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2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports  /  Published 09.08.20

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

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

‘Ideal solution’ eludes Olympics

Facing their strongest headwinds in decades, Olympic chiefs acknowledged on Wednesday there was no “ideal” solution to staging the Tokyo Games even as voices of dissent grew louder amid the corona...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

Japan’s uneasy tryst with Olympics

Fears are growing that this year’s Olympics may be postponed or axed because of the coronavirus pandemic but Japan has faced such a crisis before — the cancelled summer Games of 1940 were also due...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

World of sport hit hard, see how

Cricket In doubtIPL 2020: The governing council is set to meet on Saturday amid concerns over the fate of the tournament. The ministry of external affairs on Thursday advised the BCCI against hol...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 24.01.20

Gopi bullish on Satwik-Chirag’s Tokyo chances

Badminton’s chief national coach Pullela Gopichand is confident that PV Sindhu will be back in rhythm by the time Tokyo Olympic Games come calling. The Olympic Games begins on July 24 and ends on Au...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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