August 09, 2021 11:25 pm
The ‘GIIS Olympians Scholarship’ is a special gesture of thanks to the extraordinary sportspersons who represented the country at the highest sporting event this year, and showed pure determination and grit to carry the hopes of 1.3 billion Indians.
July 29, 2021 4:26 pm
The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the gold-medal match at the Tokyo Games.
July 28, 2021 7:27 pm
If the Berlin Games with all its pomp and politics is remembered as Hitler’s project to exhibit his supremacist ideology, it is also recalled to this day as the summer when Jessie Owens defied the narrative and emerged as an unlikely hero.
August 08, 2021 12:30 pm
Russia, which has historically been among the world’s top sporting nations, has been ‘banned’ from the Tokyo Olympics.
July 24, 2021 6:18 pm
Sports celebrates the indomitability of human spirit, but by showcasing fragility, Bradley is questioning its absence. With Naomi Osaka, the director underlines the difference between genius and greatness, weakness and vulnerability
July 24, 2021 2:52 pm
The issue came to prominence after Spanish synchronised swimmer Ona Carbonell expressed anguish in an Instagram post.
July 22, 2021 2:15 pm
To the generation of Japanese who look back fondly on the 1964 Games, the prospect of a diminished, largely unwelcome Olympics is a grave disappointment.
July 19, 2021 9:42 pm
Organisers said athletes competing in the Games would sleep on bed frames made from recyclable cardboard and mattresses made of polyethylene materials that would be reused to make plastic products after the Games.
March 15, 2021 4:04 pm
For an Indian to dream of cracking those highest of echelons of Olympic sport - when equipment is niche, coaching is specialised, the sport isn't particularly easy to just lace up shoes and pick up - this qualification points to Bhavani's individual endeavour and her blazing ambition.
July 24, 2021 7:14 pm
At Olympics, countries either get recognised for their designers, or they come up with some interesting stuff to make their uniforms special.