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Tokyo Olympics: Japan Imposes Stricter Regulations On India's Olympic-Bound Athletes, Officials

Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers -- including athletes, coaches and support staff -- who have resided in 11 countries, including India, where different variants of COVID-19 have been identified, within 14 days of their arrival in Tokyo.

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Athletes Could Be Kicked Out Of Olympics For Violating Covid Rules

Athletes may be exposed to the following non-exhaustive range of potential consequences of warnings, temporary or permanent withdrawal of accreditation, temporary or permanent ineligibility, or exclusion from the Games, disqualification or financial sanctions, the playbook said.

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics

The 26-year-old Mirabai Chanu from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her world ranking points. The Indian lifter is ranked second in the women's 49kg category with 4133,6172 points in her kitty.

Ace Shuttler From Odisha Pramod Bhagat Qualifies For Tokyo Paralympics, CM Naveen Wishes Success
Ace Shuttler From Odisha Pramod Bhagat Qualifies For Tokyo Paralympics, CM Naveen Wishes Success

World No-1 Para Shuttler Pramod Bhagat has officially qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. The top ranked player from Odisha received the call from the Badminton World Federation on Tuesday. The mega event is set to take place in Japan’s Tokyo from August 25 to September 5, 2021.

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India's Fouaad Mirza Completes Formality Of Olympic Equestrian Qualification

Expert horse rider Fouaad Mirza, the first Indian to qualify for Olympic Games equestrian in 20 years, has completed the minimum eligibility requirement (MER) to compete in the Olympics Games' eventing discipline.

Tokyo Paralympics: Women's Pair Of Palak-Parul Become First Indian Para Shuttlers To Qualify
Tokyo Paralympics: Women's Pair Of Palak-Parul Become First Indian Para Shuttlers To Qualify

Palak and her partner Parul have achieved the qualification for the SL3-SU5 Women's Doubles event in para-badminton, which will be making its debut in this year's Paralympics.

Odisha's Medal chance in Tokyo Olympics
Will Tokyo End Odisha’s Wait For An Olympic Medal?

An Olympic medal has become a must-win challenge for Odisha since the state is now touted as a major global sports destination and the sports capital of India.

Indian Wrestler Seema Bisla Enters Final, Wins Quota Place For Tokyo Olympics
Indian Wrestler Seema Bisla Enters Final, Wins Quota Place For Tokyo Olympics

India's Seema Bisla won a quota place in women's 50 kg freestyle wrestling for Tokyo Olympics after she entered the final of World Olympic qualifiers here on Friday.

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Big Number Of Participants At Olympics Will Be Vaccinated: Bach

Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident that a “big number” of participants at the Tokyo Olympics this year will be vaccinated against Covid-19. “I think we…

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Tokyo Marks 100 Days To Go Until Olympics Amid Covid Spike

Tokyo: Tokyo marked 100 days to go until the postponed Olympics on Wednesday amid lingering uncertainty over whether the Games can be staged safely amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The Olympic…

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Dutee Chand Gears Up For World Relays As Indian Team Sets Sight On Tokyo

New Delhi: Dutee Chand, national record holder in women’s 100 metres, will stay in quarantine for a week as well as train in isolation as she shifts her training base…

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From Tennis And Dancing To Sailing, Nethra Kumanan's Journey To Olympics

Chennai: By the time she was 12, Nethra Kumanan had tried her hand at tennis, cycling, basketball and even some Bharatnatyam but it was in sailing that she found her…

Vishnu, Ganapathy-Varun Pair Qualify For Olympics; Unprecedented 4 Indian Sailors To Compete In Tokyo
Vishnu, Ganapathy-Varun Pair Qualify For Olympics; Unprecedented 4 Indian Sailors To Compete In Tokyo

New Delhi: In a historic first for India, four sailors from the country will compete at this year’s Olympics after Vishnu Saravanan and the pair of Ganapathy Chengappa and Varun…

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Indian Judo Team Withdraws From Olympic Qualifiers After One Member Tests COVID-19 Positive

New Delhi: A 16-member Indian judo team has been forced to withdraw from the ongoing Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan after a player tested positive for coronavirus just before…

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North Korea Opts Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Seoul: North Korea does not plan to take part in this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a media report. Pyongyang’s Olympic Committee made the…

Manu Bhaker To Represent India In Three Events In Olympics, Elavenil Valarivan Included As Chinki Misses Out
Manu Bhaker To Represent India In Three Events In Olympics, Elavenil Valarivan Included As Chinki Misses Out

New Delhi: World number one Elavenil Valarivan was on Sunday included in a 15-member Indian shooting contingent for the Tokyo Olympics where the highly accomplished Manu Bhaker will represent the…

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Tokyo Olympics: IOC To Cull Accredited Personnel Due To Covid-19

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to grant accreditation only to those people who have essential and operational roles at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. This step will significantly reduce the number of accredited people at the Games which will begin on July 23. The decision was made on Friday by IOC’s […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Indian Table Tennis Players Kamal, Sathiyan, Manika, Sutirtha Qualify For Olympics 2021

Doha: Veteran table tenniVeteran table tennis player Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, Sutirtha Mukherjee and Manika Batra have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics that starts from July 23 this year. s player Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, Sutirtha Mukherjee and Manika Batra have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics that starts from July 23 this year. Sathiyan qualified […]

Tokyo Olympics 2021: Bhavani Devi Qualifies As First Indian Fencer For Games
Tokyo Olympics 2021: Bhavani Devi Qualifies As First Indian Fencer For Games

Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s CA Bhavani Devi has become the first ever Indian fencer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The sabre fencer secured a spot in the World Cup in Hungary after the hosts lost in the quarterfinals of the team event, allowing South Korea to progress to the semi-final. Bhavani Devi qualifies through […]

Tokyo Olympics: Deepika, Atanu, Tarundeep In Indian Recurve Archery Squad
Tokyo Olympics: Deepika, Atanu, Tarundeep In Indian Recurve Archery Squad

Pune: Seasoned Atanu Das and Tarundeeep Rai among men and Deepika Kumari in the women’s section will headline the Indian recurve archery contingent during this year’s Tokyo Olympics. After the final selection trials (Trial 3) at the Army Insitute of Sports in Pune, a six-strong squad which has three male and equal number of female […]

3 Indian Race Walkers Sandeep, Rahul, Priyanka Qualify For Tokyo 2021 Olympics
3 Indian Race Walkers Sandeep, Rahul, Priyanka Qualify For Tokyo 2021 Olympics

New Delhi: Three Indian race walkers qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics during the National Open Race Walking Championships here on Saturday, with Sandeep Kumar and Priyanka Goswami shattering national records in the men’s and women’s 20 km events respectively. The National Open Race Walking Championships are the first major athletics event after the end […]

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Qualification For Tokyo Olympics To End With India Open: BWF

Kaula Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the tournament calendar for the first half of 2021, which includes 17 tournaments that will serve as qualification tournaments for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The new-look BWF tournament calendar sees a number of tournaments postponed from Q1 and Q2, and a handful of Grade 2 tournaments […]

Tokyo Olympics: Japan Strongly Determined To Stage Safe, Secure Games Next Year
Tokyo Olympics: Japan Strongly Determined To Stage Safe, Secure Games Next Year

Tokyo: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Monday met Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike. He met Tokyo Governor who stated that Japan is “strongly determined” to stage “safe and secure” Olympic Games next year. Bach is on a four-day visit to Japan and arrived in the Japanese capital on Sunday to review the preparations […]

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics To Follow Original Schedule, All Venues Secured

Lausanne (Switzerland): The Tokyo Olympics will follow the same competition schedule that was decided initially for its original schedule before it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, organisers said on Thursday at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) first ever virtual session that all 42 venues that were originally earmarked for the 2020 Olympics […]

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NRAI Releases 32 Names For Olympics Core Training Group

New Delhi: The National Rifles Association of India (NRAI) has released a list of athletes for its core training group for the Tokyo Olympics. The NRAI said that it had made the list in consultation with chief coaches but did not reveal a schedule for any training camp. “In consultation with the chief coaches, a […]