Olympic medal

Mirabai Chanu's medal hopes swell after North Korea's withdrawal from Tokyo Olympics 

North Korea pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics, to be held from July 23 to August 8, to protect its athletes from the "world public health crisis caused by COVID-19."

published on : 6th April 2021

The Volker Herrmann interview: 'India should compete in high-level events'

There were speculations on his sudden departure from Indian athletics, but High Performance Director Volker Herrmann did not want to delve into it.

published on : 24th November 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

Russia's Olympic-medal winning weightlifter Ruslan Albegov suspended in doping case 

Russia's entire weightlifting team was banned from last year's Olympics for repeated doping cases.

published on : 13th November 2017