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The official #Olympics website endorsing #cryotherapy as an effective form of post-exercise recovery. Despite the fact the literature is very unimpressive, littered with low-quality studies, and tiny effects. #IOC

#science #pseuodscience #sport #exercise

olympics.com/en/video/the-c…
A Cochrane review says it concisely: ImageImage
Even the FDA are ahead of the game on this one, which is rare: fda.gov/consumers/cons… Image
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On Saturday during the #KipKeinoClassic at Kasarani, Omanyala, the owner of the Kenyan record of 9.86sec set last month in Europe, faced the fastest man this year, Trayvon Bromell of the USA, who was keen to sign off the season in style after a disappointing #Olympics Games.
In that start list also was, easily the most accomplished runner in the field, Justin Gatlin, a multiple World Champion and Olympics gold medallist over the distance, and the fastest man ever to compete on Kenyan soil with a stupendous 9.74sec to his name.
No sooner had the announcement been made that the men’s 100m was about to start than the entire sports desk at @NationAfrica Centre got to their feet and moved closer to the giant TV screen in our corner of the newsroom. - Charles Nyende
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🏅#Olympics and #Paralympics' athletes were not the only ones pushing boundaries this summer: when it comes to curbing toxic emissions, governments have engaged in a race to the bottom
👎Here's our ranking of the worst performances at the dirtiest of games
meta.eeb.org/2021/09/16/coa…
🇪🇺 standards set emission ranges for the most toxic pollutants, but too often governments allow coal giants to:

👟jump over pollution limits
👟abuse of exceptions
👟avoid abatement to save money - while people and nature foot the bill

🥇🇨🇿🥈🇧🇬🥉🇲🇹 🇸🇮👇
eeb.org/four-years-of-…
Coal plants are a massive source of toxic mercury, but too many countries allow operators to jump mercury limits hurdles set by the 🇪🇺

Of the 10 worst European plants in terms of mercury emissions:
🥇4 are in 🇨🇿
🥈3 are in 🇩🇪
🥉2 are in 🇬🇷
All data here👉eipie.eu/projects/ipdv
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#Tokyo2020 #TokyoParalympics #TokyoOlympics
#IND Rising Again In Olympics - #Thread

This is going to be a bit long but really interesting as how from one #Bronze at Sydney 2000 we have come to 7 #Medals after 20 years; a journey guided by @geetssethi and @padukoneprakash
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Yes, the two maestros and grand champs of their era. So, the story begins at the end of #Sydney2000, where India was sitting in the medal tally with only one #Bronze, a wholehearted thanks to @kmmalleswari to get us in the medal tally.
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After the olympics, Geet Siriram Sethi ws invited to a dinner hosted for the Indian Contingent. While talking to them he had observed the primary cause behind the dejection in our athletes; Money. For past all those years our athletes were not been given any cash incentives. 3/11
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Why state of #sports in India needs a push now?
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@IndiaSports @YASMinistry @Media_SAI
The #school curriculums still have tiny space for sports. Indian mentality goes on with the saying, “Kheloge kundoge toh banoge kharab, padhoge likhoge toh banoge nawab.”
This means that those who focus on sports are not valued, but those who are only focused on studies excel. With such a mentality, how can India expect to compete with nations like #China, the #USA, the #UK etc in the #Olympics?
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फिट इंडिया प्रश्नमंजुषा चे उद्घाटन प्रसिद्ध खेळाडू नीरज चोप्रा आणि पी व्ही सिंधू यांच्या उपस्थितीत

आज संध्याकाळी 6 वाजता

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Raksha Mantri @rajnathsingh inaugurates stadium in Pune named after #Olympics #gold medal winner @Neeraj_chopra1
Relationship between defence and games is not recent

The relation is as old as human civilization

What we call 'sports' today began with the idea of self-defence

-@rajnathsingh
I am proud that Subedar @Neeraj_chopra1 has added his name to list of great sportspersons like Major Dhyan Chand, Capt. Milkha Singh, Col Rajyavardhan SRathore and Captain Vijay Kumar

etched his name in golden letters

#IndianArmy is carrying forward the leagacy

-@rajnathsingh
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Gold medalist Haleigh Washington gets a street party in her Colorado hometown of Idaho Springs after Team USA triumphs in Volleyball #Olympics 🇺🇸 ImageImage
More Haleigh Washington gold medal celebrations in Idaho Springs 🥇 Image
Volleyball Gold Medalist Haleigh Washington is congratulated by Idaho Springs mayor Parker the Snow Dog #colorado Image
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#Thread
Here are the key highlights from Modiji today's speech:-

🇮🇳'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayaas' is very important for the achievement of all our goals.
#IndiaAt75

Cont 👇
🇮🇳 Development should be inclusive. The Northeast region, the Himalayan region including Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, the coastal belt and tribal regions will make a foundation for India's development in the future.
#IndiaAt75

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🇮🇳 In the coming days, we will launch PM Gati Shakti Plan, a Rs 100 lakh crore national infrastructure master plan which will make a foundation for holistic infrastructure and give an integrated pathway to our economy.
#IndiaAt75

Cont 👇
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#Olympics: Tokyo Olympics Bronze Medallist, India’s pride & Assam’s Daughter @LovlinaBorgohai was grandly welcomed earlier today in Assam, with the presence of Assam Chief Minister Dr @himantabiswa, Sports Minister @BimalBorahbjp and more.

#READ: instagram.com/p/CSeXp8Fj59z/… Image
#Olympics: Lovlina is the first Assamese to win an Olympic Medal.

The GoA awarded an amount of ₹1-crore, along with a scholarship of ₹1-lakh per month until Paris Olympics 2024. Her 5-coaches will be felicitated with an amount of ₹10-lakhs each.
#Olympics: Lovlina has also been appointed as a DSP in Assam Police, as a token of Gratitude by the Government of Assam.

Moreover, a sports complex worth ₹25-crores will be constructed at Lovlina’s native, Sarupathar, to help the local youths excel in the field of Sports.
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India's journey with the #Olympics started at a sports meet of the #DeccanGymkhana Club in #Pune in 1919.

Sir Dorabji Tata was so impressed with the performance of the athletes that he decided to personally finance a team for the Antwerp games (1920).

business-standard.com/article/sports…
The Deccan Gymkhana Sports Club, #Pune was set up as far back as 1906, with a vision to provide good sports facilities to the local population (clubs back then were exclusively for the British). One of the key persons involved in this was Lokmanya Tilak.

deccangymkhana.co.in/history/
100 years of India at the Olympics… Deccan Gymkhana honours Punekar Olympians in memory of how it all began

On November 8, 1919, the Indian Olympic Association was formed at the Deccan Gymkhana
hindustantimes.com/cities/100-yea…
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.@OnReality_Check | Golfer Aditi Ashok (@aditigolf) on support from the government for sports.

#Olympics
.@OnReality_Check | @DeepthiBopaiah, Executive Director, GoSports Foundation, and former sportsperson on funding for sports in India and the funding for organisations like GoSports Foundation.
.@OnReality_Check | Sharda Ugra, Senior Sports Journalist on support for sports in India.
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#OlympicGames
क्रीडा मंत्री श्री अनुराग ठाकूर, कायदा आणि न्याय मंत्री श्री किरेन रिजिजू आणि निसीथ प्रामाणिक यांच्या हस्ते #Olympics मधील सर्व पदक विजेत्यांचा एका भव्य कार्यक्रमात सत्कार

थोड्याच वेळात लाइव पाहा
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#Olympics मधील सर्व पदक विजेत्यांचा एका भव्य कार्यक्रमात सत्कार

लाइव सुरु
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#Tokyo2020 ऑलिम्पिक स्पर्धेत अनेक गोष्टी भारतासाठी प्रथमच घडत होत्या. ऑलिम्पिकमध्ये टीम इंडियाचे यश हे नवीन भारताची जगावर अगदी खेळांमध्येही वर्चस्व गाजवण्याची इच्छा आणि आकांक्षा यांचे प्रतिबिंब आहे. - @ianuragthakur
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امریکہ نے اولمپکس میں 113 میڈلز جیتے جس میں سے خواتین نے کُل66 میڈلزجیت کر دیئے۔
39 گولڈ میڈلز میں سے 23 گولڈ میڈل خواتین نے جیتے جبکہ مرد صرف 16 گولڈ میڈل حاصل کر سکے۔ Image
چائنہ نے 88 میڈلز جیتے جس میں سے 47 خواتین نے جیت کر دئیے۔
کُل 38 گولڈ میڈلز میں سے 22 گولڈ میڈل خواتین نے جیتے مرد صرف 13 گولڈ میڈل ہی حاصل کرسکے، جبکہ 3 گولڈ میڈلز مکسڈ گیم سے ملے۔۔ Image
جب آپ اپنے ملک کی خواتین کو برابری کا انسان سمجھیں اور برابری کے مواقع دیں تو وہ آپ کے ملک کیلئے ایسے کرشمے سرانجام دے سکتی ہیں۔۔
بلاشبہ ٹوکیو اولمپکس میں خواتین کی کارکردگی بے مثال رہی۔۔ اور ہم ابھی تک یہ فیصلہ ہی نہیں کر پائے کہ خواتین کو برقعے سے باہر آنا چاہئے یا نہیں۔۔ افسوس
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#Cheer4India

@IndiaSports to Felicitate #Tokyo2020 medal winners today at⏰6:30 PM

Join Live
#Olympics
📡Live Now📡

Union Ministers @ianuragthakur, @KirenRijiju and @NisithPramanik to felicitate #Tokyo2020 medal winners in a few minutes

Watch

#Olympics
#Cheer4India
#TeamIndia

Union Ministers @ianuragthakur, @KirenRijiju and @NisithPramanik to felicitate #Tokyo2020 medal winners in a few minutes

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It's official, #Tokyo2020 is indeed #IND's best-ever Olympic Games! 🥇🥈🥉

7️⃣ Reasons why 👆

#StrongerTogether | #UnitedByEmotion | #Olympics
India's highest medal tally of 7️⃣ medals at the Olympics Games! 👇

Mirabai Chanu 🥈
PV Sindhu 🥉
Lovlina Borgohain 🥉
Ravi Kumar Dahiya 🥈
Men's Hockey Team 🥉
Bajrang Punia 🥉
Neeraj Chopra 🥇

#StrongerTogether | #UnitedByEmotion | #Olympics | #Tokyo2020
.@Neeraj_chopra1 won India's second only individual Olympic gold after Beijing 2008, but first-ever in #Athletics! 🥇

#StrongerTogether | #UnitedByEmotion | #Olympics | #Tokyo2020
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INDIA at Tokyo Olympics 2020
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India Send Record 120 contingent While it was 117 in Rio 2016 most of them gone unnoticed because we just got two medals with very few Hopes.
In Tokyo Almost each and every athlete has brought Excitement & put level up performance
Let's Start With Shooting Young guns raised hopes and gave their best
Each one was Almost there till the last shot just couldn't finished the podium

In Archery All of them created history beating the top Archer and finishing in top 8
Beating the Koreans was Huge effort.
Table Tennis has seen the best till date for india manika & Kamal reached in top 16 and individually in round 3 created history for india

In Boxing Lovlina has super run
Pooja rani also impressed
The legend MC Mary Kom missed due to judgemental error but she gave it all 🙏
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Performance of #Bharat in #Tokyo2020 has given confidence n hope to billions that we can do much better here onwards. This is the right time to channelize this zeal, self confidence and aspirations and convert to better medal tally in next Olympics. Here are my take /1
As much I personally detest calling World Games as Olympics (imposed on us by west eu), can't be helped much. So we need to start preparing whatever it is called.
There are categories of games where we are pretty good already like Shooting, boxing, wrestling, weightlifting /2
Archery, badminton - all these games we have good players as well good supply of future players. These games do have good number of gold medals available too. Good infra is in place too. Find out what is causing not translating into medals and fix it. /3
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#Tokyo2020 #TeamIndia

A quick recap of #Olympics...

...shall we?

A fantastic start to the Games, thanks to @mirabai_chanu. A silver 🥈 that was a result of a single-minded journey from Rio to Tokyo.

Read: scroll.in/field/1001013/…
#Tokyo2020 #TeamIndia

#Fencing is one of the ever-present events at Olympics but an Indian featured for a first time ever in 2021. Bhavani Devi created history even before stepping on piste.

scroll.in/field/1001100/…
#Tokyo2020 #TeamIndia

In #Badminton...

Imagine being Satwik & Chirag. They won 2 out of 3 matches, losing only against the world's best. They defeated the pair that would go on to win 🥇 & incredibly, their campaign was over in group stage.

Read: scroll.in/field/1001286/…
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Record-breaker Adam Peaty is home from #Tokyo2020 and ready for a rest – after he’s jet-washed the garden fence. @rosiekinchen meets the king of the swimmers. thetimes.co.uk/article/adam-p…
Two weeks ago, Peaty’s torpedo-like form slid through the water to win the 100m breaststroke, winning the first gold medal of the #Olympics for Britain.

He went on to win another gold in the mixed 4x100m relay, in a world record time.
You would expect Peaty, 26, to be walking on air — yet days afterwards he announced that he was going to take a month off to prioritise his mental health.
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♥️ how the 🇯🇵 is a ♥️ when carried like this

#Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics
#ClosingCeremony ImageImage
I wish we had a national anthem like Kenya's

#marathon #Olympics Image
Good to see lots of athletes attempting the Japanese macarena 👍

#Olympics #Closing Ceremony
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Peringkat Indonesia di #Olympics

Seoul 1988: 36 (0, 1, 0)
Barcelona 1992: 24 ( 2, 2, 1)
Atlanta 1996: 41 (1, 1, 2)
Sydney 2000: 38 (1, 3, 2)
Athena 2004: 48 (1, 1, 2)
Beijing 2008: 40 (1, 1, 4)
London 2012: 60 (0, 2, 1)
Rio 2016: 46 (1, 2, 0)
Tokyo 2020: 55 (1, 1, 3)
Dalam Sejarah #Olympics Indonesia meraih:

8 emas: semua dari #Badminton
14 perak: 6 #Badminton 7 #Weightlifting 1 #Archery
15 perunggu: 7 #Badminton 8 #Weightlifting
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