Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicIndian athletes

Topic: Indian athletes

Shooter Singhraj Adana claims bronze in Paralympics men’s 10m air pistol SH1 event

Adana shot a total of 216.8 to finish the event in the third place after qualifying for the eight-man final as the sixth best shooter.

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat loses to Belarusian opponent in Olympics quarterfinal

In another wrestling match, Anshu Malik bowed out of the women's freestyle 57kg competition after losing her repechage round 1-5 to Russia's Valeria Koblova.

Indian boxer Amit Panghal, archer Atanu Das crash out of Olympics Games

Panghal bowed out of the Olympics with a stunning 1-4 loss to Rio Games silver-medallist and Atanu Das lost to Takaharu Furukawa 6-4 in an intense five-setter on Saturday.

India’s Lovlina Borgohain beats former world champion, enters boxing semifinals at Olympics

Borgohain prevailed 4-1 and upstaged Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei to make the last four where she will square off against reigning world champion, Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli.

The many joys of watching Indians at Tokyo 2020. But it’s the commentary that excites more

Want to cry tears of joy watching Indian athletes in Tokyo? Let Sony's Olympics coverage add to it.

Indian shooters crash out of Olympics qualifying round in 10m air rifle mixed event

Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Panwar stood at 12th position while Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar ended 18th out of 29 pairs. The mixed events are making their Olympic debut.

Indian athletes from 7 sports to skip Olympics opening ceremony over Covid concerns

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said that flag bearers-Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh will be among the 30 athletes participating in the opening ceremony.

Fiercely Female: Story of Dutee Chand who broke ground as India’s 1st openly homosexual athlete

Published by Westland Books, ‘Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story' by Sundeep Mishra will be released on 22 June on ThePrint’s ‘SoftCover’.

Need bio bubble, 200-day training plan for athletes going to Tokyo Olympics — House panel

The committee has said athletes who have qualified for the July 2021 Olympics should be sent abroad for training, and must get Covid vaccine on priority.

Athletics Federation of India tells athletes not to take advantage of Covid & use banned drugs

AFI president Adille Sumariwalla said just because NADA was not testing due to Covid, athletes & coaches should not think that they can take banned drugs & get away with it.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.