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M C Mary Kom
People  /  Published 09.08.21

Tokyo-based Bengali volunteers share their experiences

Ashok Karmokar: Steering the future When Ashok Karmokar applied to the Japan Olympic Committee in 2016 to volunteer for the Tokyo Olympics, little did he know that the vehicle he would be given to dr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

A dream run for India at the Games

Elsewhere, Kamalpreet Kaur finished a commendable sixth among the women’s discus throwers, shooter Saurabh Chaudhary occupied the seventh position in the men’s 10metre air pistol face-off,...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 31.07.21

Lovlina carries Mary Kom legacy

Overnight the mood changed. Thursday was a day of heartbreak for India as six-time world champion MC Mary Kom’s pursuit of a second boxing Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarter finals of the To...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Mary questions 'change of dress'

Kom slams IOC Boxing Task Force The six-time world champion on Thursday slammed the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Task Force for "poor judging" in her flyweight (51kg) pre-qu...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.07.21

Field day for Indian hockey, archer Atanu

There was good news, and there was bad news for India on Day Six of the Tokyo Olympics. It started on a great note, with the men's hockey team reaching the quarterfinals by thrashing Rio 2016 gol...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Tokyo Olympics: Indian games to look out for today

⦾ Fencing — Women’s sabre individual table of 64 (5.30am) ⦾ Archery — Men’s team 1/8 elimination (6am) ⦾ Shooting — Skeet men’s qualification (6.30am) ⦾ ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta, Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 22.07.21

India's safety-first motto

Wrong entries in the health status application caused a Covid-19 scare in the Indian camp. IOA president Narinder Batra asked for a clear picture from deputy chef-de-mission Verma after the health re...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

India  /  Published 13.07.21

Modi hails Tokyo-bound athletes

Back stories of struggle, sacrifices and grit dominated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interaction with India's Olympic-bound sportspersons during which he urged them to forget expectations an...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.10.19

Bronze medallist Jamuna Boro salutes her coaches

Bronze medallist Jamuna Boro has dedicated her first world boxing championship medal to her coaches. The 22-year-old pugilist from Assam’s Sonitpur district won bronze in the 54kg category in her ma...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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