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Juan Martin del Potro to undergo fourth knee operation, targets playing at Tokyo Olympics
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Juan Martin del Potro to undergo fourth knee operation, targets playing at Tokyo Olympics

Juan Martin del Potro has not played since June 2019 after fracturing his kneecap at the Queen's Club Championships in London.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games moves towards gender equality, appoints 12 women into executive board
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games moves towards gender equality, appoints 12 women into executive board

The move was announced by CEO Toshiro Muto after an executive board meeting. The names of the new members were expected to be announced on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka slams 'ignorant' sexism from Games chief and former Japanese PM Yoshiro Mori
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka slams 'ignorant' sexism from Games chief and former Japanese PM Yoshiro Mori

Yoshiro Mori has been facing criticism after he complained that women speak for too long in meetings.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori, in eye of storm for sexist remark, has had career littered with gaffes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori, in eye of storm for sexist remark, has had career littered with gaffes

Yoshiro Mori served as PM for just a year between April 2000 and 2001, a short term marked by controversy. As PM, he started with an approval rating of around 30% that slid downwards during his term, partly due to his repeated gaffes.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori won't resign for derogatory comments about women
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori won't resign for derogatory comments about women

“I am not thinking to resign," Mori said. “I am deeply remorseful. I would like to withdraw the statement. I would like to apologise for any unpleasant feelings.”

Olympic-bound Avinash Sable to use Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to assess his progress, hopes for more races
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Olympic-bound Avinash Sable to use Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to assess his progress, hopes for more races

The 3000m steeplechase runner Avinash Sable, who holds the national record in the event, last took part in a competitive race in October 2019.

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.