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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

2020 Olympics


Indian men, women TT teams a win away from securing Tokyo Olympics berths

January 23, 2020 3:51 pm

A quarterfinal finish guarantees qualification for the Tokyo Olympics. India have never qualified as a team in Olympic history, limiting its participation to individual events.

Mirabai Chanu ranked eighth in latest Olympic qualification rankings

January 02, 2020 4:29 pm

After recovering from a back injury, which marred her progress in 2018, Chanu has constantly improved her performance in 2019

Japan's 2011 World Cup-winning team to open Olympic torch relay

December 17, 2019 4:10 pm

The Olympic torch relay for Japan is to begin in J-Village in Fukushima prefecture, located about 250 kilometres north of Tokyo on March 26, 2020.

‘Our system is such that it is controlled either by PM or CMs. If the CM has interest, things will be done’

December 15, 2019 7:14 am

IOA president Narinder Batra talks about India’s preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics, the importance of psychological counselling to uplift morale of athletes, and need to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games

Playing to win

November 28, 2019 12:18 am

Even as Russia confronts allegations of doping, the world of sports must know the menace goes deeper and wider.

Fouaad Mirza seals historic Olympic berth, ends 20-year wait

November 22, 2019 8:00 pm

Fouaad Mirza secured an equestrian Olympic quota on Friday. Imtiaz Anees (2000 Sydney) and Late Wing Commander IJ Lamba (1996 Atlanta) are the only Indians to have represented the country at the Olympics in this sport.

Sports bosses IOA reject new deal

November 12, 2019 9:19 am

The IOA has argued that it takes ‘years to build rapport and grow as a sports administrator to the national and international level.’

India get record 15th Olympic quota in shooting

November 10, 2019 7:12 pm

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged India's 13th Olympic quota in shooting. Mairaj Ahmed and Angad Bajwa earned India's 14th and 15th places. India had 11 shooters at the 2012 Olympics and 12 in Rio 2016.

'Queen has scored': Rani Rampal earns plaudits as Indian women qualify for Olympics for third time

November 02, 2019 11:16 pm

The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the Olympics for only the third time. However, they were down by 4 goals before captain Rani Rampal came to the rescue with 12 minutes left on the clock on Saturday.

Olympic Qualifiers: Mandeep Singh's brace puts India in a firm position against Russia

November 01, 2019 10:25 pm

Despite the gorge in world rankings, Russia dished out a fighting effort to surprise the hosts and keep the difference of goals to just two, after Mandeep Singh had bagged a brace with Harmanpreet Singh and SV Sunil, both bagging one each.


20 splendid global destinations to visit this year

January 21, 2020 11:49 am

Make travel a priority by visiting these nature-friendly and beautiful destinations from around the world this year.