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India's current backline can challenge the world's best hockey teams, says former India player VR Raghunath
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India's current backline can challenge the world's best hockey teams, says former India player VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath is of the view that the Indian team should make a fresh start in its Olympic preparations following a forced break due to the pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings in Japan's capital towed away for maintenance
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings in Japan's capital towed away for maintenance

The 69-ton interlocking rings went up off the Odaiba bay area at the beginning of the year, as the city began the final countdown to the Summer Olympics.

Coach Graham Reid says uncertainty will be biggest challenge for India men's hockey team during next 12 months
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Coach Graham Reid says uncertainty will be biggest challenge for India men's hockey team during next 12 months

While there is room to improve in all aspects of the game, Graham Reid emphasised on building a mentally tough team to face the 'uncertain times'.

IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics
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IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics

In a message on the occasion to mark exactly one year before the Olympics, the IOA wished the athletes and officials world over, and the Tokyo organisers a successful Games next year.

Tokyo Olympics cannot take place if current COVID-19 situation persists, says organising committee head
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Tokyo Olympics cannot take place if current COVID-19 situation persists, says organising committee head

The IOC and Japanese organisers have repeatedly expressed confidence the Tokyo games will take place, though they have offered few details on how they can happen in the middle of a pandemic.

Regret not winning an Olympic medal but current India team has 'realistic chance' in Tokyo, says Sardar Singh
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Regret not winning an Olympic medal but current India team has 'realistic chance' in Tokyo, says Sardar Singh

India’s last success at Olympics came 40 years ago in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, where they won the last of their eight gold medals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers expect to secure all venues for Summer Games next year, reports local media
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers expect to secure all venues for Summer Games next year, reports local media

Reports also said the Olympics competition schedule would remain largely unchanged and that all tickets holders would be eligible for refunds, and that organisers would seek approval of these decisions from the IOC’s General Assembly on 17 July.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision on postponement to be made in days instead of weeks, say sources
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision on postponement to be made in days instead of weeks, say sources

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo organisers are under mounting pressure to postpone the Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games could be held anytime in calendar year, says Japan's Olympic minister; IOC wants scheduled start
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games could be held anytime in calendar year, says Japan's Olympic minister; IOC wants scheduled start

The IOC issued a statement earlier on Tuesday expressing 'full commitment to the success of the Olympics, Tokyo 2020, taking place from 24 July to 9 August, 2020.'

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan could be allowed to postpone Games to end of year, minister says in parliament
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan could be allowed to postpone Games to end of year, minister says in parliament

Tokyo’s contract with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) allows it to postpone the Games until the end of the year, Japan’s Olympics minister said

Coronavirus outbreak: Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners, general public barred from event
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Coronavirus outbreak: Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners, general public barred from event

Tokyo Marathon organisers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Summer Games, Japanese capital prepares foreigners for potential disasters
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Summer Games, Japanese capital prepares foreigners for potential disasters

Tokyo 2020 organisers are putting the final touches to preparations less than six months out from the start of the Olympics but the area they are most concerned about remains readiness for any natural disaster during the Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With six months to opening ceremony, city enters final straight with major wobbles countered
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With six months to opening ceremony, city enters final straight with major wobbles countered

Tokyo 2020 organisers enter the final stretch of a decade of Olympics planning on Friday, six months before the start of the Games, with most major wobbles in the rearview mirror.

BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play
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BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play

PV Sindhu won the historic World Championships gold in 2019 but had a below average season over all and that raises a lot of questions which the shuttler must look to answer ahead of next season.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC assures progress, says things moving quickly towards conclusion of long-drawn Russian doping saga
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC assures progress, says things moving quickly towards conclusion of long-drawn Russian doping saga

The IOC is unclear about the next steps in a Russian doping saga that has dragged on since 2015 and tarnished several Olympics, including the Rio Games in 2016 and the Pyeongchang Winter Games last year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Women's marathon, all race walks rescheduled after move to Sapporo, to be held on four consecutive days
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Women's marathon, all race walks rescheduled after move to Sapporo, to be held on four consecutive days

Tokyo temperatures in July and August, when the city will host the Games, regularly exceed 30 degrees Celsius with high humidity adding to the discomfort

Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea to buy radiation detectors, check locally produced food for contamination from Fukushima nuclear disaster
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea to buy radiation detectors, check locally produced food for contamination from Fukushima nuclear disaster

South Korea is preparing a separate meals plan due to concerns from the public over food safety, unlike the USA and Australia whose athletes will mainly eat food provided by the host country, Japan

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World No 1 Australian Ashleigh Barty hopes to make it a golden year in Japan
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World No 1 Australian Ashleigh Barty hopes to make it a golden year in Japan

Ash Barty won her third Newcombe Medal as Australia’s top tennis player this week but the world number one says she hopes to earn a more coveted medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.