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This is the rebirth of Indian hockey: PR Sreejesh

This is the rebirth of Indian hockey: PR Sreejesh

New Delhi: India men's hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh on Monday said that the bronze medal win at the Tokyo Olympics can be seen as the "rebirth of Indian hockey"."Unfortunately, we could not reach the finals, but we managed to win bronze, I feel this is a rebirth of Indian hockey. Definitely, we alw...

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Lovlina Borgohain eyes Gold at Paris 2024

Lovlina Borgohain eyes Gold at Paris 2024

New Delhi: Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain stated that her next aim is to bag gold at Paris 2024 after she arrived in India to a grand welcome on Monday. "I want to say thank you to all. I am feeling good after coming back to India," Lovlina told reporters at the airport. "I w...

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Will aim to win gold medal in next Olympics: Ravi Dahiya

Will aim to win gold medal in next Olympics: Ravi Dahiya

New Delhi: Tokyo Olympics Silver Medallist Ravi Dahiya who was welcomed with pride in the national capital on Monday evening has expressed that he will aim to win gold in the next Olympics.Speaking to ANI, Dahiya said, "I feel very happy right now. I was welcomed at the airport with a lot of respect...

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Really happy to win gold, looking forward to Asian Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra

Really happy to win gold, looking forward to Asian Games 2022: Neeraj Chopra

New Delhi: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Monday said that he is really happy to win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics and he has now set his sight on the 2022 Asian Games."I want to thank everyone in the country, it is due to their blessings and I am really happy to win a gold medal. I did my be...

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Tokyo Olympics: Indian athletes return home

Tokyo Olympics: Indian athletes return home

Image: Twitter/SAI MediaNew Delhi: The Indian athletes who had stayed back in Tokyo for the closing ceremony of the showpiece event, returned home on Monday.Fans and families arrived at the airport to welcome the athletes. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Saturday had won a gold medal and this was t...

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Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic

Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic

Nagasaki (Japan): Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday said the country has fulfilled its "responsibility" as host nation of the Tokyo Games.The Japanese Prime Minister also thanked the citizens and expressed his "sincere appreciation" for the people of the country."Although the Olympics we...

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For superpower glory India needs to back daughters like dads of Olympians

For superpower glory India needs to back daughters like dads of Olympians

We have let our daughters follow their ambitions; we support them in whatever they do: this is the gist of what Lovlina Borgohain’s father Tiken told media that descended after she was assured of India’s second, and Assam’s only Olympic medal ever. Silver medallist Mirabai Chanu’s father had said so...

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Elite sport: Where the mind does not matter

Elite sport: Where the mind does not matter

For decades, we have got used to elite athletes retiring in their early thirties, sometimes even in their late twenties. When those who ruled the roost after bursting on to the stage begin to lose some of their sharpness, when bones that ought not to have started creaking yet begin to do so, we ask ...

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Tokyo Olympics: It just wasn't my day, says Sindhu after defeat in semi-finals

Tokyo Olympics: It just wasn't my day, says Sindhu after defeat in semi-finals

Tokyo: India shuttler PV Sindhu said she was prepared to face Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics but it was just not her day.Sindhu will not be able to return with a silver or gold in the women's singles event as she lost to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying i...

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I just tried to maintain my focus: Atanu after memorable win against Jin Hyek

I just tried to maintain my focus: Atanu after memorable win against Jin Hyek

Tokyo: India's No. 1 men's recurve archer Atanu Das has stated that he just tried to maintain his focus in a nerve-wracking shoot-off against South Korea's Oh Jin Hyek as he cruised into the third round of men's individual event here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Thursday."It was a tense momen...

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