Tokyo Olympics India

National Boxing gold-winners to make team for World Championships; Head Guards brought back

The country's Olympic-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece.

published on : 7th September 2021

Frenzy, chaos as history-making Indian Olympic contingent returns from Tokyo

Waving the tri-colour, people danced to the beat of the dhol and live band, sang and screamed their lungs out to show their appreciation for the medal winners.

published on : 9th August 2021

Real 'Chak De' moment: Film stars hail Indian men's hockey team for winning Olympic medal

The Indian men's hockey team rewrote history as it claimed the Olympic medal after 41 years, beating a plucky Germany 5-4 to claim the bronze in an edge-of-the-seat play-off match at the Tokyo Games.

published on : 5th August 2021

Mary Kom was clear winner, says Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

Six-time world champion Mary Kom's pursuit of a second Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarterfinals in Tokyo as she went down to the 2016 edition's bronze-medallist, Ingrit Valencia of Colombia.

published on : 29th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's challenge ends as Sajan Prakash unable to advance to 100m butterfly semis

Prakash, who became the first Indian ever to breach the Olympic 'A' qualification mark last month to qualify for the Tokyo Games, finished second in the second-slowest heat with a time of 53.45s.

published on : 29th July 2021

Period and tactical move to counter it behind Mirabai Chanu's historic weightlifting silver

On the eve of her competition, Mirabai Chanu realised that her period had started but instead of delaying it, which she could have, Chanu sent out a warning to her opponents.

published on : 25th July 2021

Bye for Amit Panghal, 3 others; tough overall draw for Indian boxers at Tokyo Olympics

An unprecedented nine Indian boxers would be vying for medals at the showpiece, where none could secure a podium finish in the 2016 edition.

published on : 22nd July 2021

India's lone judoka Sushila Devi to face former Olympic medallist Eva Csernoviczki in opening round

Sushila, who competes in the 48kg category, had qualified for her maiden Olympic Games via continental quota.

published on : 22nd July 2021

We can break the toughest defences with good communication: Hockey striker Mandeep Singh

India will play New Zealand in their opener on Saturday and Mandeep Singh, who is making his Olympic debut, said they are geared up for the job ahead.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics Archery preview: Deepika in focus as India look to exorcise past ghosts

Competing in her third successive Olympics, two-time world No. 1 Deepika has seen it all, from the lows of London to hitting rock-bottom at Rio 2016.

published on : 22nd July 2021

I was depressed, wanted to quit swimming: Indian Swimmer Maana Patel recalls struggle with injury

Maana Patel had injured her left shoulder in 2017, after having won six medals at the South Asian Games the previous year and she says that put a lot of self-doubt in her.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Manu Bhaker and I have put in place a plan, says coach Ronak Pandit ahead of Olympics

One of three pistol shooting coaches with the Indian team, Ronak Pandit has full faith in Bhaker's abilities and says the huge expectations don't bother either the shooter or himself.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2021: Bookmark these dates on your calendar to catch Team India in action

With Olympics all set to begin on Friday, Express take a look at select events Indians will participate in. Here’s the schedule with timings.

published on : 22nd July 2021