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Proud Of You Pramod!
Paralympics Gold Medallist Pramod Bhagat Receives Roaring Welcome At Home In Odisha

Ace shuttler and Paralympics Gold Medallist, Pramod Bhagat returned to his home in Attabira under Bargarh district on Tuesday morning (Sept 21). Pramod received a roaring welcome back home for this astounding feat at the games.

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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.

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.

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India’s Hockey Bronze: It Was A Plan Impeccably Executed On Field, Says Hockey Star Amit Rohidas

Indian National Hockey player Amit Rohidas spoke exclusively to OTV after the teams Bronze Medal win at the Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo 2020: Dutee Chand's Olympics Campaign Ends As She Fails To Qualify For Women’s 200M Semis

In a major disappointment, India's sprint queen Dutee Chand's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics ended on Monday (August 2), after she failed to qualify for semi finals of 200 metres women’s race.

Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant
Tokyo Olympics: Anjum And Tejaswini Fail To Reach 50m Rifle 3 Positions Final

Anjum finished 15th with a score of 1167 and 54 Xs while Tejaswini was placed 33rd with a score of 1154 and 50 Xs.

Women's Hockey: India defeats South Africa to stay alive in Olympics
Olympics: India Women's Hockey Team Beat South Africa, Keep QF Hopes Alive

India earned a penalty corner early in the second quarter and tried a variation and Vandana was there to deflect the ball home off a rebound to make it 2-1 for India.

Kamalpreet Kaur
Impressive Kamalpreet Finishes 2nd In Discus Qualification To Make Finals, Punia Out

The Punjab athlete, Kamalpreet has been in impressive form this year as she breached the 65m mark twice recently.

Amit Panghal
Shocking Loss To Colombian Martinez Ends Amit Panghal's Olympic Campaign

Despite this loss, the 25-year-old Panghal remains one of best-performing Indian boxers in recent times.

Atanu Das
Atanu Das Loses To Furukawa In Pre-Quarters, Indian Archery Campaign Ends Without Medal

Das shot twice in the red-circle (8-8) in his last two arrows of the opening set to lose by two points (25-27).

Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Refusing National Coach's Help Is Act Of Indiscipline: TTFI
Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Refusing National Coach's Help Is Act Of Indiscipline: TTFI

What action TTFI takes against its high-profile player remains to be seen but it is certain that attendance of all India players will be made mandatory for national camps.

MC Mary Kom Wins, Advances To Next Round In Women's 51kg
Olympics Boxing: MC Mary Kom Wins, Advances To Next Round In Women's 51kg

Mary Kom tightened her defence and attacked with intent to win the next three rounds and clinch the bout.

Manika Batra Advances To 3rd Round As Sathiyan Bows Out
Olympics Table Tennis: Manika Batra Advances To 3rd Round As Sathiyan Bows Out

Manika will now face 10th seed Sofia Polcanova of Austria.

Olympics Shooting: American Shaner Bags Air Rifle Gold As India's Panwar, Deepak Disappoint
Olympics Shooting: American Shaner Bags Air Rifle Gold As India's Panwar, Deepak Disappoint

Deepak and Panwar were forced to play catch-up after shooting low scores in the first two series.

Sania-Ankita Knocked Out In The First Round
Olympics Tennis: Sania-Ankita Knocked Out In The First Round

With Sania and Ankita's premature exit, Sumit Nagal is the lone tennis hope for India now at the Tokyo Olympics.

Manu, Yashaswini miss women's 10m air pistol finals
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu, Yashaswini Miss Women's 10m Air Pistol Finals

Both were appearing in the maiden Olympics and the pressure got the better of them in the crunch moments.

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P V Sindhu Makes Winning Start At Tokyo Olympics

Sindhu sealed the first game in her favour when Polikarpova missed a shot.

First Batch Of Athletes From India Set To Leave For Tokyo Olympics
First Batch Of Athletes From India Set To Leave For Tokyo Olympics

The contingent includes 54 athletes, support staff and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) representatives.

First COVID-19 Case Emerges In Olympic Games Village
First COVID-19 Case Emerges In Olympic Games Village

The person, whose identity organisers have refused to reveal, has been removed from the Village.

'Nav Ratna': Meet India's Nine Boxing Gems Who Will Participate In Tokyo Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially branded as Tokyo 2020, is scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

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NRAI Releases 32 Names For Olympics Core Training Group

New Delhi: The National Rifles Association of India (NRAI) has released a list of athletes for its core training group for the Tokyo Olympics. The NRAI said that it had made the list in consultation with chief coaches but did not reveal a schedule for any training camp. “In consultation with the chief coaches, a […]

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COVID-19 Impact: Tokyo Olympics To Be Cancelled If Pandemic Not Over

Tokyo: The postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn’t brought under control by next year, the organising committee’s president said in comments published Tuesday. The pandemic has already forced a year-long delay of the Games, which are now scheduled to open on July 23, 2021, but Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro […]

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COVID-19 Impact: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed, Games To Be Held In 2021

Tokyo: In view of COVID-19 impact across the world, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been postponed. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed the postponement after he reached an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday to hold the games in 2021. “I proposed to postpone for about a year and President Bach responded […]

Postponing Tokyo Olympics might be unavoidable, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe
Postponing Tokyo Olympics might be unavoidable, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Tokyo: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hinted at the postponement of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games may become “inevitable” if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus pandemic. The comments from Abe were his first acknowledgement that the 2020 Games may not open as scheduled on July 24, as […]