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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
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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.

Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon
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Indian boxer Neeraj suspended provisionally by NADA after failing dope test; Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel to hear case soon

Neeraj's sample was collected on 24 September and was tested at Qatar's Ani-Doping lab, which gave its findings earlier last month.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Back in amateur boxing 'game', Vikas Krishan Yadav recalibrating his style to stake claim to 69kg spot
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Back in amateur boxing 'game', Vikas Krishan Yadav recalibrating his style to stake claim to 69kg spot

Vikas Krishan Yadav said: 'When I think I cannot make sacrifices, I will go home! If I cannot give my 100 percent, then I will go home and enjoy my time with my family.'

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russia high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk says country being scrutinised too much for doping
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russia high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk says country being scrutinised too much for doping

The 26-year-old Ivanyuk referred to American doping controversies, including missed tests by Christian Coleman, world champion in the 100 metres

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India pistol coach Jaspal Rana says rules proposed for shooters by NRAI could hamper preparation for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India pistol coach Jaspal Rana says rules proposed for shooters by NRAI could hamper preparation for Games

The highly-successful national coach, Rana didn't seem to be in agreement with the NRAI's plans to have shooters train in India only

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giannis Antetokounmpo's Greece drawn in same group as Canada in draw for qualifying tourneys
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giannis Antetokounmpo's Greece drawn in same group as Canada in draw for qualifying tourneys

If Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to compete in the Olympics next summer, Greece will have to win a few games in Canada first.

Manpreet Singh believes Pro League performance against top sides will help assess team's standing for Tokyo Olympics
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Manpreet Singh believes Pro League performance against top sides will help assess team's standing for Tokyo Olympics

The Indian team is scheduled to compete at the five-month long FIH Pro League starting 18 January, featuring eight other top sides.

PBL 2020: Kidambi Srikanth withdraws, says he wants to focus on international events ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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PBL 2020: Kidambi Srikanth withdraws, says he wants to focus on international events ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Srikanth is currently enduring a winless streak since claiming four titles in 2017. He had reached the finals of India Open earlier this year.

India women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne says fitness, consistency key areas of focus in preparation for Tokyo 2020
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India women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne says fitness, consistency key areas of focus in preparation for Tokyo 2020

Fitness will be key as the Indian women's hockey team eye consistency in the run-up to next year's Tokyo Olympics, chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said on Saturday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Marathon, race walks proposed to be held in Sapporo's Odori Park, organisers devising loop course
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Marathon, race walks proposed to be held in Sapporo's Odori Park, organisers devising loop course

Moving the Olympics marathon to Sapporo became a flashpoint last month when the IOC’s decision was opposed by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Opera singer Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites 'complexity'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Opera singer Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites 'complexity'

Placido Domingo, who had been set to participate in an event fusing opera and Japan’s traditional kabuki, resigned last month as general director of the Los Angeles Opera, saying accusations of sexual misconduct had compromised his ability to continue.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese Taipei badminton star Chou Tien-chen treads coachless path to Games glory
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese Taipei badminton star Chou Tien-chen treads coachless path to Games glory

Chou Tien-chen is taking the unusual step of gearing up for the 2020 Olympics without a coach, with his longtime physio and confidante shepherding him towards Tokyo gold.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid looks to create tighter defence, strikers with incredible finishing skills
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid looks to create tighter defence, strikers with incredible finishing skills

After the FIH Pro League, Indian hockey team will host Belgium and Australia in February before embarking on overseas tours and Reid believed that playing against top teams will be handy for his side in its preparation for the Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne stresses on consistency after narrow 6-5 win on aggregate against USA in qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne stresses on consistency after narrow 6-5 win on aggregate against USA in qualifiers

The India women's team sealed its place in next year's Games after beating USA 6-5 on aggregate despite losing the second match 1-4 against the visitors in the double-leg FIH Olympic Qualifiers

BWF French Open 2019: An Se Young sends strongest message to date that she's a raging new talent in the shuttle firmament
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BWF French Open 2019: An Se Young sends strongest message to date that she's a raging new talent in the shuttle firmament

An Se Young appears indefatigable, is swift and decisive with her footwork, has a virtually impregnable defence, and an arsenal of accurate strokes.