Wednesday, 1 February, 2023

Topic: Olympics

Delhi court charges Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, 17 others with murder of junior wrestler

Sushil Kumar won a bronze in the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and a silver in the 2012 London Olympics. He became the first Indian to win a world title in wrestling in 2010.

After football it’s Olympics — why India may face suspension & what’s behind IOC’s final warning

International Olympic Committee gives India until December to hold elections or face suspension. Warning issued in view of 'internal disputes, governance shortcomings & court cases'.

Olympics to Commonwealth—why mega sports events can have a lasting positive impact

By embedding legacy planning into sporting event bid planning, events can live on long after the final whistle. It has important implications for the economy.

Jat Regiment HQ in Bareilly — a nursery of athletes who are making India proud

The carefully tailored programme for the Boys Sports Company is bringing results across the spectrum of competitions at both the national and international levels.

Birmingham 2022 scripts a new Commonwealth Games story for India—fewer medals, more diversity

More than a week into the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's absence hasn't really been felt with India raking up 26 medals so far.

Olympics, FIFA bans won’t stop Russia invading Ukraine. But it hits Putin where it hurts

Russia loves sports and pours billions of rubles into it every year. And Putin loves being a judo-playing, horse-riding Tsar.

As India watches Russia & China get closer, there’s a power it’s not using. Look at Lata

The Narendra Modi government wouldn’t want to choose between the US and Russia.

Rahul Gandhi’s nation-vs-union of states speech was unnecessary. It got lost in translation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.

‘Proud moment’ — Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu joins Manipur Police as ASP (sports)

Mirabai Chanu, who belongs to Nongpok Kakching village in Manipur’s Imphal East, made history last year by winning India’s first-ever Olympic silver medal in weightlifting.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.