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Olympics Will Take Place in 2021 or They Won’t Take Place: Senior IOC Official

The Tokyo Olympics will either take place on the decided dates in 2021 or it will have to be cancelled, according to International Olympic...

Impossible to Host the Olympics Until Coronavirus is Contained, Says PM of Japan

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated it will be impossible to host the Olympics even next year if the ongoing coronavirus pandemic cannot be...

2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to be Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Tuesday. Although...

Group of Cyber-Attackers Hack Twitter Handles of Olympics and FC Barcelona

 Hackers have used a third-party platform to break into the official Twitter accounts of Olympics and FC Barcelona, to post a message that star...

Mary Kom aims to win a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics

She has achieved almost everything that women's boxing can offer, but five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom is still yearning for the greatest accolade...

Paris inaugurates International bidding for 2024 Olympics

France, Feb 4, 2017: The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has marked a milestone in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games...

Twitter Troll: BJP MP Udit Raj’s tweets about inspiring athletes misunderstood as an advocacy for eating beef

BJP MP Udit Raj feels sad that his tweet on eating beef was misconstrued and misunderstood He recently tweeted about Usain bolt winning...

Sexist, Bigotry tweets by Celebrities garner media attention during Rio Olympics 2016

Compilation of sexist, bigotry tweets by people of significance garners media attention during the summer Olympics  Shobhaa De remarks on athletes taking selfies...

Hindu American Olympic Medal Winner Rajeev Ram says Hinduism taught him control on the court

Rajeev attributes his success to his parents who taught him the Hindu values that translated onto the tennis court His parents, who are involved...

In a first, government to confer Khel Ratna to 4 athletes

New Delhi, August 22,2016: In an unprecedented move, the country's highest sporting award - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna-will be conferred upon four athletes with...

Social Media Highlights the role of Sexism in Olympics Coverage

August 22, 2016: "They might as well be standing in the middle of a mall,” said an NBC announcer. The comment was made when the...

Outswinger: Barriers that separate us from competing with the world in Sports

Dr. Munish Raizada (Twitter) The Good thing is: From Atlanta (USA) Olympics in 1996 onwards, India has been winning at least a medal in...

Pullela Gopichand: The man behind India’s rise in Badminton World

HYDERABAD, August 20, 2016: If there is one person and one academy which helped India produce world-class shuttlers or champions and emerge as a...

IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championship: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to set world record

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to set a world record on his way, to win a...

Obituary to Mohammad Shahid, India’s Hockey legend

The 56-year-old, who was battling kidney and liver problems, breathed his last on Wednesday at a Gurgaon hospital. He was part of the...

Apology from Rio 2016: Amazon Jaguar Shot dead at Olympic Torch Ceremony

A tranquilized jaguar was utilized in an Olympic Torch Ceremony on Tuesday, June 21 The jaguar was shot dead by a soldier to...

Zika Threat: WHO rejects the call to postpone or move Olympics from Rio

Zika virus also is linked to serious birth defects The outbreak began in Brazil a year ago in 2015 Abnormal small heads are...

Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian gymnast to qualify for Olympics

The latest poster girl of Indian sport, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, will be in Delhi next week. There will be another round of interviews and...

Gender Testing: Tracing sexism, racism and discrimination in sports

By Gaurav Sharma Following her coronation as national champion, an Asian Games bronze medallist and becoming the first Indian sprinter to reach the finals of...

Researchers find benefits of clean air on fetal growth

By NewsGram Staff Writer Women breathing high levels of pollution during the last month of pregnancy are more likely to give birth to babies with...

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