Watch: Anti-Olympics protestor sprays water at rally to symbolically put out Olympic torch in Japan

July 6, 2021 0 Comments

Here is footage of the moment when an anti-Olympics protester in Japan squirted water at the #OlympicTorchRelay to symbolically snuff out the #Tokyo2020 Olympic torch. Police swarmed her & she was detained. Ibaraka Prefecture. HT @emi_onuma1_16 pic.twitter.com/gcsdk3zED1 — Jules Boykoff (@JulesBoykoff) July 5, 2021 Source

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 …

Tokyo Olympics: Will skip ranking tournament and rather train in Russia, says wrestler Bajrang Punia

May 29, 2021 0 Comments

India’s top wrestler Bajrang Punia will not compete in the upcoming Ranking Series event in Poland, saying more than the ranking points he needs mat-training with strong sparring partners ahead of the Tokyo Olympics since the 65kg category is loaded with top performers. The 27-year-old said the pandemic has adversely impacted his training schedule because …

Lockdown Extended in Delhi Till May 31, Sushil Kumar Arrested in Chhatrasal Murder Case and Other Top Stories

May 23, 2021 0 Comments

CM Kejriwal Extends Covid-19 Lockdown in Delhi Till May 31, Positivity Rate Falls to 2.5% Amid weakening Covid-19 second wave, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal extended the lockdown till May 31, 5 am on Sunday. “The positivity rate has come to 2.5% in Delhi. 1,600 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delhi in the last 24 …

1st Paediatric Black Fungus Case in Gujarat, 15-yr-old Undergoes Surgery; May Deadliest Month with 28% of Total Deaths and Other Stories

May 22, 2021 0 Comments

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 1st Paediatric Black Fungus Case in Gujarat, 15-yr-old Undergoes Surgery; 420 Docs, 100 in Delhi, Lost Their Lives in 2nd Wave, Says IMA The daily rise in coronavirus cases in India remained below the 3 lakh-mark for the sixth consecutive day, with 2.57 lakh new cases recorded in a single day, the …

Indian shooting: Pistol coach Smirnov to join team after visa sorted; Jung, Ronak to follow later

May 19, 2021 0 Comments

The Indian pistol team’s foreign coach Pavel Smirnov is set to join the contingent in Croatia on Friday with two other coaches, Samaresh Jung and Ronak Pandit, following him by the end of this month. The Olympic-bound Indian shooters are currently in Zagreb for an exposure-cum-competition tour as training in India is difficult in the …

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 …