Neeraj Chopra: Nothing wrong in what Arshad Nadeem did by taking my javelin to prepare, clarifies Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

Neeraj Chopra: Nothing wrong in what Arshad Nadeem did by taking my javelin to prepare, clarifies Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Thursday said he was “disappointed” to see people pushing their “vested interests” following a viral video that showed the Indian athlete on the lookout for his javelin moments before the finals of the javelin event in August. The video doing the rounds on social video further … Read more

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra | More sports News

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra | More sports News

MUMBAI: India’s first individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Thursday said the road to the 2024 Paris Games will be difficult and “tricky” given the shorter three-year cycle. The shooting ace also lauded the country’s performance at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics. “It was a historic performance with the best-ever seven medals. There were moments … Read more

Parents will now see a future for their kids in hockey, says Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News

Parents will now see a future for their kids in hockey, says Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The bronze medal won by the Indian men’s hockey team after a gap of 41 years will encourage parents to allow their children to take up hockey and achieve glory, said goalkeeper PR Sreejesh on Monday. Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 in the playoff to win a bronze medal, their first … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gulf-based Indian businessman announces Rs 1 Crore award to PR Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gulf-based Indian businessman announces Rs 1 Crore award to PR Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Gulf-based Indian businessman on Monday announced Rs 1 crore cash award to hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh who emerged as one of the stars of the Indian men’s hockey team’s historic bronze medal win in the Tokyo Olympics. “Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh played a crucial role in helping the Indian hockey team secure bronze at … Read more

I will start afresh in every aspect for Paris 2024: Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

I will start afresh in every aspect for Paris 2024: Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: She had the time of her life in Tokyo with a medal on Olympic debut being the icing on the cake but Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain says all of it is “done and dusted now” and she will start afresh in every aspect of her game for the Paris edition in 2024. In … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers report 28 new COVID-19 cases, total 458 recorded during Games | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers report 28 new COVID-19 cases, total 458 recorded during Games | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The Tokyo Olympics organisers on Monday announced 28 new COVID-19 cases, none of them athletes, even as curtains were drawn on the 32nd Games here with a total of 458 infections reported during the showpiece held without spectators. The new cases included 13 contractors and six Games-Concerned personnels. There were also six volunteers, two … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: ‘Fitness was not an issue for a confident Bajrang Punia’ | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: 'Fitness was not an issue for a confident Bajrang Punia' | Tokyo Olympics News

By Sakshi MalikThere was very good reason for us to disrupt our scheduled training. I was sure that both Bajrang Punia and Neeraj Chopra would come back with medals and lift India’s tally past the previous best of six achieved in London 2012. My confidence in Bajrang stemmed from the fact that he had beaten … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Still processing this feeling, says Neeraj Chopra after winning gold | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Still processing this feeling, says Neeraj Chopra after winning gold | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Sunday said that he is still processing the feeling of winning gold for India at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. “Still processing this feeling. To all of India and beyond, thank you so much for your support and blessings that have helped me reach this stage. This moment will live … Read more

Bajrang Punia wins bronze as India equal their best ever Olympic medal haul | Tokyo Olympics News

Bajrang Punia wins bronze as India equal their best ever Olympic medal haul | Tokyo Olympics News

CHIBA (Japan): He did not live up to the sky-high expectations but India’s Bajrang Punia will return from Tokyo with a bronze medal on Olympic debut after outwitting Daulet Niyazbekov in the play-off on Saturday. If his defence let him down in the semifinal against Hazi Aliev, Bajrang’s smart attacking moves made him a 8-0 … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams achieve best-ever world rankings | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's and women's hockey teams achieve best-ever world rankings | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams jumped one spot each to achieve their highest-ever world rankings at number 3 and 8 respectively, riding on their historic campaign at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian men’s team, which ended a 41-year-old medal drought by clinching a historic bronze in the Olympics, was placed behind … Read more