Restrictions on athletes for the Tokyo Olympics leaves them with more questions than answers
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is concerned that the good reputation built over the years with stupendous international performances, many of them given by Sushil himself, has been ruined.
An opinion poll showed nearly 60% of people in Japan want the Olympics cancelled less than three months before they begin.
The shooters are conducting data gathering and entry, GPS Web application monitoring, oxygen tanker location tracking, and monitoring with Regional Transport Office and Medical Department of Uttar Pradesh.
The Chandigarh-native, a specialist in the 50m Rifle 3-Prone event, had won a World Championship silver medal in an event that wasn’t hers but more importantly -- an event where Indians currently occupy three of the top 11 rankings.
Mandeep Jangra, a Commonwealth Games silver medallist, won his first professional bout against Luciano Ramos in a four-round unanimous decision in the super welterweight category on Saturday.
On Friday, Bisla won the semi-final to become the fourth Indian woman wrestler to seal a quota for the Tokyo Olympics. A few hours later, she went on to earn gold in the 50kg event of the Olympic qualification tournament.
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.
Overall, India will field its biggest ever contingent of eight wrestlers at the Tokyo Games -- four men's free style wrestlers and as many women wrestlers.
The Olympic-bound 15-member Indian team will depart for Zagreb on May 11 for a training-cum-competition tour and then they will directly fly to Tokyo for the Olympics, which opens on July 23.
On Tuesday, Sagar Rana, who had competed in the 97-kg Greco-Roman category, was beaten to death in a clash involving two groups.
Seema booked an Olympic berth for herself after a close 2-1 win over European Championship bronze medallist Anna Lukasiak of Poland, showing tremendous defensive skills in the World Olympic Qualifiers semifinal.
Leaving no stone unturned for his maiden Olympics, ace Indian paddler G. Sathiyan has requested the government to arrange the table which will be used at the Tokyo Games.
The Olympics open in Tokyo on July 23 but Arjun said the Games will be unlike any previous edition if they happen.
Nethra Kumanan (laser radial), Vishnu Saravanan (laser standard) as well as KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar (skiff 49er) will train in Europe ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
Arjun Lal and Arvind will be the only Indian rowers in Tokyo Games which open on July 23 as the country will not participate in other Olympic qualifiers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sumit joined Ravi Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) in India's men's free style squad bound for the Tokyo Olympics.
India's Olympic-bound archers will not get to compete in the Stage 2 World Cup in Lausanne as their short-term visa application has been rejected by the Switzerland Embassy.
According to Additional DCP (north-west) Dr Guriqbal Singh Sidhu, police found that a quarrel had allegedly taken place between Sushil Kumar, Ajay, Prince, Sonu, Sagar, Amit and others in the parking area of the stadium.
Gomathi Marimuthu was stripped of the gold medal and handed a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal on May 26 last year
The Indian rowing team, in Tokyo for the Olympic qualifying tournament that began on Wednesday, is getting a glimpse of what the Games could look like in July-August.
To shield the shooting team’s preparation from any COVID-19 forced disruption, the squad will train in Croatia before heading directly to Tokyo
Jayanta Talukdar had returned to his hometown about a month ago after he failed to make the cut for the Olympic-bound India team and possibly contracted the virus from his doctor wife
Mirabai Chanu, who is a part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), is scheduled to leave the country on Saturday along with two others, including head coach Vijay Sharma.
Most Indians who have qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Games are grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which could dent their Olympic prospects.