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Tokyo Olympics: Ban on alcohol in public, dining areas of Games Village likely to be imposed

Tokyo Olympics: Ban on alcohol in public, dining areas of Games Village likely to be imposed

A ban on the serving and consumption of alcohol in the public areas as well as the dining of the Games Village of Tokyo Olympics could be imposed even as athletes will be allowed to…

IOA cut ties with Chinese brand Li Ning, athletes to wear unbranded apparel at Tokyo

IOA cut ties with Chinese brand Li Ning, athletes to wear unbranded apparel at Tokyo

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to remove ‘Li Ning’ as its official kit sponsor for the upocoming Tokyo Olympics as the association with the Chinese sportswear brand had drawn criticism from Indian fans.…

Knee injury forces Carolina Marin to pull out of Tokyo Olympics

Knee injury forces Carolina Marin to pull out of Tokyo Olympics

Reigning Olympic badminton champion Carolina Marin on Tuesday announced that she won’t be able to compete at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics as she has torn the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) and the two menisci in…

Japan to ask fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations: Yomiuri

Japan to ask fans for negative COVID tests, vaccinations: Yomiuri

The government of Japan is reportedly considering for the requirement of negative COVID-19 test results or vaccination records from fans who are willing to attendi the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Monday.…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

IOC Chief Thomas Bach to visit Japan on July 12

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will arrive in Japan on July 12, 11 days before the much awaited Tokyo Olympic Games finally kick-off. “The next steps on the organisational front after this Coordination…

Tokyo doctors’ body demands cancellation of Olympics

Tokyo doctors’ body demands cancellation of Olympics

A doctors’ body in Tokyo has urged for the cancellation of the upcoming Olympic Games saying that hospitals in the host nation are overwhelmed due to a surge in Covid-19 cases in Japan. Notably, the…

Is Tokyo Olympics happening or isn’t it, questions Federer

Is Tokyo Olympics happening or isn’t it, questions Federer

Ace tennis star and World No. 8 Roger Federer on Saturday said that athletes around the globe were waiting for the Tokyo Olympic Games organisers to decide whether the showpiece event “will go ahead or…

Anti-Olympic petition submitted to Tokyo governer

Anti-Olympic petition submitted to Tokyo governer

Amidst the spike in Covid-19 cases in Japan, demands for postponing the upcoming Tokyo Olympics has swiftly gathered momentum as now on Friday, a petition to cancel the showpiece event has been submitted to the…

Big number of athletes at Tokyo Olympics to be vaccinated for Covid-19: Bach

Big number of athletes at Tokyo Olympics to be vaccinated for Covid-19: Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach is confident that a “big number” of athletes participanting in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics this year will be vaccinated for Covid-19. “I think we can already say now…

IOA to fasten process of vaccination of Olympic-bound athletes

IOA to fasten process of vaccination of Olympic-bound athletes

Amidst the rising number of Covid-19 cases among athletes at various training centres of the country, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has reportedly asked the authorities to fasten the process of geeting the Olympic-bound players…