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Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

Rio olympics

Nov 05, 2019 18:29
At 33, Sreejesh is at the twilight of his career but the lanky custodian from Kerala has not planned anything yet about his future. read more
Nov 01, 2019 13:25
As the Sjoerd Marijne-coached India take on the Janneke Schopman-trained US team in a do-or-die clash for both, the hosts would be hoping to forget the disappointment of the failed Olympic bid at the Jakarta Asian Games last year. read more
Oct 29, 2019 19:07
The new system, where judges’ scoring is updated in real time on a screen, will be tested at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo stadium, where the Tokyo 2020 boxing competition will be held. read more
Oct 18, 2019 13:19
The 28-year-old Chinese shuttler won the gold medal in London Olympics in 2012 where she defeated Wang Yihan in the final in three games. read more
Oct 09, 2019 08:58
Here’s our list of six athletes who can blaze through records at the 2020 Games—each of their winning marks in Doha is better than the mark that fetched gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016. read more
Oct 04, 2019 17:16
Sakshi, who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has been struggling for long and has been dropped from the Scheme. She had crashed out in the opening round of the 62kg women’s category in Nur-Sultan. read more
Sep 29, 2019 14:22
Momota, with over 300 wins under his belt, saw his career descend into controversy in 2016 when he was suspended for more than a year for visiting an illegal casino. read more
Sep 20, 2019 19:50
Vinesh was one of India’s biggest hopes going into the 2016 Rio Olympics. But she had to end her campaign in tears in the quarter-finals when a career-threatening knee injury forced her to be stretchered off the mat. read more
Sep 16, 2019 09:14
Although Dipa Karmakar’s impressive showing in the 2016 Rio Olympics shone a light on Indian gymnastics, uncertainty has ruled the sport since the sports ministry derecognised the federation because of factionalism. read more
Sep 10, 2019 19:43
Indian national coach Pullela Gopichand had recently said that current crop of players moving into coaching once they are done with their playing careers would help in solving the problem of a lack of indigenous coaches. read more
Aug 25, 2019 19:09
PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final on Sunday. read more
Jul 26, 2019 23:05
Not once, not twice, but on three separate occasions in the Rio Olympics, Sakshi clamped shut the jaws of defeat and emerged with her neck intact and a bronze medal draped around it. read more
Jun 05, 2019 17:45
World No 5 Sindhu, a silver medallist at Rio Olympics and 2017 and 2018 World championship, defeated Indonesia’s Choirunnisa 21-14 21-9 in a lop-sided contest in women’s singles. read more
May 22, 2019 17:16
Kenyan-born Kirwa, who switched allegiance to Bahrain in 2013 and finished second at the Rio Olympics in 2016, tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO), a banned blood-boosting hormone that improves endurance. read more
May 07, 2019 14:44
A decision on whether it will run the boxing programme in Tokyo is set to be made on May 22. If barred, the IOC has said it will step in to ensure the sport still appears in the Japanese capital. read more