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Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 2: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Only Silver Lining As Shooters, Archers Disappoint - Highlights

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chanu atoned herself for 2016 Rio debacle, while Indian shooters, archers and boxers disappointed. Catch the highlights and updates of Indians competing on day 2 of Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo Olympics, Weighlifting Preview: Golden Chance For Saikhom Mirabai Chanu To Exorcise Ghosts Of Rio Games

Jul 23, 2021 PTI

Competing in the 49kg category, Chanu is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 205kg is only second to China's Hou Zhihui's effort of 213kg

Tokyo Olympics: Day 2 Full Schedule And Where To Get Live Streaming Of India's Events

Saturday will be Day 2 of Tokyo 2020. Shooters, boxers, archers and hockey players begin their campaign. Watch them live

Mirabai Chanu: Indian Weightlifting's Lone Ranger At Tokyo Olympics

Jul 18, 2021 PTI

Mirabai Chanu will be the lone Indian weightlifter at the Olympics. Here's a look at her strengths and weaknesses

Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Lands In Tokyo Ahead Of Olympics

Chanu, India's lone weightlifter at the Olympics, landed in Tokyo along with national coach Vijay Sharma and assistant coach Sandip Kumar

21 June, 2021

Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games

12 June, 2021

Mirabai Chanu Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics, Confirms International Weightlifting Federation


The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her standings on IWF's Absolute Ranking list.

10 May, 2021

Why Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Can Give India A Flying Start At Tokyo Olympics

Jayanta Oinam

Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is a big medal hope in the 49kg class. Chinese lifters will be her main rivals in Tokyo

29 April, 2021

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Reveals Heartbreak, Says Players Need Psychologist A Lot


Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had a disappointing outing at the 2016 Rio Games, said she was able to come back to her normal self after consulting a psychologist

20 April, 2021

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Lifter Achinta Sheuli Finishes Second In Men's 73kg


The Asian Weightlifting Championship is a gold level qualifying event of the Tokyo Games. The points gathered from this event will come in handy when the final rankings for the Olympics are made.

18 April, 2021

Jhilli Dalabehera Lifts Gold At Asian Weightlifting Championship


Jhilli Dalabehera's gold was India's second medal after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu smashed the world record in the clean and jerk category enroute a bronze medal


18 April, 2021

Mirabai Chanu Creates World Record In Clean And Jerk, Bags Bronze In Asian Weightlifting Championship


Chanu lifted 86kg in snatch and a world record of 119kg in clean and jerk for a total of 205kg.

15 April, 2021

Mirabai Chanu, Jerermy Lalrinnunga Eye Good Show At Asian Weightlifting Championship


The 26-year-old Chanu remains India’s brightest medal prospect for the gold-level Olympic qualifying event which was postponed last year due to the pandemic.

06 April, 2021

Mirabai Chanu's Medal Hopes Swell After North Korea's Withdrawal From Olympics


Chanu currently occupies the fourth place in the women's 49kg Tokyo Games qualifying rankings just behind her nearest rival, Ri Song Gum of North Korea

25 February, 2021

Weightlifting Risks Being Dropped From 2024 Paris Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Weightlifting has been in turmoil since irregular finances and doping cover-ups under long-time president Tamás Aján were exposed last year

15 July, 2020

Acted On Tip-off: NADA DG Navin Agarwal On CWG Medallist Pardeep Singh's Doping


Pardeep Singh is the first case of an athlete's blood sample returning positive for the banned human Growth Hormone (hGH) and has been provisionally suspended for one year

22 June, 2020

China Boycott: Indian Weightlifting Federation Halts Usage Of China-made Equipment, Cites Defects


The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said it is open to boycotting Chinese products in the wake of Galwan valley clash last Monday


10 June, 2020

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Cleared Of Doping Charge By IWF; Indian Lifters Demands Answers And Compensation


Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its callous attitude and it must issue an apology and compensate her

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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