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Olympic Gold Medalist, Neeraj Chopra's Outreach Program Will Connect School Children To India's Ace Athletes

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the outreach envisages interaction of all Olympians and Paralympians with students from 75 schools each in a span of two years to motivate the youngsters to have "santulit ahaar" or a balanced diet and take on fitness activities.

Ajeet Kumar, KM Deeksha Win 1500m Gold At National U-23 Athletics Meet

Sep 27, 2021 PTI

Maharashtra's distance runners Adesh Yadav and Komal Chandrakant Jagdale won the men's and women's 5000m titles respectively earlier on Monday morning.

Shaili Singh Can Break My Long Jump Record: Anju Bobby George On U-20 World Athletics Silver Medallist

Robert on Sunday said that her wife Anju's national record of 6.83m set during the 2004 Athens Olympics will be bettered by Shaili within three years

Shaili Singh: From Training Barefoot To Silver In U-20 World Athletics Championship

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday the Jhansi-girl Shaili missed long jump gold by 1cm. She settled for silver with a leap of 6.59m

Long Jumper Shaili Singh Misses Gold By 1cm, Settles For Silver In U-20 World Athletics Meet

Shaili,17, leaped 6.59m but it was not enough for a gold as she was pipped to the post by Sweden's reigning European junior champion Maja Askag, who managed 6.60m

22 August, 2021

Prefontaine Classic: Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 100m, Sha'Carri Richardson Last In Return

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah ran the 100m in 10.54 seconds, the best time in the world this year as well as a meet record and a personal best

18 August, 2021

Indian Mixed 4x400m Relay Team Wins Bronze In U-20 World Athletics Championships


The Indian quartet of Bharat S, Priya Mohan, Summy and Kapil clocked 3:20.60 seconds to finish third in the final.

10 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Uwe Hohn On His Way Out As His Contract Ends - Sources


Hohn's outburst regarding the lack of facilities at the national camp a month prior to the Olympics also didn't go down well with both AFI and SAI.

08 August, 2021

'Thank You My Son', PT Usha To Neeraj Chopra For 'Realising Unfinished Dream' At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Javelin thrower Chopra secured India's second individual gold in Olympic history with a sensational throw of 87.58m

07 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Dedicates Historic Athletics Gold At Tokyo Olympics To Late Milkha Singh


Neeraj Chopra said, 'Milkha Singh wanted to hear the national anthem in a stadium. He is no longer with us but his dream has been fulfilled'

06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Its Italy Again As Marcell Jacobs Backs Up 100m Gold With 4x100m Relay Win

Associated Press (AP)

Jacobs, recently crowned Olympic champion in the 100m, helped Italy win 4x100m relay gold


06 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's 4x400m Relay Team Breaks Asian Record But Fails To Make Final, Race Walkers Disappoint


The quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Tom Noah Nirmal, Rajiv Arokia and Amoj Jacob finished fourth missing the final qualification by whisker

04 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Canadian Andre De Grasse Finally Gets His Gold in 200m

Associated Press (AP)

De Grasse powered past a pair of Americans — Kenny Bednarek and Noah Lyles — to finish in 19.62 seconds and take one of the titles that Usain Bolt had owned for the last three Olympics

03 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah Speeds To 200m Sprint Gold

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah blew away a much-decorated field in the 200m as she completed her 2nd straight Olympic sprint sweep

02 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand Finishes Last In Her 200m Heat Race, Fails To Qualify For Semifinals


Dutee, 25, who had already crashed out of her pet event 100m in the first round, clocked 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4

31 July, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah Breaks 33-year-old Olympic Record To Win Women's 100m At Tokyo

Associated Press (AP)

Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner’s 33-year-old Olympic record in the women’s 100m final as Jamaica swept the medals

23 July, 2021

Athletics Federation of India Warns Two For Under-Performance Ahead of Tokyo Olympics


Long jumper M Sreeshankar, race walker KT Irfan poor form worries AFI, coaches pulled up


20 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 'Go For Elusive Medal', Sachin Tendulkar Tells Games-bound Track And Field Athletes


The Tokyo-bound track and field contingent will have 47 members, including 26 athletes. There will be 11 coaches, eight support staff, one team doctor and one team leader.

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.

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

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz