Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

NEW DELHI: Women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal and goalkeeper Savita Punia, along with Paralympic medal-winners Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar were on Tuesday given out-of-turn promotions by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) for their impressive performances in this year's Tokyo Games.

Besides, hockey coach Piyush Dubey, who was part of the men's hockey team's support staff during the Bronze-winning effort in Tokyo, was also offered a promotion, PTI reports. The decisions were taken during SAI's 55th governing body meeting.

Sep 14, 2021 06:09
VIJAYNAGAR: Recognising and rewarding India’s best-ever performance at an Olympic Games, The JSW Group organised a felicitation ceremony at the Inspire Institute of Sport, in Bellary, on Saturday, that had Neeraj Chopra, Bjarang Punia, Ravi Dahiya and PR Sreejesh in attendance.  
Aug 11, 2021 16:08
MUMBAI: Hockey is the most talked-about sport on Twitter in India, recording an increase of 134% compared to the 2016 Rio Olympics, while Tokyo 2020 Gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) is the third most talked-about athlete globally on the social networking platform.
Aug 10, 2021 13:08
MUMBAI: India outranked countries like the US, Brazil and Philippines in terms of highest engagement on Facebook during the Tokyo Olympics 2020, with Gold medal winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra being the second most mentioned athlete on the global social networking platform.
Aug 09, 2021 16:08
NEW DELHI: A delightful finish to a dream campaign at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 saw Indian hockey scripting history as both men's and women's teams achieved their highest ever FIH world rankings.
Aug 09, 2021 13:08
MUMBAI: SonyLIV has recorded landmark numbers with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and India’s tour of Sri Lanka post the recent success of the Euro 2020, Sony Pictures Networks India's OTT streaming platform has announced. 
Aug 09, 2021 08:08
TOKYO: The 2020 Olympic Games came to an end Sunday after a stunning closing ceremony at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium, but still under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to spread across host nation Japan.
Aug 09, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: Promises of cash rewards are pouring in for the athletes who won medals at the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Games. The lion's share is of course going to Neeraj Chopra, who led India's most successful Olympics campaign ever that delivered one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze medals for a nation starved of Olympic glory. 
Aug 09, 2021 05:08
NEWLY-CROWNED OLYMPIC Gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra on Saturday dedicated his historic achievement of winning independent India's first Olympic Gold medal in track and field to the late sprint legend Milkha Singh.
Aug 06, 2021 18:08
TOKYO: The Indian women’s hockey team put up a spirited performance throughout the Tokyo Olympics. After going down 5-1 to the Netherlands, 2-0 to Germany and 4-1 to Great Britain in their first three Pool matches, the Indian team gained the momentum in their last two Pool matches and registered victories against Ireland (1-0) and South Africa (4-3) to book a place in the Quarter-Finals.
Aug 05, 2021 10:08
SPORT GIVETH! SPORT TAKETH AWAY. This could well be the tipping point that Indian hockey has long awaited that takes India's notionally national game to the next level!