Indian shuttlers stuck in Botswana wait for clarity

In an exclusive chat with the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Priyansh Khushwani said that the Ministry of External Affairs hasn’t contacted them, yet. It might take longer than usual for the three badminton players stuck in Botswana to return to India. The players may have to travel to another country that is […]

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From field to screen but no gain

Online school sports classes are not as effective as pre-pandemic offline sports classes. Online school sports classes during the pandemic have become stressful and ineffective, according to parents, students and coaches in Bengaluru. “The main problem with the concept of online sports classes is that it is unsupervised—I worry for her safety because I am […]

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Dismal sports infrastructure at the grassroots

Rural athletes move to the city or drop sports completely due to lack of functional playgrounds and other facilities. Athletes from rural parts of Karnataka move to cities for better sports facilities due to broken sports design in villages. “There are zero indoor stadiums and zero hockey turfs in Bangalore Rural district,” confirmed R. Geetha, […]

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Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid manager

The Frenchman decided to leave after the club failed to win the 2020/21 La Liga title. Jammu: Zinedine Zidane has decided to resign as the manager of Real Madrid with immediate effect.  Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, who specialises in football transfers, broke the news of Zidane’s resignation on his Twitter account. The news of Zidane’s […]

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Tokyo: India continues to prep

“I need to continue training to maintain my progress. Next year is a big year with Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games,” said Srihari Natraj, Indian swimmer Bangalore: Members and athletes of the Indian Sports Association (ISA) continue training as they look forward to Tokyo Olympics and other international competitions.  “The athletes are all dependent […]

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Japan’s condom companies looking forward to the Olympics

Olympic organisers say they’ll hand out 150,000 condoms to athletes. Jammu: As Japan prepares itself to host the Tokyo Olympics, despite the backlash and the protests from the public, local condom companies are looking forward to capitalise on the influx of athletes.  “Only two companies, Sagami and Okamoto, are producing the 0.02 and 0.01-millimeter condoms, […]

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