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2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear

Tokyo 2020 will now keep the flame in an undisclosed location to prevent people from gathering

08 Apr 2020 6:20 PM

Suspension of Olympics qualification period big blow for Indian athletes: coach

Tejinder Pal Singh Toor (shot put), Anu Rani (javelin throw), M Sreeshankar (long jump), sprinters Dutee Chand, Hima Das are yet to qualify

08 Apr 2020 4:34 PM

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots: IOC

The new deadline for qualifying is June 29, 2021, and entry lists are due a week later

08 Apr 2020 1:48 PM

Let people write me off, but I am preparing for Tokyo Games: Sushil Kumar

Postponement of Olympics gave sushil Kumar, who will 37 next month, a new lease of life

06 Apr 2020 3:47 PM

China's twerking high jumper Zhang Guowei retires at 28

The Popular Chinese athlete told his 3.4 million followers that he is sorry he is retiring because he can't jump anymore

06 Apr 2020 1:07 PM

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SAI, Hockey India draw up plans for next 16 months

SAI director general Sandip Pradhan held a video conference with Hockey India representatives, including its CEO Elena Norman

04 Apr 2020 6:30 PM

Lockdown challenge: Rai builds muscles to maintain shape for third Olympics

Expecting many 20-22-year olds to compete for a place in the team, Rai is building shoulder muscles to keep himself in the running

04 Apr 2020 4:33 PM

Age limit for men footballers at Tokyo Olympics extended

Players eligible for the intended under-23 tournament in 2020 can still play in Japan at age 24 next year

04 Apr 2020 8:43 AM

June 29, 2021, set as Tokyo Olympics qualification deadline

The revised sport entries deadline has now been set for July 5, 2021

03 Apr 2020 9:06 PM

Olympic sports fret over lost Games income

Many sports that are part of the Games depend heavily on the payouts every four years from the International Olympic Committee

02 Apr 2020 9:12 AM

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Bajrang Punia placed No.2 in latest world rankings, assured of seeding at Olympics

Fast-rising Ravi Dahiya also seems set for a top-four billing at the mega-event

01 Apr 2020 8:02 PM

33 sports vote unanimously on Olympic dates

Initially, everyone had their own ideas, but in the end the prospect of placing the Games earlier in the year became untenable: Ricci Bitti

31 Mar 2020 9:04 AM

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for same dates next year

This year's Games were scheduled to open on July 24 and close on August 9

30 Mar 2020 5:59 PM

Tokyo Games postponement rekindles Dipa Karmakar's Olympics hopes

In the remaining two qualifying events, Dipa needs two second places or one first and a second place to qualify

30 Mar 2020 2:13 PM

Tokyo Olympics head expecting call from IOC's Thomas Bach on new date

New dates could be in the same July-August slot, given Mori's repeated statements that the Olympics will be held no later than next summer

30 Mar 2020 1:35 PM

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Tokyo-bound boxers to get online coaching amid lockdown

Since diet can go for a toss as all the boxers are at their homes, online classes will make them aware of their nutritional needs

29 Mar 2020 5:19 PM

Naomi Osaka disappointed but supports Olympic delay

She was looking forward to participating in her home country, but realises that time is not now

29 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

Early signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics

Organizing committee president Yoshiro Mori suggested there would be no major change from 2020

29 Mar 2020 9:44 AM

New date for Tokyo Olympics won't satisfy everybody, says Sebastian Coe

Every sport has its own challenges but there has to be an element of flexibility

28 Mar 2020 12:00 PM

Athletes qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep 2021 spots: Sources

Around 57 per cent of the 11,000 scheduled participants for Tokyo had already made sure of taking part before the Games postponement

27 Mar 2020 9:16 AM

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