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Olympics

Nov 08, 2020 16:36
The one-off friendly event was seen as a crucial trial run for having international athletes travel to and compete in Japan during the Olympics, which will bring more than 11,000 athletes to Tokyo next July. A few international matches have been held recently, but remain rare. read more
Sep 09, 2020 15:41
China is to host the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the games from Beijing because of alleged human rights violations. read more
Aug 31, 2020 18:13
Bindra remains India’s only individual gold medallist at the Olympics (in 2008) and came tantalisingly close to adding another podium finish at the 2016 Rio Games, only to miss out by a point. read more
Aug 31, 2020 14:25
The nodal sports body had allowed the camp for eight Olympic hopefuls following approval from the Telangana government on August 1 but only four are currently training at the SAI-Pullela Gopichand Academy. read more
Aug 20, 2020 13:41
The relay is expected to start on March 25, 2021, in Fukushima prefecture from the J-Village soccer training centre, a symbol of Japan’s reconstruction from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo said, citing unidentified officials with knowledge of the matter. read more
Aug 01, 2020 15:03
The 17-year-old player had scored 10 goals to help India secure the silver medal at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics in 2018. read more
Jul 28, 2020 17:33
You don’t know what to expect, how to prepare, says the India skeet shooter. read more
Jul 28, 2020 07:09
The 1920 Games were meant to symbolize a recovery from World War I, not a health crisis. Belgium, a battleground for the opposing powers, was the host country and the five rings of the Olympic flag flew at an opening ceremony for the first time. read more
Jul 26, 2020 15:17
She has been based in Jamaica since the beginning of the year and is counts herself fortunate to have employers, who gave her the freedom to train with full salary. read more
Jun 29, 2020 23:45
During the lockdown at his flat in Sonepat, Punia was training with Asian Championships silver medallist (74kg) Jitender Kumar. He arranged a mat and some gym equipment too. read more
Jun 12, 2020 18:46
“In the days to come, I want to ensure that not only our (India’s) participation, but our success rate also must be very high (in the Olympic Games),” Rijiju said in an Insta live show ‘In The Sportlight’ hosted by budding table tennis player Mudit Dani. read more
Jun 10, 2020 23:46
Only five months ago the Olympic body strengthened its ban on political statements by specifying that gestures such as taking a knee or raising a fist on a medal podium remain prohibited. read more
Jun 03, 2020 16:25
Rathore said that he was determined to win a medal if he went to the Olympics as there was a lot of negativity around India at the Olympics due to the country’s poor record. read more
May 31, 2020 08:41
Morrow won the 100 and 200 meters in Melbourne and anchored the United States’ champion 400 relay team, matching the world record of 20.6 seconds in the 200 and helping the relay squad set a world record. read more
May 13, 2020 20:50
In a Special Congress held via a video conference, the executive board members and state units of the HI also discussed various options to pave the way for restarting the sport once the COVID-19 pandemic-forced lockdown is lifted. read more