Javelin coach Uwe Hohn trains foreign athletes during tours, ignores us: Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani

June 16, 2021 0 Comments

Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani, two of the country’s top javelin throwers alleged that German coach Uwe Hohn trains foreign athletes when the Indian team travels abroad for exposure tours. Annu Rani also said that the German coach has an overbearing nature. Shivpal, who qualified for the upcoming Olympics early last year and trains under …

Coach Park creating match situations for me in training: Sindhu on Olympic preparation amid pandemic

May 16, 2021 0 Comments

The lack of competitions before the Olympics is a major concern for Indian shuttlers but PV Sindhu trusts her Korean coach Park Tae Sang to create match situations for her in training itself. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Badminton World Federation has been forced to cancel the remaining three Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia …

Archery: Indian archers to miss World Cup Stage 2 in Switzerland after visa application is rejected

May 6, 2021 0 Comments

India’s Olympic-bound archers will not get to compete in the Stage 2 World Cup in Lausanne as their short-term visa application has been rejected by the Switzerland Embassy. India has been battling a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that has forced many countries to ban travellers from India. The Indian archers will now directly …

Tokyo 2020: Weightlifting medal hope Mirabai Chanu to train in USA ahead of Olympic Games

April 30, 2021 0 Comments

Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, one of India’s brightest medal prospect at the Olympics, is set to train in the USA until the Tokyo Games. The Sports Authority of India Mission Olympic Cell has sanctioned around Rs 70.8 lakh for Chanu’s one-and-a-half month long overseas training in USA, a SAI source told PTI. The 26-year-old, who …

Spectators From Abroad to be Barred from Tokyo Olympics

March 20, 2021 0 Comments

TOKYO (AP) – Spectators from abroad will be barred from the Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months, the IOC and local organizers said Saturday. The decision was announced after an online meeting of the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government, the Tokyo government, the International Paralympic Committee, and local organizers. The move was …