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Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun

New Delhi, Sep 20 | Hockey defender Varun Kumar said on Monday that a "one-on-one chat" with skipper Manpreet Singh before the Tokyo Olympic...

Australia to give Paralympics winners same medal bonus as Olympics winners

Melbourne, Sep 2 | The Australian government announced on Thursday that Paralympics medallists are set to be given bonuses equivalent to their Olympics counterparts....

Tata Motors extend sponsorship of Indian wrestling till Paris Olympics

New Delhi, Aug 27 | The Wrestling Federation (WFI) of India and Tata Motors have strengthened their long-term partnership further with the announcement of...

India among aspiring hosts for Olympics in 2036 and beyond: IOC...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Aug 24 | India is among the aspirants for hosting the Olympics in 2036 and beyond, Thomas Bach, the President...

Olympics bring injury problems for Real Madrid and Barcelona

Madrid, Aug 11 | Both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona have paid a heavy price for players representing Spain in the Tokyo Olympic Games,...

RS hails Neeraj Chopra, medal winners in Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi, Aug 9 | The Rajya Sabha on Monday congratulated Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.Leading the House...

ISS astronauts enjoy space Olympics sans gravity

New Delhi, Aug 9 | From synchronised space swimming to 'lack of floor routine' gymnastics, astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS) enjoyed their...

Neeraj Chopra wins India’s first-ever athletics gold in Olympics

Tokyo, Aug 7 | Neeraj Chopra on Saturday made history by becoming the first Indian to win gold medal in athletics at Olympic Games...

Tokyo Olympics have shown pandemic can be beaten: Health adviser

Tokyo, Aug 7 | A health adviser for the Tokyo Olympics said on Saturday that the ongoing Games had shown the COVID-19 pandemic...

Paris to fly ‘biggest flag ever’ to mark handover of Olympics

Tokyo, Aug 7 | Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games have said that they would fly the "biggest flag ever" from the Eiffel...

Olympics: Italy claims men’s 4x100m relay gold

Tokyo, Aug 6 | Newly-crowned men's 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs won his second gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday as Italy...

Olympics: Netherlands beat Argentina to win women’s hockey gold

Tokyo, Aug 6 | The Netherlands, reigning World, European and FIH Hockey Pro League champions, added the Olympic gold medal to their kitty thanks...

Olympics: Bajrang loses in semis; to fight for bronze medal

Tokyo, Aug 6 | India's Bajrang Punia suffered a huge setback as he lost to Aliyev Haji of Azerbaijan, the bronze medallist in 57kg...

Olympics: Wrestler Bajrang Punia survives a scare, enters quarterfinals

Tokyo, Aug 6 | Top Indian grappler Bajrang Punia survived a scare to overcame Kyrgyzstan's Ernazar Akmataliev in the opening bout to set up...

Olympics: Gurpreet fails to finish gruelling 50km race walk due to...

Tokyo, Aug 6 | India's only representative in the gruelling 50km race walk event at the Tokyo Olympics, Gurpreet Singh, limped off around the...

Olympics: Heartbreak for wrestler Deepak Punia, misses bronze medal in 86kg

Tokyo, Aug 5 | A last-minute attack by his opponent Myles Amine of San Marino left India's Deepak Punia heartbroken as he lost the...

Olympics: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat loses in quarterfinals (Ld)

Tokyo, Aug 5 | Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat lost the quarterfinal bout of the women's freestyle 53kg category to Vanesa Kaladzinskay of Belarus by...

Olympics: Canada’s Andre De Grasse wins men’s 200m title

Tokyo, Aug 4 | Canada's Andre De Grasse claimed the men's 200m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics here on Wednesday, adding to his...

Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok cards 4-under 67, ends Day 1 tied...

Tokyo, Aug 4 | India's top woman golfer Aditi Ashok made a fine start to her Tokyo Olympics campaign, ending Day 1 tied-second...

Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze medal after losing in semis

Tokyo, Aug 4 | Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has taken the bronze medal in women's welterweight category at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.The 23-year-old...

Olympics: Simone Biles bags bronze in balance beam, first medal in...

Tokyo, Aug 3 | American superstar Simone Biles, who had withdrawn from many gymnastics events at Tokyo Olympics citing mental health issues, bagged a...

Olympics basketball: Gasol brothers confirm international retirement after Spain loses to...

Tokyo, Aug 3 | Spain's defeat in the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's basketball competition also meant farewell to two of the best players...

Olympics hockey: What India needs to do in bronze-medal match

New Delhi, Aug 3 | India's dream of winning an Olympic Games men's hockey gold or silver medal ended after the team lost 2-5...

Olympics: Javelin thrower Annu Rani finishes 14th in her group, fails...

Tokyo, Aug 3 | Indian women's javelin thrower Annu Rani finished a dismal 14th with a best of 54.04 metres in her group, which...

Olympics: Simone Biles to participate in balance beam final

Tokyo, Aug 2 | Star American gymnast Simone Biles will be taking part in Tuesday's balance beam final of women's artistic gymnastics at the...

Olympics: Spain’s Gasol looking for ‘something special’ against USA

Tokyo, Aug 2 | Spain power forward Pau Gasol says Tuesday's Olympic men's basketball quarterfinal against the USA is the chance for the Spanish...

Olympics: Aishwary & Sanjeev fail to reach 50m rifle 3 positions...

Tokyo, Aug 2 | Indian rifle shooting duo of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to reach the final of the mens...

Olympics hockey: Indian women make historic entry into semifinals (Ld)

Tokyo, Aug 2 | Taking inspiration from the men's team that got into the medal rounds after a gap of four decades, Indian...

Olympics: Sindhu no match for Tai Tzu-Ying, falls in semis (Ld)

Tokyo, July 31 | India's hopes of winning a gold medal in badminton and seeing PV Sindhu go one better than her silver won...

Olympics: Novak Djokovic loses singles bronze-medal match

Tokyo, July 31 | World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lost the bronze-medal match in men's singles at the Olympics, bowing out to Spain's Pablo...

Olympics: Boxer Amit Panghal crashes out (ld with correction in scores)

Tokyo, July 31 | Boxer Amit Panghal, the world No. 1 in men's 52kg, crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics, losing to Yuberjen Herney...

Tokyo Olympics: Anjum and Tejaswini fail to reach 50m rifle 3...

Tokyo, July 31 | The Indian rifle shooting duo of Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant continued a sorry show for the Indian shooters at...

Simone Biles pulls out of vault and uneven bars finals at...

Tokyo, July 31 | Star American gymnast Simone Biles has opted out of the vault and uneven bars finals in artistic gymnastics to be...

Olympics: Nigerian sprinter suspended for doping before women’s 100m semifinal

Tokyo, July 31 | Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been banned from the women's 100m semifinal at the Tokyo Olympics after an out-of-competition doping...

Britain wins mixed 4x100m medley relay at Olympics, breaks world record

Tokyo, July 31 | Britain won their second swimming team gold in the mixed 4x100m medley relay at the Tokyo Olympic Games in a...

Olympics: Sindhu storms into women’s badminton semi-finals

Tokyo, July 30 | PV Sindhu, the 2016 Olympics silver medallist and reigning world champion, quelled a superb fightback by Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to...

Archery: Deepika Kumari loses in quarterfinals, out of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, July 30 | India's Deepika Kumari lost her quarterfinal match in the women's individual event to top seed An San of South Korea...

Olympics: Boxer Lovlina in semis, assures India a medal

Tokyo, July 30 | Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women's welterweight (69 kg) by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of...

Olympics: Djokovic defeats Nishikori to enter semi-finals

Tokyo, July 29 | Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic cruised into the semi-finals of men's singles event at the Tokyo Olympics here at Ariake...

Olympics sailing: Ganapathy and Thakkar shine while Vishnu and Nethra struggle

Tokyo, July 29 | The Indian sailing duo of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in the sixth qualifying race of the mens...

Olympics: Golfer Lahiri enjoys strong start with opening 67

Tokyo , July 29 | It was a mixed day for India in the Tokyo Olympics men's golf competition. While Anirban Lahiri overcame a...

Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 in men’s hockey group match, reach...

Tokyo, July 29 | India scored twice in the last two minutes to beat Rio Olympics gold medallist Argentina 3-1 in a Group A...

Elina, Marketa and Belinda secure semifinal berths at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, July 28 | World No. 6 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine -- the highest-ranked player left in the Tokyo Olympic Games draw after Ashleigh...

Archer Pravin Jadhav’s campaign at Tokyo Olympics ends

Tokyo, July 28 | Indian archer Pravin Jadhav's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics was brought to an end with a 6-0 loss to USA's...

Olympics: After Australia disaster, India overcome Spain 3-0 (Ld)

Tokyo, July 27 | An inspired team change by coach Graham Reid and some solid work by the defenders helped India redeem themselves from...

Olympics: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Indonesian pair in men’s doubles

Tokyo, July 26 | India's Satwinsairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down after putting up a fight against world No.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and...

Olympics: Sharath Kamal reaches third round with hard-fought win

Tokyo, July 26 | India's Achanta Sharath Kamal reached the third round of the men's singles table tennis competition, fighting back from a game...

Olympics: Bhavani Devi’s campaign ends with loss in second round (2nd...

Tokyo, July 26 | CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to win a round at the Olympics, went out with her head held...

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Mumbai, Oct 18 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State...