Tag: olympic games

Grit, glory & the game: What made Indian hockey world class again, and what we need to do now

India’s men’s hockey team – which battled to a bronze medal against Germany – and its women’s hockey team – which fought Great Britain valiantly...

Wrestling: Bajrang storms into semifinals, Seema Bisla exits 50kg competition after losing opener

True to his style, Bajrang Punia put his tactical acumen and strength to good use in the second period to pin Iran’s Morteza Cheka Ghiasi...

Doncic, Slovenia move into Olympic basketball semifinals

Luka Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat Germany 94-70 in the opening game of the Olympic men’s basketball quarterfinals...

18 Heartwarming Photos Of Olympians Embracing New COVID Protocols

It’s a moment every athlete at the Olympic Games has dreamed about: standing on the podium and bowing their head to receive a well-earned medal...

Ahmed Hafnaoui, the young swimmer from Tunisia who impressed the world by winning the gold medal at Tokyo 2020

He reminds us that an Olympic champion can come from any nation and there is no small competitor. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay...

Belarus Tries to Send Olympic Sprinter Home After Criticism

TOKYO—A Belarusian sprinter who had publicly criticized the country’s national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics was taken to an airport in a bid to take...

Olympic surprise: American Finke leaves Tokyo with two golds

Bobby Finke will be the first to concede he had modest goals for the Tokyo Olympics By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer August 1, 2021,...

Simone Biles withdrew from Tokyo 2020 for mental health, how do you know if it’s time to prioritize personal care over success?

July 29, 2021 9 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions...

Tokyo sets another virus record days after Olympics begin

Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics...

Australian Gold Medal Winner’s Coach Has The Best Reaction To Her Stellar Swim

Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus took home the gold in the 400-meter freestyle event at the Olympics on Monday, while Katie Ledecky of team USA took silver...

the gala uniform of Mexican athletes with Oaxacan embroidery

The flower embroideries were made by hand by Tehuana artisans from the Isthmus of Mexico. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join...

First Covid-19 Infections Among Athletes in Olympic Village Are Confirmed

TOKYO—Two athletes staying at the Olympic Village in Tokyo have tested positive for Covid-19, the organizers of the Games said. The infections are the first...

Cases surge to 6-month high in Tokyo a week before Olympics

New daily coronavirus cases have surged above 1,300 in Tokyo, a six-month high, as fears rise of a possible dramatic increase that could flood hospitals...

Holding Tokyo Olympics Without Fans Could Hurt Performance, Organizer Says

TOKYO—The chief organizer of the Tokyo Olympics raised concerns that athletes’ performance could suffer because of the ban on spectators after one competitor said the...

Tokyo Olympics to Allow Spectators at Summer Games

TOKYO—The Summer Olympics in Tokyo will include up to 10,000 Japanese spectators at each event, organizers said, even as new headaches emerged over the imposition...

Deep US cycling team headed to Tokyo with golden ambitions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The cycling team that the U.S. is taking to the Tokyo Olympics is a little different from the one it would...

In a first, sportspersons receive national honours virtually

NEW DELHI: India’s sporting heroes were bestowed the annual national awards in an unparalleled online ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic during which athletes logged in...

Finances hit, athletes stuck, training halted: Sports federations have a lot to deal with

The world is going through a deep crisis. Now, how you describe the effects and the challenges that the ongoing pandemic has presented completely depends...