2020 Olympic Games
Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

A grand welcome for Golden Boy

India's Olympic contingent here threw a warm reception for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra after he became the country's first track-and-field gold-medallist at the Games that will end this even...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

India  /  Published 07.08.21

Twitter explodes over javelin joy

With his fifth career best throw, Chopra has done what the likes of late Milkha Singh and P T Usha could not do in 1960 and 1984 editions. "Today is truly a momentous day for Indian athletics an...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.08.21

Modi to invite Olympians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India's Olympic contingent to the Red Fort as special guests on August 15 when he will deliver his eighth straight independence day speech. Official sourc...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid continues to jolt Games

Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Rojer was forced to withdraw from the Olympics after testing positive for Covid-19 even as the organisers announced 16 new infections at the ongoing Games in Tokyo on M...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 25.07.21

Murray out of Tokyo 2020

Two-time defending champion Andy Murray withdrew from the singles tournament at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday because of a right quad strain. The British player made the decision shortly ahead of his ...
By Our Bureau, AP in Tokyo


Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

Hockey: Women lose 1-5

The Indian women's hockey team fought valiantly in the first two quarters before losing steam to go down 1-5 against world No. 1 Netherlands in their opening pool match at the Tokyo Olympics here ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

Archery: tactical blunder in Tokyo?

The last-minute pairing of Pravin Jadhav with Deepika Kumari, instead of the Atanu Das, did not work as the duo fumbled and went out of the race for a medal in archery's mixed ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

A heartfelt letter from Bindra

In a letter of appreciation to Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Mirabai Chanu, the legendary Abhinav Bindra on Saturday said the Indian weightlifter's stupendous achievement will "serve as a s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

Athletes, perform or face the music

During a fitness trial held on Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bangalore, Sreeshankar’s best jump was 7.48m, a far cry from the 8.26m he recorded during the Federation Cup i...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 23.07.21

Russian archer collapses in Tokyo heat

Russian archer Svetlana Gomboeva lost consciousness during a competition at the Tokyo Olympics in intense heat Friday. Gomboeva collapsed shortly after completing the qualifying round and was attended...
By Our Bureau, AP


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