Tokyo Olympics(Search results - 48)
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.
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
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'
Other SportsMar 18, 2020, 5:25 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Raj Kumar Pal aims to make it to India hockey squad
'My only aim now is to give my 100% for the team, stay focused in every day training and try to make the squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,' said Raj Kumar Pal
SportsFeb 27, 2020, 6:55 PM IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's Sports Minister Expects 2020 Tokyo Olympics To Go Ahead As Scheduled
Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Thursday brushed aside the threat of coronavirus and said India would participate in 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full flow. "Virus China mein hai, Tokyo mein Nahi (the virus is in China not Tokyo)," Rijiju said in response to questions about the Games on the sidelines of a workshop to sensitize Indian athletes about Japanese etiquette and culture. Rijiju said the current situation demands that nations come together to fight the crisis. "We have to fight every situation together. I expect Tokyo Olympics to start July 24 on time and go ahead smoothly," he said.
Other SportsFeb 17, 2020, 5:07 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian shooters attend 5-day camp in Karnataka's Ballari
The shooters, who are preparing for the ISSF World Cup beginning next month in Delhi, attended a series of workshops and practical training sessions in Ballari, Karnataka