Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022

Mental Health

Tokyo Olympics: American Gymnast Simone Biles To Return For Balance Beam Finals

Aug 02, 2021 Agencies

Biles removed herself from the team final on July 27 after a shaky performance on vault during the first rotation

EXPLAINER: How 'The Twisties' Stopped Simone Biles Cold

Jul 31, 2021 Agencies

The 'twisties' are the sudden inability for a gymnast to make the requisite spins — or sometimes any spins — for a particular maneuver

Simone Biles Withdraws From Vault, Uneven Bars At Tokyo Olympics

Biles continues to be evaluated daily to determine whether she'll compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam

Tokyo Olympics: IOC Offering Mental Health Helpline For Athletes

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

IOC made the announcement after USA's Simone Biles dropped out of the competition due to problems dealing with psychological pressure to perform.

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles Withdraws From All-around Gymnastics Competition

USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete

24 July, 2021

Neurological Cases Surging Among Post-Covid Patients: Delhi Private Hospital

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The official statement said that the Moolchand Hospital has been "recording increasing cases of intracerebral (brain) haemorrhage, and 50 per cent of the neuroscience department is filled with such cases.

15 July, 2021

Deepika Padukone Launches Initiative For Mental Well-Being of Frontline Workers

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The 35-year-old actor took to Instagram to announce that the sales proceeds from the Deepika Padukone Closet will go to the well being of frontline workers’ mental well-being during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

06 July, 2021

SC To Centre: Ensure Covid Testing, Vaccine For Inmates Of Mental Hospitals

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The top court also took serious note of Maharashtra government shifting patients lodged in mental health institutes to beggar homes

13 June, 2021

French Open Defends Stance In Naomi Osaka Controversy


Noami Osaka withdrew from French Open after she was fined USD 15,000 for skipping the postmatch news conference after her first-round victory

03 June, 2021

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Backs Tennis Star Naomi Osaka In French Open Row


Naomi Osaka withdrew from French Open on Monday after she was fined for refusing to attend the typical post-match news conference following her first-round victory

03 June, 2021

Naomi Osaka To Michael Phelps, Sania Mirza To Virat Kohli: Sports Stars Whose Mental Health Was Challenged

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Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from French Open has once again highlighted the mental gremlins celebrities face in life.


02 June, 2021

Virat Kohli Talks About Mental Health As Captain Hints At Two Indian Squads Playing At Same Time


While Virat Kohli-led side leaves for the WTC final against New Zealand and series against hosts England, a second-string India squad will soon be picked for Sri Lanka tour

01 June, 2021

French Open: Boris Becker Fears For Naomi Osaka's Career After Roland Garros Withdrawal

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German great Boris Becker is concerned for Naomi Osaka's tennis future following her decision to quit the French Open

01 June, 2021

READ: Naomi Osaka Issues Statement After Shock French Open Withdrawal

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Naomi Osaka pulled out of the French Open, saying it was 'the best thing for the tournament, the other players and my well-being'

01 June, 2021

Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open: Tennis Stars, Others Lend Support To 'Incredibly Brave' Japanese

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Serena Williams, Billie Jean King and Stephen Curry were among those sending message of support to Naomi Osaka on Monday

28 May, 2021

French Open: Naomi Osaka Has A Responsibility To Speak To The Media - WTA

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Naomi Osaka will not speak to the media at Roland Garros but the WTA say it is important for players to face the press

27 May, 2021

French Open: Naomi Osaka Refuses To Hold Any News Conferences At Roland Garros

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World number two Naomi Osaka has cited mental health reasons for opting out of any media conferences at the Grand Slam


16 May, 2021

Sachin Tendulkar Battled Anxiety For 10-12 Years Of His Career, Reveals Batting Great


Talking about mental health, which has gained significance in the COVID times with players spending a lot of time in bio-bubbles, Sachin Tendulkar said acceptability is the key

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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