Mirabai had clinched a silver medal in the 49kg category weightlifting that opened India's account at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics
Bajrang Punia Punia refrained from commenting on the recent murder case involving Sushil Kumar, for which the wrestler was arrested and chargesheeted by Delhi Police
Wrestling Federation of India said UP government will be investing around Rs 170 crore in infrastructure and support to the wrestlers
Neeraj Chopra clarified all javelins, even personal ones, used in a competition are available to every body
Indian fans roast Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem for 'moving around' with Neeraj Chopra's javelin
Even after Brisbane, Australia, was chosen last month to host the 2032 Summer Games, the IOC enjoys a queue of suitors to host the Olympics in 2036, 2040 and even beyond
54 Indian para-athletes will compete in nine sports at the Tokyo Paralympics. India has won 12 medals in total since it first took part in the 1972 edition
Tek Chand replaces Thangavelu Mariyappan as India's flag bearer for the 2020 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony
In reply, Modi thanked Kapil saying that the cricket legend 'has been a constant source of inspiration for all sports lovers' in the country
The Tokyo Games were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic by a year and the Olympics cycle was reduced to three years, from the usual four, going into the 2024 Paris Games
Kejriwal also applauded the medal winners for being part of the country's most successful Olympic campaign in Tokyo
At Tokyo 2020, India registered its best-ever performance in Olympics with seven medals, including a maiden gold medal in athletics
Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra, who was running high fever, did not attend the function personally but joined the event virtually for a few minutes
On the occasion, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced the promotion of Indian hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh to the rank of Superintendent of Police from his present DSP rank
India will start its campaign at Tokyo Paralympics on August 27, with men's and women's archery events
For the second successive time, the Indian shooting team returned from the Olympics empty-handed, belying a billion hopes after promising to deliver like never before
The World Championships is slated to held in Eugene, Oregon, in US from July 15 to 24, 2022
At the felicitation ceremony, the Tokyo Olympics medallists were presented mementos and shawls by the sports minister
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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