The IOC said it was needed to "protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants".
India's boxers are set for a hectic round of trials in the coming four months with the national federation unveiling its selection policy for major events such as the Commonwealth and Asian Games.
Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Belinda Bencic said Tuesday she felt "a little bit wobbly" in her first match after Covid, warming up for the Australian Open with a low-key win.
Third seed Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, lost 21-15 9-21 14-21 to world number eight and second seeded Ratchanok in 54 minutes for her third semifinal finish on the trot
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The first Olympic 100m final since the great showman's departure was a subdued affair, with Jacobs clocking 9.80sec at a COVID-emptied Tokyo National Stadium
'I should have quit way before Tokyo', Simone Biles says her mental health issues had begun before Olympics
Biles was expected to dominate at the Tokyo Games but instead caused a sensation by pulling out of the opening event of the women's gymnastics competition after being plagued by an attack of the "twisties".
The US gymnastics superstar caused a sensation at the Olympics last month after pulling out of the team final competition before later withdrawing from the individual all-around competition.
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Parchment told the story in a video posted on Instagram, which ended with him meeting the volunteer. He thanked her, showed her the gold medal, gave her a Jamaican Olympic shirt and paid her back the money she had lent
Among the many countries, the US athletes made headlines after they were spotted wearing some bizarre-looking masks during the event
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The caretaker Minister of Communications, Afamasaga Rico Tupa'i, had announced Team Samoa would be withdrawn because of Japan's high daily coronavirus infection rate, saying prevention took precedence over competition.
Japan's government had previously denied it was considering a plan to vaccinate athletes ahead of the general population.
The Olympic Virtual Series will include five sports — baseball, cycling, auto racing, rowing and sailing — and runs from 13 May to 23 June.
The meeting in Texas was Ledecky's first full-scale long-course competition in a year, and a key step on her path to the US Olympic swimming trials in June and the rescheduled Tokyo Games.
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The US freestyle great, whose 15 world titles are the most of any woman swimmer, adapted and adjusted along with the rest of the world in 2020, but she isn't giving any ground when it comes to her goals in the pool.
Strandja Memorial: Deepak Kumar stuns Olympic and world champion Shakhobiddin Zoirov to storm into finals
Deepak clinched one of the most memorable wins of his career with a 4-1 win over more fancied Zoirov, who had claimed the 2019 world championship title beating India's Amit Panghal.
Sofia Bekatarou said she hoped the reaction marked a turning point for Greek society, which often seems resigned to official cronyism and impunity.
Former boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu offers to return Dronacharya award if farmers' demands are not met
Sandhu was the national coach when Vijender Singh became the first Indian boxer to fetch an Olympic medal back in 2008.
The league, which is one of the highest prize money badminton tournaments in the world, was initially scheduled to take place in the last week of December in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.