PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 06:33 PM IST
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had on Tuesday suspended Vinesh for indiscipline on three counts during the Tokyo Olympics and also issued notice to 19-year-old Sonam, who had sought help of SAI staff in procuring her passport before leaving for the Games.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 03:40 PM IST
Neeraj's coach Klaus says going forward, aim is to be "stable" in technique
By hindustantimes.com, Canberra
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2021 04:22 PM IST
The South Australian Government has chosen to impose a further mandatory quarantine period when South Australian athletes return from hotel quarantine in Sydney, effectively inflicting a 28 quarantine period for athletes at a time of mental and emotional vulnerability.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 11:26 PM IST
Chanu opened India's medals tally at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics after she bagged a silver in the Women's 49kg category.
PTI | , Pune
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Sindhu won a bronze in the Tokyo Games to become the only Indian woman and second overall to win two medals in the Olympics.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 06:16 PM IST
- The company understands the hardships faced by the athletes and has come forward to appreciate and acknowledge the spirit of the players, Mankind Pharma said in a statement.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 04:47 PM IST
The 23-year-Chopra clinched the country's maiden Olympic medal in athletics with a best throw of 87.58m on Saturday to become only the second Indian to win an individual yellow metal in the Games.
By Rutvick Mehta, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 04:26 PM IST
In this chat with HT, Usha talks about what makes Chopra stand out as a young athlete and why this medal was needed to inspire the younger generation.
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 11:25 PM IST
Reid, a master tactician, said a strong bonding developed between the players during the COVID-19 forced lockdown was the key to success in Tokyo.
PTI | , Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 10:55 PM IST
Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will honour the Olympians while Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore would be the special guest on the occasion.
PTI | , Kochi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 10:26 PM IST
The welcome reception, organised by the Kerala government, was led by Sports Minister V Abdurahiman with the participation of State Sports Council President Mercy Kuttan, MLA P V Sreenijan and District Collector Jafer Malik among others.
By Amrit Mathur
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 09:20 PM IST
Before diving into details, hit pause and rewind to 2014, when the TOP scheme was launched to fast track India’s push for Olympic medals.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 06:19 PM IST
It has been learnt that Vinesh, who crashed out of the Tokyo Games in the quarterfinals after a crushing defeat by 'fall', has been given time till August 16 to reply to the notice that mentioned indiscipline on three counts.
By Avishek Roy, Tokyo
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 06:22 PM IST
The people of Japan opposed the Games due to the Covid situation but the performances of host athletes helped lift the gloom.
Reuters | By hindustantimes.com, Wellington
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 05:02 PM IST
A New Zealand police spokesman said police attended a sudden death at a property in Waikato on New Zealand's upper North Island at about 4 p.m. (0400 GMT) on Monday.
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 04:27 PM IST
The men's team, coached by Graham Reid, ended the 41-year long wait for a medal at the Olympics as Manpreet Singh and boys returned with a bronze medal.
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 02:33 PM IST
India women's hockey team head coach Sjoerd Marijne has said India will remain in his heart forever as the Dutch master tactician leaves the team on an all-time high
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 02:26 PM IST
Lalit Bhanot, the Chairman of Athletics Federation of India's (AFI) Planning Committee, on Tuesday said they will stage javelin throwing competitions every year on August 7.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 02:15 PM IST
A history-making Olympic gold in his pocket and having won the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games titles, star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is now targeting a top podium finish in the World Athletics Championships to be held in USA next year.
By Snehal Pradhan
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 11:28 AM IST
- The Tokyo Olympics was the most gender balanced in the history of the Games with nearly 49% of the athletes women.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2021 08:09 AM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s initially high support was hit by disapproval of his handling of the pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 10:49 PM IST
Lamont Marcell Jacobs shrugs off doping suspicions Jacobs became the first Italian to win 100 metres gold, setting a European record time of 9.80 seconds in the final, and was part of his country’s triumphant 4x100 metres relay team.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 10:09 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 09:21 PM IST
Chopra became not just India's first Olympic gold-medallist in 13 years but also the first track and field athlete to achieve the feat.
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was the cynosure of all eyes in the ceremony at a five-star hotel here, held a couple of hours after the seven podium finishers made their way out of the airport amid utter chaos.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 08:05 PM IST
The ‘GIIS Olympians Scholarship’ is a special gesture of thanks to the extraordinary sportspersons who represented the country at the highest sporting event this year
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The athletes were welcomed by a Sports Authority of India delegation headed by its Director General Sandeep Pradhan. Athletics Federation of India head Adille Sumariwala also accompanied him.
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 05:19 PM IST
In the form of her life after winning five World Cup medals this year, Indian archer Deepika Kumari carried the hopes of 1.3 billion Indians to get the sport their first Olympic archery medal in Tokyo.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 02:17 PM IST
- He noted the Games were delayed by a year and held under tight restrictions, but "I believe we were able to fulfill our responsibility as the host nation,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said, thanking the people for their understanding and cooperation.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The new cases included 13 contractors and six Games-Concerned personnels. There were also six volunteers, two Tokyo employees and one from media among the infected.