Olympics

MUMBAI: Eurosport India has seen an unprecedented 53% growth in their reach and 37% increase in the time spent (Wk 1-29 vs Wk 30-35- 2021)*, riding high on their big-ticket acquisition of the LIVE broadcast rights for Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games in the SAARC region. 

The 18-month-old sports-specific offering from the Discovery stable saw a rise in viewership and reach for the weeks of 30-35, 2021, as per the latest data released by BARC, which was a result of their marquee global properties viz, MotoGP and All Elite Wrestling, alongside the heavyweight Paralympic Games.

Sep 15, 2021 11:09
MUMBAI: Olympic sensation Neeraj Chopra’s Gold medal success on the final day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has turned the track and field star into a household name across the country.
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.  
Sep 09, 2021 21:09
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thursday announced that the China Media Group (CMG) has been awarded the exclusive broadcast rights in the Chinese mainland and Macau (SAR) for the Winter Games in Milano Cortina in 2026, the Los Angeles Games in 2028, the Winter 6Games in 2030 (host city yet to be designated), and the Brisbane Games in 2032.
Sep 08, 2021 15:09
MUMBAI: Tata AIA Life Insurance Wednesday announced the signing of Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on to a multi-year deal as its brand ambassador.  The association also marks the very first brand partnership to be signed by the champion javelin thrower post his historic Olympic win. 
Sep 07, 2021 19:09
NEW DELHI: The Jaquar Foundation, the CSR arm of Jaquar Group, announced their continued support to Sumit Antil, Indian Gold medalist in the javelin throw at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, for training and equipment for the next Paralympic Games in Paris in 2024.
Sep 06, 2021 13:09
MUMBAI: Lakshya Institute, in partnership with Dream Sports Foundation (DSF), the philanthropic arm of Dream Sports, has launched "One Dream, One Lakshya" (ODOL) to support seven promising athletes across five sports. 
Sep 01, 2021 16:09
MUMBAI: Sony Sports TV channels have featured at the top of the sports genre viewership for seven consecutive weeks due to the telecast of UEFA EURO 2020, Copa America 2021, India tour of Sri Lanka, Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the ongoing India tour of England. 
Aug 30, 2021 19:08
TOKYO: Javelin thrower Sumit Antil clinched India's second Gold at the ongoing Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record multiple times in a stunning Games debut performance here on Monday.
Aug 30, 2021 18:08
NEW DELHI: Renault India has presented the Kiger subcompact SUV to the legendary six-time world champion boxer and Tokyo Olympics 2020 flagbearer Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom. 
Aug 30, 2021 18:08
LAUSANNE: Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has passed away. He was 79.  Rogge was the eighth president of the IOC, from 2001 to 2013, after which he became honorary president. He was married to Anne, and leaves a son, a daughter and two grandchildren. Rogge was an orthopaedic surgeon with a degree in sports medicine.