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Badminton
Sports  /  Published 06.09.21

Tokyo: Shuttlers add icing on cake

Sunday’s medallists for India, Krishna and Suhas, ensured that the campaign ended on a sweet note.  The 22-year-old Krishna defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in th...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Best Teachers' Day gift: Coach

Overwhelmed by the performance of his wards at the Tokyo Paralympics, India's para-badminton national coach Gaurav Khanna on Sunday said he could not have received a better gift this Teachers'...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Indian athletes script history with 19 medals

Devendra Jhajharia -- Javelin Throw (Silver) Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Devendra Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time. The 40-year-old Jhajahria...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Modi heaps praise on Suhas

The 38-year-old Noida district magistrate ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men's singles SL4 class final at the Tok...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Nagar adds one more gold to tally

In SL4 class, shuttlers have lower limb impairment/severe and they play standing. In bronze medal play-off, second seed Tarun Dhillon, however, went down 17-21 11-21 to Indonesia's Fredy Setiawan...
By Our Bureau

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Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Badminton: Pramod Bhagat strikes gold

The 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar also remains in contention for a bronze medal in mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class. Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was four years old, picked up the sport after wa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Games: Three shuttlers reach finals

The Indian trioka of Pramod Bhagat, Suhas Yathiraj and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications at the Tokyo Paralympics here o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 03.09.21

Suhas, Tarun, Manoj in badminton semis

Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon continued their impressive run, notching up contrasting wins in their respective second group match to qualify for the semifinals in the badminton com...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Sindhu targets World Championships

The feeling hasn't yet sunk in, said P V Sindhu on becoming the first Indian woman to claim two Olympic medals. But she has already figured the next sporting target for herself -- defending her wo...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.21

Hemmed in: Women’s sports

The wisdom of the adage, “Mens sana in corpore sano”, can be understood as the need for the mind and the body to be conjoined, figuratively speaking, as a healthy unit. It may be the twent...
By The Editorial Board


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