TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020]
Will have more athletes at Winter Olympics: Thakur
Updated on Feb 11, 2023 12:20 AM IST
Sports minister announces slew of develop measures at Khelo India Winter Games; inauguration
IOC responds to Paris mayor on Olympic plan for Russians
The IOC statement came a day after Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said no Russians or Belarusians should be allowed to compete at next year's Olympics because of their involvement in the war in Ukraine.
Published on Feb 08, 2023 11:46 PM IST
India wins bid to host 2023 IOC session in Mumbai
This will be the second IOC session in India. The country last hosted an IOC session in 1983 in New Delhi.
Published on Feb 19, 2022 02:13 PM IST
ANI | , Beijing
AIBA reforms push to secure boxing's Olympic future: polls in 2022
IOC, which suspended AIBA in 2019 and conducted the Tokyo Olympics boxing event through a task force, has reiterated "that serious concerns about AIBA's governance, finances and refereeing and judging remain" and the future of boxing in the 2024 Paris Games is not secure.
Published on Nov 27, 2021 02:04 PM IST
PTI | , Lausanne
US high jumper to get 2012 Olympic gold from Russian doper
Kynard's leap of 2.33 meters placed second in London behind Ivan Ukhov, who was proven years later to have taken part in the Russian state-backed steroid doping program.
Updated on Nov 13, 2021 02:33 PM IST
AP | , Lausanne
Khel Ratna: 11 athletes in line to get award
Unprecedented number to get country's highest sporting honour after Olympic and Paralympic performances.
Updated on Oct 27, 2021 06:34 PM IST
After injury in Tokyo, Vikash Krishan aims for yet another Olympics
With the experience of three Olympics behind him, the dream of an Olympic medal continues to drive the Haryana boxer
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 10:00 PM IST
, New DelhiAvishek Roy
We are in talks with IOC for 2036 Olympics, Motera best venue: IOA chief
After it was rebuilt to make it the world's largest cricket stadium, the Motera facility was renamed as `Narendra Modi Stadium' by the Gujarat Cricket Association in February 2021.
Published on Oct 09, 2021 06:29 PM IST
PTI | , Ahmedabad
Nothing is certain but want to stay with this team till Paris Olympics: Sreejesh
The 33-year-old from Kerala was recently given the best goalkeeper award in men's section at the FIH annual awards for his performance in India's historic bronze medal-winning feat at the Tokyo Olympics.
Published on Oct 09, 2021 04:57 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
Initially disappointed, but Varun feels lucky to be a part of Olympic history
Initially disappointed, but Varun feels lucky to be a part of Olympic hockey history
Published on Sep 20, 2021 04:13 PM IST
Target LA: Seven-year plan for India rugby sevens team to earn Olympics spot
Rugby India has put in place a graded stipend scale for its players. If there is a camp lasting five weeks, it begins with a payout of Rs. 300 a day and ends with the tournament where a player gets Rs. 1500 a day.
Updated on Sep 16, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra sets sights on Olympic record to go with his golden feat
Neeraj Chopra, who has a personal best of 88.07m metres, clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at Tokyo Games.
Published on Sep 15, 2021 10:06 PM IST
IOC says it continues to have deepest concerns on "place of boxing" in Olympics
In a letter addressed to AIBA President Umar Kremlev, IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper said the Olympic body's Executive Board has asked him and its Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer to "follow up" on the situation.
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 07:53 PM IST
PTI | , Lausanne
HT NxT: Abhinav Bindra calls Olympic Games the 'epitome of sporting success'
In wake of India's fine show in Tokyo, the country's first individual Olympic gold medal winner, Abhinav Bindra, in conversation with veteran sports journalist Sharda Ugra on Day 1 of Hindustan Times' virtual HT NxT, called the Olympic Games the epitome of sporting success'.
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 08:05 PM IST
IOC suspends NKorea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show
IOC president Thomas Bach said the North Korean national Olympic body will also now forfeit money it was due from previous Olympics. The unspecified amount — potentially millions of dollars — had been withheld because of international sanctions.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 10:30 AM IST
IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show
North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 11:49 PM IST
AP | , Lausanne [switzerland]
How the India women’s hockey team got fitter, faster and stronger
A carefully tailored programme that continued through lockdown and a top-notch recovery process helped in the jump from last in Rio to fourth in Tokyo
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Sandip Sikdar, New DelhiRudraneil Sengupta
A community plan that led to India’s Paralympics badminton success
The plan produced rich rewards at the just-ended Tokyo Paralympics where India’s shuttlers won four medals on the sport’s debut.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 09:50 PM IST
Sharad Deep, Mumbai/lucknowRutvick Mehta
Tune out post-Tokyo festivities, reset now for Paris
Indian sports is the marathon runner who after the first 30 minutes knows there are more than 30 kilometres to go—time to lengthen the stride and steel yourself for the long grind ahead.
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 07:27 PM IST
Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024
The Indian para athletes registered their best-ever performance for the country in the Tokyo Games by winning an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST
“This gold is just the start, I want to touch 80 metres”
Functions, felicitations, and top government officials dropping by to Sumit Antil's home in Khewra village in Sonipat is now a daily affair.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 08:34 AM IST
‘Our performance in Tokyo a huge confidence booster’: Women hockey player Tete
India women's hockey team player Tete added that she feels blessed to have received an opportunity to play in an Olympic Games at a very young age.
Updated on Sep 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST
Why Indian para athletes can’t get classified at home
India does not have any international classifier; our athletes get classified for first time at global events.
Updated on Sep 07, 2021 09:14 AM IST
PM Modi, President Kovind congratulate Krishan Nagar on winning gold in Tokyo
Second seeded Nagar saw off his rival from Hong Kong 21-17 16-21 21-17 in the final. A soon as the shuttler won the face-off, reactions began to pour in on social media.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST
Krishna Nagar wins gold medal in men's singles badminton SH6 event
Nagar beat Man Kai 21-17, 16-21 and 21-17 as India extended its medal tally to 19 at the Paralympic Games.
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 10:23 AM IST
Paralympics: Lekhara, 2 others fail to qualify for mixed 50m rifle prone finals
Siddhartha Babu came closest to making the cut but he missed the mark by a whisker. Lekhara came up with a score of 612 to end way down at 28th.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 08:05 AM IST
PTI | , Tokyo