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Anju Bobby George is World Athletics' Woman of Year

Anju Bobby George is World Athletics' Woman of Year

Rediff.com6 days ago

World Athletics added that her efforts in advancing the sport in India as well as inspiring more women to follow in her footsteps make her "more than a worthy recipient" of this year's award.

Beijing marks 100 days to Winter Olympics amid COVID, rights concerns

Beijing marks 100 days to Winter Olympics amid COVID, rights concerns

Rediff.com27 Oct 2021

With 100 days until the start of the Winter Olympics, Beijing is promising a "simple and safe" 2022 Games - although preparations are anything but simple as China readies to host thousands of athletes and personnel as it battles COVID-19 flare-ups.

WC qualifiers: Ronaldo tricks; crowd trouble at Eng, Poland matches

WC qualifiers: Ronaldo tricks; crowd trouble at Eng, Poland matches

Rediff.com13 Oct 2021

Images and summary of all the World Cup 2022 qualifiers played across continents on Tuesday.

It's love-all for Paes-Bhupathi at 'Break Point'

It's love-all for Paes-Bhupathi at 'Break Point'

Rediff.com17 Sep 2021

The upcoming non-fiction series Break Point will give fans an insight into his fractured but successful professional pairing with doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi, revealed Leander Paes, on Friday.

Paralympians Are Barely On India Inc's Radar

Paralympians Are Barely On India Inc's Radar

Rediff.com11 Sep 2021

'Instead of making this a four-year phenomenon, when you look at us and get thrilled, do it more regularly.'

Paralympics: Bhagat-Kohli in semis; Suhas, Tarun, Manoj too qualify

Paralympics: Bhagat-Kohli in semis; Suhas, Tarun, Manoj too qualify

Rediff.com3 Sep 2021

Prachi Yadav finishes last in 200m canoe VL2 final

Afghan Paralympian makes debut after top-secret evacuation

Afghan Paralympian makes debut after top-secret evacuation

Rediff.com2 Sep 2021

In her August 17 video appeal, Khudadadi had said: "I don't want my struggle to be in vain and without any results."

American Hegemony is On the Line

American Hegemony is On the Line

Rediff.com31 Aug 2021

The ineptness of successive American presidents, from Bush the Younger to Joe Biden the Old, combined with the cluelessness that Americans demonstrate in foreign lands, contrasts with the Chinese leadership's seemingly singular focus on the accumulation of wealth and power, asserts T N Ninan.

Jhajharia, Deepa, Rahelu - Meet India's Paralympic medallists

Jhajharia, Deepa, Rahelu - Meet India's Paralympic medallists

Rediff.com23 Aug 2021

With the Tokyo Paralympics opening on Tuesday, here's a look at all the past Indian medallists.

Shaili will break my record within three years: Anju Bobby George

Shaili will break my record within three years: Anju Bobby George

Rediff.com23 Aug 2021

Shaili Singh announced her arrival on the big stage by winning a silver in the Under-20 World Athletics Championships, missing out on a historic gold by a mere 1 cm with a 6.59m effort, in the long jump final in Nairobi on Sunday.

Weep For Afghanistan

Weep For Afghanistan

Rediff.com20 Aug 2021

What happens when religious fundamentalists take over a country?

Jhajharia under no pressure for gold at Paralympics

Jhajharia under no pressure for gold at Paralympics

Rediff.com20 Aug 2021

'Neeraj's gold medal can be a turning point for the game in India. India's first Olympic medal in track and field and that too a gold.'

You Don't Win Silver. You Lose Gold

You Don't Win Silver. You Lose Gold

Rediff.com20 Aug 2021

In business too, losing finalists really get nowhere, get nothing. It is purely 'winner takes all', observes Sandeep Goyal, managing director, Rediffusion.

On This Day: Bindra Created HISTORY

On This Day: Bindra Created HISTORY

Rediff.com11 Aug 2021

Abhinav Bindra became India's first individual gold medallist at the 2008 Olympic Games when he registered a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the men's 10m air rifle event on August 11, 2008.

Neeraj Chopra: Next Brand Superstar

Neeraj Chopra: Next Brand Superstar

Rediff.com11 Aug 2021

The man with the golden arm could surpass some, if not all, top cricketers -- the demigods who stand well above athletes from other disciplines in India

Simply 'amazing' Felix claims record 10th Olympic medal

Simply 'amazing' Felix claims record 10th Olympic medal

Rediff.com7 Aug 2021

Widely expected to contend in Saturday's 4x400m relay final, Felix would break Carl Lewis's American medal record if she reaches the podium yet again at her fifth and final Games, a prospect Lewis appeared to welcome.

Gymnastics: Andrade is women's vault champ; Dolgopyat wins floor

Gymnastics: Andrade is women's vault champ; Dolgopyat wins floor

Rediff.com1 Aug 2021

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was among the first to congratulate Dolgopyat praising the 24-year-old for making "blue and white history".

PIX: Dressel, McKeon complete swim sprint gold double

PIX: Dressel, McKeon complete swim sprint gold double

Rediff.com1 Aug 2021

Caeleb Dressel of the United States powered to victory in the men's 50m freestyle to claim his third individual gold medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, while Australia's Emma McKeon also completed the sprint double with victory in the women's 50m.

Olympics: De Grasse fastest in 100m; Bromell sneaks through

Olympics: De Grasse fastest in 100m; Bromell sneaks through

Rediff.com31 Jul 2021

Trayvon Bromell, the fastest in the world this year and favourite to win the Olympic men's 100 metres gold, sneaked through the first-round heats as a fastest loser on Saturday, pouring even more intrigue into Sunday's final.

No medal for Djokovic for third straight Games

No medal for Djokovic for third straight Games

Rediff.com31 Jul 2021

The world number one had arrived in Tokyo aiming to become the first man to win all four majors and an Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year. But that quest came to an end after he was beaten by fifth-ranked German Alexander Zverev in Friday's semi-final.

Olympics: Kamalpreet storms into women's discus final

Olympics: Kamalpreet storms into women's discus final

Rediff.com31 Jul 2021

The 25-year-old from Punjab threw a personal best of 64 metres to finish second in Group B in the qualifying round.

Deepika keeps archery medal hopes alive after Rai, Jadhav exit

Deepika keeps archery medal hopes alive after Rai, Jadhav exit

Rediff.com28 Jul 2021

World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari survived some anxious moments before getting past US teenager Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 to sail into the pre-quarter-finals of the women's individual archery competition at the Tokyo Olympics, on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Yen for Losing Money

Tokyo Olympics: Yen for Losing Money

Rediff.com28 Jul 2021

Atanu Biswas explains the economics behind hosting a Games in pandemic times.

Sporting moments to look out for at Tokyo 2020

Sporting moments to look out for at Tokyo 2020

Rediff.com22 Jul 2021

Here are other key moments and athletes to look out for at Tokyo 2020 when the sport gets underway in earnest on Saturday

Hopes rest on Deepika as India look to exorcise past ghosts

Hopes rest on Deepika as India look to exorcise past ghosts

Rediff.com22 Jul 2021

Competing in her third successive Olympics, two-time world No. 1 Deepika has seen it all, from the lows of London to hitting rock-bottom at Rio 2016.

Abebe Bikila: Emperor of the Marathon

Abebe Bikila: Emperor of the Marathon

Rediff.com21 Jul 2021

Prakash Bhandari salutes the spirit of Abebe Bikila who twice won the Olympic Marathon in record times.

Power of two: When twins excelled on Olympic stage

Power of two: When twins excelled on Olympic stage

Rediff.com21 Jul 2021

Tokyo Games will be the second Olympics for Sanne and Lieke Wevers of the Netherlands.

1900 Olympics: The only time cricket was played at Games

1900 Olympics: The only time cricket was played at Games

Rediff.com16 Jul 2021

With the Tokyo Olympics set to start on July 23, here is some trivia from the first two editions of the modern Olympics held in 1896 and 1900.

Olympic medals and their evolution

Olympic medals and their evolution

Rediff.com15 Jul 2021

During the ancient Olympic Games, athletes who emerged victorious were awarded 'Kotinos' or olive wreaths

Five shooters to watch out for at the Tokyo Olympics

Five shooters to watch out for at the Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com14 Jul 2021

Here are five shooters to watch when the Games formally kick off on July 23

Jhajharia rewrites world record for Tokyo Paralympic berth

Jhajharia rewrites world record for Tokyo Paralympic berth

Rediff.com1 Jul 2021

The Tokyo Paralympics slated to begin on August 24, will be Jhajharia's third Paralympics.

French Open: Tsitsipas overcomes Zverev to reach 1st major final

French Open: Tsitsipas overcomes Zverev to reach 1st major final

Rediff.com12 Jun 2021

Stefanos Tsitsipas won 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 to book his place in the French Open final on Friday.

Should Tokyo be the guinea pig for Olympics experiment?

Should Tokyo be the guinea pig for Olympics experiment?

Rediff.com9 Jun 2021

In this pandemic, why can't we have multiple locations for various disciplines, all of it then merged into a virtual convergence called the Olympics instead of one massive event in one city, asks Shyam G Menon.

'100 per cent impossible to have an Olympics with zero risk'

'100 per cent impossible to have an Olympics with zero risk'

Rediff.com8 Jun 2021

A top Japanese virologist and government adviser has warned of the risks of spreading COVID-19 infections during the Tokyo Olympics.

Three more Indian sailors qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Three more Indian sailors qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Rediff.com8 Apr 2021

There were four instances of two Indian sailors qualifying for the Olympics earlier but they took part in the same event. This time in Tokyo, India will be taking part in more than one event in sailing.

Nethra Kumanan first Indian woman sailor to qualify for Olympics

Nethra Kumanan first Indian woman sailor to qualify for Olympics

Rediff.com7 Apr 2021

Nethra Kumanan became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics after making sure of a top-place finish in the laser radial event of the Asian Qualifiers, in Oman, on Wednesday.

All about Delhi's plans to bid for 2048 Olympic Games

All about Delhi's plans to bid for 2048 Olympic Games

Rediff.com10 Mar 2021

After the Delhi government said on Tuesday that the national capital is aiming to bid for the 39th Olympic Games in 2048, Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said the matter should have been discussed with the IOA first.

Delhi will bid for 2048 Olympic Games: CM Kejriwal

Delhi will bid for 2048 Olympic Games: CM Kejriwal

Rediff.com9 Mar 2021

Delhi hosted the first Asian Games in 1951, and the ninth edition in 1982. In 2010, the national capital had hosted the Commonwealth Games.

Milan v Manchester United lights up Europa League draw

Milan v Manchester United lights up Europa League draw

Rediff.com26 Feb 2021

AC Milan have been drawn to play Manchester United in what is the standout tie in next month's Europa League round of 16.

PIX: Arsenal and Milan reach Europa League last 16

PIX: Arsenal and Milan reach Europa League last 16

Rediff.com26 Feb 2021

Napoli and PSV exit.

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