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Winter Olympics 2022: China says new COVID-19 variant Omicron will 'lead to challenges'
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Winter Olympics 2022: China says new COVID-19 variant Omicron will 'lead to challenges'

Although China has largely quashed the coronavirus within its borders through travel restrictions and snap lockdowns, recurrent domestic outbreaks linked to the Delta variant have put the authorities on high alert

China's public and businesses pay prohibitive cost of keeping country virus free
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China's public and businesses pay prohibitive cost of keeping country virus free

China’s abrupt and severe response to outbreaks has hit businesses, hindering efforts to keep the economic recovery on track

Former president Jacques Rogge passes away at 79, says International Olympic Committee
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Former president Jacques Rogge passes away at 79, says International Olympic Committee

Rogge was the eighth president of the IOC, from 2001 to 2013, after which he was succeeded by Thomas Bach.

AIG Women's Open: Aditi Ashok to play alongside American Brittany Altomare and Korea's Sung Hyun Park
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AIG Women's Open: Aditi Ashok to play alongside American Brittany Altomare and Korea's Sung Hyun Park

The 23-year-old Ashok, who missed an Olympic medal by a whisker, has played the most Majors by an Indian men or women.

On This Day: Abhinav Bindra ends India's wait for an individual Olympic gold with historic medal in Beijing
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On This Day: Abhinav Bindra ends India's wait for an individual Olympic gold with historic medal in Beijing

Bindra had spoken about his relationship with the medal. He told how the medal is just a reminder of the panic and anxiety that he went through to achieve it.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 medals made from recycled electronic devices like mobile phones
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 medals made from recycled electronic devices like mobile phones

The medals offered at the Tokyo 2020 Games were made of recycled metals from small electronic devices such as used mobile phones, which were donated by people across Japan.

Rice pizza, noodle ices: How food shows Japan's punk rock soul
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Rice pizza, noodle ices: How food shows Japan's punk rock soul

The Japanese cribbed noodles from neighbour China, where they are called “lamian”

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Finishing fourth is no small feat but losing medal hurts, says skipper Rani Rampal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Finishing fourth is no small feat but losing medal hurts, says skipper Rani Rampal

Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur, whose two goals were not enough to hand India a win on Friday, said luck was probably not on their side and it will be a tough loss to digest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze medal after going down in semi-final bout
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze medal after going down in semi-final bout

Up against quite literally a bully in the ring, Borgohain was completely out-punched by the gold medal favourite, who produced a thoroughly dominating performance.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian archers return home empty-handed yet again, lack of planning blamed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian archers return home empty-handed yet again, lack of planning blamed

The biggest letdown was the power archery couple— Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das— who were not able to overcome the pressure factor despite having the experience of five Olympics in between them.

NASA shares spectacular image of night-time view of Tokyo Olympics from space station
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NASA shares spectacular image of night-time view of Tokyo Olympics from space station

The space station has shared a night view of the satellite images of a lit-up Tokyo, where the 32nd edition of the games is being held

‘Olympic Games light up the night’: NASA shares stunning image of Tokyo from International Space Station
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‘Olympic Games light up the night’: NASA shares stunning image of Tokyo from International Space Station

According to NASA’s post, the photo was captured by astronaut Shane Kimbrough. He is currently the Commander of NASA SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS)

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Archer Deepika Kumari enters last-16 to keep medal hopes alive; Tarundeep Rai, Pravin Jadhav exit
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Archer Deepika Kumari enters last-16 to keep medal hopes alive; Tarundeep Rai, Pravin Jadhav exit

Deepika lost the first set by one point but she bounced back strongly with three 10s in a row to take a 4-2 lead. She, however, failed to wrap up the match in the fourth set as she misfired a six in her second arrow.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chance for Mirabai Chanu to exorcise ghosts of disappointing Rio Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chance for Mirabai Chanu to exorcise ghosts of disappointing Rio Games

Competing in the 49 kg category, Chanu is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 205 kg is only second to China's Hou Zhihui's effort of 213kg in the eight-woman field.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day

Alongside Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary will be part of the first competition day action in the men's 10m air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony highlights: Naomi Osaka lights up Olympic cauldron, Games begin officially
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony highlights: Naomi Osaka lights up Olympic cauldron, Games begin officially

Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest updates, scores and results from Day 0 of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on our LIVE blog!

‘Hosting Olympics amid pandemic is like Simone Biles doing a Yurchenko Double Pike… too difficult, but possible’: Roy Tomizawa
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‘Hosting Olympics amid pandemic is like Simone Biles doing a Yurchenko Double Pike… too difficult, but possible’: Roy Tomizawa

“In 1964, Japan was hoping to be embraced and welcomed by the rest of the world. And they were, very, very warmly. But in 2021, the world is hoping to be welcome and embraced by Japan. It’s not going to be a warm welcome,” says author and historian Roy Tomizawa.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: First batch of Indian contingent reaches Japanese capital after rousing send-off
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: First batch of Indian contingent reaches Japanese capital after rousing send-off

On Saturday night, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur gave a formal send-off to the contingent at the Indira Gandhi Airport in New Delhi amid loud cheers, claps and plenty of good wishes.