Olympic Games

Paris 2024 Olympics: Repechage format introduced in Athletics

The World Athletics Council on Monday introduced a repechage round to all individual track events from 200m to 1500m in distance, including the hurdles events, for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. In an innovation to the regular competition format, the…

Greece hands over Olympic flame to Beijing 2022 Winter Games host

Greece on Tuesday handed over the Olympic flame to organisers of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, a day after the lighting ceremony was disrupted by activists calling for the event to be postponed. Hellenic Olympic Committee chief Spyros Kapralos gave…

Tokyo Olympics 2020 hockey: Belgium beat Indian Men’s 5-2 to reach final

Belgium national men’s hockey team have beaten up India in the semifinal of Tokyo Olympics to qualify for the final match. Drag flicker Alexander Hendrickx was the hero for Belgium in the crucial knockout match as he scored hat-trick of…

Alexander Zverev wins Olympic gold in straight sets

Alexander Zverev produced a comeback win over top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. Then a dominant performance against Karan Khachanov in the final. The fifth-ranked German earned Olympic gold in style. Zverev overwhelmed Russian opponent Karan Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 at…

US swimmer Caeleb Dressel gets second gold at Tokyo Olympics in men’s 100m freestyle

US star Caeleb Dressel blazed to victory in the men’s 100m freestyle final on Thursday, adding the Olympic gold to his back-to-back world titles. The 24-year-old powered to the wall in a new Olympic record time of 47.02sec to dethrone…

Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic says ‘pressure is a privilege’ that he can handle

With the topic of athletes’ mental health and pressure being discussed at the Olympics, Novak Djokovic said “pressure is a privilege.” The top-ranked Serb was asked how he deals with the pressure of attempting to accomplish something that no man…

Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka suffered defeat in 3rd round to get knockout from event

Japan’s Naomi Osaka suffered a 6-1, 6-4 defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in the third round of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, crushing her dreams of winning Olympic gold at home. Osaka, chosen to light the Olympic cauldron during the opening…

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese shooter Yang Qian wins first gold medal of the event

Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics. China’s Yang Qian, at least, stayed right on target. Yang overtook Anastasiia Galashina of Russia to win the first gold medal of…

Olympics 2020: Athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus. The “very significant change” to traditional medal ceremonies in the 339 events was revealed Wednesday by International Olympic Committee president Thomas…

Tokyo Olympics – How to Watch from Home and Everything Else You Need To Know

The Olympics is a quadrennial international sports festival in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate. After being postponed for a year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the 2020 Olympics are upon us. Read on to learn…