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'Govt should support B-boying, as it is a provisional sport for Olympics': Arif Chaudhary aka Flying Machine

B-boy Arif Chaudhary, aka Flying Machine, on how he entered the world of B-boying, the present scene and how he wishes to see some support from the government

Published on 27th August 2019
Chennai chef U Yeshwanth Kumar (Photo: IANS)

16-year-old Chennai chef U Yeshwanth Kumar makes India proud, wins four culinary Olympic medals

He is only 16, but Chennai lad U Yeshwanth Kumar has carved out a niche in the culinary world for himself and made his country proud.

Published on 2nd March 2020
Big questions still loom over the Tokyo Olympics postponement (Photo: AFP)

A history of war: When has the last time that the Olympics were cancelled?

The Olympic Games has suffered political boycotts (Moscow 1980) and terrorism (Munich 1972), but it has only ever been cancelled due to outbreaks of war.

Published on 25th March 2020
Tadahiro Nomura and Saori Yoshida light the torch during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

As coronavirus pandemic gets bigger, so do the questions: Will Tokyo Olympics 2020 open?

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese organisers and IOC President Thomas Bach say that the games will open on July 24 at the $1.43 billion national stadium in central Tokyo.

Published on 21st March 2020
Amsterdam Pride Parade (AP Photo/Michael Corder)

Boats as floats: Amsterdam's LGBT pride 'canal parade' lights up the city's waterways

Tens of thousands of spectators are lining an Amsterdam canal to watch a parade of decorated boats during the Dutch capital's LGBT pride festival.

Published on 4th August 2019
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Comment: Can yoga make the cut for competitive sports at Olympics?

On a day when yoga is having to jostle for mind space with a hugely popular sporting event like the FIFA World Cup, many fans of the ancient regimen are seriously dreaming up for a world cup.

Published on 21st June 2018

Diver's Drive: Olympian Greg Louganis on what keeps him going

On a short trip to Kolkata, world’s greatest diver ever, Olympian Greg Louganis talked with Indulge about rising above personal and professional fears

Published on 23rd January 2019
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Drum rolls of 8th Theatre Olympics reach Chennai

The Chennai chapter of Theatre Olympics 2018 is organized by National School of Drama under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India and in collaboration with the Department of Art and Cu

Published on 16th February 2018
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Exclusive: Ace shuttler Sai Praneeth on Denmark Open, Olympics and what keeps him going through ups and downs

After a sensational year on the court, the ace shuttler has another action-packed season ahead of him, beginning with Denmark Open where he has made his way to the second round. 

Published on 18th October 2019
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Hungarian Olympic swimming champion Boglarka Kapas breaks down on testing COVID-19 positive

Hungarian Olympic bronze medallist Boglarka Kapas has announced on her Facebook page that she tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Published on 1st April 2020
Medieval jousting brought up-to-date (Jim Holden/English Heritage via AP)

Jousting for Olympics? Video review technology, new rules seek to update medieval sport

Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting.

Published on 31st July 2019

ODESZA’s Corners Of The Earth picked as NBC's Winter Olympics Anthem

NBC has chosen ODESZA’s track, Corners Of The Earth as the anthem for Winter Olympics.

Published on 11th January 2018
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Olympic torch relay through Greece snuffed out over coronavirus fears

The torch will still be handed over to Tokyo 2020 organisers as planned but with no supporters in attendance. 

Published on 14th March 2020
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Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts hacked

This deliberate move was to post a message that star player Neymar would come back to the soccer team
 

Published on 17th February 2020
Olympic rings in Tokyo (AP Photo/Jae C Hong)

One year after: Tokyo Olympics will officially open next year in July

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in July, the same slot scheduled for this year's games.

Published on 30th March 2020

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