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Gold price drops by major margin across India today

Gold price drops by major margin across India today

New Delhi / Mumbai / Chennai: Gold price across India and major cities tumbled on Wednesday.Price dropped by a margin of 0.35 to 0.51 percent across key markets of India. The drop was heavy in Southern cities such as Kerala, Chennai, and even in Gulf markets.The drop in price is attributed to a sudd...

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Why you’ll enjoy Paralympics much more than the Olympics

Why you’ll enjoy Paralympics much more than the Olympics

Ibrahim Hamadtou from Egypt lost both arms in a train accident when he was 10. At Rio Paralympics 2016, he made his table tennis debut. To serve, he throws the ball in the air with one bare foot and hits it with the racket in his mouth. Watching him execute deadly smashes while playing with only one...

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Gold rates marginally decline ahead of US Jackson Hole Symposium

Gold rates marginally decline ahead of US Jackson Hole Symposium

Mumbai / Delhi / Chennai: Gold rates across India marginally cooled despite US Spot Gold counters reporting volatile trades.In trade on Friday, the US Spot Gold on Comex traded to levels of $1,805 for a while before retreating to $1,795 levels. A day ago, the US spot Gold slipped to $1,780 levels. T...

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The lessons we must learn from the Olympics

The lessons we must learn from the Olympics

As a country, we are fond of rags-to-riches stories.We love hearing of the success of “raw talent”. There is nothing more romantic, for instance, than a woman who went from carrying bundles of wood as a child to lifting her way to a silver medal at the Olympics. We will interview her coaches, speak ...

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Been waiting for this moment: PV Sindhu

Been waiting for this moment: PV Sindhu

On August 1, PV Sindhu won the bronze medal in the women's badminton singles against China's He Bingjiao. Sindhu had become the first Indian woman to win two successive medals at the Olympics.Sify.com caught up with the queen of badminton in the media interaction zone where Bhagiyalakshmi Ayyavoo as...

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We were so close: Rani Rampal

We were so close: Rani Rampal

Captain Rani Rampal of India's women's hockey team opens up after India lost to Argentina 1-2 in the semifinals at Tokyo Olympics.She says, "We are disappointed. We were so close to winning Gold or Silver. As a team we played well against Argentina. But whatever two chances they got they converted t...

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SIFY Exclusive with one of Belgium coaches

SIFY Exclusive with one of Belgium coaches

Here's an exclusive courtesy Sify.com's Bhagya, who got lost at the Oi Hockey Stadium after India's match and was rescued by…… One of the Belgium hockey team's coaches, Michel van den Heuvel.She made the most of the opportunity to pick his brains, and the man who is due to take over as head coach af...

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Felt goosebumps, fought back tears: Neeraj Chopra

Felt goosebumps, fought back tears: Neeraj Chopra

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra had never met legend Milkha Singh and had planned that he would meet the Flying Sikh after winning an Olympic medal in Athletics. Sadly, Neeraj was training in Portugal when Milkha Singh passed away. "Hopefully he is looking at me from above and is very happy that ...

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They focused really well: Coach Sjoerd Marijne

They focused really well: Coach Sjoerd Marijne

On August 4, India's women's hockey team lost the semifinals 1-2 to Argentina at Tokyo 2020. Sify.com caught up with Coach Sjoerd Marijne. He says it was pretty much a 50-50 match. "One or two PCs you get, you have to convert them to goals. They (Argentina) are a top-ranked team. They have a lot of ...

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We won't go home empty handed: Manpreet Singh

We won't go home empty handed: Manpreet Singh

The Indian men's hockey team was defeated by Belgium in the semifinal match on August 3. Coach Graham Reid says in a post-match interview that too many opportunities were missed that day. He added that hockey is a game of momentum and about keeping that momentum. When the momentum is lost, it's hard...

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