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Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he also told Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga that the global economy appeared to be picking up, based on estimates issued by the International Monetary Fund.(AFP)

BOJ's Kuroda tell Suga March review aimed at sustaining easy policy

Reuters, Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:22 AM IST
The BOJ governor and the prime minister hold meetings once every few months as a regular practice to exchange views on the economy and policy.
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Former Indian hockey player VR Raghunath.
Former Indian hockey player VR Raghunath.

Hockey India ensuring Covid-19 is not a setback for India’s Tokyo Olympic dream

By VR Raghunath
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 01:46 AM IST
The national men’s and women’s hockey teams have resumed preparations in SAI, Bengaluru after a brief break.
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Rahi Sarnobat said she had heard about the national camp in the news but was still waiting for the circular.(PTI Image)
Rahi Sarnobat said she had heard about the national camp in the news but was still waiting for the circular.(PTI Image)

Shooter Sarnobat keen to train at home despite NRAI order to join camp

By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Sarnobat had won an Olympic quota for the country in 25m sport pistol when she won gold at the Munich World Cup last year.
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India's Virdhawal Vikram Khade prepares to swim in his heat of the men's 100m freestyle during swimming competition.(AP)
India's Virdhawal Vikram Khade prepares to swim in his heat of the men's 100m freestyle during swimming competition.(AP)

Might have to consider retirement if swimming pools don’t open for training: Virdhawal Khade

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Khade said the delay in resumption of training would put the Indian swimmers at a huge disadvantage ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games.
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File image of Rashid Khan.(File)
File image of Rashid Khan.(File)

Coronavirus lockdown: Golfer Rashid Khan turns to martial arts to stay fit, kill boredom

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 12:27 PM IST
Rashid, who plays mainly in PGTI and the Asian Tour, is currently ranked 54th in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Golf Ranking with June 22, 2020 supposed to be the cut-off date.
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Manish Kaushik celebrates after winning 9th Tokyo quota for India.(BFI Image)
Manish Kaushik celebrates after winning 9th Tokyo quota for India.(BFI Image)

Manish Kaushik seals record 9th boxing quota for Tokyo Games

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Kaushik defeated second seed Garside 4-1 to book his maiden ticket to the Olympic Games. It was a repeat of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) final. However, it was Kaushik who ended up on the winning side this time around.
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India’s Gurjit Kaur in action.(Hockey India)
India’s Gurjit Kaur in action.(Hockey India)

We’re on track to peak at right time before Olympics: Gurjit Kaur

By Indo Asian News Service | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 05:25 PM IST
The team has been put through the grind at the on-going national coaching camp in Bengaluru where chief coach Sjoerd Marijne is making them sweat under the sultry summer sun.
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Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the final round.(PTI)
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary celebrates after winning the final round.(PTI)

Saurabh Chaudhary shoots silver at 14th Asian Championship

By Indo Asian News Service | Doha
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 07:35 PM IST
Chaudhary and Verma had earlier qualified for the final in the seventh and sixth place respectively. Both have already secured their quotas for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
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Chinki Yadav in action.(Twitter)
Chinki Yadav in action.(Twitter)

Daughter of an electrician, Chinki Yadav shoots down Tokyo Olympics berth

By Navneet Singh & Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 11:40 AM IST
Chinki Yadav secured India’s 11th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting with a career-best qualification score of 588 at the 14th Asian Championship in Doha on Friday.
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File photo of India's Avinash Sable in action.(REUTERS)
File photo of India's Avinash Sable in action.(REUTERS)

World Athletics Championships: India finish 58th in Doha as US top medal tally

By Indo-Asian News Service | Doha
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 01:14 PM IST
Out of these, steeplechaser Avinash Sable and the mixed 4x400m team secured quotas for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Javelin thrower Annu Rani finished eighth and thus missed out on qualification.
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A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(AFP)
A file photo of Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar.(AFP)

Sushil Kumar confirms Worlds selection trials participation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Since some leading wrestlers in Sushil’s weight class (74kg) are injured, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has postponed the trials in this particular category to August.
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(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

Shooting all set for an image makeover

By Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 11:47 AM IST
The new dress code is expected to come into effect after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. No longer will shooters, especially shotgun (trap, skeet and double trap) be able to come to the ranges in track pants, jeans, or multi-coloured jackets, visors and shoes.
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File image of Hima Das(Getty Images for IAAF)
File image of Hima Das(Getty Images for IAAF)

Relay quartets fail to make World Championship cut

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 10:57 AM IST
India will now have to compete in continental meets and invitational championships, recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
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Heena Sidhu, Indian shooter, during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, September 6, 2018. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Heena Sidhu, Indian shooter, during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, September 6, 2018. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Shooting was just a hobby for me, says Heena Sidhu

By Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 06:30 PM IST
A fruitful year behind her, where she won a Commonwealth Games gold and an Asian Games bronze, the multifaceted shooter is looking forward to qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
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Anmol Jain (R) won gold in the Anmol Jain at the ISSF World Championship.(Twitter)
Anmol Jain (R) won gold in the Anmol Jain at the ISSF World Championship.(Twitter)

India begin shooting World Championship with 2 junior gold, seniors miss finals

By Press Trust of India | Changwon
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Arjun Singh Cheema won the individual junior men’s 50m pistol gold and then led his team, also comprising Gaurav Rana and Anmol Jain, to the team gold in the event.
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India put in a disappointing showing at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games earlier this year, following which Harendra Singh replaced Sjoerd Marijne as coach of the men’s team.(AFP)
India put in a disappointing showing at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games earlier this year, following which Harendra Singh replaced Sjoerd Marijne as coach of the men’s team.(AFP)

Indian men’s hockey team coach Harendra Singh eyes Asian Games gold

By Sharad Deep | Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 10:33 AM IST
Spelling out his agenda for the year, Harendra Singh said that helping India win gold at the Asian Games in Jakarta and ensuring their qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games was uppermost on his mind.
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Indian weightlifters could have their Olympic quotas cut down due to the latest clampdown on doping.(Getty Images)
Indian weightlifters could have their Olympic quotas cut down due to the latest clampdown on doping.(Getty Images)

Indian weightlifters to feel the heat in latest doping clampdown

By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 09:30 PM IST
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), in order to clean up the sport , has decided to allot fewer Olympic quota places to countries which have had more positive cases at the international level from 2008 onwards
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