Articles about 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

23 Sep 2021

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday met the country's first-ever individual gold medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Abhinav Bindra, and his family.

Neeraj Chopra's javelin coach Uwe Hohn sacked: Here's why

14 Sep 2021

Neeraj Chopra's javelin coach Uwe Hohn sacked: Here's why

In a major development, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has decided to sack national javelin coach Uwe Hohn.

Olympic medal is just the beginning: Hockey forward Shamsher Singh

14 Sep 2021

Olympic medal is just the beginning: Hockey forward Shamsher Singh

Forward Shamsher Singh said that winning the Olympic bronze medal was just ticking off one box in the new beginning for the Indian men's hockey team, which aspires to be the world number one side.

Japan extends virus emergency until end of September

09 Sep 2021

Japan extends virus emergency until end of September

Japan announced on Thursday that it is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 other areas until the end of September as health care systems remain under severe strain, although new COVID-19 infections have slowed slightly.

North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

09 Sep 2021

North Korea suspended from 2022 Winter Olympics for Tokyo no-show

North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jhajharia, Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

08 Sep 2021

Jhajharia, Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

Three-time Paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi have been named in the selection committee for this year's National Sports Awards.

Boxers to compete in head guards at men's National Championship

07 Sep 2021

Boxers to compete in head guards at men's National Championship

Boxers will compete in head guards during the men's National Championship scheduled to start on September 15 and gold-medalists from the event will qualify for World Championships to be held from October 26 in Serbia.

Five best sports games you should definitely try

3 Sep 2021

Five best sports games you should definitely try

The current year has certainly been a delight for sports aficionados.

Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

26 Aug 2021

Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

India's javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, urged people to not indulge in propaganda after his comments on Pakistan's javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem were blown out of proportion on social media.

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra

19 Aug 2021

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra

India's first individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra on Thursday said the road to the 2024 Paris Games will be difficult and "tricky" given the shorter three-year cycle.

PM Modi meets with Indian Olympians back from Tokyo

16 Aug 2021

PM Modi meets with Indian Olympians back from Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted the Olympic-returned Indian athletes for breakfast at his residence, a day after lauding their memorable performance at the Tokyo Games from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

Lovlina receives warm welcome in Assam; to be felicitated today

12 Aug 2021

Lovlina receives warm welcome in Assam; to be felicitated today

Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain arrived in Guwahati on Thursday to a warm welcome as Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma received her at the airport.

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Cincinnati Masters: Details here

10 Aug 2021

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Cincinnati Masters: Details here

20-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Cincinnati Masters.

Major records scripted at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

09 Aug 2021

Major records scripted at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics saw some action-packed performances across sports.

Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic

09 Aug 2021

Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga thanked people for helping the country safely hold the Tokyo Olympics despite the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic.

Interesting facts about India's Olympic gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra

08 Aug 2021

Interesting facts about India's Olympic gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has become the talk of the town after clinching a historic gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Games: India register their best medal haul at Olympics

07 Aug 2021

Tokyo Games: India register their best medal haul at Olympics

Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra, on Saturday, claimed the second gold medal (individual) for India at Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra secures India's first Olympic gold in athletics

07 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra secures India's first Olympic gold in athletics

Neeraj Chopra has clinched the second-ever individual gold medal for India at Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in wrestling

07 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in wrestling

India have secured their sixth medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 14: Complete report

06 Aug 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 14: Complete report

India had a disappointing Day 14 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

How to watch field hockey? Here is a useful guide

06 Aug 2021

How to watch field hockey? Here is a useful guide

Indian hockey seems to have resurrected in the last few days.

Badminton: Decoding are the career stats of Chou Tien-Chen

06 Aug 2021

Badminton: Decoding are the career stats of Chou Tien-Chen

Chou Tien-chen from Chinese Taipei recently lost to China's Chen Long in the men's singles quarter-final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Finishing fourth in Olympics is no small feat: Rani Rampal

06 Aug 2021

Finishing fourth in Olympics is no small feat: Rani Rampal

She is proud of the effort but Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal is hurting as well after coming within touching distance of an Olympic podium finish only to finish fourth ultimately.

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia loses semi-final bout in 65kg category

06 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia loses semi-final bout in 65kg category

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has lost the men's freestyle 65kg category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after being beaten by Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan in the semis.

Two Belarus team coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics

06 Aug 2021

Two Belarus team coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics

Two Belarus team coaches have been removed from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in trying to send sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya back to their country.

#TokyoOlympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok holds second spot after third round

06 Aug 2021

#TokyoOlympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok holds second spot after third round

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok carded a three-under 67 in the third round to hold on to the second position and remain in strong contention for the country's maiden Olympic medal in the sport in Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia moves to semifinal

06 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia moves to semifinal

Bajrang Punia put his tactical acumen and strength to good use in the second period to pin Iran's Morteza Cheka Ghiasi for a semifinal berth in men's free-style 65kg event which took him closer to an Olympic medal on debut, in Tokyo on Friday.

Hockey (women's), Olympics: Team India loses the bronze medal match

06 Aug 2021

Hockey (women's), Olympics: Team India loses the bronze medal match

India missed out on securing their first-ever medal at Olympics in women's hockey.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 13: Complete report

05 Aug 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 13: Complete report

It was an emotional day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses in bronze medal match

05 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses in bronze medal match

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia lost the bronze medal match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya loses to Zavur Uguev, wins silver

05 Aug 2021

Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya loses to Zavur Uguev, wins silver

Indian Wrestler Ravi Dahiya lost 4-7 to Russia's Zavur Uguev in the gold medal match (57kg) at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

#TokyoOlympics: Wrestler Ravi endures bite from Sanayev, but is fine

05 Aug 2021

#TokyoOlympics: Wrestler Ravi endures bite from Sanayev, but is fine

India's Ravi Dahiya endured a painful bite on his biceps from Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev during the Tokyo Olympics semifinal but the in-form wrestler is perfectly fine and raring to go for the final, a support staff member of the team assured.

PM Modi, sporting fraternity hail men's hockey team's Olympic success

05 Aug 2021

PM Modi, sporting fraternity hail men's hockey team's Olympic success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the nation in hailing and celebrating the Indian men's hockey team's historic bronze medal-winning feat at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, saying the day will be etched in the memory of every Indian.

Hockey: India clinch their first Olympic medal after 41 years

05 Aug 2021

Hockey: India clinch their first Olympic medal after 41 years

India's wait for an Olympic medal in hockey has finally come to an end.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report

04 Aug 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report

It was a positive day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Argentina beat India in women's hockey semi-final

04 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Argentina beat India in women's hockey semi-final

Argentina beat the Indian women's hockey team 2-1 in an intense semi-final clash at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday.

Ravi Dahiya storms into Olympic final, pins Sanayev in semis

04 Aug 2021

Ravi Dahiya storms into Olympic final, pins Sanayev in semis

Ravi Dahiya on Wednesday became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the gold medal clash at the Olympic Games when he sensationally turned around the 57kg semifinal by pinning Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev.

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia win by technical superiority, enter quarterfinals

04 Aug 2021

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia win by technical superiority, enter quarterfinals

Indian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia began their Olympics campaigns with technical superiority victories, reaching the men's freestyle 57kg and 86kg quarterfinals respectively with ease, in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina loses semis, settles for bronze

04 Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina loses semis, settles for bronze

India's 23-year-old boxer Lovlina Borgohain has lost the semis of the women's flyweight category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

04 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

Medal contender Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the finals of the Olympic Games with a stunning throw of 86.65m in his opening attempt that put him on top of the qualification round in Tokyo on Wednesday.