Monday, February 6, 2023

Tokyo

Para-badminton World Championship:Pramod reaches singles, doubles finals

Ace shuttler Pramod Bhagat is one step away from defending his double gold medal at the ongoing Para-Badminton World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.Pramod Bhagat, who is playing his seventh career World Championships, has won a total of five gold,...

Lovlina alleges mental harassment ahead of CWG

With just three days left for the CWG to kick-start, Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Monday took to social media to share her ordeal where she alleged that she had been going through ‘mental harassment’ due...

I am the ‘king of steeplechase’: Bakkali

Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali believes he is the “king of steeplechase” after adding the world title to his Olympic Games gold.The 26-year-old put on a tactical masterclass over the 3,000m course in Eugene to end Kenya’s 15-year reign in...

Fraser-Pryce wins fifth women’s 100m world title

Jamaican legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dashed across the finish line first to lift her fifth 100m world title at the World Athletics Championships here.The 35-year-old multi-Olympic and world champion led the pack of Jamaican sprinters to sweep the podium in...

Abe’s body arrives Tokyo as country mourns ex-PM’s death

The body of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was returned to Tokyo on Saturday after he was fatally shot during a campaign speech in western Japan a day earlier. Abe was attacked in the city of Nara and...

Blackout fears in Tokyo amid heatwave

Ongoing concerns over a blackout in Tokyo were further raised on Thursday as a thermal power plant in northeast Japan was taken offline due to a technical glitch, as the mercury in the heatwave-hit capital soared to levels not...

India, Japan are ‘natural partners’, Modi in Tokyo

India and Japan are “natural partners” and Japanese investments have played an important role in India’s development journey, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he underlined that the global community is witnessing an extraordinary scale and speed...

Sukant Kadam confident of winning a medal in Paralympics

After missing out on Tokyo Paralympic Games, India’s top Para shuttler Sukant Kadam hopes that an overseas training stint will prove beneficial for the upcoming tournaments and the 2024 Paris Games.The World No 5 player in the SL4 category...