2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports  /  Published 02.01.21

Target Tokyo: A look at India's best hopes

Weightlifting  Many tout 2017 World Championships gold medal-winning lifter Mirabai Chanu as a serious medal contender. The talented Chanu (49kg), who lifted 203kg to win gold at the Nationals ...
By Madhumita Ganguly & Elora Sen in

Sports  /  Published 22.12.20

Life in Tokyo, through Sathiyan’s eyes

The most frequently asked question by sports-persons worldwide in this pandemic-ridden age is: Will the Tokyo Olympics be held next year? While the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Games...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Covid SOPs issued for archery trials

Recurve archers who will be trying their luck at the selection trials for the Tokyo Olympic Games in Jamshedpur later this month will have to adhere to strict Covid-related SOP (Standard Operating Pro...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.20

Steel city to host Olympic archery trials

A three-day archery selection trial for the Tokyo Olympic Games is set to be held in Jamshedpur. The trials will be organized by the Archery Association of India (AAI) with logistical support from the...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 10.08.20

Bindra talks life lessons, mental health

Beijing. August 11, 2008. As Abhinav Bindra fixed his gaze on the final target that overcast morning, the hopes of a nation seemed compressed into one single moment. Seconds later, history had been c...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 23.07.20

Longer wait: Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Sir — In a second attempt, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games — the event has been postponed because of Covid-19 till next year — will mark the one-year-to-go milestone today. The sports e...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.19

When poverty dwarfs tall dreams

Sport climbing has come to an abrupt halt for Talim Ansari.Instead of squirrelling up walls, the promising 16-year-old athlete — the first from Jharkhand to represent India at an international climb...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 15.02.20

Bhawana earns Tokyo ticket

An unheralded Bhawana Jat qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the 20km race walk event after pulling off a shock win with a national record time at the National Championships here on Saturday. The 23-...
By PTI in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 03.08.19

Dipa Karmakar eyes 2020 return

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will not be seen in action this year. She and her coach Bisweswar Nandi are now banking on ‘four’ qualifying events in 2020 to earn a ticket to Tokyo Olympics.“She is bette...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.10.18

Going to do our best to qualify for Tokyo: Ashwini

Not just Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, but the shuttlers in doubles category too are gunning for glory in world tournaments and dedicated towards earning India accolades like the two Olympic medallists,...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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