On Monday, a Kyodo News, one of Japan’s leading news agencies, had revealing poll numbers vis-a-vis Olympics.
Seiko Hashimoto was asked at a news conference if there were any conditions under which the Olympics would be canceled.
Christian Coleman had challenged the two-year ban imposed last October by an independent tribunal at track and field's AIU.
COVID-19 cases have been surging across Japan. On Wednesday, Japan's second-largest metropolitan area of Osaka recorded over 1,100 new cases, its highest total since January.
The vaccination process for all Tokyo Olympics bound athletes will start soon but as of now no exact time frame has been mentioned.
Kiren Rijiju is expecting an unprecedented double digit medal haul from the Indian athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
India had won last of their eight Olympic gold medals in the 1980 Moscow Olympics before the team endured a sharp slide in its fortunes.
The Olympic host city has been under a month-long semi-state of emergency over the pandemic since Monday amid a growing number of new infections.
To practice baton exchange and train with other members of the team, Dutee Chand had reached Patiala from Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
The women wrestlers reached the venue only hours before the qualification round because of unavailability of tickets.
19-year-old Anshu's dominant display against Uzbekistan's Akhmedova in the semi-final enabled her to seal a spot for the Olympics.
Tokyo's governor will be allowed to mandate shorter opening hours for bars and restaurants, along with punishments for violators.
The measures expected to be announced later Friday by Japan PM Yoshihide Suga would start Monday and last until early May.
Since sailing is an expensive sport, it needs government support. In an interview with TNIE, Dixit also spoke on the achievement. Excerpts
All Nethra, who won a medal at the sailing World Cup last January, has to do on the final day of races on Thursday is to have an incident free race.