Olympics(Search results - 96)
Beyond NewsAug 11, 2021, 7:31 AM IST
71% Indians now willing to support their children in career in sport beyond cricket: Survey
The survey conducted by Local Circles reveals a significant shift in the outlook of a country dominated by cricket.
Beyond NewsAug 10, 2021, 8:45 AM IST
Neeraj Chopra Exclusive: 'My gold medal will silence those who said India can't win in athletics events'
Neeraj Chopra is today a household name in India. The Javelin thrower is yet to fully come to terms with the magnitude of his achievement at the Tokyo Olympics. He spoke exclusively to Asianet News.
Beyond NewsAug 10, 2021, 8:34 AM IST
PR Sreejesh Exclusive: 'Sportsmen and their achievements are now getting much more importance'
In an exclusive conversation with Asianet News, India's men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh speaks about his journey from Kizhakkambalam village in Kerala's Ernakulam to Tokyo.
Beyond NewsAug 5, 2021, 9:04 PM IST
Exclusive: 'For us, this Olympic Bronze medal is like Gold'
Among those instrumental in ensuring that India achieved the 41-year-old dream of an Olympic hockey medal was PR Sreejesh. Asianet News joined the celebrations at his home in Kerala.
IndiaMay 9, 2021, 1:21 PM IST
Covid-19: Government, sports organisations come together to help ex-international players financially
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports, Indian Olympic Association and the Sports Authority of India have come forward to lend a helping hand to ex-international players and coaches
IndiaApr 9, 2021, 4:15 PM IST
Olympics: 4 Indian sailors seal their spots
The Olympic Games would be held this year in Tokyo after being postponed last year. As usual, the sport of sailing would be a part of it and India would be taking part in it, with four sailors having sealed their spots. The event would be held from July 23 to August 8
IndiaMar 3, 2021, 5:02 PM IST
Mary Kom is the new chairperson of AIBA's champions and veterans committee
MC Mary Kom happens to be a legendary female Indian boxer, having won numerous medals and championships in the sport. She is a 13-time gold medallist, besides having won bronze in the Olympics. She has also been honoured by prestigious awards by the Indian government
IndiaJun 28, 2020, 4:42 PM IST
How PM’s post was belittled! Sonia Gandhi invited for Beijing Olympics in 2008, not then PM Manmohan Singh!
It has come to light that PM Manmohan Singh, in 2008, was not invited to Beijing Olympics, but the invite was extended to Sonia Gandhi, the AICC chief
Other SportsMay 14, 2020, 5:08 PM IST
Khel Ratna award: NRAI nominates shooter Anjum Moudgil
The 26-year-old Anjum Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics. NRAI has nominated her for Khel Ratna award
Other SportsMay 13, 2020, 3:06 PM IST
Special Olympics Bharat conducts yoga session to motivate special athletes during lockdown
The webinar included an introduction to yoga, followed by a 45-minute demonstration by the trainer, to over 350 viewers from India and beyond comprising of Athletes, Coaches, Families, Volunteers and Special Olympics officials
IndiaMar 30, 2020, 8:17 PM IST
From Modi’s videoconferencing on coronavirus to new dates of Tokyo Olympics, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Union Health Ministry announced Coronavirus outbreak in India is still in local transmission stage, and there has been no community transmission so far. It has come to light several Twitter users have wished death to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the same way as Thomas Schaefer.
Other SportsMar 30, 2020, 6:27 PM IST
Coronavirus: IOC announces new dates for Tokyo Olympics 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced new dates for hosting Tokyo Olympics 2020. The summer Olympics were postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
IndiaMar 24, 2020, 8:31 PM IST
From Nirmala Sitharaman’s measures on coronavirus to IOC deciding to postpone Olympics, watch MyNation in 100
VK Paul the Co-chair of Empowered Committee for India’s COVID-19 Response has categorically rejected claims that India is yet to reach stage three of the pandemic.
After a 2-month lockdown, Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province has decided to lift ban on outbound travel from April 8.
Other SportsMar 24, 2020, 6:37 PM IST
Japan PM, IOC chief agree to postpone Tokyo Olympics 2020 due to coronavirus
Japan and International Olympic Committee (IOC) have agreed to put off the Tokyo Olympics 2020 to next year. It was confirmed on Tuesday (March 24) by Japan PM Shinzo Abe after speaking to IOC president Thomas Bach
IndiaMar 23, 2020, 8:44 PM IST
From PM Modi urging people to stay home to IOC willing to postpone Olympics, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Congress senior leader P Chidambaram has welcomed the indications that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will announce a financial package to extricate India out of the coronavirus mess. International Olympic Committee or the IOC has said that it is willing to postpone the Tokyo event, but ruled out cancelling the event.