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Wrestler Great Khali's mother passes away

Wrestler Great Khali's mother passes away

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], June 20 (ANI): Tandi Devi, mother of wrestler The Great Khali aka Dalip Singh Rana, passed away while battling with multi-organ problem here in a hospital in Ludhiana on Sunday.Tandi Devi was aged 75 and she breathed her last on Sunday, the hospital authorities confirmed o...

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Indian women archers lose, crash out of Olympic contention

Indian women archers lose, crash out of Olympic contention

Paris, June 20 (IANS) The Indian women's recurve archery team lost 0-6 to Colombia in the first match and crashed out of an Olympic qualification tournament here on Sunday. It was the last opportunity for them to win a team quota place.Only the top three teams will earn a quota place for the Tokyo O...

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IOA thanks SpiceJet for agreeing to fly Olympic-bound athletes, officials to Tokyo

IOA thanks SpiceJet for agreeing to fly Olympic-bound athletes, officials to Tokyo

New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Indian Olympics association on Sunday thanked Ajay Singh, the president of the Boxing Federation of India and Spice Jet's managing director, for organising charter flights to Tokyo for the Indian Olympic contingent.SpiceJet has agreed to fly a special flight for Ind...

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Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold, miss Olympic qualification (Ld, correcting opening para)

Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold, miss Olympic qualification (Ld, correcting opening para)

Belgrade, June 20 (IANS) India's Sajan Prakash won gold in the men's 200 meters butterfly event in the Belgrade Open Swimming competition, but narrowly missed qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games.Prakash, 27, clocked one minute 56.96 seconds, but fell short of the 'A' qualification time of 1 minut...

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20K people could be allowed for Olympics opening ceremony

20K people could be allowed for Olympics opening ceremony

Tokyo, June 20 (IANS) The Tokyo Olympics organising committee could allow 20,000 people to attend the opening ceremony at the National Stadium on July 23, but that would include both the ticket holders and Games officials.A decision to allow fans for various events at the Olympics and Paralympics wi...

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Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold, all miss Olympic qualification

Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold, all miss Olympic qualification

Belgrade, June 20 (IANS) India's Sajan Prakash on Sunday won gold medal in the men's 200 meters butterfly event in the Belgrade Open Swimming competition late Saturday evening, but narrowly missed qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games.Prakash, 27, clocked one minute 56.96 seconds, but fell short of...

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Rijiju announces launch of 25 Fit India Yoga centers across 9 states on eve of International Yoga Day

Rijiju announces launch of 25 Fit India Yoga centers across 9 states on eve of International Yoga Day

New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of the Ministry of Ayush, Kiren Rijiju announced the launch of 25 Fit India Yoga Centres on Sunday, ahead of International Day of Yoga on June 21."Yoga, India's gift to the world and a part of our ancient herit...

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Tokyo Olympics: IOA sternly opposes stricter regulations on Indian contingent

Tokyo Olympics: IOA sternly opposes stricter regulations on Indian contingent

New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association(IOA) has questioned the new regulations put in place by the Japanese government which has advised Indian athletes to not physically interact with anyone from another team, delegation or country for three days on arrival. IOA President Narinder Batra and Sec...

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US Open: Henley, Hughes, Oosthuizen tied for lead entering final round

US Open: Henley, Hughes, Oosthuizen tied for lead entering final round

San Diego [USA], June 20 (ANI): Get ready for a wild Sunday at Torrey Pines. If the final round of the 121st U.S. Open Championship is anything like that seen on Saturday, it could the same kind of theatrics produced the last time this championship visited the South Course in 2008.Tiger Woods won't ...

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