Articles about Olympics

The Olympic Games are international sporting events that are held every four years. Thousands of athletes across the world participate in the varieties of competitions of Olympics. Almost 200 nations participate in this famous sports competition. The Summer and Winter Games occur alternatively by occurring every four years but two years apart.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 4: Complete report

27 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 4: Complete report

It was a rather disappointing day for India on Day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first-ever Olympic gold medal

27 Jul 2021

Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first-ever Olympic gold medal

Triathlete Flora Duffy handed Bermuda their first Olympic gold medal in history at the Olympics on Tuesday.

Olympics: Meet Momiji Nishiya, Japan's youngest gold medalist

26 Jul 2021

Olympics: Meet Momiji Nishiya, Japan's youngest gold medalist

Japan's Momiji Nishiya became one of the youngest individual champions in the history of the Olympics on Monday.

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: Technical snag costs Manu Bhaker final spot

25 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Technical snag costs Manu Bhaker final spot

Shooting ace Manu Bhaker narrowly missed out on qualifying for the finals of the women's 10m air pistol event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday.

#MannkiBaat: Modi asks India to cheer for Tokyo Olympics athletes

25 Jul 2021

#MannkiBaat: Modi asks India to cheer for Tokyo Olympics athletes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 79th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Complete report

24 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Complete report

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

24 Jul 2021

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

24 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Here's India's schedule on July 24

23 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Here's India's schedule on July 24

The Indian contingent has a busy day ahead on July 24 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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.

Records which Novak Djokovic can break in 2021

22 Jul 2021

Records which Novak Djokovic can break in 2021

Serbian ace Novak Djokovic is all set to compete in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Interesting facts about Olympics you didn't know

20 Jul 2021

Interesting facts about Olympics you didn't know

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be underway on July 23.

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

21 Jul 2021

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

Brisbane was picked on Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids.

Archer Pravin Jadhav aims to make it big in Tokyo

20 Jul 2021

Archer Pravin Jadhav aims to make it big in Tokyo

Indian archer Pravin Jadhav had two choices to make as a young boy, join his father as a wage laborer or run on the track for a better living.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's schedule (Athletics)

19 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's schedule (Athletics)

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be underway from July 23.

Indian athletes start training ahead of Tokyo Olympics

19 Jul 2021

Indian athletes start training ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Indian athletes hit the ground running as they started their pre-Olympic training a day after landing in Tokyo, hoping to live up to massive expectations in the pandemic-hit Games.

Novak Djokovic set to feature in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

16 Jul 2021

Novak Djokovic set to feature in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Men's singles world number one Novak Djokovic can aim for more glory as he is set to feature in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Olympics: Decoding the records which might never get broken

15 Jul 2021

Olympics: Decoding the records which might never get broken

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be starting from July 23 onwards behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo

07 Jul 2021

Gopichand won't travel with India's Olympic-bound badminton team to Tokyo

Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand, who guided India to two Olympic medals, has opted out of India's Olympic-bound badminton contingent to create space for Indonesian Agus Dwi Santosa, who trains singles shuttler B Sai Praneeth.

Olympic gold-winning hockey legend Keshav Datt passes away at 95

07 Jul 2021

Olympic gold-winning hockey legend Keshav Datt passes away at 95

Two-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Keshav Datt died Wednesday due to age-related ailments, marking the end of a glorious era in the sport.

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.

Mohamed Salah to miss Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Details here

03 Jul 2021

Mohamed Salah to miss Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Details here

Mohamed Salah will not feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after Premier League club Liverpool prevented the forward from playing for Egypt in Japan.

Athletics: Karsten Warholm breaks 29-year-old 400 metres hurdles world record

02 Jul 2021

Athletics: Karsten Warholm breaks 29-year-old 400 metres hurdles world record

Norway's Karsten Warholm has broken the long-standing record of Kevin Young in athletics.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Andy Murray selected for Great Britain

24 Jun 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Andy Murray selected for Great Britain

Andy Murray has been selected for Great Britain's tennis team at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

Olympics: Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete

22 Jun 2021

Olympics: Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete

New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first-ever transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: 10,000 local spectators allowed for each event

21 Jun 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 10,000 local spectators allowed for each event

In a major development, the Tokyo Olympics will welcome nearly 10,000 local spectators at each event.

A look at the achievements of 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

19 Jun 2021

A look at the achievements of 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh passed away on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19.

Sumit Malik fails dope test, set to lose Olympic quota

05 Jun 2021

Sumit Malik fails dope test, set to lose Olympic quota

Indian wrestler Sumit Malik, on Friday, failed a dope test, which was conducted by United World Wrestling (UWW), during the World Olympic Qualifiers held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Olympic champion Brianna McNeal banned for five years: Details here

04 Jun 2021

Olympic champion Brianna McNeal banned for five years: Details here

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal has been handed a five-year ban from athletics for breaking anti-doping rules.

10,000 volunteers quit ahead of Tokyo Olympics

03 Jun 2021

10,000 volunteers quit ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics suffered yet another blow as around 10,000 of the 80,000 planned volunteers have quit, the organizers revealed.

Carolina Marin to miss Tokyo Games, will undergo knee surgery

01 Jun 2021

Carolina Marin to miss Tokyo Games, will undergo knee surgery

Reigning badminton women's singles gold medalist in Olympics, Carolina Marin, will miss the upcoming Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic will play only in presence of spectators

28 May 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic will play only in presence of spectators

Serbian maestro Novak Djokovic, on Thursday, said he would reconsider taking part in the Tokyo Olympics if it takes place behind closed doors.

Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike

26 May 2021

Simone Biles becomes first woman to land Yurchenko double pike

Gymnast Simone Biles has become the first woman to land the Yurchenko double pike vault in the competition.

Tokyo Olympics will be held regardless of COVID-19 emergency: IOC

22 May 2021

Tokyo Olympics will be held regardless of COVID-19 emergency: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is keen on conducting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as scheduled despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Japan.

Non-bailable warrant issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar: Details here

15 May 2021

Non-bailable warrant issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar: Details here

A non-bailable warrant has been issued against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and nine others in connection with the murder case of former junior national wrestling champion, Sagar Rana.

Petition with over 3,51,000 signatures to cancel Tokyo Olympics submitted

14 May 2021

Petition with over 3,51,000 signatures to cancel Tokyo Olympics submitted

A petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 3,51,000 signatures was submitted to the city's governor on Friday.

ICC plans to make T20 World Cup a 20-team affair

14 May 2021

ICC plans to make T20 World Cup a 20-team affair

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to increase the participating teams in the T20 World Cup to 20 in an attempt to develop the game globally.

Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

12 May 2021

Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said he is desperate for some competition ahead of the Tokyo Games given that two years have simply been wasted because of injury and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seema qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, Sumit Malik settles for silver

08 May 2021

Seema qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, Sumit Malik settles for silver

Seema Bisla on Friday became the fourth Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Games by reaching the final of the 50kg competition even as Sumit Malik settled for a silver medal after conceding his final bout due to a knee injury at the World Olympic Qualifiers in Bulgaria.