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Army vaccinates Spain’s soccer team ahead of Euro 2020

Army vaccinates Spain’s soccer team ahead of Euro 2020

In order to keep its national team away from any Covid-19 scare, the government of Spain sent in its army to vaccinate the members of its soccer team, which will face Sweden in its Euro…

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.…

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-bound athletes to receive second vaccine dose four weeks after first shot: IOA

Tokyo-bound athletes to receive second vaccine dose four weeks after first shot: IOA

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Batra on Monday said that the gap between two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for Olympic-bound athletes and officials has been set to four weeks by the Ministry of…

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…

Tokyo Olympics: Around 10k volunteers quit over pandemic

Tokyo Olympics: Around 10k volunteers quit over pandemic

In a major cause of concern for the Tokyo Olympics’ organisers, nearly 10,000 volunteers for the shopwpiece event have quit due to concern over coronavirus infections in the host nation. Commenting on the development, Organising…

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…