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It was Neeraj Chopra's third appearance in the Diamond League Finals.

Neeraj Chopra Creates History, Becomes First Indian To Win Diamond League Trophy With Javelin Gold In Grand Final - WATCH

Neeraj Chopra is now the Olympic gold medallist, World Championships silver medallist and Diamond League champion. All these he had achieved in just 13 months.

09 September 2022

India is one of the top-three anti-doping violators in the world.

Doping In Indian Sports Continues Unabated: What Can WADA, NADA Do?

Doping, indeed is India's scourge. For a country bidding to become a global superpower in sports, its many doping escapades have already done enough damage.


In November 2020, Shinzo Abe was awarded the Olympic Order by the IOC.

Shinzo Abe Death: Sporting World Pays Tribute To Former Japanese PM, Key Figure In Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Shinzo Abe, one of Japan's most powerful and influential figures, died after being shot during an election campaign speech.


The scandal is likely a setback to Japan's ambitions in pursuing the 2030 Winter Olympics for Sapporo.

Tokyo Olympics Sponsorship Scandal Widens With More Arrests

The latest allegations center on 76 million yen, Haruyuki Takahashi received from Tokyo-based publishing company Kadokawa.

06 September 2022

Japan spent more than USD 1.4 billion to build the stadium for Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo To Host 2025 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council awarded the event in a bidding contest that also included Nairobi, Kenya; Silesia, Poland; and Singapore.


Neeraj Chopra was also the flag bearer of the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra Likely To Be India's Flag Bearer In Opening Ceremony

India will send a 322-member strong contingent to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, out of which 215 will be athletes.

07 July 2022

Aoki was a surprise pick to dress the Japanese Olympic team when other nations had top fashion brands designing their athletes' outfits.

Ex-member Of Tokyo Olympics Committee, Others Arrested On Bribery Suspicion

Although corruption at top levels among Olympic officials had long been rumored, the arrest comes as a blow to Japan's Olympic ambitions.

17 August 2022

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Representative Image: The case flared at the Tokyo Olympics.

Alex Wilson, Swiss Sprinter, Gets Four-year Ban For Doping

Alex Wilson, the 200 bronze medalist at the 2018 European Championships, tested positive for the steroid trenbolone.

28 June 2022

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22 June 2022
Mykhailo Romanchuk Wins World Swimming Championships While Father Fights In Ukraine

Mykhailo Romanchuk Wins World Swimming Championships While Father Fights In Ukraine

Mykhailo Romanchuk doesn't dare talk to his dad out of fear his father's location could be tracked through the call.


05 June 2022
Nikhat Zareen And Mary Kom: A Relationship Forged In Rivalry

Nikhat Zareen And Mary Kom: A Relationship Forged In Rivalry

Even as Nikhat Zareen was stamping her authority on the grandest of stages, MC Mary Kom's shadow lurked everywhere.


23 May 2022
Tokyo Olympics Film Heads To Cannes Film Festival 2022

Tokyo Olympics Film Heads To Cannes Film Festival 2022

Produced by Japanese director Naomi Kawase, the 120-minute film looks at the Olympics primarily from the point of view of the athletes.


12 May 2022
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.


01 February 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...


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31 January 2022
PR Sreejesh, India Hockey Goalie, Wins World Games Athlete Of The Year Award 2021

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.


26 January 2022
India Vs Germany, Tokyo 2020: Bronze Ends Indian Hockey's 41-year-old Olympic Itch - Highlights

India Vs Germany, Tokyo 2020: Bronze Ends Indian Hockey's 41-year-old Olympic Itch - Highlights

A determined India fought back from 1-3 down to beat Germany 5-4 in the men's hockey bronze medal match at Tokyo Olympics. Catch highlights here


27 December 2021
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

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...


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...


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...


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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
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...


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...


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.


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