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

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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic gold in his pocket, Neeraj Chopra targets 90m throw now | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic gold in his pocket, Neeraj Chopra targets 90m throw now | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: A history-scripting Olympic gold medal in his pocket, star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra‘s next target is breaching the 90m mark soon in the coming events. In fact, Chopra, who clinched the country’s maiden athletics medal to become only the second Indian to win an individual gold in the Olympics, went for it while trying … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rani Rampal condemns alleged casteist slurs hurled at teammate Vandana Katariya’s family | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rani Rampal condemns alleged casteist slurs hurled at teammate Vandana Katariya's family | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian women’s hockey team skipper Rani Rampal on Saturday condemned the allegedly casteist abuse that her teammate Vandana Katariya‘s family has faced, saying that it was nothing short of shameful. The family of Katariya, who scored four goals during the Olympics, found itself at the receiving end of allegedly casteist slurs from few people … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Everything you need to know about India’s lion-hearted golfer Aditi Ashok | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Everything you need to know about India's lion-hearted golfer Aditi Ashok | Tokyo Olympics News

Saturday began with a lot of hope for a historic golf medal for India at the Olympics, thanks to golfer Aditi Ashok. Aditi had already put India firmly on the Olympic golf map by staying in second position at the end of the first three rounds played. Aditi, who had been one of the most … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Aditi Ashok holds second spot after Round 3 | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Aditi Ashok holds second spot after Round 3 | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian golfer Aditi Ashok carded a three-under 67 in the third round to hold on to the second position and remain in strong contention for the country’s maiden Olympic medal in the sport here on Friday. Aditi was 12-under 201 after three rounds and is the sole golfer in second position, three strokes adrift … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla loses 50kg opener to Sarra Hamdi | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla loses 50kg opener to Sarra Hamdi | Tokyo Olympics News

CHIBA: Debutant Indian wrestler Seema Bisla could not find a way to get out of the defensive trap of Tunisia’s Sarra Hamdi and lost her 50kg opening round 1-3 at the Olympic Games here on Friday. The 27-year-old could not make her moves as Hamdi applied the body lock to great effect, never allowing Seema … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gurpreet Singh fails to finish in 50km race walk, pulls out after 35km due to cramps | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gurpreet Singh fails to finish in 50km race walk, pulls out after 35km due to cramps | Tokyo Olympics News

SAPPORO: India’s Gurpreet Singh failed to finish the men’s 50km race walk event of the Olympics, pulling out after the 35km mark due to cramps under hot and humid conditions here on Friday. The 37-year-old Gurpreet, one of the lowest ranked athletes in the event, was 51st at the 35km mark with a time of … Read more

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