2020 Tokyo Olympics: News
26 Mar 2023Lovlina Borgohain
Women's World Boxing Championships 2023: Lovlina Borgohain wins gold
Indian pugilist Lovlina Borgohain overcame Australia's Caitlin Parker in the 75kg category final at the Women's World Boxing Championships 2023.
12 Jan 2023Hockey World Cup
Hockey World Cup 2023: Schedule, format, timing, telecast details
The 2023 edition of the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup is set to get underway on January 13.
07 Aug 2022Boxing
2022 CWG, boxing: Amit Panghal bags maiden gold medal
India's Amit Panghal trumped England's Kiaran MacDonald in the final of the men's boxing flyweight category (51kg) in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
06 Aug 2022Boxing
2022 CWG, boxing: India's Amit Panghal storms into the final
Indian boxer Amit Panghal beat Zambia's Patrick Chinyemba in the men's flyweight semi-finals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
06 Aug 2022Indian Women's Hockey Team
2022 CWG, hockey: India women lose to Australia in semi-finals
The Indian women's hockey team suffered a fateful defeat to Australia in the semi-finals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
31 Jul 2022Indian Women's Hockey Team
2022 CWG: Indian women's hockey team beats Wales 3-1
India women's hockey team extended their win streak as they bested Wales by 3-1 in their second match of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
19 Jun 2022Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra wins gold in Kuortane Games: His career stats
Javelin star Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Kuortane Games in Finland after registering a throw of 86.69m on his first attempt on Saturday.
01 Jun 2022Indian Hockey Team
2022 Asia Cup: India overcome Japan 1-0 to claim bronze
India men's hockey team bested Japan 1-0 to claim bronze at the 2022 Asia Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday.
07 May 2022Athletics
27-year-old Avinash Sable breaks 5000m national record: Decoding his profile
India's track and field athlete, Avinash Sable, has set a national record at the Sound Running Track meet in San Juan Capistrano, USA.
22 Nov 2021Olympics
Who is alpine skier Arif Mohammed Khan?
Alpine skier, Arif Mohammed Khan, has become the first Indian athlete to qualify for the 2022 Winter Olympics, slated to be held in Beijing.
02 Nov 2021Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra among 12 sportspersons to receive Khel Ratna
Tokyo Olympics gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra is set to receive the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.
23 Sep 2021Neeraj Chopra
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.
14 Sep 2021Sports
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.
14 Sep 2021Delhi
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.
09 Sep 2021Japan
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.
09 Sep 2021North Korea
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.
08 Sep 2021Neeraj Chopra
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.
07 Sep 2021International Boxing Association
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.
3 Sep 2021Sports
Five best sports games you should definitely try
The current year has certainly been a delight for sports aficionados.
19 Aug 2021Olympics
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.
16 Aug 2021Narendra Modi
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.
12 Aug 2021Assam
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.
09 Aug 2021Sports
Major records scripted at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics saw some action-packed performances across sports.
09 Aug 2021Japan
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.
08 Aug 2021Neeraj Chopra
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.
07 Aug 2021Sports
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.
07 Aug 2021Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra secures India's first Olympic gold in athletics
Neeraj Chopra has clinched the second-ever individual gold medal for India at Olympics.
06 Aug 2021Olympics
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
Indian hockey seems to have resurrected in the last few days.
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.
06 Aug 2021Indian Hockey Team
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.
06 Aug 2021Olympics
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.
06 Aug 2021Belarus
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.
06 Aug 2021Golf
#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.
06 Aug 2021Wrestling
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
India missed out on securing their first-ever medal at Olympics in women's hockey.
05 Aug 2021Olympics
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 13: Complete report
It was an emotional day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
05 Aug 2021Olympics
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.
05 Aug 2021Wrestling
#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.
05 Aug 2021Twitter
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.
05 Aug 2021India
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.
04 Aug 2021Neeraj Chopra
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report
It was a positive day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
04 Aug 2021Olympics
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.
04 Aug 2021Wrestling
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.
04 Aug 2021Wrestling
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.
04 Aug 2021Boxing
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.
04 Aug 2021Neeraj Chopra
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.
03 Aug 2021Belarus
Belarus sprinter says punishment awaited her back home
Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who plans to seek refuge in Europe after accusing team officials of trying to force her to leave the Games earlier, said on Tuesday that officials from her country "made it clear" she would face punishment if she returned home.
03 Aug 2021Boxing
Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth
A medal already secured, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be in pursuit of history when she takes on reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the Olympic semifinals in Tokyo on Wednesday, aiming to become the first-ever Indian boxer to advance to the games final.
03 Aug 2021Sports
Hockey: India lose semi-finals, alive in the medal hunt
The Indian men's hockey side failed to book a spot in the final after losing to Belgium 2-5 at the Tokyo Olympics.
02 Aug 2021Indian Women's Hockey Team
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 10: Complete report
India had a mixed Day 10 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
02 Aug 2021Saina Nehwal
Gopichand sir congratulated me, Saina 'no': PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu on Monday said she received a congratulatory message from Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand but she has not got any such gesture yet from senior shuttler Saina Nehwal following her bronze medal-winning feat at the Olympics.
02 Aug 2021Tokyo
Medal hopes high as Indian wrestlers begin campaign on Tuesday
Their remarkable performances in the build-up to the Tokyo Games creating high hopes of multiple medals at the Olympics, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will have the spotlight on them when India's seven wrestlers, beginning with Sonam Malik, open their campaigns in Tokyo from Tuesday.
02 Aug 2021Indian Women's Hockey Team
A movie on self belief did the trick: Sjoerd Marijne
Watching a movie on self-belief after three consecutive losses rebuilt the Indian women's hockey team's shattered morale and helped it to "aim for the clouds," the side's Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne revealed on Monday after Rani Rampal and Co. entered their maiden Olympic semifinals in Tokyo.
02 Aug 2021Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar, Randeep Hooda laud boxer Satish Kumar
Actors Farhan Akhtar and Randeep Hooda on Monday celebrated boxer Satish Kumar's gutsy performance at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, where he fought with the reigning world champion Bakhodir Jalolov despite multiple stitches on his forehead and chin.
02 Aug 2021Tokyo
Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand finishes last in 200m heat race
Sprinter Dutee Chand ran her season's best in 200m but that was not enough for a semifinals berth as she made a disappointing exit from the Olympics after finishing last in her heat race in Tokyo on Monday.
02 Aug 2021Badminton
Film stars praise PV Sindhu, call her India's pride
Indian cine stars Akshay Kumar, Kartik Aaryan, Taapsee Pannu, and Shahid Kapoor among others on Sunday said they were proud of ace shuttler PV Sindhu's historic win at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.
02 Aug 2021India
Hockey: Indian women's team reaches first semi-final at Olympics
The Indian women's hockey team defeated Australia in the quarter-final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
01 Aug 2021India
Hockey: India beat Great Britain 3-1, advance to semi-finals
The Indian men's hockey team claimed a comprehensive victory over Great Britain in the quarter-finals of Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
01 Aug 2021Badminton
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu gives India second medal, wins bronze
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu clinched the bronze medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics after beating China's He Bingjiao (women's singles).
01 Aug 2021Tennis
Tokyo Olympics: Alexander Zverev wins gold after beating Karen Khachanov
Germany's Alexander Zverev, on Sunday, secured the gold medal after defeating Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 in the men's singles final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
01 Aug 2021Sports
Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old record
Elaine Thompson-Herah, on Saturday, broke the 33-year-old record of Florence Griffith Joyner in the women's 100 meters at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
31 Jul 2021PV Sindhu
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 8: Complete report
It was a disappointing day for India at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
31 Jul 2021Tennis
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Belinda Bencic wins women's singles final
Switzerland's Belinda Bencic pocketed the gold medal after winning the women's singles tennis clash on Saturday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
31 Jul 2021Badminton
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Tai Tzu-ying beats PV Sindhu in semi-final
Chinese Taipei's ace shuttler Tai Tzu-ying beat India's PV Sindhu in the badminton women's singles semi-final clash on Saturday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
31 Jul 2021Sports
Will give my best to win Olympic medal: Kamalpreet
Kamalpreet Kaur, who qualified for the Olympics discus throw finals at second place with an impressive performance on Saturday, told her father that she would give her best to win a medal.
31 Jul 2021Tennis
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Busta downs Djokovic to win bronze medal
Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta downed the world's number one, Novak Djokovic, in the men's singles tennis bronze medal match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021Indian Women's Hockey Team
Katariya's hat-trick keeps India's hopes alive in Olympic women's hockey
Striker Vandana Katariya scored a historic hat-trick to keep alive the Indian women's hockey team's quarterfinals hopes in the Olympics with a fighting 4-3 victory over lower-ranked South Africa in its must-win final group match on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021Archery
Olympics: India's archery campaign ends without medal after Das loses
India's archery campaign at the Olympics ended without a medal after Atanu Das lost to Takaharu Furukawa 6-4 in an intense five-setter in the men's individual pre-quarterfinals on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021Boxing
Panghal's Olympic campaign ends with shocking loss to Colombian Martinez
Star Indian boxer Amit Panghal (52kg) bowed out of the Olympics with a stunning 1-4 loss to Rio Games silver medalist Yuberjen Martinez, beaten by the Colombian's relentless attacks and pace in a draining pre-quarterfinal bout on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021Tokyo
Kamalpreet Kaur finishes second in discus qualification to make finals
Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur produced one of the best performances by an Indian in the Olympics, though in a qualifying round, as she made it to the finals of the ongoing Games after finishing second in Tokyo on Saturday.
30 Jul 2021Japan
27 new COVID-19 cases at Olympics; Japan extends restrictions
As Japan is witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Olympic Games host has extended the state of emergency in Tokyo and its surrounding areas.
30 Jul 2021PV Sindhu
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: Complete report
India had a positive Day 7 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Badminton
Sensational Sindhu enters semifinals at Tokyo Olympics
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu kept India's hopes of winning a first-ever Olympic gold in badminton alive as she reached the semifinals of women's singles with a fighting straight-game win over world no. 5 Japanese Akane Yamaguchi on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Tennis
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic
Germany's Alexander Zverev stunned world number one Novak Djokovic in the men's singles semi-final clash at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday.
30 Jul 2021Archery
Third time unlucky: Archer Deepika crashes out in quarterfinals
World number one archer Deepika Kumari's quest for an Olympic medal ended in heartbreak for the third time as she surrendered tamely to Korean top seed An San in straight sets in the quarterfinals on Friday.