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Boris Becker In Prison: Jailed Tennis Legend Replaced By Alexander Zverev's Brother As French Open Pundit

Boris Becker In Prison: Jailed Tennis Legend Replaced By Alexander Zverev's Brother As French Open Pundit

Boris Becker has been jailed for hiding GBP 2.5 million worth of assets and loans to avoid paying his debts.

12 May 2022
India Budget 2022: Tokyo Olympics Success Influences Sports Allocation, Gets Rs 305.58 Crore Hike

India Budget 2022: Tokyo Olympics Success Influences Sports Allocation, Gets Rs 305.58 Crore Hike

India won seven medals at the Tokyo Olympics. The sporting activities have also resumed in a phased manner and 2022 is an important year with Commonwealth...

01 February 2022

PR Sreejesh, India Hockey Goalie, Wins World Games Athlete Of The Year Award 2021

Sreejesh beat competition from sport climber Alberto Gines Lopez of Spain and Italy's wushu player Michele Giordano for the award.

Yearender 2021: Tokyo Olympics Performances Usher In New Dawn For Indian Hockey

Yearender 2021: Tokyo Olympics Performances Usher In New Dawn For Indian Hockey

A historic bronze-winning show at Tokyo Olympics by the men's team and an outstanding fourth-place finish for the women's team infused fresh life into the game...

27 December 2021

Yearender 2021: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Lifts Spirits But Weightlifting Faces Uncertain Future

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, a former world champion, had left the 2016 Rio Olympics in tears after failing to log a legitimate lift but five years on, she displayed...

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25 December 2021
Yearender 2021: Neeraj Chopra Heralds New Era In Indian Athletics With Olympic Gold

Yearender 2021: Neeraj Chopra Heralds New Era In Indian Athletics With Olympic Gold

While Neeraj Chopra's golden moment is a new beginning in Indian athletics, but the year 2021 also witnessed the end of an era with the demise of legendary...


25 December 2021
Yearender 2021: Sports Helped Fight Vagaries Even As Mental Health And Racism Dominated Headlines

Yearender 2021: Sports Helped Fight Vagaries Even As Mental Health And Racism Dominated Headlines

Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo...


24 December 2021
Yearender 2021: Olympic Glory, Heartbreak And A Murder Story In Dangal Of A Year For Indian Wrestling

Yearender 2021: Olympic Glory, Heartbreak And A Murder Story In Dangal Of A Year For Indian Wrestling

Vinesh Phogat's disappointment in Tokyo 2020 was offset by medals from Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia but Sushil Kumar ended up in jail in a...


24 December 2021
Yearender 2021: Indian Shooters Flattered To Deceive, Fired Blanks At Tokyo 2020

Yearender 2021: Indian Shooters Flattered To Deceive, Fired Blanks At Tokyo 2020

The outstanding results achieved by Indian shooters everywhere else, at other times in 2021, were applauded but they were never supposed to mitigate the...


24 December 2021
Badminton Yearender 2021: PV Sindhu's Journey To Greatness, Kidambi Srikanth's Resurgence

Badminton Yearender 2021: PV Sindhu's Journey To Greatness, Kidambi Srikanth's Resurgence

If Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu led from the front with a bronze medal at Tokyo Games and a silver at the season-ending World Tour Final, Kidambi...


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23 December 2021
Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are...


15 December 2021
Neeraj Chopra 'A Very Strong Element' In India's Athletics Profile: Sebastian Coe

Neeraj Chopra 'A Very Strong Element' In India's Athletics Profile: Sebastian Coe

Neeraj Chopra won India's first athletics medal in the Olympics in Tokyo. Terming India's first gold in athletics 'as a hugely important moment', Sebastian Coe...


21 October 2021
Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.


18 October 2021
Masks? Vaccine? How Japan Scripted Overnight Covid-19 Success Story

Masks? Vaccine? How Japan Scripted Overnight Covid-19 Success Story

Daily new Covid-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below...


02 October 2021
Neeraj Chopra Woos Fans With His Javelin Throw Skills, Underwater - WATCH

Neeraj Chopra Woos Fans With His Javelin Throw Skills, Underwater - WATCH

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra has a busy 2022 ahead with Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships fast approaching.


28 September 2021
SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.


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14 September 2021
Deepika Padukone To Play PV Sindhu In Biopic? Rumours Are Rife

Deepika Padukone To Play PV Sindhu In Biopic? Rumours Are Rife

Lending credence to the rumours, Sindhu and Padukone were seen dining out. Here's what they shared after having a 'smashing time' together.


09 September 2021
North Korea Suspended From Competing At Beijing Winter Games

North Korea Suspended From Competing At Beijing Winter Games

North Korea withdrew its team from the Tokyo Olympics citing a need to protect athletes from the COVID-19 pandemic


05 September 2021
Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

These were unprecedented Olympics and Paralympics, postponed for a year and marked by footnotes and asterisks. The final act came Sunday (September 5)


05 September 2021
Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


03 September 2021
Olympic Medal After 41 Years Is Great, But Indian Hockey Needs To 'Unlock And Display': Graham Reid

Olympic Medal After 41 Years Is Great, But Indian Hockey Needs To 'Unlock And Display': Graham Reid

With the team on a well-deserved break at the moment, Reid highlighted that once the group returns to the national coaching camp in Bengaluru, they will hit...


01 September 2021
Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down


31 August 2021
Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

With these medals India's tally has now swelled to 10. Mariyappan Thangavelu was pipped to the post by Sam Grewe of USA who cleared 1.88 on final attempt


31 August 2021
Singhraj Adhana Built Shooting Range At Home In His Quest For Tokyo Paralympic Medal

Singhraj Adhana Built Shooting Range At Home In His Quest For Tokyo Paralympic Medal

Singhraj's monumental effort paid off as the 39-year-old, only four years after taking to the sport, won the Paralympics bronze medal in the men's 10m air...


31 August 2021
Tokyo Paraplympics: Archer Rakesh Kumar Makes Quarterfinal Exit, Indian Challenge Ends In Compound Section

Tokyo Paraplympics: Archer Rakesh Kumar Makes Quarterfinal Exit, Indian Challenge Ends In Compound Section

The third-seeded Rakesh found the going tough against the 2016 Olympics mixed open champion Xinliang Ai to lose by two points 143-145


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