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Fresh Indian Men's Boxing Squad To Kick Off AIBA World Championships

Oct 24, 2021 PTI

Indian men's boxing team will be in for a challenging time at the AIBA World Championships, starting at Belgrade on Monday.

India Defender Varun Kumar 'Lucky' To Be Part Of Tokyo Olympics Hockey History

Sep 20, 2021 PTI

Indian men's team won the bronze at Tokyo Games to end a four-decade-old Olympic medal drought in hockey.


Can Sprinter Dutee Chand Ever Win An Olympic Medal? Anju Bobby George Talks About Her Chances

She may be one of the fastest in India but Dutee Chand has never impressed at the Olympic level. Is it stage fright or just average performance?

Olympic Power Broker Sheikh Ahmad Found Guilty Of Forgery, Linked To Bogus Kuwaiti Coup Plot

Sep 10, 2021 Agencies

Since 1991, he’s led the Olympic Council of Asia created by his father. One year later, he joined the International Olympic Committee


Jacques Rogge, International Olympic Committee President For 12 Years, Dies At 79

Under Rogge's watch, the IOC took the Olympics to new countries and continents — awarding the first Summer Games to South America (Rio de Janeiro in 2016)

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26 August, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Government To Sponsor Indian Wrestling Till 2032 Olympics

PTI

Wrestling Federation of India said UP government will be investing around Rs 170 crore in infrastructure and support to the wrestlers


16 August, 2021

Taliban's Killing Fields And How Three Afghanistan Bravehearts Escaped To Live Their Olympic Dreams

Soumitra Bose

Abbas Karimi, Nigara Shaheen and Abdullah Sediqi fled war-torn Afghanistan only to live their Olympic dreams


10 August, 2021

ICC Confirms Its Bid For Cricket’s Inclusion In 2028 Los Angeles Games

Outlook Web Bureau

International Cricket Council aims to bid for the Games inclusion in Los Angeles 2028, Brisbane 2032


09 August, 2021

Olympic Flag Reaches Paris For 2024 Games

Agencies

The Olympic flag will be raised at Paris City Hall later Monday


08 August, 2021

IOC Gives Itself More Power To Remove Sports From Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

The International Olympic Committee voted in the new powers amid prolonged issues with the leadership of weightlifting and boxing.


05 August, 2021

SS Narayan, Two-Time Football Olympian And Former India Goalkeeper Dies, Aged 86

PTI

Narayan made his debut against Yugoslavia at the Melbourne Olympics on December 4, 1956


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03 August, 2021

Assam Assembly To Adjourn For 30 Mins During Lovlina Borgohain's Bout

Dipankar Roy

Speaker Biswajit Daimary has decided to suspend work for half an hour when Lovlina, the first woman Olympian from Assam, will be in the ring at the boxing semi-final of Tokyo Olympics.


02 August, 2021

Naveen Patnaik, The School Goalkeeper Defending Indian Hockey Like No One Else

Ruben Banerjee

Since 2018 when Odisha hosted the hockey World Cup, the state has taken the role of being the sport's official sponsor. Courtesy CM Patnaik, hockey in India can again hope for better days.


02 August, 2021

Anu Malik Trolled For Copying Israeli National Anthem For ‘Diljale’s ‘Mera Mulk Mera Desh’

Outlook Web Bureau

After the Israeli National Anthem played at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, many users to to Twitter and alleged that Anu Malik copied the Israeli National Anthem for his song ‘Mera Mulk Mera Desh’.


27 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Gay Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave On The Games

Associated Press (AP)

A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympics, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo


23 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Indian Archers Off To Underwhelming Start, Deepika Kumari The Saving Grace - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

Catch highlights of the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics. India's lone women archer Deepika Kumari finished ninth, while the male trio fail to make an impact in the ranking round


22 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Australia Shocks Argentina 2-0 In Men's Football

Associated Press (AP)

Australia is top of Group C ahead Egypt and Spain, who drew 0-0 in the other game


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22 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Amit Panghal And 3 Others Get First Round Bye, Tough Draw For Other Indian Boxers

PTI

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) will square off against Dominica's Miguelina Hernandez, while Lovlina Borgohain and Simranjit Kaur got a bye


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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