PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 12:56 PM IST
The awards are given away each year by the country's president on August 29, the National Sports Day which is also the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The Olympics will run from July 23 to August 8.
PTI | , Zagreb
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The victory came for the Indian maestro after three straight draws in rounds 10, 11 and 12 against Anish Giri (the Netherlands), Jan-Kryzstof Duda (Poland) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) respectively.
By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Competitions in Europe after injury and pandemic forced a two-year wait keep India’s medal hopeful optimistic as he heads to Japan
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 08:33 PM IST
The No.1-ranked Poirier moves to 28-6, 1 NC with the win. The No.5-ranked McGregor falls to 22-6. McGregor defeated Poirier in their first bout in 2014 before Poirier evened the score in January.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 03:44 PM IST
- The Milwaukee Bucks’ 47-year wait to enter the NBA Finals ended this season. But if they want to achieve what they haven’t in 50 years, to win the Championship, they will need to register their first win in an NBA Finals since May 10, 1974.
AP | , Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 12:59 PM IST
Poirier beat McGregor for the second time in six months when McGregor was unable to continue after the first round at UFC 264 on Saturday night.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Anand has till now posted four wins, two draws and suffered two defeats in eight rounds of the Blitz section to be placed fifth with 14 points.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 08:58 PM IST
The sports arena hosted archery in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and has remained a practice ground for several top Indian archers
ANI | By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Arindam (5years, 05 months, and 08 days) took thirteen seconds and seven deci seconds (13s:07ds) on May 30 to perform a hundred boxing punches to register the record.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 08:02 PM IST
- Racewalker Sandeep Kumar is the sixth Lakshya-backed athlete who will be seen in action at the mega event in Tokyo.
PTI | , Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 03:48 PM IST
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the promoters of the lucrative heavyweight trilogy are still finalizing the new date for the most anticipated heavyweight bout of the summer.
By Naina Arora, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 02:10 PM IST
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna awardee, Padma Shri Karnam Malleswari was the first Indian woman to win an Olympic bronze. Now appointed as the vice chancellor of the upcoming Delhi Sports University, this former Indian weightlifter talks about the need to provide Delhi’s youngsters with equal opportunity in sports, and a platform to enhance their skills than just a sports quota.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 11:20 PM IST
McGregor said in an interview with ESPN he "pitied" Poirier in that January fight and wasn't focused enough on the bout because he was counting potential earnings from a second fight with Mayweather.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 06:05 PM IST
- For Bucks, the return of Antetokounmpo didn’t bring in desired result but the Greek star was on the floor for over 35 minutes doing everything he could, including a highlight-worthy block on Mikal Bridges.
By Shivansh Gupta, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 09:30 AM IST
- UP Yoddha raider Rishank Devadiga, in an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times, gave an insight into what it was like to deal with such unprecedented times.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The Tokyo Olympic-bound Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat on Wednesday received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccines in Zagreb, Croatia, where the Indian shooting contingent is undergoing a training camp.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 07:45 PM IST
- IOC President Thomas Bach is scheduled to arrive in Tokyo on Thursday, when he will be greeted by the rising cases as he self-isolates for three days in the International Olympic Committee's five-star hotel in the capital.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2021 10:51 PM IST
The first batch, including the two hockey teams, archers, swimmers and shuttlers, is scheduled to fly out on July 17. The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will resume his storied rivalry with Russian legend Garry Kasparov in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz tournament beginning here on Wednesday, returning to over-the-board action after more than a year.
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Star Indian sprinter Hima Das on Tuesday vowed to make a strong comeback in the major events next year after missing the Tokyo Olympics due to an injury.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 04:41 PM IST
- Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee are expected to announce the policy after a meeting likely on Thursday.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 11:01 AM IST
The Australian round of the MotoGP world championship, scheduled for Phillip Island on Oct. 24, was also cancelled for the second successive year.
By Shivansh Gupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 09:24 AM IST
- Telugu Titans star raider Siddharth Desai, in a conversation with Hindustan Times said that patience is the key in sport and how crucial it is to evolve to stay relevant.
By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Ace woman boxer, medallist at the 2012 London Games, and hockey captain nominated in tune with IOC’s move to have two flag-bearers for gender parity
By Avishek Roy and Rutvick Mehta, New Delhi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2021 07:29 PM IST
Freshly introduced mixed team events like in shooting, archery and table tennis give India big hopes of winning medals in the July 23 to August 8 Olympic Games
By hindustantimes.com, Singapore
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2021 06:57 PM IST
Phogat figured in a gruelling three-round battle with Nguyen at ONE: Dangal. It was a close fight that could have gone either way, but Phogat did not agree with the decision.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics: Here is an updated list, so far, of all the athletes that will participate in the Tokyo Olympics:
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2021 11:04 PM IST
- Unstoppable! If there is a word to be associated with Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen right now, it would unstoppable because the talented youngster won his third consecutive F1 race on the trot by storming home to victory at Sunday's Austrian GP.
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2021 12:18 PM IST
Ashish Kumar took a while to make a mark and is unfazed he will have to emulate Vijender as a middleweight medal hope at the Tokyo Olympics