Category: Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020 officially concludes, India on cloud nine with 7 medals

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach declared the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo closed on August 8. The closing ceremony was held in a nearly empty stadium, at the end of a 16-day event that was held under strict COVID restrictions. The festivities began in front of VIPs after the Japanese flag was raised at the 68,000-seat venue, where […]

It’s 2021, but the sexualizations of women in sports continues; Olympic Games

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Seriously, if you’re a woman in a competitive sport, there’s really no winning. It’s a classic ‘damned if you do, and damned if you don’t’ scenario. On the one hand, is Norway’s beach handball team was fined for wearing less revealing clothes at the Euro 2021 tournament. On the other is Olivia Breen, a Paralympian from […]

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom, Sindhu cross first hurdle, into round 2

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands It was a mixed day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Sunday. Iconic boxer MC Mary Kom, 38, beat her 23-year-old opponent from over Dominican Republic, Miguelina Hernandez Garcia, to power her way into the pre-quarterfinals after a superb tactical victory in the 51kg category. Sindhu shines PV Sindhu, the sixth-seed shuttler in […]

Tokyo Olympics: India’s prospects and past wins

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands All eyes and hearts are set for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held in Japan from July 23 to August 8, delayed by a year due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. India will be participating in 18 sports disciplines and related events at the games. A total of 127 sportspersons and 101 coaches are […]