Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
Topic2020 Tokyo Olympics

Topic: 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Yes, 2021 is behind us, but there were good times to cheer, celebrate even in the bad times

As we bid good riddance to 2021, let’s not forget positives and steady progress in many areas, from Olympics to enterprise to welfare schemes and infrastructure.

KIIT felicitates Olympians, names stadiums after Pramod Bhagat, Dutee Chand

Sports talents groomed by KIIT have gained laurels in national and international spheres, and made their mark at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

SubscriberWrites: Connecting IIMs with SAI: What Indian sports can learn from Japanese judo culture

In Japan, the sports system is built with purpose. It's not a coincidence that Japanese sports clubs are run by students, writes Prafull Kasture.

A ‘dirty agenda’ spanning bangles & javelins, and Kerala’s unending second wave

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Refugee at 15, Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan ensures record-breaking treble at Tokyo Olympics`

Hassan, who is of Ethiopian descent, won medals at the 1,500m, 5,000m & the 10,000m, the first athlete to do so in the middle and long distance events. 

‘Feels unbelievable, didn’t know it would be gold’ — Neeraj Chopra says after Olympic win

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also hailed the young javelin thrower's 'unparalleled grit' for the landmark gold-winning feat at the Tokyo Games.

Neeraj Chopra bags 1st gold for India at Tokyo Olympics by winning men’s javelin throw event

He threw a distance of 87.58 meters at the Tokyo Olympics to become the first Indian to win a gold in track and field in the Olympics.

Aditi Ashok misses medal narrowly, finishes 4th in Olympics golf competition

The 23-year-old Bengalurean ended two strokes off the pace with a total of 15-under 269, which was just one stroke below the medal bracket.

With Tokyo Olympics, Indian hockey has gone back to the ‘bronze age’ with golden era in sight

India, hold the hockey high. With Tokyo bronze, national sport has just got its pride back.

Indian women’s hockey team loses 3-4 to Great Britain at Tokyo Olympics bronze match

The heartbreak came a day after the Indian men's team ended a 41-year-old medal drought by clinching bronze with a 5-4 win over Germany.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.