Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.21

Cornhole Baggo coming to steel city

Special athletes from Jharkhand will soon come across a game which is highly popular in Europe, United States and Canada. The Special Olympics Jharkhand (SOJ) has planned to introduce Cornhole Baggo ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.21

Final floorball camp for special athletes

After participating in the first floorball preparatory camp last month, three special athletes are geared up for the second and final training stint before they proceed to try their luck in Bilas...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.21

Olympics: 3 in race walking

Two men from Haryana and an Uttar Pradesh woman qualified for this year’s Tokyo Olympics in the race walking event on Saturday after they sealed top slots in the 20km category. They sealed the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 09.02.21

Tokyo Olympics: new sports on the block

The first American woman to win an Olympic event, Margaret Abbott, received a porcelain bowl instead of a gold medal. She won with a 9-hole score of 47 in the golf tournament. Usain Bolt ate 100 Ch...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.21

Setback for injured special athlete

An injury after a recent road mishap has cast doubts over the participation of Rakesh Bagh in the national floorball preparatory camp for the Special Olympics World Winter Games. Three special athlete...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Opinion  /  Published 07.02.21

Cricket nationalism is historical in nature

To watch Test cricketers being conscripted into a Twitter chorus aimed at foreign critics of the Indian government, in the name of the Nation, is embarrassing and strange. But nationalism isn’t ...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Sports  /  Published 05.02.21

‘Sexist’ chief refuses to quit

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori apologised on Thursday for sexist comments about women talking too much but said he would not resign even as his remarks sparked a storm of criticism on social media ...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 04.02.21

Play by the ‘book’ in Tokyo Games

Olympic officials on Wednesday unveiled the first of many Covid-19 rules for the Tokyo Games this summer, starting by banning singing and chanting during events and mandating event participants to wea...
By Reuters in Tokyo

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

Plea to allow training at stadiums

Jharkhand Olympic Association has urged all district administrations to allow sportsmen and women to access stadiums to facilitate regular training and practice. On Thursday, JOA wrote to deputy comm...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.21

Tatas to help groom Olympics probables

Jharkhand Olympic Association (JOA) is keen to work in tandem with Tata Steel sports wing in Jamshedpur to prepare athletes for the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games. Both the parties have also planned to s...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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