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IOC President hails PM Narendra Modi's commitment and contribution to battle coronavirus; supporting Olympic Games

IOC President hails PM Narendra Modi's commitment and contribution to battle coronavirus; supporting Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach expressed his regard to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment and...Read More

Athletes who have qualified
for 2020 will keep 2021 Olympics spot

Athletes who have qualified for 2020 will keep 2021 Olympics spot

Around 57% of the 11,000 scheduled participants for Tokyo had already made sure of taking part when the International Olympic Committee (...Read More

'I am relieved that the Olympics have been postponed': MM Somaya

'I am relieved that the Olympics have been postponed': MM Somaya

The Free Press Journal spoke to some sportspersons regarding Tokyo Olympics postponement and this is what they had to say.

Cancellation of Olympics not on agenda, decision on timing to be made soon, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

Cancellation of Olympics not on agenda, decision on timing to be made soon, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

IOC president Thomas Bach said a decision on when the Games take place would be made "within the next four weeks".

Too early to decide fate of Tokyo 2020, says IOC president Bach

Too early to decide fate of Tokyo 2020, says IOC president Bach

IOC president Thomas Bach stressed it's too early to decide the fate of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in a teleconference with representatives...Read More

Political protests banned at Olympics

Political protests banned at Olympics

Athletes, coaches, trainers and officials are banned from political protests on the field of play, the Olympic Village, during the openin...Read More

IOC chief Thomas Bach confident about success of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

IOC chief Thomas Bach confident about success of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Mexico City: International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach has full confidence that the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be a s...Read More

Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

Dropping shooting from 2022 CWG huge setback for India: Abhinav Bindra

New Delhi: Dropping shooting from 2022 Commonwealth Games will be a huge setback for India, especially for its young shooters, said the c...Read More

IOC President Thomas Bach carry Olympic torch ahead of PyeongChang Winter Games

IOC President Thomas Bach carry Olympic torch ahead of PyeongChang Winter Games

Seoul: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday participated in the Olympic torch relay, hours ahead of ...Read More

Olympics: Paris set to host 2024 Games after absorbing hard lessons

Olympics: Paris set to host 2024 Games after absorbing hard lessons

Paris: After learning the hard lessons from three painful failures, Paris is on the point of finally clinching the biggest prize in sport...Read More

IOC to discuss double host decision for 2024, 2028

IOC to discuss double host decision for 2024, 2028

Lausanne: Olympic chiefs will meet in Lausanne tomorrow to discuss and likely rubberstamp the process to award the 2024 and 2028 Games si...Read More

100 samples from 2008, 2012 Olympics tested positive after reanalysis

100 samples from 2008, 2012 Olympics tested positive after reanalysis

Rio de Janerio: About 100 doping samples collected at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London tested positive for performance-enhancing...Read More

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International Olympic Committee Slams World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

Rio De Janeiro : International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday demanded a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agenc...Read More

Rio Olympics to have up to 4,500 urine anti-doping tests

Rio Olympics to have up to 4,500 urine anti-doping tests

Rio De Janeiro : Up to 4,500 urine tests and at least 1,000 blood tests will be conducted in the Rio Olympic Games anti-doping programme,...Read More

More Russians banned in Rio Olympics for doping

More Russians banned in Rio Olympics for doping

Lausanne: Ninteen more Russian rowers were banned from the Olympics, taking the toll of the nation’s athletes suspended from Rio to 108 a...Read More

Anti-doping bodies to seek Russia’s ban from Rio Olympics: Reports

Anti-doping bodies to seek Russia’s ban from Rio Olympics: Reports

Moscow: At least 10 national anti-doping organisations will demand from head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach tha...Read More

 23 athletes test positive in London 2012 sample re-analysis

23 athletes test positive in London 2012 sample re-analysis

Lausanne (Switzerland): Twenty three athletes at the London 2012 Olympic Games returned with positive doping tests after samples were re-...Read More

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Two weightlifters earn quota for Rio

New Delhi :  Indian weightlifters earned two quota places for Rio Olympics — one each in men’s and women’s sections — at the recently-con...Read More

Fame Flame! Star-studded start to troubled Rio 2016

Fame Flame! Star-studded start to troubled Rio 2016

Greece :  The Olympic flame was lit on Thursday in an ancient temple in one country in crisis and solemnly sent off carrying internationa...Read More

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Europe’s Infantino wins FIFA presidency

Zurich: Europe’s Gianni Infantino today won the presidency of FIFA with a convincing win over Asian rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Kh...Read More

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