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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC Coordination Commission chairman John Coates defends moving Tokyo Olympic marathon to Sapporo, says decision final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC Coordination Commission chairman John Coates defends moving Tokyo Olympic marathon to Sapporo, says decision final

John Coates, chairman of the IOC's Coordination Commission, said the decision was made after the world championships in Doha, which saw dozens of athletes receive medical attention in hot and humid conditions.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's plan to move marathon, race-walking events to Sapporo stirs dissent in host city
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's plan to move marathon, race-walking events to Sapporo stirs dissent in host city

Tokyo's governor said on Friday she opposes moving next year's Olympic marathon and race-walking events to northern Japan over heat fears, describing the proposal as a "bolt from the blue."

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mull starting marathon at 3 AM to counter IOC plan to move race
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mull starting marathon at 3 AM to counter IOC plan to move race

News agency Kyodo, citing unnamed sources, said Tokyo is looking into an alternative plan to have the races start at 3 a.m. or 5 a.m. to keep them in the city.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team wants to experience feeling of qualifying again after Rio Games, says midfielder Sushila Chanu
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team wants to experience feeling of qualifying again after Rio Games, says midfielder Sushila Chanu

It was a disastrous performance for India in the Rio Olympics as the team crashed out in the preliminary stage after losing four matches and drawing one

Abhinav Bindra doesn't know anything about boxing to interfere, says Mary Kom as row with Nikhat Zareen rages on
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Abhinav Bindra doesn't know anything about boxing to interfere, says Mary Kom as row with Nikhat Zareen rages on

Mary Kom said: "This is not his business... to interfere. I don't talk about shooting, so it is better for Abhinav Bindra to stay quiet on boxing. He doesn't know the exact rules of boxing."

'I've defeated Nikhat Zareen many times but she keeps challenging me. What is the point?' questions Mary Kom
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'I've defeated Nikhat Zareen many times but she keeps challenging me. What is the point?' questions Mary Kom

"I am not scared to face Nikhat Zareen," avowed celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom, saying it would just be a "formality" to beat her in the trials for the Olympic qualifiers.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid impressed with team's play ahead of qualifiers against Russia
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid impressed with team's play ahead of qualifiers against Russia

Reid said that his wards will focus on doing the right things and maintaining possession during the FIH Hockey Olympics Qualifiers against Russia

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC defends plan to move marathon, race walks events to Sapporo to avoid summer heat of Japanese capital
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC defends plan to move marathon, race walks events to Sapporo to avoid summer heat of Japanese capital

The 1964 Tokyo Olympics were held in October to avoid the heat of the summer and the issue has quickly become the major headache for organisers

2020 Tokyo Olympics: IOC ponders moving Marathon, race walks to Sapporo to avoid excess heat for participants
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2020 Tokyo Olympics: IOC ponders moving Marathon, race walks to Sapporo to avoid excess heat for participants

When Tokyo last hosted the Olympics in 1964, the marathon — won by the great Ethiopian Abebe Bikila — was run at 1:00 pm but that was in the month of October, not August as will be the case next year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India name 22 players for senior women's national camp ahead of qualifiers against USA
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India name 22 players for senior women's national camp ahead of qualifiers against USA

India women's team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said that the team is feeling upbeat after a good tour of Great Britain and will look to get used to the pitch at Bhubaneswar

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India to have first-ever Olympic Hospitality House during Summer Olympics
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India to have first-ever Olympic Hospitality House during Summer Olympics

Many of the Olympic participating countries have their own hospitality houses during the Games but this will be the first time India will be having one to showcase its culture and heritage.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt

The debate about the wisdom of bringing the IAAF's biggest competition to a country that is still gearing up to host the biggest in any sport — the 2022 FIFA World Cup — haunted this event from the get-go

World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend

The rousing end to the championships provided an upbeat note for a sport that continues to wrestle with a Russian doping scandal, with the country’s federation banned from the event

World Athletics Championships 2019: Athletes prepare for hot Gulf climate with sophisticated cooling technologies in Khalifa Stadium
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Athletes prepare for hot Gulf climate with sophisticated cooling technologies in Khalifa Stadium

The sophisticated system is being held up by Qatari authorities as proof they will be able to keep 2022 FIFA World Cup venues at comfortable temperatures

World Athletics Championships 2019: First championships of post-Usain Bolt era seek Jamaican's successor, shake off doping
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World Athletics Championships 2019: First championships of post-Usain Bolt era seek Jamaican's successor, shake off doping

More than 2,000 athletes from over 200 countries and territories will take part across 10 days of competition at World Athletics Championships in Doha's Khalifa International stadium.

Abhishek Verma interview: The engineer-cum-lawyer who went from hobby shooting to winning gold medals
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Abhishek Verma interview: The engineer-cum-lawyer who went from hobby shooting to winning gold medals

Abhishek Verma was studying law when he took up shooting as a hobby but it soon became his profession as he went onto win bronze medal at Asian Games and two World Cup gold medals.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA gives Russia three weeks ultimatum to explain inconsistencies in data from Moscow
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: WADA gives Russia three weeks ultimatum to explain inconsistencies in data from Moscow

WADA has previously warned that it would take the 'most stringent sanctions' if any of the data was found to have been tampered with

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Junior world champion Deepak Punia progresses to final, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Junior world champion Deepak Punia progresses to final, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Competing in his maiden senior World Championship, wrestler Deepak Punia progressed to the final with a 8-2 win over Stefan Reichmuth in the 86 kg semi-final on Saturday.

WADA contemplates repeat suspension for Russian Anti-Doping Agency after reports suggests manipulation of Moscow's data
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WADA contemplates repeat suspension for Russian Anti-Doping Agency after reports suggests manipulation of Moscow's data

If manipulation is proven, WADA would also have to decide whether it could win cases against Russians with data that is now unreliable

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan aim for higher ranking in order to pair up for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan aim for higher ranking in order to pair up for Games

The big-serving Bopanna, who has had a rather moderate season, winning only one title and reaching the final at Stuttgart, said he would be playing the upcoming tournaments with Shapovalov and was looking forward to finishing the year on a strong point.