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Rankings on June 7 next year to be considered for Olympic qualification: ITF

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:07 PM IST
The singles event, both men and women, will have a draw of 64, with 56 direct entries, based on the rankings on June 7.
Representational image.(BWF)
Representational image.(BWF)

No plans to change Tokyo qualification period because of coronavirus: BWF

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Many top players such as two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, London bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Rio Olympics quarterfinalist Kidambi Srikanth are racing against time to book their ticket to Tokyo.
Manpreet Singh reacts at the end of match against Russia.(PTI)
Manpreet Singh reacts at the end of match against Russia.(PTI)

Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year award to late father

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 03:01 PM IST
Manpreet became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Player of the Year award, capping a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification.
File image of Kidambi Srikanth(Getty Images)
File image of Kidambi Srikanth(Getty Images)

Srikanth not fit enough: Ex-coach

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Now with Olympic qualification looming, the 26-year-old Srikanth is in dire need of good results; he recently admitted that he’s a “little worried” about making the cut.
Representative image(Getty Images)
Representative image(Getty Images)

Badminton Asia C’ships: Indian women team withdraws due to coronavirus threat

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:20 PM IST
The Badminton Association of India (BAI) had named a second-string women team for the tournament to be held from February 11 to 16 but a full-strength men’s side which features World Championship bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth.
File image of India weightlifter Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)
File image of India weightlifter Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)

Mirabai Chanu ranked eighth in latest Olympic qualification rankings

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 02:15 PM IST
After recovering from a back injury, which marred her progress in 2018, Chanu has constantly improved her performance in 2019.
File image of Deepak Punia.(United World Wrestling/Twitter)
File image of Deepak Punia.(United World Wrestling/Twitter)

Deepak Punia qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 03:33 PM IST
This is India’s fourth Olympic qualification at the event. Earlier, Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg) and Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57) also made it to Tokyo Olympics with bronze medal wins.
File image: India's Srihari Nataraj competes during his heat of the men's 100m backstroke during swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.(AP)
File image: India's Srihari Nataraj competes during his heat of the men's 100m backstroke during swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.(AP)

Swimmer Srihari looks to better timing for Olympic qualification

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 08:41 AM IST
With the September 24-October 2 event being held in India for the first time in 20 years, it will be the best opportunity for Indian swimmers aiming for a Tokyo 2020 berth as it is an Olympic qualification event.
New Delhi, India - June 19, 2019: Archer Tarundeep Rai seen at training session at Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - June 19, 2019: Archer Tarundeep Rai seen at training session at Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Systemic issues hurting Tokyo preparations: Rai

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:21 AM IST
“We are already very late. The preparations (for Tokyo) should have started in 2015. But here we are still waiting for the roadmap for the Games,” says Rai, who recently achieved Olympic qualification in recurve, along with Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav, at the World Championships in ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands), finishing second.
A file photo of India's boxer MC Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session.(REUTERS)
A file photo of India's boxer MC Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session.(REUTERS)

Mary Kom to make competitive debut in 51kg at home at India Open

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 07:26 PM IST
Mary Kom had opted out of the Asian Championships last month in order to prepare for the World Championships as the event will serve as good preparatory ground for Olympic qualification.
File image of Dipa Karmakar(Brazil-Atul Yadav)
File image of Dipa Karmakar(Brazil-Atul Yadav)

Dipa Karmakar qualifies for final round of Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

Baku | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 07:38 PM IST
The 25-year-old Dipa, who had finished fourth in the event at 2016 Rio Olympics, performed a higher difficulty Handfront 540 vault for the first time in the competition.
File photo of Dipa Karmakar.(Brazil-Atul Yadav)
File photo of Dipa Karmakar.(Brazil-Atul Yadav)

Dipa Karmakar eyes Olympic berth with strong performances

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 05:07 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar will look to secure an Olympic berth with “some good performances” at back-to-back Artistic Gymnastics World Cups in Baku and Doha, beginning Thursday
File picture of Deepika Kumari(PTI)
File picture of Deepika Kumari(PTI)

Archers Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das get engaged

Ranchi | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 03:37 PM IST
After the engagement ceremony, both the archers told the media that 2019 will be a busy year, which will include the Olympic qualifications.
India's players react after losing to Malaysia during the men's field hockey semi-final match at Asian Games 2018.(AFP)
India's players react after losing to Malaysia during the men's field hockey semi-final match at Asian Games 2018.(AFP)

Asian Games 2018 loss is big setback, road to Olympics is lot tougher now, says hockey coach Harendra Singh

Jakarta | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 09:51 PM IST
It was a heartbreak for the Indian men’s hockey team as they went down to Malaysia 6-7 in the penalty shoot-out in the semi-finals at the Asian Games 2018 on Thursday.
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