sports activities in August.

published on : 20th October 2020

Indian women archers face daunting task to secure full quota at Olympics: Deepika Kumari

The Indians have just one tournament left to qualify for Tokyo Games and two spots to earn.

published on : 14th October 2020

Tokyo Olympics: India's training camp to start from October 15, core group shooters to stay in hotel

All the 15 Olympic quota winners will be a part of the camp, which will take place at a cost of Rs 1.43 crore.

published on : 8th October 2020

National coach CA Kuttappa happy with boxers' progress, emphasises need for competitive action

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will have the final say regarding foreign training and the boxers' immediate future is likely to be decided in a day or two.

published on : 5th October 2020

Focusing on fitness during lockdown has helped us immensely for ongoing Olympic preparations: Monika

Monika said that the members of the Indian team have grown closer to each other since they have spent a lot of time in the SAI campus.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Tokyo Olympics name Mikako Kotani as new sports director

Mikako Kotani won two bronze medals in synchronized swimming now called artistic swimming at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

published on : 30th September 2020

SAI approves weightlifter Mirabai's training in US

Coach says this will help address the lifter's bio-mechanical issues before the Olympics

published on : 28th September 2020

IOC chief Thomas Bach offers pep session for 2021 Tokyo Games and talks up COVID vaccine

Bach was speaking from Switzerland in an on-line gathering of officials in Japan during the first of two days of meetings focused on how to pull off the delayed Tokyo Games.

published on : 24th September 2020

Indian men's hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello resigns

Ciriello, 34, went back to Australia in June in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic when the national players were given a month's break.

published on : 22nd September 2020

On this day in 2000: Karnam Malleswari became first Indian female to win Olympic medal

The historic achievement made her an instant household name and the masses named her 'The Iron Lady'. She remains, till date, the only Indian woman weightlifter to have won an Olympic medal.

published on : 19th September 2020

'Empower youth and face ground realties', says Abhinav Bindra as India battles COVID-19

One of the country's greatest achievers in sports, Bindra is extremely saddened by the loss of lives and livelihood amid the unprecedented health crisis.

published on : 18th September 2020

Sports Ministry to intimate SC next week before granting fresh recognition to NSFs

The Supreme Court said that the ministry and the Indian Olympic Association are not required to seek Delhi HC's nod before granting recognition to sports federations.

published on : 17th September 2020

Chance for Anish Bhanwala to seal Tokyo berth

The world ranking points earned during the aforementioned World Cup will be added to the ranking list of March 31, 2020.

published on : 17th September 2020

Execution of wrestler Navid Afkari by Iran 'deeply upsetting': International Olympic Committee

Navid Afkari was executed at a prison in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, something the IOC said was "very sad news".

published on : 13th September 2020

We certainly have the talent to win a medal in Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey midfielder Lilima Minz

Indian women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz explained the reason behind the move from being in the forward line to the midfield region.

published on : 11th September 2020
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