Articles about 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

09 May 2022

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Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

Indian javelin thrower, Annu Rani, claimed a gold medal on Sunday in the fourth AFI Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition in Jamshedpur.

27-year-old Avinash Sable breaks 5000m national record: Decoding his profile

07 May 2022

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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.

India men's hockey team to finish 2021 as third-ranked side

23 Dec 2021

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India men's hockey team to finish 2021 as third-ranked side

The Manpreet Singh-led India men's hockey team will finish the year 2021 as number third-ranked team in the world.

Decoding the astonishing run of Alexander Zverev in 2021

22 Nov 2021

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Decoding the astonishing run of Alexander Zverev in 2021

World number three Alexander Zverev, on Sunday, clinched his second ATP Finals title.

Who is alpine skier Arif Mohammed Khan?

22 Nov 2021

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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.

Neeraj Chopra among 12 sportspersons to receive Khel Ratna

02 Nov 2021

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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.

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

23 Sep 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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#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

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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

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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.

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