Opinion  /  Published 07.02.22

Proxy games: Winter Olympics

The Olympics are supposed to be all about sports, but there is no better window to the myriad tensions roiling the world at the moment than the Winter Games that began in Beijing on Friday. Amid the s...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.22

Special athlete off ventilator support

The condition of Monika Mahto, a special athlete who is undergoing treatment for severe jaundice at Tata Main Hospital, has improved remarkably and she is off the ventilator. The 27-year-old, who was...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

People  /  Published 07.01.22

Sportsperson-politicians who have worn two hats at once

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1970 and 1974 and a British Parliamentarian for more than five decades, Heath was a passionate yachtsman throughout his life. In 1971, Heath led Britai...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 17.11.21

India para shuttlers safe in Kampala

India’s para shuttlers competing at the Uganda para badminton international suffered a jolt when there were multiple explosions near the team hotel at the capital city of Kampala on Tuesday. Th...

Sports  /  Published 26.10.21

Unvaccinated players can compete after quarantine

Unvaccinated athletes will be able to take part in next year’s Australian Open after undergoing 14 days of quarantine, the WTA has told its players, according to an email leaked to the US media....
By Reuters in Melbourne


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.10.21

Let Jeevika light up your Diwali this time

Diwali diyas modelled and painted by students of a school for the  intellectually impaired are selling fast in the run-up to the festival of lights on November 4. Students of Jeevika, a Jamshedp...
By Jayesh Thaker

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.21

Steel city special athletes get 2nd jab

Eighteen special athletes took their second dose of vaccine for Covid-19 at a camp organised by the East Singhbhum district administration on Sunday. Jeevika, a Sonari-based NGO which runs a special ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 19.08.21

Coe praises India's relay bronze

The bronze medal comes on the heels of javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's historic gold in the Tokyo Olympics. (With PTI inputs) ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 10.08.21

Tokyo over, peek into Chinese bubble

Guards in biohazard suits, ready to stop anyone from leaving. Athletes giving interviews from behind plastic walls, speaking through microphones. All-day armpit thermometers, with tiny transmitters to...
By Keith Bradsher, Tariq Panja in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.21

No woman from Kerala made it to Tokyo Games

A second could be an eternity in sports. But on that sultry August evening in 1984 in Los Angeles, one-hundredth of a second was enough to stand between glory and despair for more than a billion India...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan


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