MC Mary Kom News
The day March 8 is being celebrated as 'International Women's Day' all over the world. With the Indian sportswomen making the nation proud with their superlative performances we take a look at those sportswomen who have done exceptionally well for the country. In these collection of pictures, we look at PV Sindhu to Mithali Raj -- sports stars who have broken gender barriers.
Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Thursday (August 12) explained how India’s medal winners, despite having little resources, managed to defeat the best players of the world. They made it happen by relying on desi home-cooked food, rather than artificial health supplements. In these collection of pictures, we find out more about the Indian 'super food' and home-grown premier supplements.
In an opening ceremony marked by simplicity, one tradition held on Friday (July 23) as athletes paraded into the Olympic stadium by national groups, waving but with smiles hidden behind masks, and most having both male and female flagbearers for the first time. The Tokyo Games like no other opened with fireworks illuminating an almost empty National Stadium and a moment of silence to honour those lost to COVID-19, with a nod to Japanese tradition represented by wooden Olympic rings linked to the 1964 Games. India were represented by flagbearers Manpreet Singh (hockey captain) and boxer MC Mary Kom as we can see in these collection of pictures.
The delayed Tokyo Olympics will finally get underway on Friday (July 23) and India will be hoping for their highest-ever medal haul from these Games. India has sent their biggest-ever contingent with 119 athletes competing in 85 different medal categories. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at India's top medal contenders at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics, which gets underway on July 23, will be the first time that nine-time Olympic medal-winning 400m runner Allyson Felix will be competing at the Games as a mother. Apart from Felix, India's very own Sania Mirza and MC Mary Kom are part of the 'Super Mom' group which will be seen in action at the Tokyo Olympics. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at top athletes who are also mothers at these Games.
Nethra Kumanan became the first Indian woman sailor to qualify for the Olympics at the Mussanah Open Championship 2021 in April. Three other Indian sailors also made the Tokyo cut in Oman. As many as 15 Indian shooters have achieved Olympic qualification so far, making it the country’s largest contingent at any Games.
On Monday, Amit Panghal (52kg), Shiva Thapa (64kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) will fight it out in the men’s finals. Panghal will square off against reigning Olympic and world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan. It will be a repeat of the 2019 world championship final in which the Indian had lost to settle for silver.