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Road to Olympic Games: When India sent an untested field hockey side to compete in the 1980 Moscow Games

Road to Olympic Games: When India sent an untested field hockey side to compete in the 1980 Moscow Games

Coach Balkrishen Singh took a calculated risk by selecting an untested team at Moscow in 1980. Aside of skipper Bhaskaran and goalkeeper ...Read More

Tokyo 2020: Olympic qualifying rounds suspended

Tokyo 2020: Olympic qualifying rounds suspended

"Qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are suspended effective from 6 April 2020 until 30 November 2020 included," World Athleti...Read More

Dope positive, Game negative: Russia  bans for four years

Dope positive, Game negative: Russia bans for four years

All efforts PutIn by the atheletes and management in vain as WADA put halt to the years-long doping saga, issuing a four-year ban that wi...Read More

Shooting stars: We could make a wish for winning at Tokyo

Shooting stars: We could make a wish for winning at Tokyo

Mumbai: It all started with Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore winning India’s first shooting medal at Athens 2004. Shooting has since been India...Read More

I’m certain India will put up a good show at Tokyo 2020: Maneyapanda Muthanna Somaya

I’m certain India will put up a good show at Tokyo 2020: Maneyapanda Muthanna Somaya

Somaya went on to play two more Olympic Games, viz., 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games, and 1988 Seoul Summer Olympic Games. He was t...Read More

‘Hurts that squash is still not part of Olympic Games’

‘Hurts that squash is still not part of Olympic Games’

Mumbai: Although he recently made history by becoming the first Indian male squash player to break into the top-10 of the PSA world ranki...Read More

French judges question PSG

French judges question PSG

Paris: The Qatari boss of top French soccer team PSG Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been questioned in France in connection with a corruption pro...Read More

Sharath Kamal: Olympic medal in mixed doubles is a possibility

Sharath Kamal: Olympic medal in mixed doubles is a possibility

Mumbai: Ace paddler Sharath Kamal, who clinched a historic mixed doubles bronze with Manika Batra at the Asian Games last year, feels the...Read More

Junior shooters add silver, bronze medals to India’s tally

Junior shooters add silver, bronze medals to India’s tally

Changwon (South Korea) : India’s junior shooters scaled another high by delivering the country’s first set of skeet medals at the ISSF Wo...Read More

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Pence for ‘toughest’ US  sanctions on North Korea

Tokyo : US Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding ...Read More

Mumbai: 18-year-old golfer, Mayur Mistry eyes Olympic medal

Mumbai: 18-year-old golfer, Mayur Mistry eyes Olympic medal

Mumbai: In sports, generally, the more you score the more it usually benefits the individual or the team. But in golf, it is exactly the ...Read More

Ujjain: Olympic motto ‘Altius’ reverberates at JPS’s annual sports meet

Ujjain: Olympic motto ‘Altius’ reverberates at JPS’s annual sports meet

Ujjain: Two-day annual sports meet ‘Altius’ commenced at Jain Public School (JPS) Barnagar with the theme ‘Altius’, which signifies ‘high...Read More

Olympics 2020: Tokyo unveil 3 mascots design for children’s vote

Olympics 2020: Tokyo unveil 3 mascots design for children’s vote

Tokyo: Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled a shortlist of three official 2020 Games mascots today — from bug-eyed cartoon heroes to cuddly ...Read More

My life has been a roller-coaster: Lee Chong Wei

My life has been a roller-coaster: Lee Chong Wei

Odense : He will turn 35 on Saturday but former world number one shuttler Lee Chong Wei still remains Malaysia’s best player and the Olym...Read More

It’s Official! Paris to host 2024, Los Angeles 2028 Olympics

It’s Official! Paris to host 2024, Los Angeles 2028 Olympics

Lima (Peru): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 an...Read More

Los Angeles declares candidature to host Olympic Games 2028

Los Angeles declares candidature to host Olympic Games 2028

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic bid committee announced its candidature to host Olympic and Paralympic Games 2028.

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Women glad, men anxious about changes in 2020 Olympic boxing

Indian boxing’s recently-appointed government observer, Akhil Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, feels women’s boxing des...Read More

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Improvised refugee, migrant camp evacuated in Athens

Athens : Greek police on Friday started the evacuation of an improvised refugee and migrant camp located in an old airport here.

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‘With DRS 98.5% calls are correct’

Dubai : The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires’ usage of the Decision Review System (DR...Read More

DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 per cent correct calls: ICC

DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 per cent correct calls: ICC

Dubai: The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires’ usage of the Decision Review System (DRS...Read More

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