Saturday, August 13, 2022

Special Olympics Bharat returns from Unified Cup 2022 in Detroit with a bronze

New Delhi | August 10, 2022 11:59:40 PM IST
The Special Olympics Bharat team received a warm welcome on their return from the Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022 Detroit.... read..

Will try to win medal in Olympics as well: Sharath Kamal after Commonwealth Games 2022 triumph

Birmingham | August 8, 2022 11:27:29 PM IST
Indian paddler Sharath Kamal clinched the gold medal in the men's singles final at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Monday.... read..

Will try to win gold in Olympics as well: Boxer Amit Panghal after Commonwealth Games triumph

Birmingham | August 7, 2022 9:26:54 PM IST
Following his gold medal win in Commonwealth Games 2022 on Sunday, Indian boxer Amit Panghal said that he will try to win gold for his country in Olympics as well.... read..

CWG 2022: Will try to win gold medal at 2024 Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Nehra after bronze win

Birmingham | August 7, 2022 4:27:39 PM IST
Following his bronze medal win in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games 2022, Indian wrestler Deepak Nehra said that he will try to win a gold medal at the 2024 Olympic Games.... read..

CWG 2022: Next target is Asian Games, 2024 Olympics, says Naveen after clinching gold

Birmingham | August 7, 2022 3:26:13 AM IST
After clinching the gold medal in the Men's Freestyle 74kg category final, Naveen said that he will focus on performing better in Asian Games and 2024 Paris Olympics.... read..

CWG 2022: Will try to win gold in 2024 Olympics, says Bajrang Punia after winning gold medal in wrestling

Birmingham | August 6, 2022 2:26:18 AM IST
After clinching India's first wrestling gold at the Commonwealth Games 2022, Bajrang Punia said that he will try to win a gold medal for the country in the Paris Olympics 2024.... read..

Will now focus on Asian Games, Paris Olympics, says Indian judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav after winning bronze

Birmingham | August 2, 2022 1:56:57 AM IST
Despite clinching a bronze medal in the 60kg final, Indian judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav said that he is not happy that he missed out on a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games and will next focus on Asian Games.... read..

Would like to fill Olympics void at CWG: Indian boxer Ashish Kumar Chaudhary

Birmingham | July 26, 2022 9:26:51 AM IST
Ahead of the upcoming edition of the Commonwealth Games, Indian boxer Ashish Kumar Chaudhary said that he will be compensating for his Olympics loss at the prestigious event in Birmingham.... read..

World Athletics to introduce repechage round at 2024 Paris Olympics

Monte-Carlo | July 25, 2022 4:59:05 PM IST
The World Athletics Council on Monday announced that they will introduce a repechage round to individual track events from 200m to 1500m distance, including the hurdles at the 2024 Paris Olympics.... read..

Meet Afreen Hyder, Kashmiri female taekwondo athlete aiming for Olympics

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 21, 2022 2:27:11 PM IST
Afreen Hyder, an international Taekwondo player from Kashmir, wants to represent India in Olympics. She is the first international Taekwondo player, who has been shining in Kashmir Valley for the past few years. Hyder has returned to India after giving a... read..

Activist with cancer jailed in Hong Kong for Winter Olympics protest attempt

Hong Kong |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Hong Kong authorities have sentenced an activist with stage four cancer to nine months in jail for his attempt to protest against the Beijing Winter Olympics, media reports said.... read..

Anurag Thakur reviews India's preparedness for CWG 2022, says momentum of training, competition enhanced post Olympics

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
Sports minister Anurag Thakur reviewed India's preparation for the Commonwealth Games 2022 at a Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) meeting on Thursday. A total of 215 athletes will be representing India at the upcoming CWG.... read..

Sports ministry taking efforts to strengthen bench for Olympics; Indian boxers bring back 14 medals from Kazakhstan

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:16 AM IST
With an eye on developing the bench strength for the 2028 and 2032 Olympics, the Sports Ministry is leaving no stone unturned.... read..

Sports Ministry striving to strengthen bench for upcoming Olympics

New Delhi | July 5, 2022 10:55:24 PM IST
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is striving to develop the bench strength for the 2028 and 2032 Olympics and international competition exposure of all SAI National Centres of Excellence (NCOE) junior athletes is paramount in achieving this aim.... read..

Sharath Kamal recalls Olympics battle with Ma Long to highlight mind training

New Delhi | July 1, 2022 5:25:42 PM IST
Table tennis star A Sharath Kamal underlined the importance of the camp for the National team in Porto, Portugal, as part of the preparations for the coming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.... read..

Paris Olympics: IOC to conduct boxing competitions, qualifying events on its own; not to involve IBA

Mumbai |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday decided to conduct the boxing programme and the qualifying events for Paris 2024 Olympic Games on its own, declaring that the International Boxing Association (IBA) was not in a position to conduct the e... read..

Special Olympics Bharat's Unified Cup-bound athletes play all-inclusive exhibition match to mark Pride Month

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:26:02 PM IST
Special Olympics Bharat's National Coaching Camp - Unified Football came to an end after eight days of preparation. The preparatory camp was organized to prepare and train the Unified female football squad for the upcoming Unified Cup 2022, which will be ... read..

Tokyo Olympics medallist Neeraj Chopra clinches gold in Kuortane Games

Kuortane | June 18, 2022 11:25:19 PM IST
Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra gave another sterling performance on Saturday as he clinched gold in the 2022 Kuortane Games in Finland.... read..

World Championships Silver-medallist boxer Manju Rani eyes Paris Olympics glory

New Delhi | June 17, 2022 5:57:02 PM IST
Manju Rani was training at her hometown village of Rithal in Rohtak district of Haryana when she witnessed Mary Kom win the Bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics. Mary Kom's historic win inspired Manju to continue with boxing despite several hardships ... read..

Para Shooting WC 2022: Tokyo Olympics medalist Avani Lekhara captures her second gold at the event

Chateauroux | June 11, 2022 10:56:34 PM IST
Tokyo Paralympics gold medalist Avani Lekhara added another medal to her tally by winning gold at the R8- Women's 50m 3P SH1 event during the ongoing Chateauroux Para Shooting World Cup 2022.... read..

Indian hockey is poised for ultimate glory in 2028 Olympics: David John

Panchkula (Haryana) | June 10, 2022 1:24:49 PM IST
Former India High-Performance Director David John believes that the Indian hockey team will peak in the 2028 Olympics, giving itself its best shot in several years at a gold medal.... read..

KIYG 2021: Sanyukta sets her eyes on Paris Olympics after 5 gold in gymnastics

Ambala (Haryana) | June 8, 2022 10:26:01 AM IST
A gymnast by default, Maharashtra's Sanyukta Kale swept all the five gold medals at stake in rhythmic gymnastics in the Khelo India Youth Games.... read..

Important for world of boxing that Nikhat Zareen wins gold at 2024 Paris Olympics, says BFI President Ajay Singh

Istanbul | May 20, 2022 5:24:10 PM IST
Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh congratulated Nikhat Zareen on her gold medal at IBA Women's World Boxing Championships and said that it is important for the world of boxing that she wins a gold medal at 2024 Paris Olympics.... read..

Obstacle Course Racing is set to replace Equestrian in the Olympics

Business | May 6, 2022 1:53:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India] May 6 (ANI/PRNewswire): Since its inception almost a decade ago, The Devils Circuit Races, from the stables of Volano Entertainment Pvt Ltd, have attracted athletes and thrill seekers alike. Proclaimed to be the 'Toughest Race in Asia', ... read..

Amit Shah felicitates Indian Men, Women Hockey Teams of Tokyo 2020 Olympics at KIUG 2021 Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 3, 2022 9:53:55 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday felicitated the Indian Women's Hockey Team and Men's Hockey team, led by Rani Rampal and Manpreet Singh respectively who represented the country at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.... read..

Uniquely qualified': John Coates drafted letter of praise for himself to Brisbane Olympics organisers

Business | May 2, 2022 4:54:01 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 2 (ANI/PNN): John Coates, the outgoing president of the Australian Olympic Committee, drafted his own letter of recommendation stating that it was "hard to think of anybody better qualified in the world of sport" to be appointed to ... read..

Shooter Sartaj eyeing Paris 2024 Olympics after winning gold at KIUG 2021

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | April 30, 2022 4:54:15 PM IST
Sartaj Singh Tiwana, on Friday, stunned the crowd at the SAI Shooting Range when he defeated Olympian Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar in the final of the 50m Rifle 3 Positions event at the Khelo India University Games 2021, to claim the gold medal.... read..

After making waves at Olympics, Indian hockey star Vandana Katariya eyes gold at CWG 2022

By Gurmeet Raj Batra

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 4:23:20 PM IST
Indian Women's Hockey Team forward Vandana Katariya, who was part of India's historic fourth-place finish at the Tokyo Olympics, said the team is aiming to win gold at Commonwealth Games 2022.... read..

Russian race walker Lashmanova banned, to be stripped of 2012 London Olympics gold

London | March 21, 2022 8:22:56 PM IST
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) on Monday announced that the Russian race walker Yelena Lashmanova has been banned for two years for the use of prohibited substances, a violation of World Athletics anti-doping rules.... read..

Tokyo has motivated me to do even better, says Olympics Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra

London | March 18, 2022 5:52:41 PM IST
India's ground-breaking Olympic star Neeraj Chopra, the javelin gold medal winner from Tokyo, has declared his ambitious targets for 2022, which include challenging for his first-ever World Championship title, defending his Commonwealth Games and Asian Ga... read..

China's atrocities against Tibetan Buddhists adversely affected Beijing Olympics

Beijing | March 11, 2022 8:52:24 PM IST
China's atrocities against Tibetan Buddhists marred the Beijing Olympics as just a day before the Beijing Olympics 2022 opened on February 4, hundreds of Tibetan activists marched against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland.... read..

Thousands across India register for Special Olympics Bharat's Amrit Mahotsav health program

New Delhi | March 7, 2022 6:21:30 PM IST
With a month to go for Special Olympics Bharat's Return To Play - Inclusion Revolution program, more than 38,000 people with and without intellectual disabilities have already registered to be a part of the pan-India health program. Launched under the Aza... read..

Xi Jinping politicised Beijing Winter Olympics to increase his sphere of influence, says report

Beijing | March 6, 2022 1:51:52 PM IST
While China blames the western countries for politicising the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, a Canada-based think-tank in its report has stated that the games were sought to be exploited for political purposes by the host.... read..

Olympics champion Kipchoge eyes Tokyo Marathon title

Tokyo |Sunday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
World men's marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya said here on Saturday that he hopes to add the Tokyo Marathon title to the gold medal he claimed at last year's Olympic Games.... read..

China asked Russia to delay Ukraine invasion until end of Olympics: Report

Washington | March 3, 2022 4:52:00 AM IST
A Western intelligence report said senior Chinese officials told senior Russian officials in early February not to invade Ukraine before the end of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, The New York Times reported citing senior Biden administration officials an... read..

US-born Eileen Gu representing Beijing at Olympics courts controversy for being ignorant about China's internet freedom

Asia | February 27, 2022 8:51:06 PM IST
Eileen Gu has been at the thick end of controversy since the news of her competing as an Olympian for China and not the US surfaced.... read..

Suppression of dissent during Winter Olympics is testimony to Communist party's grip on China

Beijing | February 27, 2022 8:22:16 PM IST
China's control of the public dissent during the Beijing Winter Olympics is a testimony to the power and grip of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) over the country.... read..

Another Uyghur torchbearer of 2018 Beijing Olympics detained by Chinese authorities: Report

Beijing | February 27, 2022 2:51:12 PM IST
A Uyghur doctor, who served as a torchbearer in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, is serving an 18-year jail sentence, said a media report.... read..

Indian Army felicitates skier Arif Khan, only participant from India in Winter Olympics

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 26, 2022 5:51:05 PM IST
Indian Army felicitated skier Arif Khan on Saturday, who recently participated in Winter Olympics which was being held in Beijing, China.... read..

HCL and OGQ extend partnership for next 5 years to support Indian Athletes' Quest for the Olympics Medals

Business | February 25, 2022 6:51:40 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): To strengthen its contribution towards sports in India, HCL, a leading global conglomerate, today announced that it is extending its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with OGQ, a not-for-... read..

Winter Olympics: Thank-you letters pour into Olympic Village polyclinic

Beijing |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
As the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games came to a close on Sunday, gratitude from athletes, coaches and delegation officials poured into the polyclinic in the Yanqing Olympic and Paralympic Village for the medical services it provided.... read..

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: Defending champions Russia to play with Finland for gold in men's ice hockey

Beijing | February 19, 2022 10:51:30 AM IST
After a pair of thrilling semi-final matches on Friday, it will be defending champions ROC against Finland in Sunday's gold medal men's ice hockey game at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.... read..

Lockdown difficulties prepared us for challenges of Olympics last year: Vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh

New Delhi | February 19, 2022 1:21:25 PM IST
Star defender and drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh has been a central figure in the resurgence of the Indian Men's Hockey team in recent years. His clutch performances for the team not only played a vital role in the Indian Men's team's Olympic Bronze Medal... read..

It is a stepping stone as India is going to bid for 2036 Olympics, 2030 Youth Olympics: IOA President Narinder Batra

By Vivek Prabhakar Singh

Faridabad (Haryana) | February 19, 2022 9:51:46 PM IST
IOA President Narinder Dhruv Batra has hailed India's right to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee session in Mumbai as a stepping stone towards big events coming in the country as India will make all efforts to host the 2030 Youth Olympics and ... read..

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: IOC President was 'very disturbed' after seeing Kamila Valieva performance in free skate

Beijing | February 18, 2022 11:22:07 AM IST
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday said he was very disturbed after watching the performance of the Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva in the women's free skate at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in which the ... read..

Beijing 2022: China's Eileen Gu bags halfpipe gold, becomes first freeskier to win 3 medals in one Olympics

Beijing | February 18, 2022 9:51:34 AM IST
Eileen Gu on Friday won the women's halfpipe gold medal at Beijing 2022 to clinch her second gold medal at the games, and a historic third Olympic freeskiing medal.... read..

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: Anna Shcherbakova claims figure skating gold, Kamila Valieva finishes 4th

Beijing | February 18, 2022 9:21:45 AM IST
World champion figure skater Anna Shcherbakova of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) clinched the women's gold medal at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Thursday.... read..

Censorship mars Beijing Olympics, says rights group

New York | February 18, 2022 5:51:23 PM IST
Chinese government censorship seriously marred the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday and added that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and corporate sponsors have not spoken out about the government's human right... read..

SAI appoints 398 coaches, assistant coaches in preparation of Olympics 2024, 2028

New Delhi | February 16, 2022 7:52:19 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has extended offers of employment to 398 coaches at various levels in 21 disciplines.... read..

Beijing 2022: India's campaign end at Olympics after Arif Khan records DNF in slalom

Beijing | February 16, 2022 11:20:53 AM IST
Indian alpine skier Mohammad Arif Khan ended his campaign at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics with a DNF (Did Not Finish) in the men's slalom event on Wednesday.... read..

Winter Olympics: Russian skater Kamila Valieva burst into tears after return at Beijing 2022 amid doping scandal

Beijing | February 16, 2022 10:52:12 AM IST
The 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva broke into tears after she dazzled in the women's short program at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday.... read..
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