Upbeat Vinesh craves for Olympic glory after record show at Worlds
Within the first minute of her bronze medal play-off, Vinesh hurt her right knee. Despite the injury, she dominated the bout earning points in counter-attacks.
Deepening Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal casts shadow over 2030 bid
Last year, the Asahi called for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled just two months before they were set to begin, accusing IOC officials of being "self-righteous".
Tokyo Olympics sponsorship scandal widens with more arrests
The latest allegations centre on 76 million yen ($540,000) Takahashi received from Tokyo-based publishing company Kadokawa, according to Tokyo District prosecutors.
RIP Shinzo Abe: When the former Japanese PM impersonated 'Super Mario' to promote Tokyo Olympics
As a video was shown with Abe portrayed running late for the handover ceremony, the Japanese prime minister suddenly popped up on stage in Rio — to loud applause— dressed as Super Mario.
Deepak falls short once again, settles for silver
In the absence of Iranian superstar Hassan Yazdani, Indian wrestler Deepak Punia (86kg) was one of the title favourites at the Asian Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
My sole aim is to win gold at Paris Paralympics, says para shuttler Palak Kohli
The youngest para-badminton player to qualify for the Paralympics at 18, Kohli is currently competing at the Spanish Para badminton International II in Vitoria.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Facts and figures
With the Tokyo Olympic Games closing on Sunday night, here's a look at some facts and figures about these special Games.
Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra the star as India claims best medal haul
Finally, after a gap of 13 years, India tasted another 'golden moment' when javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra broke the jinx.
Tokyo Olympics: Now joy and pride of wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya's village won't 'stink'
Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya's father, a farmer who worked in rented fields, along with fellow villagers met the CM Manohar Lal Khattar.
Neeraj Chopra says Indian athletes look up to Abhinav Bindra
Neeraj Chopra says the country's athletes look up to Abhinav Bindra in their endeavour to win individual top prize at the Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra likely to get promotion in Army for winning gold at Tokyo Olympics
Neeraj Chopra, a Subedar with the 4 Rajputana Rifles in the Indian Army, had been conferred the prestigious VSM for his sporting excellence.
Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field
Over nine days at the near-empty Olympic Stadium, the women of track and field delivered a memorable show, both inside the lines and out.
Brazilian Olympic Committee criticizes national soccer team
The committee released a statement condemning attitude of the players and the Brazilian soccer confederation after the team beat Spain in the final to win gold.
Japan has its best Olympic medal haul: 27 gold, 58 overall
Despite the pandemic, the one-year delay and the soaring costs, the Japanese public may still find a sweet spot for the Tokyo Olympics, the way it did for the storied 1964 Games.
Mixed bag: Erratic Pandemic Olympics come to a nuanced end
Mental health claimed bandwidth as never before, and athletes revealed their stories and struggles in vulnerable, sometimes excruciating fashion.
Sylvia Fowles' Diary: Teary as she wraps US career with fourth gold
Even though we didn’t have family here, I want to let everybody know that it still hits me hard but that I’m very grateful for the experience.
US women beat Brazil to win first Olympic volleyball gold
Jordan Larson fell to the floor, put her head in her hands and cried after Brazil couldn’t return her spike on match point.
Off-script Olympics: Wins, losses, and a whole lot of improv
If the Olympics is, as they like to say, one of the planet's biggest stages, there was a lot of improv going on.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge dominates, defends Olympic marathon title
Kipchoge pulled away late and pretty much went for a stroll in the park — Odori Park — as the 36-year-old Kenyan defended his Olympic marathon title.
Time to ensure we don't have to wait four decades for the next Olympic medal in hockey
Indian hockey had been wallowing in despair for four decades as teams returned home from the Olympics empty-handed.
Rahul Gandhi asked to vacate official bungalow by April 22
13-year-old girl separated from father over a drawing criticising Russia
'Be ready with relevant files on remission of convicts': SC to Gujarat govt on Bilkis Bano's plea
Internal reservation row: Stones pelted at Yediyurappa's residence
US university agrees to pay USD 14 million to kin of student athlete who died begging for water
Minor girl 'sexually assaulted, murdered' in Kolkata; locals block roads, vandalise police vehicles
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