Tokyo Olympics

Japanese ‘enthusiastic’ about Tokyo Olympics, says men’s hockey coach

On Monday, a Kyodo News, one of Japan’s leading news agencies, had revealing poll numbers vis-a-vis Olympics.

published on : 17th April 2021

Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be canceled

Seiko Hashimoto was asked at a news conference if there were any conditions under which the Olympics would be canceled.

published on : 16th April 2021

100-meter champ Christian Coleman to miss Olympics despite reduced ban

Christian Coleman had challenged the two-year ban imposed last October by an independent tribunal at track and field's AIU.

published on : 16th April 2021

Cancelling Olympics an option if Covid situation worsens: Japanese official

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. 

published on : 15th April 2021

Vaccination for Olympic bound athletes to start soon, says IOA

The vaccination process for all Tokyo Olympics bound athletes will start soon but as of now no exact time frame has been mentioned.

published on : 15th April 2021

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju expecting double digit medal haul in Tokyo Olympics

Kiren Rijiju is expecting an unprecedented double digit medal haul from the Indian athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 14th April 2021

Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal optimistic about India's chances in 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.

published on : 14th April 2021

Tokyo marks 100 days to go until Olympics amid Covid spike

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.

published on : 14th April 2021

Dutee Chand gears up for World Relays as Indian team sets sight on Tokyo

To practice baton exchange and train with other members of the team, Dutee Chand had reached Patiala from Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

published on : 12th April 2021

Wrestlers Anshu, Sonam work out at airport, book flight to Olympics

The women wrestlers reached the venue only hours before the qualification round because of unavailability of tickets.

published on : 10th April 2021

Anshu and Sonam Malik win Tokyo Olympic quota in wrestling

19-year-old Anshu's dominant display against Uzbekistan's Akhmedova in the semi-final enabled her to seal a spot for the Olympics.

published on : 10th April 2021

Japan imposes new coronavirus measures in Tokyo ahead of Olympics

Tokyo's governor will be allowed to mandate shorter opening hours for bars and restaurants, along with punishments for violators.

published on : 9th April 2021

Japan to raise coronavirus steps in Tokyo, three months ahead of Olympic Games

The measures expected to be announced later Friday by Japan ​PM Yoshihide Suga would start Monday and last until early May.

published on : 9th April 2021

Will request SAI to include sailors in TOPS: YAI

Since sailing is an expensive sport, it needs government support. In an interview with TNIE, Dixit also spoke on the achievement. Excerpts

published on : 8th April 2021

Sailor Nethra Kumanan on cusp of making Tokyo Olympics cut

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.

published on : 8th April 2021
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