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PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja nominated to Rajya Sabha: Why celebrities are picked and how they have fared?
Politics

PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja nominated to Rajya Sabha: Why celebrities are picked and how they have fared?

Of the 250 members of Rajya Sabha, 12 are nominated by the President from the fields of literature, science, arts, sports or social service. This ensures that the nation receives the services of its most distinguished persons without them having to contest elections

International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating some of India's fiercest and powerful female athletes
Sports

International Women’s Day 2022: Celebrating some of India's fiercest and powerful female athletes

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we take a look at some of India’s most powerful sportswomen, who have excelled in their fields and brought laurels to the nation.

Mary Kom to skip World Championships and Asian Games to make way for youngsters
Sports

Mary Kom to skip World Championships and Asian Games to make way for youngsters

The six-time world champion wants to focus on her preparations for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Sports coordinators on film sets have juggle many hats, from training, choreography to even casting, brand tie-ups
Entertainment

Sports coordinators on film sets have juggle many hats, from training, choreography to even casting, brand tie-ups

Sports coordination is a fairly new department in Bollywood. With the rise in films that revolve around sports, one that is here to stay.

If Priyanka Chopra feels a northeastern actor should've played Mary Kom, then Ben Kingsley shouldn't have been Gandhi
Entertainment

If Priyanka Chopra feels a northeastern actor should've played Mary Kom, then Ben Kingsley shouldn't have been Gandhi

Where was this gyan when Priyanka Chopra Jonas not only played Mary Kom but also declared herself the perfect fit for the role (which she was, and Mary Kom agrees.)?

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among bigwigs missing from list of national campers
Sports

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among bigwigs missing from list of national campers

The 13-day national camps for men and women will get underway at separate locations from 11 December.

Mary Kom to skip upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar
Sports

Mary Kom to skip upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar

The 38-year-old, who reached the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics before bowing out with a hard-fought loss, is, however, training for the world championships in December.

Mary Kom meets young fan who broke down in viral video after her defeat in Tokyo Olympics
India

Mary Kom meets young fan who broke down in viral video after her defeat in Tokyo Olympics

She took to her Twitter and informed followers about locating her dear fan and meeting her

Independence Day 2021: Neeraj Chopra, Mary Kom, other Olympians attend celebrations at Red Fort
Sports

Independence Day 2021: Neeraj Chopra, Mary Kom, other Olympians attend celebrations at Red Fort

Tokyo Olympics medallists and competitors were present at Red Fort for the 75th Independence Day celebrations.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Mary Kom learnt that she has been eliminated from Games
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Mary Kom learnt that she has been eliminated from Games

There are more than one reasons behind the confusion. COVID-19 measures mean that referees do not raise boxers’ hands when the winner’s name is announced.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Only admiration and respect', Twitter hails Mary Kom's efforts as she goes down fighting in last-16 bout
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Only admiration and respect', Twitter hails Mary Kom's efforts as she goes down fighting in last-16 bout

Here's how Twitterati reacted to Mary Kom's courageous show against Colombia's Ingrit Valencia, despite collapsing to a defeat.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Stunning fireworks light up Opening Ceremony as Games finally open after a year's delay
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Stunning fireworks light up Opening Ceremony as Games finally open after a year's delay

Check out photos from the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony as the Games finally opened after a year's delay amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vikas Krishan in focus as Indian boxers aim to negotiate difficult draws
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vikas Krishan in focus as Indian boxers aim to negotiate difficult draws

Vikas Krishan (69kg) will open India's boxing campaign on Saturday against local favourite Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa, just one of the several tricky opponents that the country's pugilists will have to get past as they negotiate a challenging path to the medal rounds.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian cricketers cheer for national athletes through video messages
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian cricketers cheer for national athletes through video messages

Former and current Indian cricketers took to social media to pass on their best wishes to Indian athletes participating in Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes must focus on 'what they can control' during unpredictable Games, says Viren Rasquinha
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Athletes must focus on 'what they can control' during unpredictable Games, says Viren Rasquinha

Former India hockey player Viren Rasquinha on Indian medal prospects at Tokyo Olympics 2020, men's hockey team's chances of putting together a good run and more.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: MC Mary Kom to join Games-bound boxing team in Italy to avoid travel restrictions
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: MC Mary Kom to join Games-bound boxing team in Italy to avoid travel restrictions

Mary Kom will take off for Assisi in a day or two to join the eight other Olympic-bound boxers, who are set to leave for Tokyo from there itself.

Indian boxing's trailblazer Vijender Singh outgrows Olympic identity, says 'life is a new lesson everyday'
Sports

Indian boxing's trailblazer Vijender Singh outgrows Olympic identity, says 'life is a new lesson everyday'

With COVID-19 casting a shadow on almost everything that was once normal in the world, Vijender's professional career is also on hold for now although he does hope to fight at least once later this year.

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja Rani strikes gold as veteran boxer MC Mary Kom, two others sign off with silver
Sports

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja Rani strikes gold as veteran boxer MC Mary Kom, two others sign off with silver

The Olympic-bound Pooja (75 kg), who was competing in her first bout of the tournament after getting a bye and a walkover earlier, dismantled Mavluda Movlonova of Uzbekistan with a clinical performance.