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Public opinion appears to be growing in Japan against Tokyo Olympics

Poll released by Japan's Kyodo news agency showed 69.9 percent of respondents believe Tokyo will not be able to hold the Games as scheduled

16 Mar 2020 3:42 PM

2020 Tokyo Olympics flame lit in Greece amid virus lockdown

The event took place amid an unprecedented health lockdown as Greece registered its first death from coronavirus

12 Mar 2020 4:54 PM

BFI advises home quarantine, health clearances for boxers returning from Jordan

13 boxers and as many coaching staff return on Thursday

12 Mar 2020 2:40 PM

Javelin thrower Shivpal qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, joins Neeraj Chopra

Shivpal hurled the spear to a distance of 85.47m (qualying mark: 85m) in his fifth attempt to win gold at the ACNW Meeting

11 Mar 2020 1:34 PM

Vikas Krishan pulls out of Asian Qualifiers final due to injury, settles for silver

World and Asian medallist Vikas suffered a cut on his eyelid during the earlier round and was advised by the doctors not to fight

11 Mar 2020 11:50 AM


Vikas Krishan assured of at least silver; Amit Panghal, Lovlina Borgohain settle for bronze

Both the Indian pugilists find one better in their semi-final opponents at the Asian Olympic qualifier

10 Mar 2020 4:24 PM

Coronavirus strikes Indian sports: Shooting World Cup postponed

Sports Authority of India on alert, athletes anxious

06 Mar 2020 7:51 PM

Tokyo completes permanent Olympic venues even as virus fears lurk

The announcement came as the ICC did not say anything on potential postponement at the Executive Board meeting

06 Mar 2020 3:04 PM

IPL looks set to beat coronavirus threat for a prompt start

When Olympic officials are sure Tokyo Games are on schedule, why can't IPL?

05 Mar 2020 4:12 PM

Covid19 threat won't affect Olympic 2020 games

The coronavirus has infected almost 64,000 people globally with almost 1,400 deaths in China

14 Feb 2020 8:33 PM


Cycling from Kochi to Tokyo

Three spirited youngsters are on a 10,000-km cycling expedition from Kochi to Tokyo to cheer the Indian participants in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

12 Feb 2020 12:45 AM

MC Mary Kom aims medal in Tokyo Olympics

The 36-year-old boxer bagged a bronze medal in 51kg category of Women's World Boxing Championships 2019 back in October.

24 Dec 2019 7:30 PM

Latest Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery: 1M offered; 23M sought

Organizers on Wednesday said there were 23 million tickets requested in the latest lottery for Japan residents only.

18 Dec 2019 2:32 PM

Tokyo 2020: Olympic stadium officially opened

The Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020.

16 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

Quasi ban means nothing

The problem is that the state-sponsored cheating of the Communist era isn’t over yet in Russia.

11 Dec 2019 1:25 AM


PM Modi chairs meeting with Sports Ministry officials over Tokyo Olympics preparation

Modi headed the meeting at his residence, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, on November 20.

09 Dec 2019 5:52 PM

Russia banned from competing in sports; what does it mean for them

It is likely to present more difficulties for Russian athletes wanting to compete on the world stage.

09 Dec 2019 4:57 PM

World Anti-Doping Agency bans Russia from world sports for 4 years over doping scandal

The World Anti-Doping Agency unanimously declared a blanket ban on Russia.

09 Dec 2019 4:15 PM

Narinder Batra meets Amit Shah, briefs on preparation for Tokyo Olympics

Fit India Movement, Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Programme and Khelo India Youth Games were also discussed during their meet.

09 Dec 2019 3:09 PM

India's 12th Olympic quota in teh bag as Tejaswini Sawant enters finals

The 39-year-old Sawant earned the Tokyo quota by finishing fifth in the qualifications with a score of 1171.

09 Nov 2019 3:57 PM