Monday, January 17, 2022

Olympics

India name 8 debutants in women’s hockey squad for Tokyo Olympics

Eight seasoned players -- are part of the 16-member strong squad. The team captain will be announced later, said HI

Sports Minister felicitates Olympic-bound shuttler Sai Praneeth

The Minister lauded Sai Praneeth for making it to Tokyo Games and presented a cheque for Rs 5 lakh as a token of appreciation.

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu qualifies for Olympics

The Indian lifter is ranked second in the women's 49kg category with 4133,6172 points in her kitty.

SAI sacks Greco-Roman foreign coach Temo Kazarashvili

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Assistant secretary Vinod Tomar defended the decision.

Sports Minister launches Central Athlete Injury Management System

It will start with support for athletes who are a part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) development group expected to participate in Olympics 2024 and beyond.

Sports Ministry not to send delegation to Tokyo Olympics

As per the norms, the number of officials travelling to Olympics cannot be more than one-third of the athletes' contingent.

Vinesh Phogat reaches final of Poland Open

The 26-year-old Vinesh can now win her third gold in as many tournaments this season, having won titles in Matteo Pellicone (March) and Asian Championship (April).

Indian Olympic Association in search of new kit sponsor

IOA dropped Li Ning as its official kit sponsor for the Olympics and stated that the country's athletes will wear unbranded apparel during the Tokyo Games

Indian men’s hockey team simulating Olympic atmosphere

The Indian men's hockey team is scheduled to begin its campaign on July 24 against New Zealand.

Injustice to Indian shuttlers: SATS chief

Four shuttlers, Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth, N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, failed to make the cut owing to cancellation of tournaments due to the pandemic.

Deepak Punia pulls out of Poland Open due to hand injury

Punia will remain with the team till July 5 for the training camp that has been organised by the Polish Federation.

Satwik-Chirag pair trains at Gachibowli Indoor stadium

The doubles duo follows in the footsteps of Sindhu who practices at this venue

Painful to miss Olympics, says Sikki Reddy

If only the Covid-19 pandemic had not happened it would have been a different story, said the badminton player

Fitness continues to be a key are of focus: Namita Toppo

The selection of the final 16 players who will represent the country in Tokyo is awaited and Toppo said there is no dearth of talent in the squad with several youngsters rising the ranks.

Wrestlers Sonam Malik, Seema Bisla to skip India’s Olympic camp in Warsaw

Sonam and Seema have qualified for the Olympics in the 62kg and 50kg freestyle events, respectively.

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