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Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.

Masks? Vaccine? How Japan Scripted Overnight Covid-19 Success Story

Oct 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Daily new Covid-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below 100, an 11-month low.


Neeraj Chopra Woos Fans With His Javelin Throw Skills, Underwater - WATCH

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra has a busy 2022 ahead with Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships fast approaching.

SAI Gives Promotions To 5 Tokyo Olympics Stars; Announces Grant For Late Ngangom Dingko Singh's Family

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ngangom Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-medallist and an Arjuna award-winning boxer, aged 42, died of liver cancer in June this year.


Deepika Padukone To Play PV Sindhu In Biopic? Rumours Are Rife

Lending credence to the rumours, Sindhu and Padukone were seen dining out. Here's what they shared after having a 'smashing time' together.

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09 September, 2021

North Korea Suspended From Competing At Beijing Winter Games

Agencies

North Korea withdrew its team from the Tokyo Olympics citing a need to protect athletes from the COVID-19 pandemic


05 September, 2021

Paralympic Games Closing Marks End Of Tokyo's 8-year Olympic Saga

Agencies

These were unprecedented Olympics and Paralympics, postponed for a year and marked by footnotes and asterisks. The final act came Sunday (September 5)


05 September, 2021

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


03 September, 2021

Olympic Medal After 41 Years Is Great, But Indian Hockey Needs To 'Unlock And Display': Graham Reid

PTI

With the team on a well-deserved break at the moment, Reid highlighted that once the group returns to the national coaching camp in Bengaluru, they will hit the ground running


01 September, 2021

Bajrang Punia Backs Vinesh Phogat, Says Wrestlers Need Help To Counter Mental Health Issues

Ashutosh Sharma

Bajrang Punia, who won bronze at Tokyo Olympics, said people around him helped stay positive when the chips were down


31 August, 2021

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

PTI

With these medals India's tally has now swelled to 10. Mariyappan Thangavelu was pipped to the post by Sam Grewe of USA who cleared 1.88 on final attempt


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31 August, 2021

Singhraj Adhana Built Shooting Range At Home In His Quest For Tokyo Paralympic Medal

PTI

Singhraj's monumental effort paid off as the 39-year-old, only four years after taking to the sport, won the Paralympics bronze medal in the men's 10m air pistol event


31 August, 2021

Tokyo Paraplympics: Archer Rakesh Kumar Makes Quarterfinal Exit, Indian Challenge Ends In Compound Section

PTI

The third-seeded Rakesh found the going tough against the 2016 Olympics mixed open champion Xinliang Ai to lose by two points 143-145


31 August, 2021

Google Doodle Celebrates Tokyo 2020 Paralympics In Style

Outlook Web Bureau

Google Doodle has been celebrating Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a special animated games


29 August, 2021

Mirabai Chanu's Tokyo Olympics Silver Medal Is 'Oxygen' For Weightlifting, Says Karnam Malleswari

PTI

Malleswari, who had won a weightlifting bronze in the 2000 Olympics, said that sports culture will grow in the country


29 August, 2021

On National Sports Day, Former Coach Michael Nobbs Warns Indian Hockey Team Against Complacency

Soumitra Bose

Nobbs tells Hockey India to revive the Premier Hockey League for men and start one for women


27 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Felicitated By Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Renames Army Stadium After Tokyo Olympic Gold Medallist

PTI

Rajnath also re-named the Army Sports Institute Stadium after Neeraj Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at Tokyo Olympics


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27 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Medallist Bajrang Punia Says Sushil Kumar Still The Best Wrestler In India

PTI

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


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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