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Boxing still at risk of exclusion from Tokyo Olympics, says IOC

The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said in February the IOC was “extremely worried about the governance of (International Amateur Boxing Association) AIBA”, which has as its interim president Gafur Rakhimov, a controversial Uzbekistan businessman.
RThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened an investigation into the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) and said concerns remained over possible match-fixing at 2016 Rio Olympics.(Getty Images)
RThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened an investigation into the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) and said concerns remained over possible match-fixing at 2016 Rio Olympics.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 04, 2018 02:14 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Lausanne | By Agence France-Presse

FIH announces new qualification norms for Olympics and World Cups in hockey

For nations like India who are not part of the Hockey Pro league, the newly-launched Hockey Series will be the route to Tokyo Olympic qualification if they fail to win a quota through continental championships
India have an extra opportunity to book a Olympic slot through newly launched two-tier Hockey Series, starting this year.(Getty Images)
India have an extra opportunity to book a Olympic slot through newly launched two-tier Hockey Series, starting this year.(Getty Images)
Published on May 03, 2018 12:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

After CWG flop shot, federation to hire expert to boost shotgun shooters

Indian shotgun shooters managed just two medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, and that too in non-Olympic events.
Shreyasi SIngh was the only member of the Indian shotgun team to get a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
Shreyasi SIngh was the only member of the Indian shotgun team to get a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
Published on Apr 30, 2018 10:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh

International Olympic Committee to help India prepare for Tokyo 2020

To tap India’s potential in Olympic sport, International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to help with its expertise to prepare the country’s medal hopefuls for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. IOC president Thomas Bach announced the decision on his tour of India
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday.(AP)
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday.(AP)
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Avishek Roy

India lay foundation for Tokyo Olympics with big show at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Riding on a superlative show by wrestlers, weightlifters, shooters, boxers, shuttlers and table tennis players, India ended with 26 gold in Gold Coast, surpassing their 2014 Glasgow tally of 64 medals. This was India’s third-best haul at the Commonwealth Games (CWG).
Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(PTI)
Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Sunday.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 08:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant

Commonwealth Games title in her kitty, MC Mary Kom craves Olympic gold

MC Mary Kom, after winning the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) final against Kristine O’Hara at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast, said she is determined to train hard and try and win the elusive Olympics gold.
MC Mary Kom bows to the crowd after winning gold in the women's Light Fly (45-48kg) boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Saturday.(PTI)
MC Mary Kom bows to the crowd after winning gold in the women's Light Fly (45-48kg) boxing category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) in Gold Coast on Saturday.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 09:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant

Indian weightlifters to feel the heat in latest doping clampdown

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
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)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
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