Tokyo Olympics
Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Sathiyan working on variations

India paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Friday is determined to put on a grand show at the Tokyo Olympics and is working on different variations. “We (coach S. Raman and himself) are working on ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.05.21

Cloud over Bach visit deepens Olympic crisis

The president of the Tokyo Olympic organising committee said on Friday that a visit to Japan this month by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of e...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Editorial: A fifty-fifty rule

Citius, Altius, Fortius — faster, higher, stronger — the immortal words that constitute the motto of the Olympics, need not be viewed as a mere endorsement of sporting excellence.&nbs...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 01.05.21

Mirabai Chanu to train in US for Olympics

Mirabai Chanu’s wishes have been answered. On Thursday, at a SAI-facilitated media conference, the weightlifter had expressed a desire to return to the US to train, ahead of Tokyo Olympics. On...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.04.21

Sharath looks forward to Games with hope

Sharath Kamal, Indian table tennis’ long-standing star, feels he is mentally in a better place now than he was last year, even though the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is creating ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 20.04.21

Proud moment

Sir — The passing of the Tamil actor, Vivekh, at 59 years of age in Chennai on Saturday as a result of a massive cardiac arrest is shocking. Vivekh was a Padma Shri-winning actor and a fine come...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 16.04.21

Semenya wins race at national championships

Caster Semenya won the 5,000m race at the South African national championships on Thursday in a personal best time and then said she’s likely to focus on long-distance events for the rest of her...
By AP/PTI in Pretoria

Sports  /  Published 16.04.21

Officials sow doubts on Tokyo Games

Two officials in Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Thursday said changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be cancelled, and the other said eve...
By AP/PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 08.04.21

Nethra does a first

Nethra Kumanan on Wednesday became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics after she was assured of a top-place finish in the laser radial event of the Asian Qualifiers in Oman. The...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 07.04.21

North Korea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

North Korea said on Tuesday it would not take part in the Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus concerns, dashing South Korean hopes that the Games could be a catalyst to revive peace talks. It will be t...
By Reuters in Seoul


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