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Tag: Tokyo Olympics

Padma Shri For Neeraj
WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

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DSP Lovlina Reacts
Tokyo Olympics Medalist Lovlina Borgohain Reacts Following Appointment As Assam DSP

Tokyo Olympics Medalist Lovlina Borgohain Reacts Following Appointment As Assam DSP

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Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia Is In Awe Of This Fitness Freak Army Soldier | Watch
Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia Is In Awe Of This Fitness Freak Army Soldier | Watch

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. 

Dutee ‘HARASSED’
Police Detain Web Channel Editor After Olympian Dutee Chand’s Defamation Allegations

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.

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Dutee Chand
Olympian Dutee Chand Files Case Against Journalist, Seeks Rs 5 Cr In Damages

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

Shershaah
For Kiara Advani, Olympic Hero Neeraj Chopra Is More Than Just A National Crush, Sidharth Calls Him Real Shershaah

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’.

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Ex-Coach Naik Has Last Laugh Over AFI As Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra Visits Residence
Ex-Coach Naik Has Last Laugh Over AFI As Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra Visits Residence

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.

Indian Men's Hockey Team with Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Hockey Olympians Given Grand Welcome In Odisha, Felicitated By CM Naveen

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

Olympians At Red Fort
PM Modi At I-Day Celebrations: Olympics A Major Turning Point For The Country

In his 88-minute address, the Prime Minister made a pointed reference to the way the Olympics have impacted thinking within the country.

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Independence Day: Olympians, Corona Warriors To Be Part Of Celebration At Red Fort

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.

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Waste To Best: Tokyo Olympics Shows The Way

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.

Neeraj Chopra Tokyo Olympics 2020
World Athletics Showcases Neeraj Chopra On Its Main Page

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Scripts History Winning First Gold For India
Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra Rises To Second In World Rankings

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.

Odisha Hockey Heroes
Odisha Announces Rs 2.5 Cr For State Men's Olympic Hockey Heroes, Rs 50 L For Eves

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also felicitated all the four players at a special ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today.

Hockey Players
Odisha's Olympian Hockey Players Get Heroes' Welcome On Return

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.

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ICC Reaffirms Commitment To Bid For Cricket's Inclusion In Olympics

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier been the biggest opponents of cricket's inclusion in Olympics.

India's Olympic Contingent Returns From Tokyo
India's Olympic Contingent Returns From Tokyo

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.

Neeraj Chopra
Biopic Can Wait, Want To Focus On The Game For Now: Neeraj Chopra

The plan is to come to India, eat home-cooked food, celebrate with my people and then get the training started.

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.

Neeraj Chopra Tokyo Olympics 2020
Relive Moments Of Golden Man Neeraj Chopra & India's All Olympic Stars

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.

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The Stars Of India's Best Ever Olympic Performance
The Stars Of India's Best Ever Olympic Performance

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Scripts History Winning First Gold For India
Olympic Gold In His Pocket, Neeraj Chopra Targets 90m Throw Now

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.

Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a sculpture for Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra in Puri Beach
Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra’s Special Connection With Odisha And Kalinga Stadium 

Indian Javelin Team briefly camped at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar for Olympic training.

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.

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Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra Scripts History With Gold

Neeraj Chorpa and India scripted history at Tokyo Olympics after winning gold.

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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.

Aditi Ashok
Aditi Misses Medal Narrowly, Ends 4th At Olympics

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.

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.

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Watch: Emotionally Charged Interaction Between PM Modi & Women’s Hockey Team

PM Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian Women’s hockey team players after their semi-final match in Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Aditi Ashok
Golfer Aditi Ashok Remains Strong At Olympics; Holds 2nd Spot After Round 3

This is Aditi's second Olympic appearance. She had finished tied 41st in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro edition.

Hockey Team
Women's Hockey Team Lost, But It Achieved Something Bigger: Coach Marijne

Coach Sjoerd Marijne said the girls should be proud that they achieved something bigger than a medal.

Bajrang Punia
Wrestler Bajrang Punia Secures Semifinal Spot With Stunning Win Over Iranian

Punia will be up against Haji Aliyev from Azerbaijan in the semifinal.

Team India
Heartbreak For History-Making Indian Women, Lose Out On Maiden Olympic Hockey Medal

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.

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.

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Watch: Families Of Indian Men’s Hockey Team Players Celebrate After Bronze Win In Tokyo Olympics

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.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: India Breaks 41 Year Jinx, Wins Bronze After Defeating Germany

On Thursday, India Hockey Men's team scripted history with its podium finish at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo.

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Aditi Ashok
Golf: Aditi In Medal Hunt In Tokyo Olympics With Blemish-Free Second Round

Aditi, playing her second Olympics with her mother, Maheshwari, as her caddie, trails leader -- world no.1 Nelly Korda of USA -- by four shots.

India Hockey team Coach Graham Reid
Privileged To Have Played A Part: India's Aussie Hockey Coach Graham Reid On Historic Olympic Bronze

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.

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