Tokyo: Impossible to delay Olympics again, says Yoshiro Mori

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Tokyo: The Tokyo 2020 Olympics cannot be delayed beyond the year-long postponement already forced by the coronavirus outbreak, the organizing committee’s president has warned in comments published Thursday. Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said there is “absolutely no” chance of postponing the Games beyond their rescheduled July 23, 2021 opening, according to Kyodo News agency. […]

Olympics standard swimming pool at St Aloysius College to be inaugurated on December 19

Saturday, December 17th, 2016
St Aloysius College

Mangaluru: A state-of-the art swimming pool of Olympics standard has come up on the campus of St Aloysius College and it will be inaugurated on December 19. The pool has been built at the cost of Rs 8.25 croreand the water will be recycled with Ozone water purification system. Speaking to media on Friday here, […]

Taluk level Dasara sports meet inaugurated by J R Lobo

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Mangaluru: Mangaluru taluk level Dasara Sports 2016-17 organised by district administration, Zilla panchayat, Taluk panchayat, Mangaluru City Corporation, sports and youth welfare department was inaugurated by MLA J R Lobo, at Mangala Stadium on Sunday. After inaugurating the sports meet Lobo said that sports should be given more priority in the schools. It is so […]

China is the model for sports in India: Pramod Madhwaraj

Monday, August 22nd, 2016
Pramod Mdhwaraj

Udupi:”Even after having a population of 125 crore we could win only two medals in Olympics. China bagged first place in medal tally of Beijing Olympics, because they were preparing for that since past 25 years. In India also we should strive to achieve more and more,” said Sports and Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj. He […]

Badminton: Saina beats Lohaynny in Olympics

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Rio de Janeiro: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal beat local hope Vicente Lohaynny 21-17, 21-17 in her opening Group C match in the women singles event here on Thursday. Saina got a tough competition from the Brazilian shuttler. Lohaynny being 5-9 down, fought back levelling the game at 10-10. Saina just edged past the mid-game […]

Shooters, hockey teams disappoint at Olympics

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Shooter Abhinav Bindra

Rio de Janeiro: Shooter Abhinav Bindra narrowly missed out on a medal in his Olympic swansong as the men’s hockey team suffered a late 1-2 defeat to Germany, while the women’s hockey sid e was thrashed 0-3 by Britain in group stages in a disappointing Monday’s campaign for India at the Rio Games here. Adding […]

“Grab the rare opportunity to achieve success in life” – J R Lobo

Monday, January 11th, 2016
different orphanages

Mangaluru : It was a special and eventful day for the very enthusiastic 600 children of 10 Orphanage schools operating in the dist. who crave for parental love and affection but unfortunately deprived. They felt the sense of freedom and freely mingled, played, danced, with other orphanage school children and shared their memorable moments. It […]

London Olympics: Mystery woman stirs trouble

Saturday, July 28th, 2012
London Olympics

London: The Indian contingent at the Olympics has got itself drawn into a controversy after a mysterious woman was found to be marching along with them during the Opening ceremony on Saturday. The woman, whose identity isn’t known, was seen marching ahead of the Indian contingent, just behind flag-bearer Sushil Kumar.  Has learnt that the […]

Ashwini Akkunji’s hopes of making it to Olympics come crashing down

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Ashwini Akkunji

New Delhi : The hopes  of promising Indian sprinters who are caught in dope scandal including Ashwini Akkunji from DK, a gold medal winner in Asian Games, came crashing down with the IAAF appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland to increase their sanction to two years. Ashwini, Sini Jose, Mandeep Kaur […]

High jumper Sahana Kumari honoured at her alma mater Sri Gokarnanatheshwara College

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Sahana Kumari

Mangalore: Sahana Kumari from Ullal, India’s medal hopes in Olympics was felicitated at her alma mater Sri Gokarnanatheshwara College in Mangalore on July 9, Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Sahana expressed her immense gratitude to the institution and its teachers who had patronized her and identified the talent in her. Purushottam Poojari, Sahana’s sports trainer […]