summer Olympics 2020

1964 Olympic torchbearer frets about virus-hit Olympic relay

1964 Olympic torchbearer frets about virus-hit Olympic relay

Even though it was 56 years ago, Kazuo Goto still vividly remembers his pride as he carried the Olympic flame on the last day of the torc...Read More

IOC urged to make quick Olympic decision as US backs postponement

IOC urged to make quick Olympic decision as US backs postponement

The International Olympic Committee came under pressure to speed up its decision about postponing the Tokyo Games on Tuesday as athletes ...Read More

Latest coronavirus updates: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be postponed for a year?

Latest coronavirus updates: Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be postponed for a year?

According to International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Dick Pound, a one year postponement of this year's Tokyo Olympics is on the c...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Flame torch receives muted reception amid coronavirus scare

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Flame torch receives muted reception amid coronavirus scare

Former Japanese Olympians Saori Yoshida and Tadahiro Nomura collected the flame from the aircraft and took it to a cauldron in the shape ...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Despite coronavirus pandemic, Japan's Shinzo Abe not keen on changing schedule

Summer Olympics 2020: Despite coronavirus pandemic, Japan's Shinzo Abe not keen on changing schedule

The preparations for the Olympic Games have been hit hard since the outbreak of the coronavirus in January.

Shivpal Singh's javelin lands right at Olympic Games spot

Shivpal Singh's javelin lands right at Olympic Games spot

The 24-year-old Shivpal crossed the qualifying standard of 85m by hurling the spear to a distance of 85.47m in his fifth attempt to win g...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020: P Kashyap, Saina voice concern over qualifications amid coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo Olympics 2020: P Kashyap, Saina voice concern over qualifications amid coronavirus outbreak

Following the coronavirus outbreak, a number of Olympic qualifiers have been cancelled, and many are now wondering how the outbreak may a...Read More

Will approach Olympics as any other tournament, says Novak Djokovic

Will approach Olympics as any other tournament, says Novak Djokovic

Djokovic said he feels proud and honoured to be able to represent Serbia at the Tokyo 2020 games.

Summer Olympics 2020: Bhawna Jat secures Tokyo spot in 20km RaceWalk event

Summer Olympics 2020: Bhawna Jat secures Tokyo spot in 20km RaceWalk event

The 24-year-old from Rajasthan clocked a record time of 1 hour, 29 minutes and 54 seconds to bring about her win at the Seventh National ...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Sourav Ganguly invited to join Indian contingent as Goodwill Ambassador

Summer Olympics 2020: Sourav Ganguly invited to join Indian contingent as Goodwill Ambassador

The Indian Olympic Association has invited BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to become the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian contingent at th...Read More

'She is in a tight situation': Husband and coach Parupalli Kashyap on Saina Nehwal's Olympic qualification

'She is in a tight situation': Husband and coach Parupalli Kashyap on Saina Nehwal's Olympic qualification

Saina has to move into the top 16 in the race to Tokyo rankings by April 28 to qualify for her fourth consecutive Olympics. She is curren...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Table Tennis star G Sathiyan determined to qualify

Summer Olympics 2020: Table Tennis star G Sathiyan determined to qualify

Star paddler G. Sathiyan expressed that the top Indian singles players have a great chance of qualifying for the Olympics.

Traditional Japanese architecture inspires recreational complex at Summer Olympics 2020

Traditional Japanese architecture inspires recreational complex at Summer Olympics 2020

This temporary construction is inspired by traditional Japanese architecture based on the assembly of wood slats. Once the Games get over...Read More

'The first task is to qualify for Olympics': Mary Kom has her priorities straight

'The first task is to qualify for Olympics': Mary Kom has her priorities straight

Mary Kom also said that it will all depend on how the climate is in Jordan for the Olympic qualifiers.

Summer Olympics 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind backs Indian athletes ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Summer Olympics 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind backs Indian athletes ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo

Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920, although they made their official debut at the 1900 Gam...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises Rs 6 cr for gold medallists

Summer Olympics 2020: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises Rs 6 cr for gold medallists

The Chief Minister also announced that those winning gold medals in Commonwealth and Asian Games will get Rs 50 lakh, those winning silve...Read More

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

Summer Olympics 2020: Everything you need to know about the multi-sport event in Tokyo

The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Olympics

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo: The Olympic flag, carried by Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, arrived in the Japanese capital, the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games...Read More

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