Tokyo Olympics 2020: Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan fail to qualify for 10m air rifle final | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Indian shooters were off to a poor start at the Tokyo Olympics as first-timer Elavanil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failed to qualify for the finals of the women’s 10m air rifle event here on Saturday. Making her Olympic debut, Elavanil finished 16th after shooting 626.5 over six series of 10 shots each, while the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Bhutan’s archer Karma waits to challenge Deepika Kumari | Tokyo Olympics News

For a nation that measures welfare through happiness, Bhutanese are happiest shooting arrows in the sun. Known as ‘Dha’ in the Himalayan kingdom, archery, their national sport, holds unique significance for the population and is an integral part of its cultural legacy. Bhutan is poised to make its Olympic debut in Tokyo, but curiously, the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Not silver or bronze, my target is gold, says wrestler Ravi Dahiya | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: There is a definite buzz in Sonipat’s Nahri village these days. People of Nahri are eagerly waiting to see Ravi Dahiya return with a medal around his neck from the Tokyo Olympics. The expectations are high after Ravi won a bronze medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Tajikistan in the freestyle … Read more

Mary Kom and Manish Kaushik will win boxing medals at the Tokyo Olympics for India: Vijender Singh | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Boxing star Vijender Singh might have made the transition to professional boxing, but his exploits as an amateur boxer, representing India, are still talked about. He is still India’s only male boxer to have won an Olympic medal. Vijender’s 2008 bronze at the Beijing Games was a watershed moment for Indian boxing overall. … Read more

olympic games tokyo 2020: Get, set, Tokyo! It’s show-time for the first ‘TV-only’ Olympics: Realistic Indian medal hopes and more | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The connection is established again. India is rooting for sports. The patriotic flavour wrapped in stories of pain and sacrifice is getting news space. Cricket is on too, but happily occupies the backseat for the moment. The demi-Gods from the sport of bat and ball have thrown their weight behind the country’s Olympic … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2021 India: 22 athletes, six officials from Indian contingent to participate in Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: About 22 athletes and six officials from the Indian contingent will attend the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday evening at the National Stadium, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra informed on Thursday. The athletes will include both the Indian flag-bearers, six-time world champion boxer, M C Mary Kom, … Read more

Manika Batra: I am at the Tokyo Olympics for my country and I will give my best, I want to surprise myself | Tokyo Olympics News

She made headlines at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and then again at the Asian Games in the same year. Between these two tournaments she won as many as five medals, with two golds, one silver and two bronze. Her gold in the Women’s Singles at the CWG and then the Asian Games bronze medal in … Read more

Australia’s Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic Games | More sports News

TOKYO: The Australian city of Brisbane will host the 2032 summer Olympics, after the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday approved the recommendation of its executive board. Brisbane, where hundreds of people gathered at the river-side South Bank to watch the IOC session on the big screen erupted in cheering, becomes the third Australian city to … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Can Indian hockey break the Olympic medal jinx? Everything you need to know | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The Olympics are here, but for a moment let’s go back to the 1975 World Cup. The trophy had agonisingly slipped out of India’s hands in the edition before this one (1973 – India lost to Netherlands on penalty strokes in the final). Ahead of the final against Pakistan in Kuala Lumpur in … Read more