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

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

Sports  /  Published 02.01.21

Target Tokyo: A look at India's best hopes

Weightlifting  Many tout 2017 World Championships gold medal-winning lifter Mirabai Chanu as a serious medal contender. The talented Chanu (49kg), who lifted 203kg to win gold at the Nationals ...
By Madhumita Ganguly & Elora Sen in


Sports  /  Published 23.12.20

Sindhu hopeful

World badminton champion PV Sindhu on Tuesday said that she remains hopeful of travelling to Thailand to play two tournaments in January despite several countries increasingly banning flights from the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 22.12.20

Life in Tokyo, through Sathiyan’s eyes

The most frequently asked question by sports-persons worldwide in this pandemic-ridden age is: Will the Tokyo Olympics be held next year? While the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Games...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 13.12.20

The teacher in Paes

For Leander Paes, who last played a competitive tennis match, a Davis Cup tie against Croatia in Zagreb, on March 7, the disruption caused by Covid-19 gave him time to look back for working out his fu...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Sports science to help archers

Sources in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) high performance unit for archery informed that the decision was taken after studying the shortcomings of the archers in the last few Olympics. “W...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Covid SOPs issued for archery trials

Recurve archers who will be trying their luck at the selection trials for the Tokyo Olympic Games in Jamshedpur later this month will have to adhere to strict Covid-related SOP (Standard Operating Pro...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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