August 08, 2021 1:38 pm
For PV Sindhu, the first woman from India to win two individual Olympic medals, it’s all about the action, erasing the past and living in the moment
August 07, 2021 10:23 pm
Imperfect but not impossible, these Olympics - willed into existence despite a pandemic that sparked worldwide skepticism and hard-wired opposition from Japan's own citizens - just might go down as the Games that changed sports for good.
August 07, 2021 8:38 pm
Chopra had topped the qualification three days ago and did better than that in the finals as he produced a best throw of 87.58m to become only the second Indian to win individual gold in Olympics, also the first track-and-field medal for the country.
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 12:55 pm
On July 23, at the opening ceremony, we saw contingents displaying some interesting fashionable choices which made a buzz around the world
June 29, 2021 7:20 am
Does the absence of top throwers, defending Olympic champion Thomas Roehler from Germany and Estonia's Magnus Kirt, brighten India's Neeraj Chopra's chances for winning an elusive track and field medal?
May 27, 2021 1:51 pm
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has remained firm in its “absolute yes” stance, while recent surveys have revealed that a majority of Japanese citizens are calling for the Games to be cancelled or postponed.
May 21, 2021 9:14 am
With just nine weeks to go before the Games, states of emergency have been imposed in much of Japan until the end of the month to counter a spike in infections that has resulted in a shortage of medical staff and hospital beds in some areas.
July 15, 2021 10:49 am
As an 8-year-old, gymnast Pranati Nayak was rejected by a coach for being too thin. Now she is leaving nothing to chance ahead of her maiden Olympics, including training her palate for Japanese food.
April 15, 2021 2:22 pm
Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, suggested the cancellation just a day after Tokyo reached the 100-days-to-go mark on Wednesday.