Olympic games

Turkish volleyball player Basak Koc: The ‘voice’ of success of female sports commentator

Basak is currently busy doing a great job as a sports presenter for the ongoing Prime Volleyball League.

published on : 24th February 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Poland, Pakistan leaders in Olympic diplomacy

Xi told Polish President Andrzej Duda that China seeks to further improve ties with Poland, whose warm relationship with Beijing has not sat well with its main rival the United States.

published on : 6th February 2022

In Beijing, Olympic ideals coexist with authoritarian rule

Olympic organizers have a long history with authoritarian rulers, from Adolf Hitler in the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin to Vladimir Putin and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

published on : 5th February 2022

Ahead of Winter Olympic Games, Beijing says COVID-19 situation ''controllable,'' ''safe''

The Chinese capital has been on high-alert as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics starting February 4.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Pak PM Imran Khan to visit China to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony; meet top leadership

Beijing is hosting the Winter Olympics amidst a diplomatic boycott by the US and allies over human rights allegations against Uygur Muslims in the Xinjiang province.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Column: 'Games must go on' spiel grows weaker by the day

It was China's bad luck to land the Winter Games in what turned out to be the time of COVID. But the hosts turned those Olympic ideals on their heads any number of times since.

published on : 21st January 2022

China anti-virus measures in full force after Beijing reports positive case

The infected person lives and works in the city’s northwestern district of Haidian and had no travel history outside of Beijing for the past two weeks, according to state media.

published on : 17th January 2022

Hockey India names 30 members for senior men's national camp

After a successful campaign at the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Indian men's core Group will begin the new Olympic cycle with an intent to improve upon this performance at Paris 2024.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Men's hockey players put through the grind at Bengaluru facility

The SAI Bengaluru centre is the second home for both the men and women players of the national teams.

published on : 6th 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

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

Within a quarter of upsetting defending champs: The magnificent journey of women's hockey team

Superlatives were invented to describe sporting journeys like this but even those words won't do justice to the journey they have been on since finishing last at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016.

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

PM Modi speaks to Manpreet Singh, coach Graham Reid after Olympic hockey bronze; applauds hard work

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called skipper Manpreet Singh and congratulated him and the team for the 5-4 victory over Germany.

published on : 5th August 2021

Japan limits hospital treatments amid coronavirus surge

Opposition as well as some governing party lawmakers and experts charged that the lives of people isolating at home without adequate care would be at risk.

published on : 4th August 2021
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