Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

Current coach ‘best’ for Neeraj

Olympic gold-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra described his German coach Klaus Bartonietz as the “best” for him and said on Friday that he would like to continue their partnership in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

'India will double its medal tally in Paris 2024'

Tokyo Paralympics gold-medallist shuttler Pramod Bhagat on Friday said he is confident that India will double its medal count at the prestigious multi-sport event in Paris, which is just three years a...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 07.10.21

Gasol retires

Wishing his “older brother” Kobe Bryant could be there by his side, Pau Gasol finally put an end to a basketball career that went “way beyond my dreams and expectations.” Gaso...
By Agencies in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 06.10.21

Indians bag top honours at FIH Awards

India swept the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) annual awards on Wednesday with five players and head coaches of both the men's and women's teams claiming the top honours across di...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.21

Shared podium

After his spectacular success at the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra, deservedly, has become a national hero. But the Paralympics reminded us that Chopra was not the first Indian to get a gold medal in ...
By Atanu Biswas


Sports  /  Published 30.09.21

Pal, Lakra retire

Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and defender Birendra Lakra, who played starring roles in the Indian hockey team's historic bronze medal-winning Tokyo Olympics campaign, on Thursday announced thei...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 30.09.21

Rupinder Pal Singh announces retirement

"I believe it is time for me to make way for young and talented players to experience every great joy I have felt in these last 13 years of representing India." The 30-year-old Rupinder, re...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.09.21

Biles: Should’ve quit gymnastics before Tokyo

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles said in an interview to the New York Magazine that she should have quit gymnastics “way before Tokyo”, where she suffered from a case of &ldqu...
By Agencies

Sports  /  Published 28.09.21

Olympians promote Covid-appropriate behaviour

India's history-making Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands in a health ministry initiative promoting safe celebrations to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the upcoming festival se...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 21.09.21

Target Paris, Chirag revels in pressure

Shuttler Chirag Shetty thrives on pressure. It eggs him on to raise the bar. And to try even harder when he falls short of a set target. This mindset has helped him carry on when he and doubles partn...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta


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