Tokyo Olympics 2020

Same venues, same competitions retained for postponed Tokyo Olympic Games

Same venues, same competitions retained for postponed Tokyo Olympic Games

The postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will be staged at the same venues under an almost identical schedule as planned before the Games was pu...Read More

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug 8 in 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug 8 in 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 - almost exactly one year after the games were due to ...Read More

Here are answers for most frequently asked questions on Tokyo Olympics postponement amid coronavirus pandemic

Here are answers for most frequently asked questions on Tokyo Olympics postponement amid coronavirus pandemic

The fate of Toky Olympics has left scores of fans with countless questions. Here we uncover it, one at a time.

Six athletes for whom Olympics in 2021 may come too late with age concern

Six athletes for whom Olympics in 2021 may come too late with age concern

The historic decision taken over the COVID -19 outbreak has left not just the organisers in a dizzy but there are some renowned athletes ...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed amid coronavirus pandemic

The Games were scheduled for July 24-August 9, but after telephone discussions between IOC president Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minis...Read More

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

In self-isolation, I have found some freedom: Mary Kom

In self-isolation, I have found some freedom: Mary Kom

Mary Kom has self-isolated at her Delhi residence since returning from the this month's Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Jordan where she book...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

‘Foreign coaches should be held accountable’: Former national badminton coach slams Flandy Limpele

‘Foreign coaches should be held accountable’: Former national badminton coach slams Flandy Limpele

It is sad that they are going through such a low phase. It will be a blow for Indian badminton if they miss out on Games

Any day now, IOC could say: Check back with us in 2021

Any day now, IOC could say: Check back with us in 2021

On Tuesday, at least four more huge spectacles were taken down by the coronavirus: the French Open tennis tournament and Kentucky Derby h...Read More

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Clock ticks hopes away from Land of the Rising Sun

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Clock ticks hopes away from Land of the Rising Sun

Behind Japan’s every effort to disperse the clouds of despair is a realisation that it cannot miss a chance to show the country’s resolve...Read More

Shooters take part in Olympic trials despite coronavirus pandemic

Shooters take part in Olympic trials despite coronavirus pandemic

As the world around them battled the COVID-19 affliction, the sound of shots fired from the guns, rifles and their pistols reverberated a...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.

Latest Coronavirus Update: India’s badminton stars in dark after advisory

Latest Coronavirus Update: India’s badminton stars in dark after advisory

Both Nehwal and Kashyap have been knocked out from the ongoing All England Championships. But their return to India now hangs in the bala...Read More

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

Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in 51 kg category

Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in 51 kg category

The 37-year-old will square off against China's Yuan Chang in the semifinals. Chang is a former Youth Olympics champion.

Amit Panghal qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Amit Panghal qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

World silver-medallist and top seed Panghal edged out familiar foe Carlo Paalam of Philippines in a 4-1 split quarterfinal verdict, while...Read More

Five Indian boxers book Olympic berths; enter semis of Asian qualifiers

Five Indian boxers book Olympic berths; enter semis of Asian qualifiers

While fourth-seeded Rani notched up a facile 5-0 win over Thailand's Pornnipa Chutee, Krishan endured a difficult one against third-seed...Read More

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