tokyo olympics 2021]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:20 AM IST
- The Olympics are to open on July 23 but face mounting opposition at home as COVID-19 cases surge in Tokyo, across Japan and across the globe.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:43 PM IST
- Kono's statements contradict the official government position and that of the local organizing committee. They have both said repeatedly the games will take place and will be “safe and secure.”
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Singh said vaccination will help in “preparedness of athletes, facilitate their access to the Olympic village and will also safeguard our top performers of the country from the possibility of being infected.”
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 03:52 PM IST
The polls were conducted by the Japanese news agency Kyodo and TBS — the Tokyo Broadcasting System. The results are bad news for Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee as they continue to say the postponed Olympics will open on July 23.
‘Winning Olympic medal will remain the ultimate goal’: Rani Rampal sets sights on Tokyo Games after Khel Ratna honour
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 06:19 PM IST
After winning the Khel Ratna award, Rani Rampal’s next target is the Olympic medal that has eluded Indian hockey for decades now.
By Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 10:57 PM IST
You don’t know what to expect, how to prepare, says the India skeet shooter.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:27 PM IST
The newly built Canoe Slalom Centre opened on Monday for athletes to practice, while the recently renovated Tatsumi Swimming Centre, which is set to host water polo, will be available for use from mid-August.
By B Shrikant | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The men’s team has been clubbed alongside Australia, Argentina, Spain, New Zealand and hosts Japan in a tough Pool A, while in the women’s competition, India are placed in Pool A alongside Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland and South Africa.
By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 03:47 PM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said the multi-sports event cannot take place in 2021 unless the virus is contained and Bach said he understood his position.