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China Puts 13 Million Residents In Lockdown
China Puts 13 Million Residents In Lockdown

Authorities have adopted strict pandemic control measures under their policy of seeking to drive new transmissions to zero, leading to frequent lockdowns, universal masking and mass testing. While the policy has not been entirely successful while leading to massive disruptions in travel and trade, Beijing credits it with largely containing the spread of the virus.

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,

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