Sports  /  Published 27.01.22

IOC to meet Peng Shuai next month

The International Olympic Committee spoke to Peng Shuai last week and will meet the Chinese tennis player in Beijing during next month’s Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday. The Winter Games ...
By Reuters in Athens

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.22

Special athlete battles for her life

Monika Mahto, a special athlete who claimed gold and silver medals in badminton at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, is critically ill and is on a ventilator at Tata Main...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.22

China Diary: Hives of activity

Even though Chinese sportspersons dazzle us at every Olympics, China is struggling to inculcate fitness among its youth. A recent announcement by Yunnan University, that students will not get their de...
By Neha Sahay

India  /  Published 02.01.22

PM rues hockey slump, blames past govts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday blamed previous governments for India's Olympics medal drought in hockey, saying the country had to wait for it for decades due to indifference towards the s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Meerut

Sports  /  Published 02.01.22

Olympics 2024: Neeraj’s coach gets extension

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra will continue to train with his German coach Klaus Bartonietz, whose contract has been extended till the 2024 Paris Games, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) confir...
By Our Bureau, PTI


Sports  /  Published 01.01.22

Coe says 'boycott meaningless'

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said he takes human rights “very seriously” but that Britain’s diplomatic boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics is “meani...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 31.12.21

Neeraj glad to resume ‘simple life of an athlete’

Neeraj Chopra, India’s man with the golden arm, was drowned in a sea of felicitations and inauguration functions post-August 7. The javelin gold medal winner in the Tokyo Olympic Games saw his s...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.12.21

#Rewind2021: New sprint king to tearful Messi

FOOTBALL Lionel Messi’s tearful farewell to Barcelona, Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the red side of Manchester, Chelsea winning the Champions League, Italy ruling Europe after an English...
By Madhumita Ganguly, Elora Sen, Angshuman Roy, Sudipto Gupta

Sports  /  Published 29.12.21

#Rewind2021: Neeraj's gold to hockey hurrah

INDIA’S CALENDAR 2022: January 11-16: India Open Badminton January 21-28:  Women’s Asia Cup hockey March 4-5: Davis Cup, India vs Denmark March 4-April 3: ODI World Cup for women ...
By Elora Sen, Sudipto Gupta

Sports  /  Published 28.12.21

China gears up for ‘green’ Games

China is using the Winter Olympic Games to drive its efforts to improve the environment, but smog-prone capital Beijing is still preparing for the worst as the opening ceremony looms. Beijing has imp...
By Reuters


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