Tag: Olympic Games

ICC CEO Geoff Allardice
Cricket In Olympic Games: ICC CEO Makes A Strong Pitch For Inclusion

Women's Twenty20 cricket has been included at the 2022 Commonwealth Games at Birmingham following on from the men's competition at the Kuala Lumpur CWG in 1998.

  • Sunday, 03 April 2022
Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi Wishes Athletes Luck Ahead Of Games
Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi Wishes Athletes Luck Ahead Of Games

India will be sending a 228-strong contingent to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes, IOA President Narinder Batra said on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Indian Fencers Fail To Qualify For Olympics

New Delhi: National fencing squad’s hopes of earning an Olympic Games quota place ended at the quarterfinal stage of the Asian Olympic qualifier tournament held in Tashkent. “Since it was…

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Trained The Entire Year For These Two Matches: Skipper Rani

Bhubaneswar: The Indian women’s team will look to book their spots at the Tokyo Olympic Games when they take part in the Olympic qualifiers on November 1 and 2 at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium. World No. 9 Indian are scheduled to play World No. 13 USA. The winners of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers Odisha […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
First sumo wrestler tests positive for coronavirus in Japan
COVID-19 Outbreak: First sumo wrestler tests positive for coronavirus in Japan

Japan: Japan’s sumo association on Friday confirmed its first coronavirus case, in a new blow for the ancient sport, which has already been forced to move one tournament behind closed doors and postpone others. One low-ranking wrestler who had a fever last week has tested positive for the virus, the association said, declining to name […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
World Archery Releases Updated Olympic Qualification Procedure

Lausanne (Switzerland): World Archery released its updated qualification procedures for the postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. It confirmed in its statement that no further qualification events will take place this year. Furthermore, the period in which athletes can shoot minimum qualifying scores has been extended until June 28, 2021. “Continental qualification events in the Americas, […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
IOC Bans Belarusian President Lukashenko From Olympic Games

Zurich: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to temporarily ban Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, also head of Belarus’ National Olympic Committee (NOC), from the Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board on Monday decided to “exclude the currently elected members of the executive board of the NOC of Belarus from all IOC events and activities, […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021