Erik Kynard's leap of 2.33 meters was placed second in the 2012 London Olympics behind Ivan Ukhov, who was proven years later to have taken part in the Russian state-backed steroid doping program.
Drag-flick experts Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjit Kaur were named the FIH Player of the Year in the men’s and women’s categories, respectively.
The voting process for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 will remain open until September 15, 2021
Harmapreet Singh, Gurjit Kaur and coaches Sjoerd Marijne and Graham Reid all nominated for FIH awards
The Indian men's hockey team was scheduled to play against Spain on May 15 and 16, followed by the two-leg tie in Germany on May 23 and 24.
The matches were postponed after UK added India to the travel 'red list'. India will still travel to Europe in May to play the Pro League matches against Spain (May 15-16) and Germany (May 22-23)
CAS said the case between Brenton Rickard and the International Olympic Committee was heard by video link. The court did not set a timeline for a verdict.
The men's hockey World Cup will be played in January 2023. On the other hand, Spain and Netherlands will co-host the the 2022 women's World Cup.
Italy's Milan And Cortina d’Ampezzo won 47 IOC votes, while competitor Stockholm and Are (Sweden) won 34 of them in their bid for 2026 Winter Olympics.
The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February this year.
Coming down heavily on India for going against the Olympic charter, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday demanded "written assurance" for it to host any international event in future.
India have proposed conducting the event for either men or women in the January 13 to 29, 2023 window.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.