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Sports  /  Published 25.08.21

India keen to host Olympics

India is among a host of countries who are interested in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036, 2040 and even beyond, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said. The IOC recentl...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 22.08.21

Animal abuse? Hold your horses, equestrians tell Peta

After the conclusion of the Tokyo Games, Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) appealed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to eliminate equestrian events from future Olympics, c...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Thank Draupadi for 'phuchka'

Sir — For many, the rise of commercial space tourism is a vulgar display of wealth and power. Amid several global crises, including climate change and a pandemic, billionaires are spending their...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Nameless vests: IOC explains

The absence of their own and the country's name on some Indian boxers' vests in the Olympics has caused a small furore here, after the legendary M C Mary Kom alleged that she was forced to cha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 24.07.21

IOC does a first for Munich 11

Israeli Olympic team members killed by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Games were remembered during Friday’s opening ceremony with a moment of silence, the first time this has happened. T...
By Reuters in Tokyo


Sports  /  Published 18.07.21

Games run into Covid hurdles

Tokyo Olympics organisers on Saturday reported the first case of Covid-19 at the athletes’ village, along with 14 other new cases connected to the Games that begin next week, raising fresh doubt...
By Agencies in Tokyo

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Odisha doctor to ensure fitness of hockey team

Dr Sudeep Satpathy (physiology and sports medicine), professor of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, is a much elated man after being nominated as the doctor of the Tokyo-bound Indian men’s ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Cloud over Bach visit deepens Olympic crisis

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee said on Friday that a visit to Japan this month by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of e...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Editorial: A fifty-fifty rule

Citius, Altius, Fortius — faster, higher, stronger — the immortal words that constitute the motto of the Olympics, need not be viewed as a mere endorsement of sporting excellence.&nbs...
By The Editorial Board

Sports  /  Published 25.02.21

Calcutta boy’s IOC honour

City-based shooter Rishav Bhowmik has been selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as one of their Young Leaders for 2021-24. Rishav is among the twenty-five youths who have been select...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta


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