2020 Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: Will India be able to send its biggest ever contingent for the global competition?

With just eight months to go for the 2020 Olympics, we take a look at the athletes who have qualified or secured India a berth at the upcoming Games. 

published on : 17th November 2019

FIH Pro League can help prepare for 2020 Olympics: Indian drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh

The 28-year-old defender said that FIH Pro League will be a good test for his side and his team is excited.

published on : 7th November 2019

IOC names Mary Kom in boxing's athlete ambassadors group for 2020 Olympics

Boxing has been in administrative turmoil after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stripped the International Boxing Association (AIBA) of the rights to conduct the Olympic competition.

published on : 31st October 2019

Tokyo unveils 2020 venue inspired by Japanese architecture

Built at a cost of 20.5 billion yen, the venue features a domed ceiling constructed from Japanese larch with no steel framework and is among the largest of its kind in the world.

published on : 29th October 2019

After personal best, Dutee Chand eyes Olympic berth

While the 23-year-old has showed that that cut-off is an attainable mark, the four-hundredths of a second that she shaved off on Friday is her single biggest one-time improvement in the last 3 years.

published on : 12th October 2019

Olympics to see desi flair via India House

JSW Group will build the structure over 2,200 sqm in close proximity to the Games Village and multiple venues in the Ariake region of Tokyo.

published on : 11th October 2019

Virdhawal Khade’s gold not enough for A cut in swimming

Since clocking 22.43s at the Asian Games last year, Khade hasn’t been able to better his timing.

published on : 26th September 2019

After tweaks to technique, swimmer Kushagra Rawat chasing 2020 Olympics dream

Indian swimmers have never been contenders in long-distance disciplines. However, in Kushagra Rawat and Advait Page, India just might have the people to change that perception. 

published on : 25th September 2019

Swapna Barman gears up for 2020 Olympics

Swapna, who is originally from Jalpaiguri in West Bengal, was recently in the capital for the launch of the VRCT jacket by global sportswear giant Adidas.

published on : 15th September 2019

Water treatment measure introduced in Tokyo ahead of 2020 Olympics

The government's water disaster prevention general information system can provide data both to the citizens and foreign tourists on the internet in various foreign languages.

published on : 12th September 2019

Telangana Raj Bhawan receives golden girl PV Sindhu with standing ovation

Star Shuttler PV Sindhu wants to come back to Raj Bhavan after 2020 Olympics with another gold medal after Governor of Telangana, ESL Narasimhan, felicitated her for her big win

published on : 29th August 2019

World Cup: Indian shooters renew Olympic quota quest in Rio 

On the first day of competitions, setting the ball rolling will be world number one Apurvi Chandela and number two Anjum Moudgil, who have already secured quotas in the women's 10m air rifle.

published on : 28th August 2019

Tokyo 2020 construction worker dies, heatstroke suspected

Organisers said the cause of death has not been officially established but several local media cited police as saying they suspect heatstroke.

published on : 9th August 2019

Comeback man SV Sunil game for big test in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

After starting his rehabilitation process with strength and conditioning, he started to run, which he feels was not easy.

published on : 31st July 2019

Ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, badminton stars drop shot

Apart from Saina Nehwal’s Indonesia Masters title in January, no Indian - in singles and doubles - has won a world-level title this year.

published on : 30th July 2019
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