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Bajrang Punia Granted Additional Financial Aid of INR 1.76 Lakhs For Training

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Bajrang Punia will compete in international meets, including UWW Ranking events, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham as well as the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Neeraj Chopra Turns Angel Investor, Olympic Gold Medallist Bets Undisclosed Sum

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

One Impression, the influencer marketing platform in which Neeraj has bet an undisclosed amount, said it will deploy the funds to build product solutions for both brands and creators, accelerate hiring and scale operations.


Year In Review 2021: How Sports Fans Came Back From The Dead After COVID Ran Amok

It was a year of the neo-normal. From digital payments to tests for coronavirus, sports tried its best to get the better of the deadly virus.

Year In Review 2021: From Gabba Cricket Test Win To Tokyo Olympics Hockey Bronze - 10 Memorable Moments For India

Dec 19, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

After sporting events in 2020 were hampered by coronavirus, 2021 saw major events like the Tokyo Olympics being staged. Indian athletes, especially the Paralympians, shone in Tokyo 2020 but cricket was not to be left behind.


Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are the 10 highlights from India's Tokyo Olympics campaign in 2021.

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04 December, 2021

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

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.


15 November, 2021

FIH Women’s Hockey Junior World Cup: Tokyo Olympian Lalremsiami To Lead India In South Africa

PTI

India's best performance in the FIH Women’s Hockey Junior World Cup came in 2013 where they won the bronze medal after beating England.


23 October, 2021

No Room For Olympic Gold Medallist Marcell Jacobs In World Athletics Award Nominees, Italy Fumes

PTI

Italian Marcell Jacobs was a surprise champion when he took the Tokyo Olympics 100m gold before laying his hands on 4×100m relay gold.


08 October, 2021

Neeraj Chopra’s Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Javelin Fetches Rs 1.5cr In E-Auction

Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 1348 mementos went under the hammer and the proceeds will go to the Namami Gange Mission.


06 October, 2021

FIH Stars Awards: Indian Hockey Players Steal Show, Belgium Say 'It Is Not Normal'

PTI

Drag-flick experts Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjit Kaur were named the FIH Player of the Year in the men’s and women’s categories, respectively.


02 October, 2021

Hockey India Names 30 Members For Senior Men’s National Camp

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The players will be returning to the national camp for the first time after their historic bronze-medal winning feat at Tokyo Olympics, breaking a 41-year old drought.


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30 September, 2021

Manu Bhaker Shoots Gold At ISSF Junior World Championship, India Lead Medal Tally

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Esha Singh grabbed silver behind Bhaker while Rudrankksh Patil claimed the silver medal in the men’s 10m air rifle competition.


30 September, 2021

Olympic Bronze Medallist Indian Hockey Star Birendra Lakra Announces Retirement

PTI

The news of Lakra's retirement came in few hours after his teammate Rupinder Pal decided to quit the game. Both players were part of India's Tokyo Olympics bronze medal-winning side.


30 September, 2021

Olympic Bronze Medallist India's Rupinder Pal Singh Retires From International Hockey

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With four goals, the 30-year-old Rupinder Pal played an important role in India's bronze medal-winning feat at Tokyo Olympics. It was also India's first hockey medal at Olympics after 41 years.


23 September, 2021

Naomi Osaka, Struggling With Mental Health, Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open Tennis

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Japanese Osaka, who sat out of Wimbledon this year, returned at Tokyo Olympics but made a surprise exit in the third round.


23 September, 2021

Simona Halep, 2-Time Grand Slam Champion, Parts Ways With Coach Darren Cahill

Associated Press (AP)

The Romanian, missed the French Open, Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics because of a tear in her left calf at the Italian Open in May.


20 September, 2021

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

PTI

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


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16 September, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin

PTI

Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.


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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