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2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 2: Complete report

25 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 2: Complete report

After an action-packed Day 1 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Day 2 saw several top-notch performances many new nations entered the medals chart.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's medal hopefuls

22 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's medal hopefuls

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be underway on Friday.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details of India's boxing contingent

17 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details of India's boxing contingent

Nine Indian boxers will be taking part in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag-bearers

05 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag-bearers

Star boxer MC Mary Kom and men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh will be India's flag-bearers at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

Continued mis/underrepresentation of northeasterners in Bollywood paints a depressing picture

20 Jun 2021

Continued mis/underrepresentation of northeasterners in Bollywood paints a depressing picture

Stereotypes and undercooked knowledge of one's culture can lead to misrepresentation in popular media and we need an authentic voice to set the story straight.

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja strikes gold; silver for Mary Kom

31 May 2021

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja strikes gold; silver for Mary Kom

Defending champion Pooja Rani (75kg) was the lone Indian woman boxer to strike gold at the Asian Championships while three others, including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg), signed off with silver medals in Dubai on Sunday.

Mary Kom, four others enter Asian Boxing Championships finals

28 May 2021

Mary Kom, four others enter Asian Boxing Championships finals

The Olympic-bound MC Mary Kom (51kg) and two-time youth world champion Sakshi (54kg) were among four Indian women boxers who stormed into the Asian Boxing Championships finals after notching up exciting victories while Pooja Rani (75kg) got a walkover in Dubai on Thursday.

India assured of four more medals at Asian Boxing Championships

26 May 2021

India assured of four more medals at Asian Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers, including three women, advanced to the semifinals with impressive victories as India's assured medal tally swelled to 12 in the Asian Championships in Dubai.

India assured of seven medals at Asian Boxing Championships

24 May 2021

India assured of seven medals at Asian Boxing Championships

A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway in Dubai on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semi-finals due to the small size of their respective draws.

Three women boxers to train for Olympics at ASI Pune

05 May 2021

Three women boxers to train for Olympics at ASI Pune

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom, along with two other Olympic-bound boxers, will train at the Army Sports Institute in Pune leading up to the Tokyo Games after the national camp for women in Delhi had to be disbanded owing to COVID-19 cases among pugilists and support staff.

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

07 Jun 2020

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.

India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020

13 Apr 2020

India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI), on Monday, confirmed that India will host the upcoming 2020 Asian Boxing Championships.

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

21 Mar 2020

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

Indian women's ace boxer and Rajya Sabha member MC Mary Kom broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine protocol.

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

28 Dec 2019

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

19 Dec 2019

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

Leaving behind Bollywood biggies, Team India captain Virat Kohli occupied the top position on the 2019 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, that was released today.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

26 Sep 2019

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

While it still might be a debatable topic, but it seems like former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has gone past the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli as the most popular cricketer among the fans.

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

12 Sep 2019

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

16 Aug 2019

Bajrang Punia nominated for India's highest sporting honor

Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

28 Jul 2019

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

Priyanka Chopra feels her husband is a "keeper." Here's why

24 May 2019

Priyanka Chopra feels her husband is a "keeper." Here's why

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have always grabbed the attention of paparazzi with their chemistry.

Vivek asks if Salman believes in forgiveness; will he reply?

16 Apr 2019

Vivek asks if Salman believes in forgiveness; will he reply?

Back in 2003, Vivek Oberoi and Salman Khan "entertained" us with their high-voltage, off-screen fight.

Not 'Inshallah,' Priyanka to work with Bhansali in 'Gangubai'

21 Mar 2019

Not 'Inshallah,' Priyanka to work with Bhansali in 'Gangubai'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Priyanka Chopra first collaborated in 2015 for Bajirao Mastani, and despite the latter's supporting role, it created magic.

After MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik to have a biopic?

07 Mar 2019

After MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik to have a biopic?

Bollywood is seeing a surge in biopics lately, and special focus is being given to sports persons.

#TheSkyIsPink: Priyanka's comeback Bollywood film to release this October

21 Feb 2019

#TheSkyIsPink: Priyanka's comeback Bollywood film to release this October

The year 2019 started on a good note for Priyanka Chopra's fans as the diva is all set to make her much-awaited Bollywood comeback this year.

Priyanka confirms her next is on Osho-disciple Ma Anand Sheela

31 Jan 2019

Priyanka confirms her next is on Osho-disciple Ma Anand Sheela

Priyanka Chopra is on top of her game these days.

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

01 Dec 2018

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

Legendary Indian women's boxer Mary Kom is not done yet. She is eying more medals.

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

24 Nov 2018

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

Legendary Indian boxer Mary Kom has carved out a place for herself in sporting history by becoming the first female boxer to win six world championships.

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom enters 48 kg category final

22 Nov 2018

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom enters 48 kg category final

India's veteran ace boxer Mary Kom entered the 48 kg light flyweight category final of the Women's World Boxing Championships.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

14 Nov 2018

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

Mary Kom, Rajyavardhan Rathore engage in a boxing bout

02 Nov 2018

Mary Kom, Rajyavardhan Rathore engage in a boxing bout

Boxing ace Mary Kom was challenged by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to a bout and it was quite a thrilling affair.

Bhansali not working with Priyanka on gangster drama, says spokesperson

07 Aug 2018

Bhansali not working with Priyanka on gangster drama, says spokesperson

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's spokesperson today said the director was not in talks with Priyanka Chopra for any project.

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings

18 Jul 2018

#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings

Priyanka Chopra, a name that has been on India's lips for more than a decade, has now become a metaphor for excellence, worldwide.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

17 Apr 2018

Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

India's performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games goes down as the nation's third best ever in the event.

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

14 Apr 2018

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra congratulated boxer MC Mary Kom for clinching the gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, saying the legendary fighter is and will always be a "champion" for her.