Tokyo Olympics 2020

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Sport will unite us again, says Osaka amid coronavirus outbreak

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Qualified athletes to keep spots in 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.

Phelps concerned about athletes post Tokyo Olympics postponement

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.

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed until 2021

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.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Athlete concerns grow ahead of Olympics, organizers respond

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.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

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.

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.

Andy Murray to pull out of French Open 2020?

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.

Dream comeback for Sania Mirza, lifts Hobart International title

18 Jan 2020

Dream comeback for Sania Mirza, lifts Hobart International title

Sania Mirza capped off a perfect return to tennis after her maternity leave.

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

14 Jan 2020

Momota could be out for two months after car crash

Badminton ace Kento Momota is likely to be out for a two-month period after suffering a fatal crash that saw the driver get killed in a pre-dawn vehicle collision.

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

28 Dec 2019

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

23 Nov 2019

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

05 Nov 2019

Chou Tien-chen becomes his own coach for Olympics: Here's why

Taiwanese shuttler Chou Tien-chen, who is currently ranked number two in the world among singles players, has taken a bold decision to become his own coach, as he eyes his maiden Olympic gold.

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.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

19 Sep 2019

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya seal Tokyo Olympic berths

India had another strong day at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships.

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

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.

Nike will not apply any performance-related clause for pregnant athletes

17 Aug 2019

Nike will not apply any performance-related clause for pregnant athletes

After having faced intense scrutiny for its policy towards pregnant women athletes, global sportswear Nike has changed its policy to guarantee full payment and bonuses.

Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here

24 Jul 2019

Design of Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals revealed: Details here

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan and organizers have unveiled the newly designed medals which reflect the 'energy' of athletes.

#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

10 May 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: National record-holder Muhammed Anas talks about his journey

India have been slowly and steadily rising in the field of athletics.