Olympics

NEW DELHI: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Friday launched Project Tokyo 2020 in a bid to provide Covid appropriate support to Tokyo bound Olympic and Paralympic athletes on behalf of corporate industries.

FICCI has launched this project on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics in recognition of the role of sports in promoting unity and inclusivity in society.

Jul 24, 2021 16:07
NEW DELHI: World number one Saurabh Chaudhary of India made India’s first final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shooting competition, but missed out on a medal in his first Games, finishing a creditable seventh in the Men’s 10M Air Pistol event.  He finished with a score of 137.4 in the final. The teenager had earlier topped the qualification round with a quality 586 after 60 shots.
Jul 24, 2021 16:07
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Friday roped in Adani Group as a sponsor for the Indian contingent at the ongoing Tokyo Games. The sponsorship amount was not disclosed other than IOA secretary general Rajiv Mehta, who is in Tokyo, terming it as "good".
Jul 24, 2021 15:07
TOKYO: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu entered the history books Saturday with a scintillating performance to secure a Silver medal, lifting 202 kg in the 49kg weight category. 
Jul 23, 2021 19:07
TOKYO: Global artists Angélique Kidjo, Alejandro Sanz, John Legend, Keith Urban and the Suginami Children’s Choir brought all five continents together in Friday'’s Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Hundreds of millions of people watched an emotional performance of “Imagine”, written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Jul 23, 2021 19:07
MUMBAI: Bridgestone India’s four year-long running association with the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), Karnataka established a comprehensive Track & Field Program at the institute in Bellary to help talented Indian athletes achieve their dreams of representing the nation at the highest levels of international sport.
Jul 23, 2021 19:07
MUMBAI: After more than a year of delays caused by COVID-19, India is ready for its largest ever contingent in Olympic history to showcase their hard work, resilience, determination and hope at the #TokyoOlympics. 
Jul 23, 2021 19:07
MUMBAI: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the multi-sport global event comprising 33 sports, 300+ events went live on SonyLiv Friday, July 23.  To cater to the varied interests of sports enthusiasts, SonyLiv has 20 Live streams on the platform in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu.
Jul 23, 2021 17:07
LAUSANNE: After 12 years and 22 editions away from the Olympic Games, Swiss watchmaker Omega is once again the official timekeeper for the Games. 
Jul 23, 2021 17:07
TOKYO: The short animated film “Tomorrow’s Leaves”, which opened the Annecy International Animated Film Festival last month, was released worldwide on Friday, 23 July, the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 
Jul 22, 2021 18:07
TOKYO: Fans around the world will have a wide range of exciting digital experiences to keep them engaged during the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. These unique offerings will complement the unprecedented broadcast coverage that will be available to a potential global audience of more than five billion, thanks to the official Olympic broadcast partners.