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AA Edit | Let the Games begin in Tokyo as Covid lingers

No edition since 1896 may have been so fraught with the sheer tensions of a global pandemic

23 Jul 2021 3:20 AM

Most Indian athletes opt out of Olympic opening ceremony amid Covid fear

About 30 athletes will be attending the event and competitions lined up the next day

22 Jul 2021 12:41 PM

Let the fashion policing begin on opening day of Tokyo Games

Olympic gear makes for lively social media fodder, starting with the hours-long Parade of Nations

22 Jul 2021 11:40 AM

Explainer: How will the virus emergency affects the Olympics?

A look at the state of emergency in Japan and how it will affect the Olympics.

12 Jul 2021 6:26 PM

Missed the feeling of being in a world class event: Neeraj Chopra

Chopra pulled out of the June 13 Diamond League at Gateshead due to visa issues

11 Jul 2021 4:56 PM

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Olympic flame arrives in Tokyo for no-spectator relay

Tokyo 2020 organisers and government officials on Thursday night announced their decision to bar fans from Olympic events

09 Jul 2021 9:14 AM

Crores spent on me, no longer indisciplined and reliant on luck: Boxer Vikas Krishan

The Haryana-boxer has been a medal contender for India almost every time he has stepped into the ring

08 Jul 2021 4:09 PM

Japan to declare virus emergency lasting through Olympics

The Summer Olympics, already delayed a year by the pandemic, begin July 23 and close Aug 8

08 Jul 2021 9:24 AM

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh to be India's flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony

05 Jul 2021 6:27 PM

Tokyo Games still weigh limits on fans

Officials say that more than 80% of athletes and support staff will be vaccinated

05 Jul 2021 4:31 PM

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Veteran discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Olympics

37-year-old Punia has won a silver in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games

30 Jun 2021 3:52 PM

Aditi Ashok qualifies for her second successive Olympics

Aditi Ashok will take part in her second successive Olympic Games in Tokyo next month after finishing 45th on the qualifying list

30 Jun 2021 3:47 PM

Olympic-bound shot putter Toor continues impressive form with 21.10m throw

Tajinder Pal Singh Toor booked an Olympic ticket last Monday with a national record throw of 21.49m during the Indian Grand Prix 4

29 Jun 2021 1:28 AM

Japan set to ease virus emergency ahead of Olympics

Japan has been struggling since late March to slow a wave of infections propelled by more contagious variants

17 Jun 2021 11:13 AM

First time Badminton World Championships to be held in year of Olympics

Remainder of the 2021 BWF tournament calendar and qualifying process for next year's Olympic Games will be announced later

01 May 2020 5:59 PM

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Women's hockey team has a lot to gain from Olympic postponement: Salima Tete

The team is currently stationed at the SAI Centre Bengaluru where focus on individual fitness routine and workout in isolation

29 Apr 2020 3:24 PM

Olympics will be cancelled if pandemic not controlled by next year: Games chief

Japanese though the delayed Olympics will be a chance to show world's triumph over virus, but questions persist if Games will be held at all

28 Apr 2020 1:17 PM

Vaccine holds the kley to Tokyo Olympics, says Japanese medical association chief

He called for more testing as the current rate was not enough to judge whether infection rates in the country were falling

28 Apr 2020 8:30 AM

Former Olympian Iwan Thomas feels Tokyo delay may harm Asher-Smith's chances

The British 400 metres record-holder believes an extra 12 months' preparation time could count against Asher-Smith who is at the peak now

26 Apr 2020 9:28 AM

Impossible to postpone Olympics again: Tokyo Games chief

When Mori asked PM Shinzo Abe whether Japan should consider a two-year postponement, the latter said "one year is the way to go"

23 Apr 2020 12:08 PM

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