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Neeraj Chopra wins gold in Kuortane Games in Finland

Neeraj Chopra, who had won India's first gold in Tokyo Olympics in track and field, bagged another gold medal in the Javelin throw in the Kuortane Games in Finland with a throw of 86.69 m.

Ahead of Paris Olympics, Australia earmarks 257.5 AUD for sports

Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: The Australian Government made the biggest investment in the country's high-performance sports programmes ahead of the Paris Olympics and Paralympics, said the Minister for Sports of Australia Richard Colbeck.

Tokyo Olympian Bhavani Devi's 'historic' fence in e-auction of gifts, mementos received by PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union ministry of culture Tuesday announced the e-auction of the historic fence of CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian woman fencer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics and win the first match.

Tokyo Paralympics: India's Praveen Kumar clinches silver by jumping 2.07m

Tokyo: India's Praveen Kumar clinched silver medal by jumping 2.07m in Men’s High Jump T64 event of the Tokyo Paralympics here on Friday.

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in Men's High Jump T47 Final

Tokyo: India's Nishad Kumar jumped 2.06m in Men's High Jump T47 Final to earn a silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics here on Sunday.

Punjab govt names 10 govt schools after Olympic medal winning hockey players: Singla

Chandigarh: Punjab School Education and PWD Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Sunday said that the state government has named the schools of the respective areas after Olympic medal winner hockey players.

Paris Olympics will be tricky because of the three-year cycle: Abhinav Bindra

Bengaluru/UNI: India’s first individual Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra lauded the country’s performance at Tokyo Games, calling it the best ever while adding that the next Olympics in Paris will be tricky because athletes will only have three years for their preparations.

Tata Motors to gift Altroz hatchback to Indian athletes who finished fourth in Tokyo Olympics

Jamshedpur/IBNS: In a warm gesture to the athletes, who narrowly missed a medal in the recently-concluded Olympic Games at Tokyo, Tata Motors has announced that it will gift each of them an Altroz hatchback.

President lauds India's Tokyo Olympic team

New Delhi, Aug 14 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday lauded the performance of Indian players at the Olympics, especially the women players.

Tokyo bids farewell to spectacular 2020 Olympic Games, next edition in Paris

Tokyo/UNI: After 16 days of breathtaking moments, the spectacular Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games drew to a close on Sunday amid all the extraordinary restrictions and challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Narendra Modi praises Indian contingent for 'stupendous performance' 

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian contingent for their hitherto best performance in the Tokyo Olympics where seven medals, including gold, were won.

IOC chief Thomas Bach declares summer Olympic Games in Tokyo officially closed

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach has declared the 32rd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo officially closed.

India celebrates Tokyo Olympics glory, looks to future with hope

New Delhi/UNI: As the curtains come down on the XXXII Olympics at Tokyo 2020, India has several reasons to celebrate and look towards the future with hope.

PT Usha, Anju Bobby George wish Neeraj Chopra over Olympics gold triumph

Mumbai; India's iconic athletes Anju Bobby George and PT Usha wished Neeraj Chopra for winning the Tokyo Olympics gold medal in the track-and-field event on Saturday.

Neeraj Chopra: India's only gold medalist at Tokyo Olympics is also a Subedar in Indian Army; Rajnath Singh tweets pic in uniform

New Delhi/IBNS: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Neeraj Chopra for his javelin gold in Tokyo Olympics with a picture of the athlete in his army uniform.