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All eyes on Vikas as boxers open Olympic campaign aiming to negotiate difficult draws

Vikas will be the lone Indian boxer in action on the opening day of boxing competitions at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena

23 Jul 2021 12:21 PM

Indian badminton star Sindhu feeling the Tokyo pressure

The 26-year-old world champion, who won silver at the Rio 2016 Games, begins her tilt at gold on Sunday against Israel's Ksenia Polikarpova

23 Jul 2021 12:12 PM

Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra to skip opening ceremony

Instead of 20 athletes, 19 will be seen at the opening ceremony with tennis player Ankita Raina replacing the table tennis stars

23 Jul 2021 12:08 PM

Tokyo Olympics linked Covid cases go past 100, organisers announce 19 new cases

The total number of cases directly linked to the Games stood at 106 on Friday with 11 of them athletes

23 Jul 2021 11:55 AM

Archery: Deepika ninth in ranking round; Koreans dominate

The world No.1 finished with 663 points

23 Jul 2021 11:48 AM


India’s Olympic dreams alive

Shooters, boxers, wrestlers to lead medal rush

23 Jul 2021 8:21 AM

Most Indian athletes opt out of Olympic opening ceremony amid Covid fear

About 30 athletes will be attending the event and competitions lined up the next day

22 Jul 2021 12:41 PM

IOC elects Brisbane as host of 2032 Olympics

The IOC Executive Board (EB) had in June decided to propose Brisbane for hosting the 2032 Olympics

21 Jul 2021 2:23 PM

The Game of The Queen: 5 iconic women chess champions

June 20th of every year is celebrated as the International Chess Day

20 Jul 2021 3:56 PM

COVID scare at Olympics: 3 athletes test positive, 2 staying at Olympic Village

The development comes a day after a non-athlete at the Village tested positive for the dreaded virus

18 Jul 2021 10:18 AM


IOA names Security Attache B K Sinha as Press Attache of India's Olympic contingent

Sinha is a former Haryana DGP and also a recipient of the President's Police Medal

16 Jul 2021 11:15 AM

Explainer: How will the virus emergency affects the Olympics?

A look at the state of emergency in Japan and how it will affect the Olympics.

12 Jul 2021 6:26 PM

Telangana Sports Minister felicitates Tokyo-bound shuttlers

Tamil Nadu Sports Minister Siva M Meyyanathan also distributed Rs 5 lakh cash award to the Olympic-bound athletes from the state

10 Jul 2021 1:01 PM

The Laurel Hubbard controversy: Transwomen vs women in sport

Should transwomen compete with women? Should intersex sport be a separate category?

10 Jul 2021 11:39 AM

Olympic flame arrives in Tokyo for no-spectator relay

Tokyo 2020 organisers and government officials on Thursday night announced their decision to bar fans from Olympic events

09 Jul 2021 9:14 AM


Anurag Thakur takes charge as sports minister

He comes into office at a time when the nation's athletes are in the final stage of their preparations for the Olympic Games from July 23

08 Jul 2021 5:36 PM

Crores spent on me, no longer indisciplined and reliant on luck: Boxer Vikas Krishan

The Haryana-boxer has been a medal contender for India almost every time he has stepped into the ring

08 Jul 2021 4:09 PM

VIPs allowed at Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony, but no fans: report

Fans would be locked out as organisers rethink attendance limits as concerns grow over rising virus cases in Tokyo

06 Jul 2021 10:34 AM

Sports Ministry seeks MEA assistance to complete vaccination of 7 overseas athletes

It is likely that the Indians athletes and the support staff will get their second doses in the Indian missions in those countries

05 Jul 2021 6:59 PM

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony

05 Jul 2021 6:27 PM