Deepika Kumari feels that the 10-day quarantine period in Paris can do wonders for team bonding as Indian women's archery team gets ready for their final Tokyo Olympic qualifier event on Sunday.
India on Thursday named eight Olympic debutants and as many veterans in its 16-member women's hockey squad for the Tokyo Games to be held from July 23 to August 8.
Japan on Thursday announced the easing of a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas from next week.
Public sentiment in Japan has been generally opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, partly based on fears the coronavirus will spike as almost 100,000 people — athletes and others — enter for both events.
Rampal, who herself tested positive for Covid-19 a couple of months back, said that winning the medal for the countrymen would make it a special outing at the Olympics for the women's hockey team.
The International Weightlifting Federation on Saturday confirmed that star Indian lifter Mirabai Chanu has qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in the women's 49kg category.
36-year-old father of two Ryan Lochte entered in six events at the U.S national swimming trials in a bid to represent his country for the record fifth time at the Olympics.
The question of allowing any fans into Tokyo Olympic venues is still being debated with a decision unlikely to be announced before the end of the month.
A total of 100 Indian athletes have so far qualified and another 25 to 35 might make the cut for the delayed Tokyo Olympics scheduled from July 23 to August 8.
Indian table tennis contingent’s Olympic preparations got a much needed boost on Friday when star paddler Manika Batra agreed to join the national camp in Sonepat to train with mixed doubles partner and veteran Sharath Kamal. Earlier, both Manika and G Sathiyan had expressed their unavailability to attend the camp, preferring to continue training in […]