Monday, January 17, 2022


Olympic-bound wrestler Sumit Malik fails dope test, provisionally suspended

Malik, the 2018 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, had qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the 125kg category at the World Olympic Qualifier event in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Fouaad Mirza focused for the Tokyo Olympics

The 29-year-old says in equestrian sport it is all about the coordination between the horse and the rider

Sports Ministry to launch short movies on journeys of Tokyo-bound Indian athletes

The series - Olympics Ki Aasha will celebrate stories of grit, passion and determination of India's elite athletes and pay homage to what it has taken to reach the highest level of sporting excellence.

Venkatesan Devarajan predicts good show in Tokyo

"There could even be a change of colour and we could win two or three medals at this year’s Olympics," said Devarajan.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia to miss ranking tournament in Poland

Bajrang Punia said more than the ranking points, he desperately needs mat-training with strong sparring partners ahead of the Tokyo Olympic

Indian boxers eye strong show at Asian Championships

India had delivered its best ever Asian Championship performance in the 2019 edition in Thailand, claiming 13 medals.

European Championship: Olympic-bound shooters set for much-needed practice

The Indian shooters will take part in the men's and women's individual Olympic events only.

Tokyo organisers say Olympics are safe

Tokyo, Osaka and many other prefectures are under a state of emergency and health-care systems are being stretched.

Plea to cancel Tokyo Olympics

Japan have officially spent $15.4 billion or organize the Olympics, although government audits suggest the figure is much higher.

It is frustrating to be confined to training sessions only: Praneeth

"It is tough. With tournament after tournament being cancelled or postponed, it is a big challenge to be motivated and play. We are having training but no tournaments.

Rafael Nadal doubtful for Tokyo Olympics

"Under these circumstances, I don't know. Let's see what's going on in the next couple of months. But I need to organize my schedule," the 34-year-old Spaniard continued.

I need competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

"I feel that I need that thing. Due to injury in 2019 got wasted and 2020 and 2021 have been wasted due to Covid-19," he elaborated.

Paddler Sathiyan all geared up for Tokyo Games

The 28-year-old had notched comfortable win at the Asian Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Doha in March to qualify for his maiden Summer Games

Rowers Arjun, Arvind qualify for Tokyo Olympics

The duo finished second in men's lightweight double sculls event inthe final race of the Asia/Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta

Japan expands virus alert in Tokyo area as surge spreads

Japan added some 4,300 cases on Wednesday for a total of about half a million with 9,500 deaths.

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