Went all out in Rome qualifier, was hard to re-peak in the Olympics soon after it, say Indian swimmers | Tokyo Olympics News

Went all out in Rome qualifier, was hard to re-peak in the Olympics soon after it, say Indian swimmers | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Top Indian swimmers Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj may have had an underwhelming Tokyo Olympics but the duo feels that experience gained would help them in future events as they train their sights on a podium finish at next year’s Commonwealth and Asian Games. Prakash wrote a new chapter in the history of … Read more

Have you learnt Punjabi, PM asked Sreejesh; praised Mirabai for remembering truck drivers who helped her | Tokyo Olympics News

Have you learnt Punjabi, PM asked Sreejesh; praised Mirabai for remembering truck drivers who helped her | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Iconic boxer MC Mary Kom and ace archer Deepika Kumari were told they need not say sorry after returning without medals while hockey player P Sreejesh was asked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he has learnt ‘Punjabi’ when he hosted the Tokyo-returned Olympians at his residence. Modi had some light moments with … Read more

Entire country proud of Indian Olympics contingent: President Kovind | Tokyo Olympics News

Entire country proud of Indian Olympics contingent: President Kovind | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said India’s performance in the Tokyo Olympics was outstanding and the entire country is proud of the contingent. Kovind has hosted a ‘high tea’ at the Rashtrapati Bhavan cultural centre for the Indian contingent that participated at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. President Ram Nath Kovind hosted the … Read more

Neeraj Chopra’s gold winning feat named one of 10 magical moments of track and field in Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

Neeraj Chopra's gold winning feat named one of 10 magical moments of track and field in Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra‘s historic gold-winning feat in the Olympics was listed as one of the 10 magical moments of track and field in the Tokyo Games by World Athletics. 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 … Read more

Aditi Ashok: Fourth place at the Olympics is always disheartening, but I don’t have any regrets because I gave my 100% | Tokyo Olympics News

Aditi Ashok: Fourth place at the Olympics is always disheartening, but I don't have any regrets because I gave my 100% | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: India’s golfing sensation Aditi Ashok was just 18 when she appeared at her maiden Olympics in Rio in 2016. Aditi had finished 41st with a total score of 291. Five years down the line, Aditi, now 23, stunned everyone with her spectacular show at the Tokyo Olympics. Aditi narrowly missed out on a … Read more

Sayonara Tokyo, bonjour Paris: Olympic focus switches to 2024 | Tokyo Olympics News

Sayonara Tokyo, bonjour Paris: Olympic focus switches to 2024 | Tokyo Olympics News

PARIS: Sayonara Tokyo, bonjour Paris. Thousands of people partied in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower on Sunday to watch the closing ceremony of the delayed 2020 Olympics and celebrate the French capital’s status as host of the 2024 showpiece. The contrast was dramatic after a Tokyo Games played out in mostly empty stadia and … Read more

Vikas Krishan undergoes shoulder surgery after Olympic heartbreak, vows to come back stronger | Tokyo Olympics News

Vikas Krishan undergoes shoulder surgery after Olympic heartbreak, vows to come back stronger | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Vikas Krishan, whose Olympic campaign ended abruptly after a dislocated right shoulder caused an opening-round loss, has undergone a surgery to fix the injury which will keep him out of action for the next three months. The 29-year-old, who was competing in his third Olympics in Tokyo, was forced out early … Read more

Medals India won in Olympics made nation proud, elated: PM Modi | Tokyo Olympics News

Medals India won in Olympics made nation proud, elated: PM Modi | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: With the Tokyo Olympics coming to an end, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said this is the time to keep working to further popularise sports at the grassroots so that new talents emerge and get the opportunity to represent India in the times to come. The medals India won has certainly made … Read more

What goes into the making of a javelin champion? The skills and training required | Tokyo Olympics News

What goes into the making of a javelin champion? The skills and training required | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Neeraj Chopra became an inspiration for many youngsters in the country after the 23-year-old pierced the air with his javelin at the Olympic Stadium to give independent India its first gold medal in Athletics. Neeraj’s dominance was evident in the final as he produced a second-round throw of 87.58m to end India’s over … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: USA top Olympic medal table as delayed Games draw to close | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: USA top Olympic medal table as delayed Games draw to close | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Eliud Kipchoge produced a marathon masterclass and the USA edged China at the top of the Tokyo Olympics medals table as the curtain fell on the biggest sports event since the pandemic on Sunday. After Kipchoge’s marathon win for Kenya, the United States scored victories in volleyball, track cycling and basketball to top the … Read more

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