Olympic

‘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

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

Japanese Olympic chief indicted in France for corruption

Paris: The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee has been indicted in Paris for “active corruption” in connection with the awarding of the 20...Read More

Have my eyes on 2020 Olympic medal, says heptathlete Swapna Barman

Have my eyes on 2020 Olympic medal, says heptathlete Swapna Barman

Kolkata: Her coach might not think it’s a realistic target, but Asian Games gold medallist Swapna Barman on Friday said she is targeting ...Read More

Mixed fortunes for India

Mixed fortunes for India

Sindhu enters pre-quarters, Saina bows out in China Open

Only we know how we face people when we return without medal: Wrestler Sakshi Malik

New Delhi: Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is feeling th...Read More

Thailand open 2018: P V Sindhu makes it to the finals, Nozomi Okuhara awaits

Thailand open 2018: P V Sindhu makes it to the finals, Nozomi Okuhara awaits

Bangkok: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced into the women’s singles final after registering a hard-fought victory over Indones...Read More

Malaysia Open: P V Sindhu makes positive start, defeats Japan’s Aya Ohori

Malaysia Open: P V Sindhu makes positive start, defeats Japan’s Aya Ohori

Kuala Lumpur: Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu made a positive start, staving off a stiff challenge from Japan’s Aya Ohori in the wome...Read More

Talent in abundance, but Punjab needs to create better infrastructure: Bhajji

Chandigarh : There is no dearth of talent in Punjab but the state needs to create better infrastructure and provide more facilities to yo...Read More

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kyle Chalmers inspires five-star Aussie gold rush

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kyle Chalmers inspires five-star Aussie gold rush

Gold Coast: Kyle Chalmers led an Aussie one-two in the 200 metres freestyle and anchored an emphatic relay win as the hosts grabbed a stu...Read More

Sindhu, Srikanth, get easy draw

Sindhu, Srikanth, get easy draw

New Delhi : Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and top seed Kidambi Srikanth have been handed a relatively easier draws in the Badminton...Read More

Commonwealth Games 2018: Aussie Campbell eyes redemption after ‘greatest choke’ 

Gold Coast: A defiant Cate Campbell has promised a return to her best form at the Commonwealth Games as the Aussie swimmer looks to exorc...Read More

Sindhu suffers injury scare ahead of CWG

Sindhu suffers injury scare ahead of CWG

New Delhi : Olympic and world championship silver medallist P V Sindhu today suffered an injury scare but there is no immediate threat to...Read More

Zagitova smashes skate record

Zagitova smashes skate record

Norway’s Bjoergen makes history at Winter Olympic Games.

Sindhu into final

Dubai : Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu on Saturday entered the title round of the women’s singles in the USD one million Dubai Super...Read More

Bekele eyes world marathon record

Bekele eyes world marathon record

Kolkata : Ethiopian long-distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, who holds the world and Olympic records for both the 5,000 and 10,000 metre eve...Read More