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The 1994 born wrestler Bajrang had won a Bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a wide 8-0 margin. He is the only Indian wrestler who has won 3 medals at the World Wrestling Championships and is seen by many as a fitness icon.
The Commissionerate Police on Friday (September 3) detained a web channel editor against whom Olympian Dutee Chand has filed a defamation and harassment complaint at the Mahila police station. Sudhanshu Rout, the editor of the concerned web channel was picked up from his office in Jharpara, Bhubaneswar this afternoon.
Ace sprinter and Olympian Dutee Chand sued a web-journalist and an RTI activist to the tunes of Rs 5 Cr for causing her mental stress resulting in underperformance at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
Ever since his golden throw at the Tokyo Olympics, Spear Man Neeraj Chopra has become a national sensation and heartthrob among all youths, especially girls. But many of them hardly took any time to switch their crush from the Olympics star to actor Sidharth Malhotra after release of ‘Shershaah’.
Neeraj was welcomed by Chaitra, coach Naik's wife by performing aarti (Hindu ritual to welcome winners by warding off evil spirits). Neeraj spent quality time chatting with Naik's sons Daksh and Laksh, who also sport Neeraj's style. He also played with the family's pet dog Rocky.
The Indian men's & women's hockey teams arrived in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday where they received a grand welcome from the fans as well as the minister of sports and Secretary of sports
In his 88-minute address, the Prime Minister made a pointed reference to the way the Olympics have impacted thinking within the country.
In Tokyo, India recorded its best-ever medal haul at the Olympics by bagging a total of seven medals - one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze.
While it's a known fact that the medals for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games have been minted from metals extracted from discarded mobile phones and laptops, few would know that the podiums were created using 24.5 tonnes of recycled household plastic waste.
The AFI has decided to celebrate August 7 each year as "National Javelin Throw Day" and all states and union territories will hold events to mark the occasion.
The target now for Chopra is to cross the 90-metre mark to cement his place as the dominant force in Javelin throw over the next few years.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also felicitated all the four players at a special ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today.
Odisha Hockey Promotion Council Chairman Dilip Tirkey, Abhijit Paul of Odisha Olympic Association, several other officials and members of the public were also there to welcome the players who scripted history.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier been the biggest opponents of cricket's inclusion in Olympics.
India surpassed their previous best haul of six medals achieved in the 2012 London Games with one gold, two silver and four bronze medals in Tokyo.
The plan is to come to India, eat home-cooked food, celebrate with my people and then get the training started.
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.
India's Javelin Man Neeraj Chopra scripted history by winning the country's first Olympic gold medal in athletics on the penultimate day of the Tokyo 2020 Games. With seven medal winners this Olympics, India has recorded its best-ever tally at the quadrennial event. Relive the glorious moments of the country's Olympic stars.
The pint-sized weightlifter from Manipuri lifted the spirits of the entire nation as she ended a 21-year wait for a medal in weightlifting, clinching a silver medal in the 49kg category.
The 23-year-old son of a farmer from Khandra village near Panipat in Haryana produced a second-round throw of 87.58m in the finals to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics.
Indian Javelin Team briefly camped at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar for Olympic training.
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.
Neeraj Chorpa and India scripted history at Tokyo Olympics after winning gold.
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'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.
The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the pace with a total of 15-under 269, which was just one stroke below the medal bracket.
The Indian team bettered Qatar's gold medal timing of 3:00.56 set in the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta.
PM Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian Women’s hockey team players after their semi-final match in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
This is Aditi's second Olympic appearance. She had finished tied 41st in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro edition.
Coach Sjoerd Marijne said the girls should be proud that they achieved something bigger than a medal.
Punia will be up against Haji Aliyev from Azerbaijan in the semifinal.
But the maiden Olympic medal remained out of bounds as world no.4 Great Britain, who were gold-winners in the 2016 Rio Games, came out on top in the pulsating encounter.
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.
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.
It was a long wait for India and an excruciating one for the families of hockey team members. The celebrations reverberated after India’s triumph over Germany today.
On Thursday, India Hockey Men's team scripted history with its podium finish at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo.
Aditi, playing her second Olympics with her mother, Maheshwari, as her caddie, trails leader -- world no.1 Nelly Korda of USA -- by four shots.
The 57-year-old, who was a part of Australia's silver-winning team in the 1992 Barcelona Games, took over as India coach in 2019 and has obsessively talked about pursuing a process and investing in youth to get the results at a big stage like the Olympics.