Chhatrasal stadium brawl: Delhi Police announce Rs 1 lakh reward for info on Sushil Kumar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler. A reward of Rs 50,000 has also been announced for the arrest of his … Read more

India’s Olympic Firsts: KD Jadhav’s unimaginable solo in 1952 and a son’s efforts to get recognition for his father | More sports News

NEW DELHI: On September 9 in 1975, Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav wrote a letter to Maharashtra‘s Inspector General of Police. “I am submitting herewith detailed information about my career as a sportsman.” That was the first line of the letter. Independent India’s only individual Olympic medallist at that time, and for a further 21 years after, … Read more

The virus cannot be stopped, the danger remains whether the Olympics happen or not, says IOA joint secretary Namdev Shirgaonkar | More sports News

NEW DELHI: With just over two months to go now for the rescheduled Olympic Games (July 23 – Aug 8), public sentiment in Japan indicates that the Japanese population in general don’t want the Games to go ahead as per schedule, keeping the ever present threat of Covid-19 in mind. TimesofIndia.com spoke to Indian Olympic … Read more

China ignore table tennis world champion for singles at Tokyo Olympics | More sports News

Liu Shiwen, crowned singles world champion in 2019, will play the mixed doubles and women’s team events (Photo by Koki Nagahama/Getty Images) SHANGHAI: Table tennis world champion Liu Shiwen has been controversially left out of China’s women’s singles line-up for the Tokyo Olympics and will instead play doubles and team events. The 30-year-old won a … Read more

Race for Olympics: Lockdown in Bengaluru hits swimmer Nataraj hard | More sports News

Race for Olympics: Lockdown in Bengaluru hits swimmer Nataraj hard | More sports News

Srihari Nataraj (TOI Photo) NEW DELHI: A second lockdown imposed by the Karnataka government to contain the spread of coronavirus has prevented Srihari Nataraj, Indian national record holder in men’s 100 metres backstroke, from training in the pool for a week. “I’ve not trained in the pool for almost a week. The state government hasn’t … Read more

Indian para-athletics team for Tokyo Paralympics to be picked on June 15-16 | More sports News

Indian para-athletics team for Tokyo Paralympics to be picked on June 15-16 | More sports News

The Tokyo Paralympic Games are scheduled to be held from August 24 to September 5. NEW DELHI: The Indian para-athletics team for the Tokyo Paralympic Games in August-September will be picked during a to-day trial to be held here on June 15 and 16, the national governing body said. The trials will be conducted as … Read more

Manu Bhaker to write BA exams while shooting in European Championships | More sports News

Image credit: Manu Bhaker’s Twitter handle NEW DELHI: Inside her hotel room in Croatian capital Zagreb, India’s Olympic medal hope Manu Bhaker is juggling shooting-related activities and studies. However, a day before the Tokyo-bound Indian shooting contingent hits the range for its first training session in Croatia, Bhaker’s pistol will give way to a pen … Read more

Tejaswin Shankar wins consecutive high jump titles in USA | More sports News

Representing Kansas State University, India’s Tejaswin Shankar won back-to-back men’s high jump titles in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Manhattan, USA. NEW DELHI: Representing Kansas State University, India’s Tejaswin Shankar won back-to-back men’s high jump titles in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Manhattan, USA. Shankar, 22, cleared … Read more

Kaylee McKeown narrowly misses 50m backstroke world record | More sports News

Kaylee McKeown narrowly misses 50m backstroke world record | More sports News

Australian Kaylee McKeown narrowly missed the 50 metre backstroke world record Sunday while setting the year’s best time in the 200m individual medley as she ramps up preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. SYDNEY: Australian Kaylee McKeown narrowly missed the 50 metre backstroke world record Sunday while setting the year’s best time in the 200m individual … Read more

Mixed Martial Arts: Charles Oliveria KOs Michael Chandler to claim UFC lightweight crown | More sports News

Charles Oliveria (Image credit: UFC’s Twitter handle) STOCKHOLM: Brazilian Charles Oliveira mounted a superb comeback to score a second-round knockout victory over American Michael Chandler to win the UFC lightweight title in the main event of UFC 262 in Houston, Texas on Saturday. Fighting for the title left vacant by the retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov … Read more