Olympics


NEW DELHI: With only 200 days to go for the Olympic Games in Tokyo this year, the Indian men and women's hockey team captains believe this will be the most crucial time of their lives. They caution that the players should not let external factors affect their goal of achieving success. 

Dec 24, 2020 15:12
In answer to his most received question of 2020, "What do you actually do now?" PETER HUTTON, Director of Sports Partnerships, Facebook, shared an internal Facebook post on the year for his spo
Dec 24, 2020 14:12
MUCH HAS BEEN ALREADY BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT Indian media's biggest executive departure of 2020. The resignation of Uday Shankar as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced October 8, also marks the end of arguably THE defining decade in the evolution of professional Indian sport in the 21st century. 
Dec 22, 2020 20:12
TOKYO: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) Tuesday unveiled the version five budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, in conjunction with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan. 
Dec 18, 2020 13:12
LAUSANNE: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), world sport's highest court, on Thursday reduced a ban imposed on Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which had banished the country from the international stage for systematic doping, from four to two years.
Dec 16, 2020 19:12
MUSCAT, Oman: Doha, capital city of Qatar, will host the Olympic Council of Asia’s 21st Asian Games in 2030. Doha beat Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in a vote of 45 National Olympic Committees at the 39th OCA General Assembly held here and online on Wednesday, December 16.  Doha lasted hosted the Asian Games in 2006. Riyadh will host the 22nd Asian Games in 2034.
Dec 08, 2020 13:12
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Monday approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are centred on gender equality and youth.
Dec 01, 2020 19:12
LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will be the only candidate for the presidential election to be held during the 137th IOC Session in Athens in March 2021, it was announced Tuesday. As decided by the IOC executive board, the elected president will take office after the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
TOKYO: For the first time since February, the IOC’s Coordination Commission chair John Coates returned to Japan with IOC president Thomas Bach for the joint International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Project Review.
Nov 09, 2020 11:11
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has approved six centres as the Khelo India Centre of Excellence (KISCE) and they will now be upgraded on a consolidated budget estimated at Rs 673.2 million for FY 2020-21 and subsequent four years in an effort to identify and groom Olympic level talent, ANI reports.
Nov 06, 2020 11:11
JAKARTA: The success in hosting the Asian Games and the Asian Para Games in 2018 has prompted Indonesia to submit a bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.