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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.
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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.
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- 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.
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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.
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In an exclusive interview to PTI, Borgohain, who clinched the welterweight (69kg) bronze, spoke about the hardships she endured to get where she is, the joy of watching the triumph of human spirit at the Games and how her regular life now becomes much more eventful thanks to overnight fam
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 11:10 AM IST
- Barred from bringing family and friends with them to Japan, playing in empty arenas and not allowed to sightsee in Tokyo, some athletes found themselves day-dreaming about the French capital's Olympic rendezvous in 2024.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 11:08 AM IST
She said that is leaving Tokyo with "bittersweet memories" as she tried her best till the very end in the event but still ended up missing out on a medal.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 10:15 AM IST
About 11,000 athletes from over 200 countries competed in Tokyo Olympics. India recorded its best-ever haul at the Olympics with seven medals (one gold, two silver, and four bronze).
ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2021 07:26 AM IST
- Kendall Jenner took to Instagram to celebrate Devin Booker's win. She posted a photo of her television with a shot of her beau and captioned the snap with an emoji of a gold medal.
By Avishek Roy, Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 11:37 PM IST
- Bajrang Punia was injured in June during a tournament in Russia in the build-up to the Olympics and he was a touch tentative, until he discarded the knee protection coming into the playoff.
By N Ananthanarayanan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 10:55 PM IST
- With no spectators, who make the quadrennial event feel like no other sporting event in the world, some of the great performances across a fortnight had to make do with shrieks of delight or tears of joy or dismay from the athletes themselves.
By Avishek Roy, Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 10:13 PM IST
- Indian athletes produced a show to remember in the 16 days of Tokyo Olympics, winning the country a total of seven medals.
By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 10:10 PM IST
- Heading into the last day of Tokyo 2020, the Americans found themselves in unfamiliar territory of second spot in the medals tally. They were still dominating in the volume of overall medals, but China had two more gold—the decisive column in arranging the order.
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- As the Tokyo Games come to a close on Sunday, PM Modi said that India's medal wins at the Games made the nation proud.
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- Richard Torrez Jr. and Keyshawn Davis still leave Japan believing they've started a new era for the once-dominant U.S. team with its best Olympic showing in decades.
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony Highlights: Men's freestyle 65kg bronze medallist Bajrang Punia was India's flag-bearer as a memorable edition of the Summer Games were declared closed by IOC President Thomas Bach. 17 days of sporting action came to an end with a memorable closing ceremony.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 03:06 PM IST
- The 27-year-old Briton, who was already a boxing world and European champion, reflected on her unlikely journey to Olympic glory.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Klaus Bartonietz has been with Chopra since the second part of 2019 when the youngster was undergoing rehabilitation following an arthroscopic surgery on the elbow of his throwing right hand.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 02:56 PM IST
The team had more than 100 medals heading into the final day but had to rely on Sunday winners -- including their women's basketball team which grabbed a seventh straight gold -- to reach the top of the standings for the third Games in a row.
By Zarafshan Shiraz
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- Ever since Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra won gold at Tokyo Olympics 2020, fans and fitness enthusiasts have been drawing inspiration from the javelin throw champion and we are no different as we take workout motivation from his recent Swiss ball exercise. Here’ why you should too
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 02:38 PM IST
As Harrington carried the Irish flag into the stadium at opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, she stopped her team to bow to the Japanese people to show their gratitude for the Games taking place.
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- Nikola Jaksic scored three goals on three shots and Filipovic made several big plays, helping Serbia beat Greece 13-10 in the men’s water polo final at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.
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- The frustration of being so close but not quite good enough was replaced by a feeling of relief after the U.S. women’s volleyball team finally claimed Olympic gold with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-14 victory over Brazil on Sunday.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Go First said it would give free tickets to the Olympic medalists for the next five years. Star Air, on the other hand, is offering a lifetime of free air travel for the Tokyo 2020 medal winners.
By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:44 PM IST
The man was said to be spotted in front of the Olympics village every day with a placard dedicated to each and every athlete representing their countries.
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:35 PM IST
The company, which is backed by marquee investors like Tiger Global and General Atlantic, will also offer ₹1 crore each to Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, P V Sindhu and Bajrang Punia.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:23 PM IST
In contrast to the ethnic outfit that athletes wore during the opening ceremony, they will be seen in comfortable track suits.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:16 PM IST
- Both sports already had their quota of athletes cut for the 2024 Paris Olympics and weightlifting could be dropped entirely.