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.
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.
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.
Manoj had won a bronze medal after defeating Japan's Daisuke Fujihara in the men's singles SL3 event at the Paralympics Games in Tokyo.
The 27-year-old has, in her own words, struggled while lifting weights in the snatch due to an imbalance that affects her right shoulder and back.
The players have gone through the Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test and are staying in separate rooms as per the quarantine rule.
With the Tokyo Olympic Games closing on Sunday night, here's a look at some facts and figures about these special Games.
Finally, after a gap of 13 years, India tasted another 'golden moment' when javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra broke the jinx.
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 the country's athletes look up to Abhinav Bindra in their endeavour to win individual top prize at the Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra, a Subedar with the 4 Rajputana Rifles in the Indian Army, had been conferred the prestigious VSM for his sporting excellence.
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.
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.
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.
Mental health claimed bandwidth as never before, and athletes revealed their stories and struggles in vulnerable, sometimes excruciating fashion.
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.
Jordan Larson fell to the floor, put her head in her hands and cried after Brazil couldn’t return her spike on match point.
If the Olympics is, as they like to say, one of the planet's biggest stages, there was a lot of improv going on.
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.
Indian hockey had been wallowing in despair for four decades as teams returned home from the Olympics empty-handed.