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From medal to pedal, Japan’s Olympic fencer Ryo Miyake turns food delivery boy

From medal to pedal, Japan’s Olympic fencer Ryo Miyake turns food delivery boy

"I started this for two reasons, to save money for travelling (to future competitions) and to keep myself in physical shape," he told AFP. "

Swiss showjumper Martin Fuchs takes stock

Swiss showjumper Martin Fuchs takes stock

The European champion and world silver medallist began the year as world number one ahead of compatriot Steve Guerdat and was gunning for...Read More

Self-made athlete Bhawana Jat's Olympic dreams have come to a crashing halt and she is
disappointed

Self-made athlete Bhawana Jat's Olympic dreams have come to a crashing halt and she is disappointed

This youngster clocked in over a whole minute less than the Olympic qualification time of 1:31.00.

If the Tokyo 2020 Olympic should be postponed yet again, as many feel

If the Tokyo 2020 Olympic should be postponed yet again, as many feel

The Paralympics follow on Aug. 24. Those dates were set last month by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese officials after th...Read More

There's no mantra for success, just hard work: Mary Kom

There's no mantra for success, just hard work: Mary Kom

On Wednesday, she was speaking on the subject Making of a Champion for Sports Authority of India's facebook live session for athletes

Postponed Tokyo Games’ updated date: July 23, 2021

Postponed Tokyo Games’ updated date: July 23, 2021

The announcement comes less than a week after the organisers were forced to delay the Games under heavy pressure from athletes and sports...Read More

Games silhouette against flames

Games silhouette against flames

The Olympic flame has arrived in Japan from Greece. Next comes the torch relay around the country, which is scheduled to start on Thursda...Read More

A look at the status of Olympic qualifying events disrupted due to coronavirus

A look at the status of Olympic qualifying events disrupted due to coronavirus

— ATHLETICS —The U.S. Olympic track and field trials are still scheduled for June 19-28 in Eugene, Oregon. Other countries use a variety ...Read More

Sonam Malik shocks Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik

Sonam Malik shocks Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik

Lucknow: Two-time World Cadet champion Sonam Malik stunned Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik while another promising junior Anshu...Read More

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Pete Reed paralysed

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Pete Reed paralysed

London: Triple Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed has been left paralysed from his chest down following a spinal stroke, he announced.The ...Read More

Vinesh Phogat makes it to Olympics, to fight for bronze against Sarah Hildebrandt Nur

Vinesh Phogat makes it to Olympics, to fight for bronze against Sarah Hildebrandt Nur

Vinesh became the first wrestler to secure an Olympic berth as he booked her spot in the 53kg category. Later in the day, Vinesh will fig...Read More

In Pics: P V Sindhu returns home to grand welcome; meets PM Modi, sports minister Rijiju

In Pics: P V Sindhu returns home to grand welcome; meets PM Modi, sports minister Rijiju

India's first badminton world champion P V Sindhu was welcomed exuberantly on her return to the country and promised to work harder to cl...Read More

Indian men face Malaysia today

Indian men face Malaysia today

Both the Indian teams have secured their places in the FIH Olympic qualifiers, to be held later this year, by winning their respective FI...Read More

‘Honesty to one's goal gives us results’

‘Honesty to one's goal gives us results’

Known for his never-ending quest for perfection in anything and everything he does, Bindra experienced his ultimate sporting high on a co...Read More

‘Unprepared’ Tokyo 2020 boxing boss vows to put athletes first

‘Unprepared’ Tokyo 2020 boxing boss vows to put athletes first

Tokyo: The Olympic official hastily put in charge of organising the Tokyo 2020 boxing competition admitted Thursday he was “totally unpre...Read More

Pakistan’s Olympic hockey participation uncertain after FIH drops it from pre-qualifying tournament

Pakistan’s Olympic hockey participation uncertain after FIH drops it from pre-qualifying tournament

Karachi: The Pakistan hockey team‘s chances of playing in next year’s Olympic Games appeared to have ended after the International Hockey...Read More

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang, Sakshi to lead India’s charge

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang, Sakshi to lead India’s charge

Xi’an (China): Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and World No 1 Bajrang Punia will spearhead India’s campaign at the Asian Wrestling ...Read More

Breakdancing makes next move to Olympic status at Paris 2024

Breakdancing makes next move to Olympic status at Paris 2024

Lausanne (Switzerland): Breakdancing and three other sports have made the next move toward becoming medal events at the 2024 Paris Olympi...Read More

Japan’s Olympic chief Tsunekazu Takeda to step down in June

Japan’s Olympic chief Tsunekazu Takeda to step down in June

Tokyo: The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee said he will step down, two months after French authorities said they were investi...Read More

Priyanka Chopra to host Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles as the first guest on her YouTube show

Priyanka Chopra to host Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles as the first guest on her YouTube show

Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra on Saturday announced US Olympic gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles will be the first guest on her ...Read More

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