Olympics: News

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.

2028 Olympics: ICC proposes six-team T20 events (men and women)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has recommended six-team T20 events (both men and women) to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games organizing committee (LA28).

PT Usha becomes first woman president of IOC: Career achievements

PT Usha, the legendary Indian athlete, has been elected as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

19 Oct 2022

Wrestling

Sajan Bhanwala becomes first Indian with medal in Greco-Roman wrestling

India's Sajan Bhanwala won the bronze medal at the Under-23 World Wrestling Championship (77kg event) in Spain on Wednesday.

Shooting World Championship: Decoding the profile of Rudrankksh Patil

18-year-old Rudrannksh Patil on Friday became the first Indian world champion in the 10m air rifle since Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra in 2006.

12 Oct 2022

Sushil Kumar

Wrestler murder case: Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar to face trial

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and 17 others have been slapped with charges relating to murder, attempt to murder, rioting, unlawful assembly, and other sections including criminal conspiracy by a Delhi Court.

25 Sep 2022

Athletics

Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record in Berlin Marathon: Details here

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Eliud Kipchoge broke his own men's record at the 2022 Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

19 Sep 2022

Bajrang Punia

World Wrestling Championships, Bajrang Punia wins bronze: His career achievements

India's Bajrang Punia clinched a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships on Sunday.

29 Aug 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra donates Tokyo gold-medal winning javelin to Olympic Museum

India's javelin star Neeraj Chopra has once again made headlines, this time with a heart-warming gesture.

26 Jul 2022

Boxing

'Mentally harassed,' says boxer Lovlina Borgohain; her coach receives accreditation

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain, on Monday, stated that she faced "mental harassment" over the removal of her coaches from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) contingent.

24 Jul 2022

Athletics

Neeraj Chopra becomes second Indian to win World Championships medal

India's Neeraj Chopra secured the silver medal at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon (men's javelin throw final).

12 Jul 2022

BBC

'Was trafficked into UK at age 9,' reveals Mo Farah

In a shocking confession, Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah revealed that he was trafficked into the UK when he was just a nine-year-old.

01 Jul 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra breaks national record: Key stats

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, broke his own national record at the Stockholm Diamond League after throwing a record 89.94m.

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra resigns: Here's why

In a major development, Narinder Batra has resigned from his post of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President.

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.

22 Nov 2021

Winter Olympics

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.

29 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

#MannkiBaat: Cannot let momentum in sports stop, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 80th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

26 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

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.

20 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

#Cringe trends: RJ Malishka's Neeraj Chopra interview angers netizens

Neeraj Chopra became a national hero when he won Gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

19 Aug 2021

Abhinav Bindra

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.

09 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic

Neeraj Chopra is the man of the moment!

08 Aug 2021

Neeraj 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 2021

Neeraj 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.

07 Aug 2021

Wrestling

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

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

06 Aug 2021

Wrestling

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.

05 Aug 2021

Deepak Punia

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 13: Complete report

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

05 Aug 2021

Wrestling

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia loses in bronze medal match

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

05 Aug 2021

Wrestling

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 2021

India

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.

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 2021

Boxing

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.

02 Aug 2021

Shah Rukh Khan

Olympics: When 'ex-coach Kabir Khan' and 'real coach' exchanged pleasantries

India's women hockey team scripted history by reaching the semi-finals at Tokyo Olympics.

02 Aug 2021

Anu Malik

Netizens accuse composer Anu Malik of copying Israel's national anthem

Anu Malik has often been accused of lifting tunes from other compositions for his songs.

02 Aug 2021

India

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 2021

Badminton

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).

31 Jul 2021

Tennis

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.

30 Jul 2021

Japan

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 2021

PV Sindhu

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: Complete report

India had a positive Day 7 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday.

30 Jul 2021

Manu Bhaker

Manu, Rahi crash out of women's 25m pistol qualifications

Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat crashed out of the 25m pistol qualifications (rapid-fire stage) as both finished outside the top-8 at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

29 Jul 2021

Manu Bhaker

Manu, Rahi placed 5th, 25th respectively in 25m pistol qualifications

Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat were placed 5th and 25th respectively in the women's 25m pistol qualification (precision) at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

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