Tokyo Olympics

Shooter Chinki Yadav misses out on Asian medal but qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

The national championship silver and junior world championship bronze-medallist, however, could not replicate her qualification form in the final, only managing a sixth-place finish.

published on : 8th November 2019

Million more tickets for 2020 Tokyo Olympics going on sale in new lottery

The second online lottery, restricted to residents of Japan, will run from November 13 to 26 and will be the last time tickets are offered exclusively for residents of the host nation.

published on : 8th November 2019

Shooter Deepak Kumar wins Asian Championships bronze to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Deepak is the second Indian shooter to earn an Olympic quota in the event after Divyansh Singh Panwar, who secured it in April.

published on : 5th November 2019

Last chance for shooters to get Olympic quotas

The continental competition, in Doha, will be the last chance.

published on : 4th November 2019

What can Tokyo 2020 learn from the Rugby World Cup?

Tokyo 2020 already has no concerns about filling the stadiums -- tickets could have been sold several times over -- and the Japanese fans melted many hearts at the Rugby World Cup.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Rio to Tokyo: The untold story of Indian women's hockey team

When results started improving, the team did not feel the need to be cowed down whenever they saw hockey athletes from western countries.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Indian men's hockey team seal Olympic berth, but more questions to answer

If Reid’s men are to do something in Japan, Singh, one suspects, will have to be not just captain in name but also nature.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Indian hockey team defeats Russia 7-1 in second leg, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

In the first leg of the qualifiers on Friday, India had defeated Russia 4-2.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Indian women's hockey team survives US scare to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

After winning the first leg match 5-1, India was defeated 4-1 by the spirited US side, giving the homeside a real scare.

published on : 2nd 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

Pakistan fail to secure Tokyo Olympics hockey berth

Netherlands, who were held to a surprise 4-4 draw on Saturday, bounced back strongly and came out with a devastating display of attacking hockey on Sunday to triumph 10-5 on aggregate.

published on : 28th October 2019

Exit polls are showing clear victory for BJP: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said that the country is moving in the right direction and under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Minister should not be involved in selection of players: Rijiju on Zareen's demand for trial against Mary Kom

Zareen had written a letter to Rijiju on Thursday, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.

published on : 18th 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
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