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Organisers urge public to stay away from road cycling, triathlon events

Organisers urge public to stay away from road cycling, triathlon events

In a move aimed to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infections, the organisers of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have urged the local public to stay away from the road cycling and triathlon races. The development…

Sony Pictures aims to catalyze Olympics momentum in India with unique initiative

Sony Pictures aims to catalyze Olympics momentum in India with unique initiative

As the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 gathers momentum with only 20 days to the start of one of the most prestigious events in the globe, Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN), along with many luminaries from…

IOC chief Bach to arrive Tokyo on July 8

IOC chief Bach to arrive Tokyo on July 8

Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chief, will arrive in Japan on July 8, just two weeks ahead of the Tokyo Olymoics’ opening ceremony. The IOC announced on its official website that Bach will…

Tokyo-bound athletes from India, five other nations asked to take daily Covid tests

Tokyo-bound athletes from India, five other nations asked to take daily Covid tests

The government of Japan has asked the Olympic-bound participants from India and five other Asian nations to take daily Covid-19 for seven days prior to their departure to Tokyo. Athletes and all other members of…

Tokyo Olympics: Number of spectators capped at 10k per venue

Tokyo Olympics: Number of spectators capped at 10k per venue

In what could be a good news for Olympics’ fans in Japan, the organisers of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have decided to allow some local fans to attend the showpiece event, organising committee officials and…

BCCI to support Tokyo-bound athletes; vows to donate Rs 10 cr to IOA

BCCI to support Tokyo-bound athletes; vows to donate Rs 10 cr to IOA

The BCCI has announced to donate Rs 10 crore to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to support Indian athletes competing at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, starting next month. The decision to donate the amount…

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

List of refugee athletes for Tokyo Olympics announced by IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced the names of 29 refugee athletes, who will participate at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics under the Olympic flag. During the opening ceremony on July 23, these refugee…

Tokyo Games has lost its meaning, feels Japan Olympic Committee member Yamaguchi

Tokyo Games has lost its meaning, feels Japan Olympic Committee member Yamaguchi

Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) member Kaori Yamaguchi has said that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has “lost meaning” but meanwhile also accepted that now it’s too late to cancel or postpone the showpiece event. Significantly, there…

Tokyo-bound grappler Sumit Malik provisionally suspended after failing dope test

Tokyo-bound grappler Sumit Malik provisionally suspended after failing dope test

In a disappointing news for India, Olympic-bound grappler Sumit Malik has been provisionally suspended after failing a dope test few days ahead of the the Tokyo Games. Malik was tested positive positive for the banned…

IOA expecting 125-135 qualified athletes for Tokyo Olympics

IOA expecting 125-135 qualified athletes for Tokyo Olympics

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Batra has said that the Indian contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics is expected to be around 190, which will include over 100 athletes. Batra was speaking on the…