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

Vinesh Phogat unsure of returning after Tokyo Olympics trauma | Tokyo Olympics News

Vinesh Phogat unsure of returning after Tokyo Olympics trauma | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: India’s Vinesh Phogat is not sure when, if at all, she would return to the wrestling mat as she struggles to cope with the disappointment of her Tokyo Olympics campaign. Five years after being stretchered off the mat with a twisted knee in Rio, the 26-year-old was the top seed in the women’s … Read more

Expectation will be higher at next Olympics: Aditi Ashok | Tokyo Olympics News

Expectation will be higher at next Olympics: Aditi Ashok | Tokyo Olympics News

BENGALURU: For most athletes, the Olympic Games is a culmination of years of blood, sweat and tears. However, for professionals in a few disciplines, especially golfers, there is no time to savour the triumph or brood over a missed chance, the next event is upon them in the blink of an eye. Ace Indian golfer … 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

Foreign coaches and support staff played a big role in India’s success in Tokyo Games | Tokyo Olympics News

Foreign coaches and support staff played a big role in India's success in Tokyo Games | Tokyo Olympics News

What’s the common thread between Tokyo Games medal winners Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain, Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia? What suddenly changed for the men’s and women’s hockey teams at this Olympics? Apart from our athletes’ perseverance, determination and resilience, it was the expert help from a bunch of foreign coaches and … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Bronze is worth gold to my family, says Bajrang Punia | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Bronze is worth gold to my family, says Bajrang Punia | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Olympic Games medal-winning wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia returned home to a rousing reception on Monday, with hundreds of ecstatic, dancing supporters from Haryana’s Sonepat, adjoining areas and the Chhatrasal Stadium turning up at the Delhi international airport with garlands, bouquets and sweets. The two made their way from the airport to … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India finishes 48th, best in four decades; 33rd in terms of overall medals won | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India finishes 48th, best in four decades; 33rd in terms of overall medals won | Tokyo Olympics News

India finished 48th on the medal tally in Tokyo, its highest ranking in over four decades (if one were to go by the total number of medals, India would have actually finished 33rd. However, ranking is done primarily based on gold medals won). The previous best in this period was the 51st rank finish at … Read more

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