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Gymnastics team, tired of ‘sexualization,’ wears unitards

Just days before the Games began, the Norwegian women’s beach handball team refused to play in bikini bottoms during European tournaments

27 Jul 2021 12:22 AM

PM Modi appeals for 'Bharat Jodo Andolan' on Quit India lines

Noting that the nation will mark Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26, Modi asked people to pay tribute to those who made our nation proud in 1999

26 Jul 2021 9:03 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

First coronavirus case hits Tokyo Olympics Village

Japanese media reported that the person who had tested positive was a foreign national

17 Jul 2021 11:19 AM

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Telangana Sports Minister felicitates Tokyo-bound shuttlers

Tamil Nadu Sports Minister Siva M Meyyanathan also distributed Rs 5 lakh cash award to the Olympic-bound athletes from the state

10 Jul 2021 1:01 PM

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

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

10,000 Olympic volunteers quit ahead of Games: Organisers

Some of the volunteers are likely also to be among the approximately 80 percent of people in Japan who oppose hosting the Games this year

03 Jun 2021 1:37 PM

Sport likely to return soon in Australia as spread of virus slows

Sporting suspensions have left some codes under mounting financial pressures as revenues run dry and TV networks renegotiate new deals

01 May 2020 9:40 AM

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'Homebody' Osaka making the most of isolation, remains focused on Olympics

'I’ve been playing tennis almost every day for as long as I can remember, so it has been an opportunity to take stock'

30 Apr 2020 1:55 PM

Today's Olympians hailed as saviours by athletes sidelined by 1980 boycott

Athletes should not feel disappointed with the postponement, they should know that their sacrifice isn’t for nothing

30 Apr 2020 1:01 PM

IOC official disagrees Covid-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

Olympic organisers have been asked by WHO to continue to plan to stage the Games

29 Apr 2020 3:54 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

Japan gives Ness Wadia 2-year suspended sentence for possessing drugs: report

Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s narcotics laws are being applied tightly.

30 Apr 2019 1:04 PM

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No messing around her

Khushi who is the youngest third degree black belt holder wants to qualify for Tokyo Olympics where Karate makes debut.

24 Feb 2019 12:31 AM

Virdhawal Khade wants inclusion in TOP scheme

Though the 27-year-old Speedo athlete is determined to qualify for Tokyo Olympics and do well there but he has limited facilities.

17 Oct 2018 1:33 AM

Geeta Phogat has eyes on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Geeta won the Commonwealth gold medal in 2010, while younger sister Babita emulated the feat in 2014.

23 Feb 2017 7:04 AM

Kyocera create semiconductors for advanced communication technology

In order to send and receive large volume contents at a high speed, technology innovation in communication infrastructure is in progress

10 Feb 2017 4:06 PM

Abhinav Bindra to head new Olympic talent identification committee

India's sole gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra will be the chairman of the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) committee.

27 Jan 2017 5:05 PM

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