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At e-auction of PM's mementos, sports gear of Olympians get highest bids

September 17, 2021 8:26 pm

The gloves, with a base price of Rs 80 lakh, received a bid of Rs 1.92 crore. Chopra’s javelin, which had a base price of Rs 1 crore, received a bid of Rs 1.5 crore.

Indian boxing's coaching staff could be overhauled after worlds as Tokyo Olympics review continues

September 14, 2021 4:58 pm

"Nobody (in the federation) is happy with the Olympic performance. So, as was promised, a review is on and it will be a long drawn process, which will take a couple of months. Nothing is changing till the two world championships are done with," a top source told PTI.

PM's pep talk to Vinesh: ‘Don’t get bogged down by defeat’

August 18, 2021 11:40 am

Modi’s words come at a time when Vinesh has been issued a show-cause notice by the WFI, which is headed by BJP Member of Parliament Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Back home, Games star says: Forgive me for not being able to get gold

August 13, 2021 7:56 am

On Olympian Lovlina Borgohain's visit home to Assam, the state government announced several awards for the boxer, including a cheque of Rs 1 crore and post of Deputy SP in the Assam Police

Lovlina Borgohain says will start afresh in every aspect for Paris 2024

August 09, 2021 1:07 pm

Lovlina Borgohain became only the third Indian boxer to finish on the Olympic podium after bagging the women's welterweight (69kg) bronze medal at the recently-concluded Tokyo Games.

Lovlina hoardings: Case against Assam portal after DIPR alleges fake news

August 09, 2021 7:06 am

The police registered a case under Sections 294A/500/505 (2) of the IPC and Section 45A of the IT Act on Friday.

In seventh heaven with seven stars: Meet India's medal winners at Tokyo 2020

August 10, 2021 7:46 am

At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, India had seven medal winners and recorded its best-ever tally at the quadrennial event. Here is a chance to relive their glorious moments.

Disappointed I didn't get gold but will celebrate Olympic bronze with vacation: Lovlina Borgohain

August 04, 2021 6:58 pm

Lovlina Borgohain's medal is nonetheless a historic achievement as it was the country's first Olympic podium finish in boxing in nine years and only the third ever overall after Vijender Singh (2008) and M C Mary Kom (2012).

Well fought: President, PM lead country in applauding Borgohain for Olympic bronze medal

August 04, 2021 2:17 pm

Borgohain (69kg) signed off with a bronze medal after a 0-5 loss to reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli on Wednesday, bringing an end to the country's boxing campaign in Tokyo and adding a third medal to its overall tally.

Bollywood celebrities hail Lovlina Borgohain’s bronze medal win at Tokyo Olympics: ‘We are all so proud of you’

August 04, 2021 1:19 pm

Even though Lovlina Borgohain lost her semifinal bout to reigning world champion Busenaz Sürmeneli, celebrities hailed her bronze medal-winning performance.


Breakfast with Modi: Indian Olympians meet PM day after attending Independence Day celebrations

August 16, 2021 2:38 pm

A day after praising them from the ramparts of the Red Fort in his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indian athletes who participated in the Olympics and made India proud.