Olympics

Beijing's Olympic bubble makes a slightly surreal experience

China requires electronic confirmation of the health status of those participating in or covering the Games and shunts them into a closed loop bubble upon arrival.

published on : 27th January 2022

Title hopes over, Indian women look to finish on podium in Asia Cup Hockey

Lack of match practice due to the Covid 19 pandemic after a successful Olympic outing cost India dearly as they produced inconsistent performances in crucial matches to crash out of the title race.

published on : 27th January 2022

Week before first games, China warns US over 'interfering' in Winter Olympics

As the first city to host both a Winter and Summer Games, Beijing has been hoping to turn next week's sports extravaganza into a soft power triumph.

published on : 27th January 2022

1964 Olympic gold-winning Hockey team captain Charanjit Singh dies

The former mid-fielder was 90 and would have turned 91 next month. He is survived by two sons and one daughter.

published on : 27th January 2022

EXPLAINER: How COVID tests, isolation will work at Olympics

A positive test could mean athletes sitting out the Beijing Games — perhaps even if they’re no longer contagious.

published on : 27th January 2022

Sports stars from Haryana shine bright at Rajpath

The biggest feature of this tableau featuring the sports theme was the presence of many international-level players including Sh. Yogeshwar Dutt, Sh. Bajrang Punia, Kumari Rani Rampal and Sumit Antil.

published on : 27th January 2022

Beijing sees uptick in COVID cases ahead of Olympics

Beijing announced this week that anyone who buys fever, headache or two other types of medicine will be subject to a COVID-19 test within 72 hours.

published on : 26th January 2022

Param Vishisht Seva Medal and Padma Shri for Olympic champion Subedar Neeraj Chopra

In a Twitter post, Chopra said he is humbled and honoured to know that he has been named as a recipient of the Padma Shri award and the Param Vishisht Seva Medal.

published on : 25th January 2022

Focussed on winning Asian Games to qualify for Paris Olympics: Sreejesh 

Veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said that a lot of youngsters will be given opportunities in a hectic year for the team in which it will compete in marquee events like the Commonwealth Games and Asiad.

published on : 25th January 2022

China tests 2 million in Beijing, lifts COVID lockdown in Xi'an

Officials in Beijing said they would conduct a second round of mass testing of the Fengtai district's 2 million residents.

published on : 25th January 2022

China to look for greater dominance in 2022 post 'Grand Spectacle of Beijing Olympics'

China, particularly in the Ladakh region of India, is fortifying its side of the border with good roads and bridges and is giving Chinese names to the towns in Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 24th January 2022

Beijing seals district to halt COVID-19 spread ahead of Winter Olympics 

The directive came as one residential compound in the district was classified as high-risk on Saturday and an increasing number of cases were detected in the area.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Beijing district orders mass virus testing ahead of Olympics

The government told people in areas of the Chinese capital deemed at high risk for infection not to leave the city after 25 cases were found in the Fengtai district and 14 elsewhere.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Train, compete and evaluate, says new lifting expert

India's new High Performance Director for weightlifting, Aveenash Pandoo, opined that it is important to adapt to change that is visible in the sport.

published on : 22nd January 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
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