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Odisha Govt To Sponsor Indian Hockey Teams For 10 More Years
Odisha Govt To Sponsor Indian Hockey Teams For 10 More Years

The Odisha government will continue to support the teams for another 10 years in recognition of their achievement and potential to be the top teams in the world, Patnaik said.

Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony Begins
Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony Begins

It started with a bang, tapered off in the middle and then ended with the kind of spectacular fireworks that make historic events grand. India was quite literally on a roller-coaster during the Tokyo Olympics.

Defence Min Lauds Subedar Neeraj Chopra For Clinching Gold At Tokyo Olympics
Defence Min Lauds Subedar Neeraj Chopra For Clinching Gold At Tokyo Olympics

The golden victory of Subedar Neeraj Chopra at the Olympic has brought laurels for the Indian Army, adding that he performed like a true soldier at the Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold
Tokyo Olympics: Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Scripts History Winning First Gold For India

The 23-year-old farmer's son from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second round throw of 87.58m in the finals to stun the athletics world and end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics.

Bajrang Punia Wins Bronze
Tokyo Olympics: India's Bajrang Punia Wins Bronze In 65kg Freestyle Wrestling

Bajrang's bronze medal took India's tally in the Tokyo Olympics to six medals -- two silver and four bronze. India thus tied for its best medal haul in the Olympics at 2012 London when they won two silver and four bronze.

Tokyo Olympics: India Creates Asian Record In Men's 4x400m Relay But Fails To Qualify For Final
Tokyo Olympics: India Creates Asian Record In Men's 4x400m Relay But Fails To Qualify For Final

The Indian team bettered Qatar's gold medal timing of 3:00.56 set in the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta.

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya Bags Silver In 57kg Freestyle
Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya Bags Silver In 57kg Freestyle

This was two-time Asian champion Dahiya's second straight loss to Zavur Uguev, a two-time world champion, in as many meetings. The two met in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Championships in Nur Sultan and the Indian wrestler lost in the final seconds of the bout in a closely fought contest.

Tokyo Olympics: Heartbreak For Wrestler Deepak Punia, Misses Bronze Medal In 86kg
Tokyo Olympics: Heartbreak For Wrestler Deepak Punia, Misses Bronze Medal In 86kg

Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik on Thursday expressed her disappointment over India's strong medal contender Vinesh Phogat's shocking defeat in the quarterfinal of the 53 kg category at Tokyo 2020.

Indian Hockey team wins Bronze
PM Modi, Sporting Fraternity Hail Men's Hockey Team's Olympic Success

In a pulsating bronze play-off, India edged past Germany 5-4 to earn a podium finish at the Games after 41 years.

Odisha shows the way in hockey
Odisha Shows The Way In Hockey

And after winning the rights to host the Hockey World Cup for the second time running in 2023, the first time any state has got the right to host the event twice in succession, Odisha has truly emerged as the newest hockey hub in the country.

Ravi Dahiya
Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya Secures Quarterfinal Spot In 57kg Category

Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya made a confident start to his Olympics campaign, winning by technical superiority against Colombia's Tigreros Urbano to reach the men's freestyle 57kg quarterfinals.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men Hockey Team To Clash With Germany For Bronze
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men Hockey Team To Clash With Germany For Bronze

Germany fought well in the third quarter but the Australian defence held strong. Germany had 12 shots at the goal while they made 20 circle penetrations while Australia had nine shots at the goal and just 10 circle entries.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men Hockey Team Beats Great Britain, Enters Semifinals After 49 Years
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men Hockey Team Beats Great Britain, Enters Semifinals After 49 Years

Even though India's last of the eight Olympic gold medals came way back in 1980 Moscow Games, there were no semifinals in that edition as only six teams participated in the event.

Tokyo Olympics: Glittering Medals Made From Discarded Electronic Devices Show The New Path
Tokyo Olympics: Glittering Medals Made From Discarded Electronic Devices Show The New Path

While the concept of making medals from discarded laptops, mobile phones and other electronic commodities is not new, the Japanese took it to an altogether different level,

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Beats China's He Bingjao To Win Bronze In Women's Singles
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Beats China's He Bingjao To Win Bronze In Women's Singles

It is Sindhu's second medal at the Olympics after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She also becomes the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals.

Tokyo Olympics: American Schauffele Wins Golf Gold; Anirban Lahiri Ends Tied-42nd
Tokyo Olympics: American Schauffele Wins Golf Gold; Anirban Lahiri Ends Tied-42nd

Heading into the final round on a tied-28th position, Lahiri carded a one-over 72 in the final round to slip further to the tied-42nd spot with a total score of five-under 279 (67, 72, 68, 72).

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Qualifies For Quarter-Finals After 41 Years
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Qualifies For Quarter-Finals After 41 Years

Indian women team's best finish at the Olympics was in Moscow back in 1980 when they reached the semi-finals but ended fourth.

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Loses To Tai Tzu In Semifinals, To Fight For Bronze Now
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Loses To Tai Tzu In Semifinals, To Fight For Bronze Now

This is Sindhu's 14th loss to the Taiwanese second seed in 19 meetings, having also lost to her in the last three face-offs.

Tokyo Olympics: India's First Medallist Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Recieves Warm Welcome
Tokyo Olympics: India's First Medallist Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Receives Warm Welcome

Mirabai became the second medallist from India in weightlifting, bettering Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 69 kg category at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Makes It To 2nd Round, Sumit Nagal Records India's First Tennis Singles
Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Makes It To 2nd Round, Sumit Nagal Records India's First Tennis Singles Win Since 1996

India's hope in men's singles, B Sai Praneeth suffered a shock loss against Misha Zilberman of Israel in his first Groupd D match.

AFI Threatens To Take Action Against Under-Performers At Olympics
AFI Threatens To Take Action Against Under-Performers At Olympics

During a fitness trial held on Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru, Sreeshankar's best jump was 7.48m, a far cry from the 8.26m he had come up during the Federation Cup in March to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

Deepika Kumari
Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari Finishes 9th In Ranking Round, To Take On Bhutanese Archer Next

Deepika will take part in women's individual and mixed team event where she is paired with her husband Atanu Das.

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Brisbane Wins Right To Host 2032 Olympics

Australia has already hosted the Olympics twice, in Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.. In 2017, the IOC awarded the 2024 Games to Paris and the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles

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IOC Approves Adding 'Together' Into Olympic Motto

The move to add "together" into the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger" was unanimously approved at the 138th IOC session here on Tuesday.

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Tokyo Olympics: Odisha Announces Big Cash Reward For Gold Medal Winners

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced huge cash reward for the athletes from the state, who would be able to bag medals in the Olympic Games in Tokyo starting July 23. While the state government will provide Rs 6 crore to those winning gold, Rs 4 crore for silver and Rs 2.5 crore for bronze. Patnaik made this announcement during a virtual interaction with the athletes from the state who have qualified for the games.