01 Aug 2020
Vinesh Phogat pulls out of proposed wrestling camp
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat is against the idea of holding a national camp with the cases of coronavirus increasing day by day.
07 Jul 2020
Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic
Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
05 Jul 2020
Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats
Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.
13 Jun 2020
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike assures safe 2020 Olympics
Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has said next year's Olympics will be safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
11 Jun 2020
#NewsBytesExclusive: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza outlines his vision for Tokyo Olympics
In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza revealed his plans for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
07 Jun 2020
India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training
Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.
01 Jun 2020
India's 2020 Olympics tally will improve, says marathon champion Sunita
In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, India's undisputed marathon champion Sunita Godara feels the nation's medals tally will improve in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
29 May 2020
The plight of sporting events amid lockdown: Details here
The sports fraternity has taken the brunt of COVID-19 pandemic in the past few months.
21 May 2020
Tokyo Games would be canceled if not held in 2021
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games would have to be canceled if it cannot take place next summer.
08 May 2020
Manu Bhaker confident of hitting peak form at Tokyo Olympics
India's shooting star Manu Bhaker is confident of maintaining her game and hitting peak form in next year's Tokyo Olympics.
13 Apr 2020
India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI), on Monday, confirmed that India will host the upcoming 2020 Asian Boxing Championships.
04 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June
The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
30 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics will commence from July 23, 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will now take place from July 23 to August 8 next year, an official told news agency Kyodo on Monday.
28 Mar 2020
Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has backed Japan's decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021.
27 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 2021
Athletes who had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will get to keep their respective spots in the event to be held next year.
25 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOA to revise preparation plans after postponement
The Indian Olympic Association on Wednesday stated that it will address the problems faced by athletes after the postponement of Tokyo Olympics, when it makes revised preparation plans.
25 Mar 2020
Phelps concerned about athletes post Tokyo Olympics postponement
Legendary swimmer Michael Phelps is worried about the athletes after the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
25 Mar 2020
ICC to mull contingency plans for T20 World Cup
The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hold a video conference with member nations to discuss the plight of T20 World Cup and Test Championship.
24 Mar 2020
Tokyo Olympics to be postponed until 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed by a year by the International Olympic Committee.
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.
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.
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.
22 Mar 2020
Current situation doesn't affect my Olympics preparation, says Bhaker
The world has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. More than 13,000 people have lost their lives.
18 Mar 2020
#CoronavirusOutbreak: Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics, organizers respond
Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi claimed athletes were being forced to take health risks as competitors started to speak out about holding the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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.
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".
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.
14 Feb 2020
India's hockey captain Manpreet Singh scripts history: Details here
In what can be considered a historic moment for Indian hockey, national captain Manpreet Singh has won the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Player of the Year award.
13 Feb 2020
#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics
Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker made headlines at the 2019 IISF World Cup when she clinched India's first gold medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol.
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.
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.
04 Feb 2020
Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?
British tennis sensation Andy Murray has been having a tough time since the last year after undergoing a career-threatening hip resurfacing surgery.
31 Jan 2020
Here's what Roger Federer said on his Grand Slam future
Tennis GOAT Roger Federer saw his bid to win his 21st Grand Slam end, as he was dominantly beaten by Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the semis of the Australian Open on Thursday.
05 Jan 2020
Rafael Nadal could script these records in 2020
Reigning world number one Rafael Nadal had a glorious year in 2019.
17 Dec 2019
Tokyo Olympics: FIH announces India's men and women's hockey schedule
The Indian men's and women's hockey teams will begin their campaigns against New Zealand and the Netherlands respectively at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 25, International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Tuesday.
11 Dec 2019
Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here
The world is still in shock over the four-year ban of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over multiple violations.
10 Dec 2019
FIFA seek clarity from WADA over Russia's ban: Details here
The sporting world received a shocker when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from participating in global competitive events for four years.
24 Sep 2019
PV Sindhu's coach Kim Ji Hyun quits: Details here
In what comes as a setback for Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, her long-time coach Kim Ji Hyun of South Korea has resigned, citing personal reasons.
21 Sep 2019
Wrestler Deepak Punia fourth Indian to seal Tokyo Olympics berth
India are aiming to end the ongoing World Wrestling Championships on a high after Deepak Punia secured an Olympics quota for the 2020 Tokyo event.
12 Sep 2019
Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here
India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.