Sports  /  Published 03.12.21

Neeraj Chopra cancels SA trip, to train in US

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has forced India’s Olympic Games gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to cancel his training trip to Potchefstroom in South Africa. His team is now l...
By Angshuman Roy

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.11.21

Simdega’s hockey effect

Simdega, the tribal infested Jharkhand district known as the nursery of hockey, not only nurtures budding players but also their dreams.  “Each hockey player who achieves something also mo...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Sports  /  Published 11.11.21

Biopic can wait, says Neeraj Chopra

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra doesn't want a biopic on him until he wins some more medals. That will ensure the film becomes a hit, he says matter-of-factly. Ever since the Haryana-born javelin ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 04.11.21

Neeraj ‘honoured’

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, nominated for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, on Wednesday said he would continue to work hard to earn more laurels for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 31.10.21

‘Batman’s Joker’ terrorises Tokyo train, 17 hurt

“I thought it was a Halloween stunt,” one witness told the Yomiuri newspaper, recalling the moment he saw other passengers running in a panic towards his train car. “Then, I saw a ma...
By Reuters in Tokyo


Sports  /  Published 28.10.21

‘Moni Pehalwaan’ sets sights on gold in Paris

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya, nominated for the Khel Ratna on Wednesday, is focused on his original goal — an Olympic gold medal. At the Tokyo Olympics, he lost to two-time defending world champion Zav...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.10.21

Neeraj, Ravi among 11 picked for Khel Ratna

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold at the Tokyo Games, and silver medal-winning wrestler Ravi Dahiya were on Wednesday recommended for t...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 18.10.21

Mary Kom to skip Nationals

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will not compete in the upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar. The 38-year-old, who reached the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics before bowing ...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

Letters to the Editor: Why overlook Paralympic gold medallists?

Sir — The silence of the government on the Pandora papers is completely unacceptable. Before coming to power, Narendra Modi had been vocal about punishing those guilty of tax evasion and bringin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.21

Darkness behind light: Tokyo Paralympics

The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics has turned out to be India’s most successful global mega event. Nineteen medals, five golds, five medals in a single day — all this from a country where the majo...
By Sharda Ugra


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