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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk says Games' postponement will be useful in regaining full fitness
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk says Games' postponement will be useful in regaining full fitness

The 27-year-old Wayde van Niekerk was one of the stand-out performers of the 2016 Rio Games where he stormed to gold in a world record time of 43.03, smashing the previous mark of 43.18 set by Michael Johnson in 1999

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers void 6900 tickets worth $1.6 million purchased with fraudulent IDs
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers void 6900 tickets worth $1.6 million purchased with fraudulent IDs

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics said that they have invalidated nearly 7,000 tickets worth $1.6 million after discovering they were purchased with fraudulent identities.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Time running out for Indian shotgun shooters to find the target for Olympic slots
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Time running out for Indian shotgun shooters to find the target for Olympic slots

In stark contrast to bleak scenario in shotgun shooters, India have already bagged seven Olympic quota in pistol and rifle events. Top two finishers at the World Cup and the first three at the Asian Championship will earn Olympic quota places for their countries.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo enters final countdown with one year to 2020 Olympics
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo enters final countdown with one year to 2020 Olympics

Half of the new permanent venues for Tokyo Olympics 2020 have been completed, and organisers say construction of the rest is on track.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Expecting 9,20,000 spectators and Olympic staff members a day, Tokyo tells workers to stay home
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Expecting 9,20,000 spectators and Olympic staff members a day, Tokyo tells workers to stay home

On 22 July, one year before the Olympics, Tokyo rolled out a month-long "Telework Days" campaign, with government offices and private business committing to avoiding peak commuting hours.

Indian women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne extols 'power of repetition and mental training' ahead of Olympic qualifiers
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Indian women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne extols 'power of repetition and mental training' ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Coach Sjoerd Marijne wants the Indian women's hockey team to understand the 'power of repetition' to train their mind and body ahead of the Olympic qualifiers.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers launch ticketing portal for Japanese residents; lottery process to begin on 9 May
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers launch ticketing portal for Japanese residents; lottery process to begin on 9 May

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers launched a portal detailing prices and timings for events, as they prepare to open ticket applications via lottery for Japanese residents.

Under-pressure AIBA to learn boxing's 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games fate after end of IOC investigation in May
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Under-pressure AIBA to learn boxing's 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games fate after end of IOC investigation in May

Boxing's inclusion in Tokyo depends on the outcome of an investigation into AIBA by the IOC, which has presented the body with a list of 41 questions.

Tsunekazu Takeda to step down as Japan's Olympic Committee chief in June amid claims of corruption in Tokyo 2020 bid
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Tsunekazu Takeda to step down as Japan's Olympic Committee chief in June amid claims of corruption in Tokyo 2020 bid

Tsunekazu Takeda said that he would step down as JOC chief, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics

2020 Tokyo Olympics' spending unchanged at $12.1 billion after organisers unveil new budget for Games
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2020 Tokyo Olympics' spending unchanged at $12.1 billion after organisers unveil new budget for Games

The latest budget for the Tokyo Games stands at 1.35 trillion yen ($12.1 billion), unchanged in yen terms from the version announced this time last year.

With boxing's future in Olympics uncertain, Japanese boxers fear dashed dreams ahead of 2020 Tokyo Games
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With boxing's future in Olympics uncertain, Japanese boxers fear dashed dreams ahead of 2020 Tokyo Games

The president of Japan's boxing federation is warning of major damage to the boxing world if the sport is excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

International Olympic Committee freezes boxing preparations for 2020 Tokyo Games, launches probe into AIBA
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International Olympic Committee freezes boxing preparations for 2020 Tokyo Games, launches probe into AIBA

IOC sports director Kit McConnell said qualifying for the 2020 boxing tournament had been put on hold, making it the only sport not to have its qualifiers approved.

IOC warns Chinese Taipei of potential repercussions if it changes its name to Taiwan in controversial referendum
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IOC warns Chinese Taipei of potential repercussions if it changes its name to Taiwan in controversial referendum

Taiwan will vote on Saturday on whether the island should compete as Taiwan and not Chinese Taipei in a controversial referendum alongside local elections.

AIBA chief Gafur Rakhimov says boxing will remain in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games roster
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AIBA chief Gafur Rakhimov says boxing will remain in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games roster

Boxing faces uncertain Olympic future but the world body chief Gafur Rakhimov on Wednesday said the sport will remain in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games roster having made improvement on several aspects as sought by the International Olympic Committee

ISSF World Shooting Championship: India begin campaign with 2 junior gold medals, senior shooters miss finals
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ISSF World Shooting Championship: India begin campaign with 2 junior gold medals, senior shooters miss finals

India began their campaign in the 52nd ISSF World Championship with two gold medals in the junior section but shooters representing the senior teams failed to reach the finals of their respective events on Sunday.

Olympic Gold Quest to support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat in preparation for Tokyo 2020
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Olympic Gold Quest to support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat in preparation for Tokyo 2020

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) on Wednesday said it will support ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat, who is eyeing a podium finish at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Sardar Singh's exclusion underlines India's push for faster legs, but Manpreet's men will miss his experience
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Sardar Singh's exclusion underlines India's push for faster legs, but Manpreet's men will miss his experience

For Sardar, who has won seven golds as a player and three as captain, the word ‘experience’ probably sets off a cascading series of mixed emotions.

International Olympic Committee keen to announce host cities for 2024, 2028 Games together
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International Olympic Committee keen to announce host cities for 2024, 2028 Games together

International Olympic Committee bosses backed a plan to award both 2024 and 2028 Games together, with the recommendation expected to be backed by a vote on Tuesday.

Heena Sidhu refuses to train under India chief coach, calls him 'technically weak'
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Heena Sidhu refuses to train under India chief coach, calls him 'technically weak'

Heena Sidhu slams India's chief pistol coach Pavel Smirnov, says he is not competent, technically weak and never been able to answer my questions adding her experience of training under him was sort of miserable.

PV Sindhu will take us 'through' for the next few years, says Pullela Gopichand
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PV Sindhu will take us 'through' for the next few years, says Pullela Gopichand

Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu will take Indian badminton "through" for at least the next four years, feels chief national coach Pullela Gopichand, who foresees a strong bench-strength emerging at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.