Saturday, January 28, 2023

Olympic

Axelsen wins men’s singles title, Akane retains women’s crown

Denmark's Viktor Axelsen clinched the men's singles title at the 2022 BWF World Championships after beating Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn 21-5, 21-16 in the final, here on Sunday.With his win, Axelsen now simultaneously holds the Olympic, World Championships, BWF World...

Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou from September 23, 2023

The 2022 Asian Games, which were postponed due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation in China, will now take place in Hangzhou from September 23 to October 8, 2023. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) took the decision on the new...

Nagaland Olympic Association to conduct races

In commemoration of the Olympic Day 2022, the Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA) will be conducting running races in various categories on June 25 at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima.According to NOA media team, following are the categories to be conducted:...

Former unified world champion and Olympic medallist Amir Khan retires

Former world champion Amir Khan has announced his retirement from boxing after a 17-year professional career.The Briton, 35, is a former unified light-welterweight world champion and won silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics.His final bout was a sixth-round knockout...

It was really unfair, I could’ve played final: P V Sindhu on controversial point penalty

Two-time Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu was left in tears after an “unfair” call by the umpires midway through her semifinal match against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi derailed her dream of winning a gold at the Badminton Asia Championships. Leading 14-11...

IOC thanks Beijing for memorable Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expressed its gratitude to the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee for successfully conducting the Olympic Winter Games amid Covid-19 protocols and despite controversies over human alleged rights violations and diplomatic boycott.The IOC organised a thank-you...

Beijing closes curtain on ‘closed loop’ Games

Beijing doused its Olympic flame on Sunday night, closing a Games that will be remembered for the extremes of its anti-COVID-19 measures and outrage over the doping scandal that enveloped 15-year-old Russian skating sensation Kamila Valieva.Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Team GB’s relay team strippedof Olympic 4x100m silver medal

Great Britain were Friday stripped of their silver medal in the men’s 4x100 metres relay at last year’s Tokyo Olympics after CJ Ujah was found to have committed a doping violation. Ujah tested positive for the prohibited substances ostarine...

Beijing Games: Johaug wins 1st gold

Norway’s Therese Johaug dominated the women’s 15km skiathlon to win the first gold medal of the 2022 Winter Olympics.According to BBC, the 33-year-old, who has won 14 world titles, had never won an individual Olympic gold but she powered...

Shooting world cups may not carry Olympic qualification status in future

New Delhi, Aug 14 | Publish Date: 8/14/2021 12:07:12 PM IST The world cups of shooting may not carry Olympic qualification status in the near future as the sport’s global governing body contemplates restricting the quota places to only the...