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newssports2 days ago

Tokyo Olympics qualification is just the start for me, asserts Nethra Kumanan

Indian sailor Nethra Kumanan, who became the first Indian female sailor to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Games, feels that this is just the beginning of her journey. Apart from her, Vishnu Saravanan, KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar qualified for the Olympics, making it India’s largest-ever contingent.
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newssports3 days ago

Nethra Kumanan will perform well at the 2024 Paris Olympics, claims Tamas Eszes

Nethra Kumanan’s coach Tamas Eszes feels that the sailor will perform well at the 2024 Paris Olympics, given the fact athletes in the discipline take a minimum of two appearances to do well. With four sailors qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, this is India’s strongest contingent at the Games.
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newssports4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | India must cross double-digits in the medals tally, states Kiren Rijiju

Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is expecting India to touch double digits in the medals tally at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. So far, 90 athletes have qualified for the upcoming mega-event, with the IOA President Narinder Batra expecting the final count to be somewhere around 120-130.
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newssports6 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Feels great to be part of history, admits Vishnu Saravanan

Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan, who recently qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, admitted that it was great to be a part of history, having been among the 13 athletes ever to qualify from the nation. Nethra Kumanan, K.C.Ganapathy, and Varun Thakkar also qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
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newssports7 days ago

Twitter reacts to the 'mystery' appearance of 'blue ball' after Jhye Richardson castles Buttler

It turned out to be an edge of the seat thriller between Punjab and Rajasthan and there was no dearth of interesting happenings throughout the game. One such thing was the appearance of blue colour on one side of the ball as evident during the Buttler's dismissal by Richardson in the 8th over.
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newssports8 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | TOPS and SAI have helped Indian athletes immensely, claims Neeraj Chopra

Tokyo-bound javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra feels that TOPS (Top Olympic Podium Scheme) and has helped Indian athletes to flourish at the International level. Having claimed top finished at both the 2018 CWG and the 2018 Asian Games, the 23-year is a major medal prospect going into the Tokyo Games.
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newssports11 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian sailors book three berths at the Games

Nethra Kumanan qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, thus becoming the first-ever Indian women’s sailor to acheive the feat. On other hand, Vishnu Saravanan also booked a berth for the mega-event, along with Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy, making this the best ever Indian contingent at the Games.
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newssports12 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Happy that North Korea pulled out of the Games, expresses Vijay Sharma

Weightlifting coach Vijay Sharma is happy that North Korea has withdrawn from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which gives the Indian contingent a bright chance of winning a medal at the Games. Mirabai Chanu, who is set to feature in the 49kg category at the Games, seems to gain most from the situation.
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newssports13 days ago

Reports | North Korea likely to skip 2021 Tokyo Olympics

North Korea are likely to skip the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics owing to the coronavirus pandemic which would make them the first country to take such a drastic step. 31 athletes represented North Korea at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where they bagged seven medals and finished as the 34th nation overall.
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newssports13 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | IOA requests Union Health Minister to fast-track Covid-19 vaccine drive for Tokyo-bound athletes

IOA (Indian Olympic Association) general secretary Rajeev Mehta requested the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to fast-track the process for the Indian athletes who are will feature at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. 80-plus athletes have secured Tokyo berths so far, with the number likely to increase.
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