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featuresportsa month ago

2020 Tokyo Olympics | World toppers who slipped at the Games

Seven medals - the most for an Indian contingent in the history of the Olympics, what an exciting 16 days it has been in Tokyo, with Neeraj Chopra's triumph just escalating it to another level. However, several athletes, who were expected to go the distance, but faltered when it mattered the most.
sounak mullick
newssports2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have first training session in Tokyo

Top Indian archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have started training in Tokyo ahead of the Olympics, approximately a day after they landed in Japan. A big chunk of the Indian contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics took the flight to Tokyo on July 17 and safely checked into the Games village.
SportsCafe Desk
featuresports2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | India's top medal contenders

With less than ten days to go for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics to go, the fever is catching up for the greatest sporting spectacle, which is set to take place after five long years. A total of 119 athletes have qualified for the event so far, with quite a few expected to win a medal.
sounak mullick
featuresports5 months ago

How India’s second Covid-19 wave is playing spoilsport ahead of 2021 Tokyo Olympics

More than 90 athletes across 11 disciplines have made the cut to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, but many are still waiting in the fringes. However, with the cancellation of events and travel restrictions still in place owing to the pandemic, the athletes are experiencing mayhem ahead of the mega-event.
sounak mullick
featuresportsa year ago

Olympic Sports : Keeping up with Covid-19 Calamity

Dire straits for sports lovers indeed with no action, if that’s disappointing, spare a thought for the athletes who are confined within walls during the lockdown. The entire world fell apart as one by one, the IPL, Champions League, EPL and most importantly the Olympics were scrapped. Tough times! 
sounak mullick
featuresports5 years ago

Unlike Dipa Karmakar, these Indian athletes have let themselves down

While athletes such as Dipa Karmakar, Dattu Bhokanal, and Lalita Babar overachieved at the games, a lot of established stars have criminally underperformed. Here is the list of the athletes who have failed to live up to the expectations that were placed on them at the start of the event.
Amlan Majumdar
newssports5 years ago

India at Olympics today | Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi, and shuttlers take centre stage on Day 6

Archers Deepika Kumari and Bombayla Devi will have a chance to end India’s medal-less run at the Rio Games on Thursday when they take the field in the individual event. India’s seven-member badminton contingent will also start their Olympics campaign today along with the male golfers.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports5 years ago

Rio 2016 | All eyes on Mirza-Bopanna and Jitu Rai on Day 5

After a decent outing for India on day 4 at Rio, all eyes will now be focused on the pairing of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, who will start their mixed doubles campaign on day 5. Deepika Kumari, on the other hand, will look to redeem herself in her individual Round of 64 outing in Archery.
Amlan Majumdar
reportsports5 years ago

India at Rio day-2 | Dipa Karmakar reaches final; Indian archery team crash out

India had a second tough day at Rio with the Indian women’s archery team crashing out in the quarter-final match on Sunday. In shooting as well, Heena Sidhu failed to qualify for the final. However, the Indian women's hockey team and Dipa Karmakar, finally, provided reasons to cheer for the fans.
SportsCafe Desk
newssports5 years ago

India at Olympic Games today : Women's hockey, Dipa Karmakar take center stage

After 36 years, the Indian women's hockey team will make an Olympics appearance when they take on Japan in their opening Group B clash. Dipa Karmakar will also make her long-awaited appearance in Artistic Gymnastics, while the shooting and archery contingent will look for an improved outing.
Amlan Majumdar