Sports  /  Published 31.08.21

Paralympics: Shooter Singhraj wins bronze

The pandemic had come in the way of his going to the range before the Tokyo Paralympics. So, India shooter Singhraj Adana simply built the range at home after drawing its layout in just one night. At...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 29.08.21

Vinod Kumar's discus throw bronze on hold

Discus thrower Vinod Kumar's bronze-winning result was put on hold due to a protest over his disability classification. Vinod's classification in F52, which is for athletes with impaired musc...
By PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Sport stars celebrate India's hockey triumph

Ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi was impressed with the approach of the Indian players. "Lion Hearts!!! Can't say enough about the attitude, first coming back and then holding on. Congrats ...
By Our Bureau

North East  /  Published 05.08.21

Assam celebrates Lovlina's bronze

The “collective” dream of Assam lay shattered as Lovlina Borgohain lost her welterweight (69kg) semi-final bout to reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey at the Tokyo Games on...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Sindhu arrives in New Delhi

Bronze medallist PV Sindhu on arrival at the New Delhi airport on Tuesday. The 26-year-old reigning world champion — the only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals — received a warm welc...

Sports  /  Published 27.07.21

Al-Rashidi wins second skeet-shooting bronze

If it’s the Olympics, nothing is impossible. And no age too old or too young for Olympic glory. Ask Abdullah Al-Rashidi, a seven-time Olympian, who, at 58 years, won his second straight skeet-s...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.19

Teen judoka wins bronze

Buddhadeb Jana, 19, cannot read the newspaper or see an object beyond 15 metres but he can lift opponents heavier than him and flip them in a flash.The visually impaired teenager from East Midnapore d...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.12.19

Kiran Nadar builds 'bridge' to success

Kiran Nadar wears many hats — she is a philanthropist, an art aficionado and chairperson of the Kiran Nadar Museum of Arts, an entrepreneur and last, but by no means the least, an acclaimed bridge p...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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