Olympics start: Low-key attendance from India

A total of 20 Indian athletes from seven sports and six officials will participate in the Olympics opening ceremony today as Covid-19 concerns and competitions lined up the next day led to a majority of the contingent deciding to stay away from the event. Continue Reading

In self-isolation, I have found some freedom: Mary Kom

The COVID-19 pandemic has isolated her from the world outside but iconic Indian boxer M C Mary Kom says the forced slowdown of life, as usual, has also redefined the meaning of freedom for her. Mary Kom has self-isolated at her Delhi residence since returning from the this month’s Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Jordan where she booked herself a second Olympic berth. Continue Reading

I can qualify for Tokyo Olympics, says Jinson Johnson

Asian Games champion Jinson Johnson, India’s premier middle-distance runner, says he is very much capable of qualifying for the 1500 metres event at the Tokyo Olympics. Continue Reading