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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 04.08.21

Lovlina on cusp of history

A medal already secured, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be in pursuit of history when she takes on reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the semi-finals in Tokyo on Wednesday, aiming t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

A medal for your dreams

Cyclist Masomah Ali Zada finished 25th out of 25 athletes in the women’s individual time trial at the Olympics, but you wouldn’t know that from her demeanour. Ali Zada, who is part of the ...
By Upala Sen

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

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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 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 29.07.21

Mary Kom knocked out

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom's (51kg) pursuit of a second Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games as she went down to 2016 edition's bronze-medallist Ingrit Vale...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Mary Kom and Manika Batra keep hope burning

Manika, ranked 62, made a remarkable comeback after losing the first two games to prevail 4-11, 4-11, 11-7, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7 in a second-round match that lasted 57 minutes. She meets Austria&r...
By Agencies in Tokyo


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