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True flag-bearer of Indian hockey

True flag-bearer of Indian hockey

MumbaiBalbir Singh Sr, the legend of Indian hockey, passed away in Chandigarh in early hours of Monday, creating a big vacuum in the hock...Read More

UEFA defers women’s Euro, to avoid clash with 2021 Olympics, event pushed to 2022

UEFA defers women’s Euro, to avoid clash with 2021 Olympics, event pushed to 2022

The switch was inevitable after the IOC decided last month on a one-year postponement for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus ...Read More

IOC President hails PM Narendra Modi's commitment and contribution to battle coronavirus; supporting Olympic Games

IOC President hails PM Narendra Modi's commitment and contribution to battle coronavirus; supporting Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach expressed his regard to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment and...Read More

FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup in India to be postponed

FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup in India to be postponed

As a mega event like Olympics is postponed, we will have to look at the damage the COVID-19 has done all over the world," said the official.

1964 Olympic torchbearer frets about virus-hit Olympic relay

1964 Olympic torchbearer frets about virus-hit Olympic relay

Even though it was 56 years ago, Kazuo Goto still vividly remembers his pride as he carried the Olympic flame on the last day of the torc...Read More

IOC urged to make quick Olympic decision as US backs postponement

IOC urged to make quick Olympic decision as US backs postponement

The International Olympic Committee came under pressure to speed up its decision about postponing the Tokyo Games on Tuesday as athletes ...Read More

Jaguars and underpants: When Olympic torch relays go wrong

Jaguars and underpants: When Olympic torch relays go wrong

From a jaguar on the loose to an elaborate hoax involving burning underwear, the Olympic torch relay has had its fair share of mishaps.

Latest coronavirus updates: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be postponed for a year?

Latest coronavirus updates: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be postponed for a year?

According to International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Dick Pound, a one year postponement of this year's Tokyo Olympics is on the c...Read More

Cancellation of Olympics not on agenda, decision on timing to be made soon, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

Cancellation of Olympics not on agenda, decision on timing to be made soon, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

IOC president Thomas Bach said a decision on when the Games take place would be made "within the next four weeks".

Doping tests drop by 75%

Doping tests drop by 75%

New Delhi: National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Director General Navin Agarwal, however, said that his organisation will be able to conduct...Read More

Life surely more important, sports must take back seat to battle coronavirus

Life surely more important, sports must take back seat to battle coronavirus

Sport in the time of COVID-19 is a no-no. Fear looms large as every country on the planet comes to terms with the coronavirus scourge tha...Read More

Coronage might end their career at games

Coronage might end their career at games

If the CORONAGE (the Coronavirus menace) takes its toll on the Tokyo Olympics this year, for the following stars who are the rays of hope...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Despite coronavirus pandemic, Japan's Shinzo Abe not keen on changing schedule

Summer Olympics 2020: Despite coronavirus pandemic, Japan's Shinzo Abe not keen on changing schedule

The preparations for the Olympic Games have been hit hard since the outbreak of the coronavirus in January.

Injured Vikas Krishan pulls out of final, settles for silver, Manish Kaushik qualifies for Olympics

Injured Vikas Krishan pulls out of final, settles for silver, Manish Kaushik qualifies for Olympics

This is India’s highest-ever haul of Olympic quotas, surpassing the eight they had earned at the 2012 London Games.

Book Review: Taking us back and forth in Olympics

Book Review: Taking us back and forth in Olympics

Dreams of a Billion, gives the reader an inside view of what goes on behind the curtains in the Indian Olympics. It has been 100 years (1...Read More

Khelo India will help kids become Olympic medallists, says Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Khelo India will help kids become Olympic medallists, says Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth feels that Khelo India University Games will start a new sporting culture in India.

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

Political protests banned at Olympics

Political protests banned at Olympics

Athletes, coaches, trainers and officials are banned from political protests on the field of play, the Olympic Village, during the openin...Read More

Shooting is India's best bet for Tokyo 2020

Shooting is India's best bet for Tokyo 2020

Shooting might not find its place at the 2022 CWG, but at biggest stage, such as Olympics, Indians stand tall for the podium finish

Our shooting quotas, which now stands at record 15, raises hopes of a bumper Olympics

Our shooting quotas, which now stands at record 15, raises hopes of a bumper Olympics

At the forefront of the incredible showing was an extremely talented youth brigade that knew no fear.

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