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India Interested In Hosting 2036, 2040 Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach

Aug 25, 2021 PTI

Even after Brisbane, Australia, was chosen last month to host the 2032 Summer Games, the IOC enjoys a queue of suitors to host the Olympics in 2036, 2040 and even beyond

Naveen Patnaik, The School Goalkeeper Defending Indian Hockey Like No One Else

Aug 02, 2021 Ruben Banerjee

Since 2018 when Odisha hosted the hockey World Cup, the state has taken the role of being the sport's official sponsor. Courtesy CM Patnaik, hockey in India can again hope for better days.


Tokyo Olympics, Special Series: Blast From Past - Fun Facts From 1988, 1992 And 1996 Games

At 1988 Seoul Games, Swedish fencer Kerstin Palm became the first woman to take part in seven Olympics. And more fun facts...

Tokyo Olympics, Special Series: Blast From Past - Fun Facts From 1976, 1980 And 1984 Games

Jul 22, 2021 PTI

Fourteen-year-old Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci was awarded the first-ever perfect score of 10.0 during the 1976 Montreal Olympics. And more fascinating facts...


Brisbane Picked By International Olympic Committee To Host 2032 Summer Games

The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956

20 July, 2021

Faster, Higher, Stronger And Now 'Together': IOC Adds Fourth Olympic Motto

PTI

The proposal to include the word together was made by IOC President Thomas Bach, which was endorsed by the body's Executive Board (EB) in April


19 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics, Special Series: Blast From Past - Fun Facts From 1952, 1956 And 1960 Games

PTI

USA's Cassius Marcellus Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, won the light-heavyweight gold medal in the 1960 Rome Olympics. And more interesting facts


18 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics, Special Series: Blast From Past - Fun Facts From 1932, 1936 And 1948 Games

PTI

The 1948 Games were held after a 12-year hiatus, caused by the outbreak of World War II. And more fun facts


05 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Australia To Send 472 Athletes, Including 16 Indigenous Stars

Agencies

The Australian Olympic Committee said Monday that 254 women and 218 men would travel to Tokyo for the games which begin July 23


01 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Naomi Osaka, Ash Barty On Entry Lists

Agencies

Novak Djokovic has made clear he'd like to pursue a Golden Slam, something only Steffi Graf has done, in 1988: winning all four major tennis tournaments and an Olympic singles gold medal in the same year


30 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: IOC President Thomas Bach Arrives In Japanese Capital On July 8; COVID-19 Infections On Rise Again

Agencies

Thomas Bach is also expected to visit Hiroshima on July 16, at the same time as his vice president and colleague John Coates is to visit Nagasaki


14 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga Wins Support From G-7 For Hosting Games

Agencies

Japan is desperately pushing to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations before the Olympic Games kick off on 23 July


10 June, 2021

Will Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium Host The Olympics In 2036 or 2040?

PTI

Home minister Amit Shah had said that the Sardar Patel sports complex will be developed to host Olympic and other international event in future


06 June, 2021

Sex In Olympic Village: There Will Be Lots Of Condoms At Tokyo Games, But What's The Use

Outlook Web Bureau

Free condom tradition will be continued at the Tokyo Olympic Games, but the 11,000 athletes are advised not to have sex


15 May, 2021

Chhatrasal Stadium Brawl: Non-bailable Warrants Issued Against Olympian Sushil Kumar, Others

PTI

Sushil, who has been named in the FIR, is on the run, and the police said raids were being conducted in the Delhi-NCR region and neighbouring states to nab him


07 May, 2021

Rowers Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics In Double Sculls

PTI

Another Indian, Jakar Khan finished fourth in the men's singles sculls final which offers five Olympic quotas but he missed out as a country gets only one qualifying spot from this regatta.


29 April, 2021

Tokyo Olympic-bound Athletes Can Train During Quarantine, But Grant Of Leave Will Be Exception, Says SAI

PTI

The latest move comes after several athletes at various national camps across the country tested positive for COVID-19.


11 March, 2021

International Olympic Committee And China Make Coronavirus Vaccine Deal For Tokyo, Beijing Games

Agencies

The Tokyo Olympics are set to open on July 23, and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing are scheduled for February


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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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A dead body hangs from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan. A witness told The Associated Press that the bodies of four men were brought to the main square and three of them were moved to...

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People gather in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, where the Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu