Thursday, December 2, 2021


Lakshya bolsters India’s medal hope at Tokyo Games

The Pune-based NGO extends support to six athletes in their preparations and pursuit of medal at the upcoming Olympics.

PM Modi to interact with Tokyo-bound athletes on July 13

According to an official statement, more than 115 Indian athletes have qualified so far for Tokyo Olympics which will begin on July 23.

Japan to declare virus emergency lasting through Olympics

Tokyo is currently under less-stringent measures that focus on shortened hours for bars and restaurants but have proven less effective at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

FB Cloud gaming sees 1.5M users a month, expanding to more regions

The social network also welcomed top gaming company Ubisoft as a partner and the popular Assassin's Creed Rebellion has arrived as a cloud-streamed game on Facebook Gaming.

Breastfeeding Olympians allowed to bring babies to Tokyo

The move comes after Kim Gaucher made an emotional plea via Instagram to have 3-month-old Sophie travel with her to the Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza selects ‘Dajara 4’ for the Games

Mirza said it was a difficult decision to choose 'Dajara 4' over his other experienced horse 'Seigneur Medicott'.

Aditi Ashok qualifies for her second successive Olympics

Aditi thus joined Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane to make it a team of three to Tokyo.

Judoka Sushila Devi qualifies for Olympics

Sushila, who competes in the 48kg category, has 989 points which puts her at seventh spot in the Asian list, the International Judo Federation said.

Sensitisation programmes for Tokyo-bound athletes

The Sports Authority of India and Indian Olympic Association will conduct interactive sessions to understand the Covid-19 protocols.

Dutee Chand, Hima Das eye Olympic berths

Dutee missed the automatic qualification mark of 11.15 seconds by two-hundredths of a second during the Indian Grand Prix 4.

Fitness-wise we are on par with others: Rani Rampal

The Indian captain said it was not easy to prepare the team physically and mentally when the Games were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dutee Chand confident of achieving Olympic qualification mark

The sprinter, who broke own national record in 100m, will get another shot at the mark in inter-State event.

Kiren Rijiju against additional Covid-19 restrictions on India’s Olympics contingent

The Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India for the Games beginning July 23.

Rani Rampal to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Tokyo Games

India had last week announced a 16-member team for the Tokyo Games but refrained from naming the captain although it was more or less certain that Rani would lead the side.

Indian Olympic Association finds a sponsor for Tokyo Games

According to the IOA, the association with MPL is for one-and-a-half years and will end on December 31 next year.

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