Looking forward to test our preparations before Olympics: Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal
Rani Rampal said that the Argentina series is a crucial tour for the side to test themselves before the Tokyo Olympics.
Sindhu and Saina didn't participate in Denmark Open Super 750 and SaarLorLux Super 100 -- the only two events which could be conducted after BWF was forced to suspend.
Speaking from his home in Jamaica, Gayle said he is looking forward to taking part in the tournament.
All walks of life have crawled to some kind of normalcy. So did sports. Training is back and so are some select competitions.
The former world champion in 10m air rifle, who turned entrepreneur after the Rio Olympics in 2016, said like in sports, adaptability and acceptance also come handy in business.
Officials have promised to announce concrete plans early in the new year about how to get 15,000 Olympic and Paralympic athletes into Japan.
Indian men and women's hockey team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal cautioned the players to not let external factors affect their goal of achieving success.
We should be mentally prepared for several challenges on way to Olympics: Hockey player Manpreet Singh
The women's team skipper Rani also agreed that in the next few months the players will need to up their game in all aspects.
On December 28, the government announced a new directive banning the entry of most non-resident foreign nationals till the end of January.
Two more selection trials have been planned, the first of which is from January 18 to 22.
Good show against Argentina will boost our confidence: Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal
Rani Rampal is looking forward to seeing how her teammates respond in match situations after a long break.
Soon after the upcoming selection trials 1 & 2, Olympic core group shooters will have a camp at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi from January 20 to February 7.
Vikas Krishan is setting his eyes on a gold medal in the third Olympics of his life in Tokyo, slated to be held in a few months time.
The year had started like any other with India fighting it out in New Zealand on the cricket pitch and other sports like football, tennis and badminton in full swing.
The trip has been sanctioned under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme.