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Tokyo-bound boxer Vikas Krishan focussed on learning new skill-set from professional boxing to fulfil Olympic dream
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Tokyo-bound boxer Vikas Krishan focussed on learning new skill-set from professional boxing to fulfil Olympic dream

The World Champion boxer, who is known for his risk-taking, further spoke about how his family is still reluctant on him making a switch to professional boxing.

World Rugby cancels Hamilton and Sydney legs of Sevens World Series involving Australia and New Zealand
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World Rugby cancels Hamilton and Sydney legs of Sevens World Series involving Australia and New Zealand

World Rugby announced that the New Zealand and Australian events would be canceled in 2021 and it planned to start the annual series with events in Hong Kong and Singapore in April.

Restrictions on use of pools taking toll on mental health, say Indian swimmers
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Restrictions on use of pools taking toll on mental health, say Indian swimmers

Swimmers in the country have not entered the pools since 25 March, when the first coronavirus-forced lockdown was announced.

Kiren Rijiju says girl taking her father on cycle from Gurgaon to Bihar was tragic, but expecting medals from her shows lack of sports knowledge
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Kiren Rijiju says girl taking her father on cycle from Gurgaon to Bihar was tragic, but expecting medals from her shows lack of sports knowledge

Rijiju was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media sensation -- were Olympic prospects.

Sports ministry extends contracts of foreign coaches till 2021; future hirings to be made on four-year basis
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Sports ministry extends contracts of foreign coaches till 2021; future hirings to be made on four-year basis

The sports ministry has extended the contracts of foreign coaches till 30 September, 2021, keeping in mind the postponed Tokyo Olympics, and has committed itself to hiring coaches on a four-year cycle to ensure continuity.

International Olympic Day 2020: How athletes are celebrating and everything you need to know
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International Olympic Day 2020: How athletes are celebrating and everything you need to know

World Olympic Day sees Olympians, athletes and fans from all over the world come together to promote the improvement of health through sport.

IOA vice-presidents Sudhanshu Mittal, Adille Sumariwalla clash over inquiry against president Narinder Batra
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IOA vice-presidents Sudhanshu Mittal, Adille Sumariwalla clash over inquiry against president Narinder Batra

Mittal, who had earlier written to the IOC alleging irregularities in Batra's election as IOA President, has shot off another mail to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, claiming to have evidence of wrongdoing by the national body's chief.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr's condition stable but he remains on ventilator, informs family
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Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr's condition stable but he remains on ventilator, informs family

Giving a health update of the three-time Olympic gold medallist, Kabir said his grandfather has still not regained consciousness.

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang lodges appeal at Swiss federal court to overturn eight-year ban, says report
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang lodges appeal at Swiss federal court to overturn eight-year ban, says report

Sun was banned by the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in March after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appealed against a decision to clear him of wrongdoing during a 2018 doping test.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC allocates more than $25 million to cover additional athlete and team costs after Games' postponement
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC allocates more than $25 million to cover additional athlete and team costs after Games' postponement

The IOC says an extra $15 million will go to a program helping 1,600 athletes from 185 less well-funded countries prepare for the games in 2021.

Boxers Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar raise funds to help former pugilist Dingko Singh in battle against liver cancer
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Boxers Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar raise funds to help former pugilist Dingko Singh in battle against liver cancer

The duo and some other boxers and coaches have connected over a WhatsApp group to raise over Rs 1 lakh, transferred directly to Dingko's account through online payment modes.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing say they will conduct a "detailed assessment" of the impact on their plans of the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to next year.

Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019
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Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019

India's brightest track and field star Neeraj Chopra talks about how he spent the past 14 days training mostly by himself in self-isolation at NIS Patiala.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony, will be on display in city till 30 April
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame passed to Fukushima during low-key ceremony, will be on display in city till 30 April

Olympic flame handover took place at a subdued ceremony at the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima, which was originally set to be the starting point of the torch relay.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's athlete commission says announcement of new dates gives 'much-needed certainty'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's athlete commission says announcement of new dates gives 'much-needed certainty'

In a statement, the IOC athletes commission, which also features India's lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, lauded the announcement of new dates — 23 July to 8, August 2021 — within days of the event's postponement due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games

On Monday, Tokyo Olympics organisers announced that the Games would run from 23 July to 8 August, 2021.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers agree to hold postponed Games from 23 July - 8 August in 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers agree to hold postponed Games from 23 July - 8 August in 2021

Tokyo Olympics will now be held between 23 July and 8 August, 2021 after a new date was agreed to by the organisers and the IOC.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's decision to withdraw was not made in consultation with IOC, says COC
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's decision to withdraw was not made in consultation with IOC, says COC

Canada's Olympic and Paralympic bodies had said on Sunday they would not be sending athletes to Tokyo in July if the IOC decided to go ahead with the plans to stage Games this year amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain

With Tokyo Olympics 2020 being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Record-setting veteran Olympians stretch careers for Games in 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Record-setting veteran Olympians stretch careers for Games in 2021

Record-setting Olympians like Nino Salukvadze and Oksana Chusovitina stretch careers for Tokyo Olympics in 2021