Tokyo 2020

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'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president

28 Mar 2020

'New Olympics schedule won't satisfy everybody', says World Athletics president

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe reiterated that setting a new timeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympics will bring new challenges to the table.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian shuttlers push BWF to freeze rankings

The Indian badminton contingent has urged Badminton World Federation to halt the rankings amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

24 Mar 2020

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed, won't start on July 24

According to an International Olympics Committee member Dick Pound, it has been decided that the upcoming Tokyo Games will postponed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

23 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics might get postponed: Japan PM

In a recent statement, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looks unavoidable given the present scenario.

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canada has become the first nation to pull out of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo 2020: IOC still considering possible scenarios, says Thomas Bach

20 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020: IOC still considering possible scenarios, says Thomas Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach stated that the committee is observing a number of scenarios for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Games in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Samsung introduces a special Olympic edition for Galaxy S20+ 5G

20 Mar 2020

Samsung introduces a special Olympic edition for Galaxy S20+ 5G

Samsung has introduced a special Olympic Games edition for its recently-launched flagship smartphone, the S20+ 5G.

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Four instances when Olympic Games were affected

The coronavirus pandemic has come down hard on almost every sporting event around the world.

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus

17 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020: Olympic Committee deputy diagnosed with coronavirus

Japan Olympic Committee deputy chief Kozo Tashima on Tuesday confirmed that he was tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

Canceling the 2020 Olympics 'unthinkable', says Tokyo governor

12 Mar 2020

Canceling the 2020 Olympics 'unthinkable', says Tokyo governor

Tokyo city governor Yuriko Koike stated that the coronavirus pandemic might impact the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, but canceling it is "unthinkable".

Tokyo 2020 Olympics could get postponed due to coronavirus

03 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics could get postponed due to coronavirus

Japan's Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto revealed that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics could get postponed until the end of the year, owing to the risk of coronavirus.

Coronavirus forces India's hockey tour of China to be abandoned

07 Feb 2020

Coronavirus forces India's hockey tour of China to be abandoned

The coronavirus outbreak in China has forced a number of sporting events to be called off.

Will Tokyo Olympics be abandoned following the threat of coronavirus?

06 Feb 2020

Will Tokyo Olympics be abandoned following the threat of coronavirus?

The upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo has been hyped to put up the best sporting spectacle on the planet.

These unique football records could be scripted in 2020

05 Jan 2020

These unique football records could be scripted in 2020

The year 2019 was amazing for the sport of football, as players and teams scripted a number of monumental records.

Sporting events you should not miss in 2020

02 Jan 2020

Sporting events you should not miss in 2020

A new year has kicked in and the sporting world is all set to witness another action-packed and eventful 12-months ahead.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

04 Sep 2019

ISSF World Cup: India finish with 16 gold medals

India continued its dominance in the field of shooting as they pulled off a rout, claiming 16 gold medals in the ISSF World Cup.

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

01 Jun 2018

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent and hasn't taken any banned substance.

ICC mulls cricket for 2024 Olympics

31 Mar 2017

ICC mulls cricket for 2024 Olympics

Dave Richardson, chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) said the body will make a decision on allowing cricket as a sport in the 2024 Olympics. He said they would make the decision by July.

Dipa Karmakar buys new car after returning the BMW

30 Dec 2016

Dipa Karmakar buys new car after returning the BMW

Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has bought a new car after returning the BMW, presented to her by Hyderabad District Badminton Association after her performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Tripura govt to repair roads for Dipa's BMW

21 Oct 2016

Tripura govt to repair roads for Dipa's BMW

After Dipa Karmakar spoke of the inconvenience of driving a BMW on Agartala's roads, the Tripura government has earmarked Rs.78 crore for renovating the road outside her house, leading to Agartala Medical College.

Money instead of BMW for Dipa Karmakar

13 Oct 2016

Money instead of BMW for Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar clarified that the only reason she wanted to return the BMW gifted to her by Sachin Tendulkar was because she was having trouble using and maintaining it.

Dipa Karmakar to return BMW to Sachin

11 Oct 2016

Dipa Karmakar to return BMW to Sachin

Sources have stated that Dipa Karmakar has decided to return the BMW X1 presented to her by Sachin Tendulkar.

Khel Ratna recommended for Dipa Karmakar

17 Aug 2016

Khel Ratna recommended for Dipa Karmakar

23-year-old Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar was recommended for receiving the highest Indian sporting honour, the Khel Ratna award.

Dipa Karmakar's extraordinary feat at 2016 Olympics

15 Aug 2016

Dipa Karmakar's extraordinary feat at 2016 Olympics

On 10th August 2016 at the 2016 Olympic Test Event, Karmakar became the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the vault finals at the Olympics, with a score of 14.833.

Baseball re-added for Tokyo 2020

05 Aug 2016

Baseball re-added for Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee has approved five games to be added to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.