Tokyo(Search results - 69)
Beyond NewsAug 18, 2021, 8:46 AM IST
Exclusive: Women Hockey Coach Ankita Suresh says PM Modi's call after loss against Britain helped team recover
In an exclusive interview to Asianet Newsable, Indian women hockey coach Ankita Billava Suresh speaks about the journey in Tokyo, the team's performance, on PM Modi's call and Odisha CM backing the Indian Hockey team and more.
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.
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
IndiaJun 22, 2020, 8:03 PM IST
Japan begins process to integrate islands China wants to usurp. Japan’s Article 370 abrogation moment?
The Ishigaki city council in Okinawa prefecture approved a bill that strengthened Japan's control over the uninhabited island group called Senkakus, 1,931 km southwest of Tokyo.
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
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
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.
Other SportsMar 23, 2020, 2:04 PM IST
Coronavirus outbreak: IOC considers postponing Tokyo Olympics 2020; says ‘cancellation not on agenda’
'These scenarios relate to modifying existing operational plans for the Games to go ahead on 24 July 2020, and also for changes to the start date of the Games,' International Olympic Committee (IOC) said amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Other SportsMar 21, 2020, 6:00 PM IST
Coronavirus outbreak: Indian hockey teams training for Olympics in ‘safe environment’ in Bengaluru
The Indian hockey players and support staff are taking all the necessary precautions at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) facility in Bengaluru. The campus is well-equipped for regular practice sessions and no unauthorised persons are allowed to enter the premises
Other SportsMar 19, 2020, 4:40 PM IST
This player explains how Indian women’s hockey changed
India women's hockey player Navneet Kaur said, 'Earlier, we feared playing against top teams like Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia. We lacked that match-winning confidence and this was perhaps why many teams even considered us as underdogs'