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Olympic champ Neeraj returns to training

Olympic champ Neeraj returns to training

Rediff.com1 hour ago

The 23-year-old Chopra, who had won an Olympic gold with a throw of 87.58m, had said that his next target would be to win a medal in the World Championships in the US next year.

Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: minister

Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to play Australian Open: minister

Rediff.com15 hours ago

All players who want a visa to compete in the Australian Open will need to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, the country's immigration minister said on Wednesday, putting Novak Djokovic's title defence and Grand Slam record bid in doubt.

Revenge, Retaliation And You

Revenge, Retaliation And You

Rediff.com16 hours ago

There's tons of revenge and retaliation themed movies and shows on the OTT scene this week. Sukanya Verma suggests everything you can catch on OTT this week.

'The virus doesn't care what your tennis ranking is'

'The virus doesn't care what your tennis ranking is'

Rediff.com1 days ago

Australia's Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews said he opposed special arrangements to let unvaccinated athletes compete in the state, which is scheduled to host the Grand Slam at Melbourne Park in January.

Why Djokovic may skip Australian Open

Why Djokovic may skip Australian Open

Rediff.com1 days ago

World number one Novak Djokovic once again declined to reveal whether he has been vaccinated against COVID-19 and said he is unsure if he would defend his title at next year's Australian Open.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat meets PM Modi

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat meets PM Modi

Rediff.com2 days ago

The former world championship bronze-medallist was part of meetings that Modi had with Tokyo Games athletes both before and after the Olympics.

'Rashmi is unlike any woman I know'

'Rashmi is unlike any woman I know'

Rediff.com2 days ago

'It not only required physical training, but also a rigorous emotional procedure to get close to her character.'

PIX: Badosa, Norrie triumph at Indian Wells

PIX: Badosa, Norrie triumph at Indian Wells

Rediff.com2 days ago

Paula Badosa survived a stiff challenge from Victoria Azarenka in the Indian Wells final, while Cameron Norrie battled back to defeat Nikoloz Basilashvili.

Rashmi Rocket Review

Rashmi Rocket Review

Rediff.com6 days ago

Rashmi Rocket suffers from overcrowding. Through its runtime of nearly two hours, it hints at too many issues without sinking its teeth into any, observes Deepti Patwardhan.

Kenyan long-distance Olympian Tirop stabbed to death

Kenyan long-distance Olympian Tirop stabbed to death

Rediff.com7 days ago

The 25-year-old represented Kenya in the 5,000m event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the finals after clocking 14:39.62 seconds.

Taapsee's Ready with Rashmi Rocket

Taapsee's Ready with Rashmi Rocket

Rediff.com7 days ago

Who all attended the screening of Taapsee Pannu's film Rashmi Rocket?

US runner sues ex-coach, Nike over alleged abuse

US runner sues ex-coach, Nike over alleged abuse

Rediff.com7 days ago

In a statement, Nike said it did not comment on ongoing litigation.

'I don't want to race with competitors'

'I don't want to race with competitors'

Rediff.com12 Oct 2021

'I just want to up my own timing. That's the only reason I'm running.' 'I'm not thinking of who is doing what films and if I am better or worse.' 'I just want to better what I have done before.'

Chhetri on consistency and his future after equalling Pele

Chhetri on consistency and his future after equalling Pele

Rediff.com11 Oct 2021

Sunil Chhetri became the 8th top scorer in international football after equalling Brazil legend Pele's goal tally.

Neeraj wants to continue with coach Klaus in 2024 Games

Neeraj wants to continue with coach Klaus in 2024 Games

Rediff.com8 Oct 2021

Describing his German coach Klaus Bartonietz as the 'best' for him, Olympic gold-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Friday said he would like to continue their spectacular partnership in the 2024 Paris Games as well.

Controversy erupts as India sweep FIH annual awards

Controversy erupts as India sweep FIH annual awards

Rediff.com6 Oct 2021

Harmanpreet Singh won the men's Player of the Year award and Gurjit Kaur was recognised as the best player in the women's section. Veteran P R Sreejesh and Savita Punia won the best goalkeeper awards in the men's and women's section, while young striker Sharmila Devi (women) and Vivek Sagar Prasad (men) were adjudged best rising stars.

Junior Worlds: Aishwary bags gold, smashes world record

Junior Worlds: Aishwary bags gold, smashes world record

Rediff.com5 Oct 2021

Among other Indians in the field, Sanskar Havelia was 11th with a score of 1160, Pankaj Mukheja 15th with 1157, Sartaj Tiwana 16th with 1157 and Gurman Singh finished 22nd with a score of 1153.

India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya wins Jr World gold

India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya wins Jr World gold

Rediff.com5 Oct 2021

India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor fired her way to the gold medal, ahead of celebrated compatriot Manu Bhaker, in the women's 25m pistol event at the ISSF Junior world Championship, in Lima, on Monday.

PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu featured on Vogue cover

PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu featured on Vogue cover

Rediff.com2 Oct 2021

While weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged silver, badminton star PV Sindhu and boxing legend Lovlina won bronze in the Tokyo Olympics. The trio graced the cover of the latest edition of the leading fashion magazine.

COMING UP: October's OTT Releases

COMING UP: October's OTT Releases

Rediff.com1 Oct 2021

So what's coming up in October? Joginder Tuteja lists the releases of the month.

We believe we can get out of any situation: Pollard

We believe we can get out of any situation: Pollard

Rediff.com29 Sep 2021

Kieron Pollard says Mumbai Indians' struggling players have belief in each other's ability, asserting that they will wriggle out of the difficult situation as they continue to be in hunt for the IPL play-offs.

Supermodels And Sexy Sportswear

Supermodels And Sexy Sportswear

Rediff.com28 Sep 2021

This could be the season's hottest styles.

'How long will you live fearing this virus?'

'How long will you live fearing this virus?'

Rediff.com27 Sep 2021

'These reports of cases being very low in other states, is it true? Are the numbers believable?'

Rashmi Rocket Trailer: Tapsee Shines

Rashmi Rocket Trailer: Tapsee Shines

Rediff.com24 Sep 2021

Rashmi Rocket is both predictable and cliched, but Taapsee gives us an exciting performance, observes Laxmi Negi.

Ronaldo topples Messi as Forbes highest-earning footballer

Ronaldo topples Messi as Forbes highest-earning footballer

Rediff.com22 Sep 2021

The Portuguese star is set to earn $125 million before taxes in the 2021-22 season, with $70 million coming from salary and bonus after his return to United.

Suarez double hands Atletico comeback victory at Getafe

Suarez double hands Atletico comeback victory at Getafe

Rediff.com22 Sep 2021

Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez struck two late goals to give the LaLiga champions a 2-1 win at Getafe on Tuesday after the hosts were reduced to 10 men late in the second half.

Neeraj's javelin among PM's mementos being auctioned online

Neeraj's javelin among PM's mementos being auctioned online

Rediff.com17 Sep 2021

Badminton rackets used by the Paralympic gold medallist, the javelin which brought India its first gold in the Olympics and gloves worn by the bronze medal winning athlete are among Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mementos which are drawing the highest bids currently on the culture ministry website which is e-auctioning them.

Australia pulls out of junior men's hockey WC, Pro League in India

Australia pulls out of junior men's hockey WC, Pro League in India

Rediff.com17 Sep 2021

Australia on Friday pulled out of several upcoming FIH tournaments, including the junior men's hockey World Cup slated to be held in India later this year, citing COVID-19 related government travel restrictions.

Afghan female soccer players reach Pakistan; will seek asylum

Afghan female soccer players reach Pakistan; will seek asylum

Rediff.com15 Sep 2021

Players from Afghanistan's female youth soccer teams have arrived in Pakistan and will seek political asylum in third countries amid concern over the status of female athletes under the new Taliban government in Kabul.

Neeraj sets sights on personal best and Olympic record

Neeraj sets sights on personal best and Olympic record

Rediff.com15 Sep 2021

Tokyo Olympics javelin throw champion Neeraj Chopra has lined up the World Championships, Commonwealth Championships and Diamond League next year to achieve his goal.

This Olympic medallist is the new star on social media

This Olympic medallist is the new star on social media

Rediff.com14 Sep 2021

Olympic sensation Neeraj Chopra's success on the final day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has turned the track and field star into a household name across the country.

Tokyo medallist Ujah's B-sample tests positive, case referred to CAS

Tokyo medallist Ujah's B-sample tests positive, case referred to CAS

Rediff.com14 Sep 2021

British Olympic 4x100m relay silver medallist Chijindu Ujah's B-sample has also confirmed an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) and his case will be referred to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the International Testing Agency (ITA) said on Tuesday.

Yuriy Sedykh, hammer world record holder, dies at 66

Yuriy Sedykh, hammer world record holder, dies at 66

Rediff.com14 Sep 2021

Yuriy Sedykh, a two-time Olympic champion in the hammer throw whose world record from 1986 still stands, has died. He was 66. The Russian track and field federation said Sedykh died early Tuesday following a heart attack.

AFI sacks long jumper Sreeshankar's coach after Tokyo debacle

AFI sacks long jumper Sreeshankar's coach after Tokyo debacle

Rediff.com13 Sep 2021

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Monday said it has sacked long jumper M Sreeshankar's coach, his father S Murali, owing to the youngster's disappointing Tokyo Olympics performance.

Our ODD ODD WORLD

Our ODD ODD WORLD

Rediff.com13 Sep 2021

These interesting images should bring a smile to your face...

'I feel sick the day I am not painting'

'I feel sick the day I am not painting'

Rediff.com11 Sep 2021

'That secularism in India is at risk is alarming for someone like me. I'm born secular,' Anjolie Ela Menon, the well-known painter, tells Pavan Lall.

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.'

PIX: 'Original 9' stars honoured at US Open with rings

PIX: 'Original 9' stars honoured at US Open with rings

Rediff.com10 Sep 2021

Tennis legend Billie Jean King, who was among the nine women to take a stand for equal rights in tennis, and five other former athletes were honoured at the US Open on Thursday.

What is Neeraj doing with Leander-Kim?

What is Neeraj doing with Leander-Kim?

Rediff.com10 Sep 2021

Atlanta 1996 Bronze medalist meets Tokyo 2021 Gold medalist.

PIX: Paralympians' special gift for PM Modi...

PIX: Paralympians' special gift for PM Modi...

Rediff.com9 Sep 2021

India's Paralympians presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an autographed stole on Thursday during a breakfast hosted by him to felicitate the contingent at his residence in New Delhi.

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