Monday, 27 March, 2023

Topic: Olympics

Tokyo Olympics was more pressure than Rio, but coach helped me take it ‘aaraam se’, Sindhu says

In an interview with ThePrint, badminton champ PV Sindhu talks about importance of mental health, the difference between training under Gopichand and Park, and how she trained for Tokyo.

Israeli swimmers perform to ‘Aaja Nachle’ in Tokyo Olympics, garner praise on social media

Israeli artistic swimmers Eden Blecher and Shelly Bobritsky were competing to qualify for the final of the women’s duet technical routine event Tuesday.

Fights at water taps, no LPG, no net – My grandparents’ village inspires me to go on

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Why does India have so few Olympic medals? We still value grades over skills

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Indians first’, says Twitter after Amarinder post on ‘Punjab players’ in Olympic hockey team

Several Twitter users, including politicians from the BJP and AAP, accused Punjab CM of playing 'divisive politics' and putting the state above the nation.

Active Covid cases rising. Slow vaccination shows lessons of second wave haven’t been learnt

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India men’s hockey team beats Great Britain, enters first Olympic semifinal in 49 years

India scored three field goals through Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh and Hardik Singh to seal a 3-1 victory, and will face Belgium in the semifinals Tuesday.

What is ‘twisties’, the condition that forced Simone Biles to pull out of Olympics team final

Olympic gold-medallist Simone Biles said she was 'having a little bit of the twisties' after she received her lowest Olympic score on the vault due to an awkward landing in the women’s artistic all-around team final.

Mary Kom crashes out of Olympics despite winning 2 out of 3 rounds in pre-quarterfinals

The 38-year-old, who is a multiple-time Asian champion and a bronze-winner in the 2012 London Olympics, lost 2-3 to the 2016 Rio edition bronze-medallist Ingrit Valencia Thursday.

There’s no Russia at the Olympics, but its athletes are winning medals in Tokyo. Here’s how

After doping charges against its athletes, Russia was banned from participating in any international sporting event till 16 December 2022, which includes Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics, Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup.

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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.