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Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Indian Archers Off To Underwhelming Start, Deepika Kumari The Saving Grace - Highlights

Jul 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Catch highlights of the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics. India's lone women archer Deepika Kumari finished ninth, while the male trio fail to make an impact in the ranking round

In Jail On Murder Charge, Wrestler Sushil Kumar To Watch Tokyo 2020 On TV In Tihar Jail

Jul 22, 2021 PTI

Sushil Kumar is the only Indian wrestler to win two Olympic medals. He had last won a silver at London 2012


Faster, Higher, Stronger And Now 'Together': IOC Adds Fourth Olympic Motto

The proposal to include the word together was made by IOC President Thomas Bach, which was endorsed by the body's Executive Board (EB) in April

Tokyo Olympics: Amidst Surging COVID-19, Visitors Set To Be Tested And Tracked At The Games

Jul 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After arrival at Haneda Airport, Olympic visitors are requested to install smart phone apps and activate GPS for tracking their whereabouts while in Japan.


Fiji's Olympic-bound Contingent Is Travelling To Tokyo On Cargo Flight Hauling Fish

With commercial passenger flights suspended the 51-member contingent will board a cargo flight which has some capacity for passengers.

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24 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Japan Emperor Naruhito 'Worried' About Games Amid Surging COVID-19

Associated Press (AP)

The Games will bring thousands of foreign athletes, officials, sponsors and journalists to Japan during a pandemic


22 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Says Additional COVID-19 Restrictions On India Athletes Is 'Discrimination'

PTI

With the pandemic still raging, the Tokyo organisers have prescribed stricter regulations for travellers from 11 countries including India


21 June, 2021

India At Tokyo Olympics: Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Kumar, Bajrang And Deepak Punia Seeded

PTI

But Sumit Malik, who had won an Olympic quota in the 125kg category, has been provisionally suspended by world body UWW for failing a dope test


20 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Jwala Gutta Says, PV Sindhu Will Be Under Pressure, Winning Medal Won't Be Easy

PTI

Sindhu remains one of the favourites to claim a medal at the delayed Tokyo Games, beginning July 23


20 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers Working On Safe Stay And Training Of Indian Athletes In Games Village

Associated Press (AP)

Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers - including athletes, coaches and support staff - of 11 countries, including India


08 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers Block Off All Roads Leading To Venues

Associated Press (AP)

This is a clear sign that Tokyo Olympic planners are moving forward despite public opposition, warnings about the risks of the Games


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08 June, 2021

Injury Scare For Olympic-bound Wrestler Deepak Punia, Pulls Out Of Poland Open

PTI

Deepak Punia was to take mat for the 86kg event but forfeited his quarterfinal against American Zahid Valencia after suffering hand injury


06 June, 2021

Sex In Olympic Village: There Will Be Lots Of Condoms At Tokyo Games, But What's The Use

Outlook Web Bureau

Free condom tradition will be continued at the Tokyo Olympic Games, but the 11,000 athletes are advised not to have sex


03 June, 2021

PV Sindhu Won't Return To Pullela Gopichand's Badminton Academy Post Tokyo Olympics

Ashutosh Sharma

Sindhu prefers to train at Gachibowli Stadium, saying the facilities help get a feel of real match playing conditions


28 May, 2021

With Safe Tokyo Olympics At Stake Japan To Extend COVID-19 Emergency

Associated Press (AP)

The Tokyo Olympics are slated to start on July 23 after a one-year postponement due to the pandemic


28 May, 2021

IOC Tries To Reassure Olympic Athletes Over COVID-19 Waiver Releasing Tokyo Organisers From Liability

Associated Press (AP)

Athlete groups have argued that too much risk and responsibility is being placed on the competitors set to take part in the Tokyo Olympics.


24 May, 2021

Olympic-bound Saurabh Chaudhary Puts Up Strong Show In European Shooting Championship

PTI

World Cup and Asian Games gold medallist Chaudhary shot 589 to top the chart in his event's Minimum Qualification Score, while compatriot Abhishek Verma was fourth with 579.


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24 May, 2021

Japan Opens Mass Vaccination Centres Two Months Before Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Worries about public safety while many Japanese remain unvaccinated have prompted growing protests and calls for cancelling the games, set to start on July 23.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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