Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments
With 92 days remaining for the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, there are as many questions as there are answers about how the Games will go on. Follow this live blog for a day-to-day breakdown of the most critical updates about Tokyo 2020:
Tokyo 2020 organisers have already barred overseas fans from the pandemic-delayed Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan says he's drawing inspiration from drawing inspiration from Roger Federer for Games
The oldest shooter in India's 15-member team for Tokyo Olympics, top shotgun marksman Mairaj Ahmad Khan says he is drawing inspiration from tennis legend Roger Federer to shine at the upcoming sporting showpiece
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.
Will Japanese athletes be vaccinated before Tokyo 2020? Will there be local fans in venues? All that and more answered
The Belgian Olympic Committee said its 177 Olympic and 55 Paralympic athletes will get vaccine shots while most of the adult population of their age must still wait.
Federer, who will turn 40 in August, has played just one tournament in 2021, winning one match in Qatar in March on his return from 13 months on the sidelines after undergoing two bouts of knee surgeries.
Hope the remaining Olympic qualifiers take place, feeling better now physically, says Kidambi Srikanth
Kidambi Srikanth is now solely focussed on his performance in the last three Olympic qualifiers, starting with the India Open, which is scheduled to be held behind closed doors in the national capital from 11 to 16 May.
Vinesh has notched up seven podium finishes at the Asian meet over the years, including three silver medals before this edition.
Even as Tokyo unveiled installations featuring the Olympic rings and mascots to celebrate the 100-day milestone, organisers face monumental challenges as virus surges.
Ishikawa, who is president of an IT company, has attended every Summer Olympics since then, becoming famous as an unofficial 'International Olympic Cheerleader'. She relishes joining in with fans from everywhere to cheer for their athletes.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers planning to keep COVID-19 positive athletes, staff in separate hotel, claims report
The Japanese news agency Kyodo on Sunday said organisers are working to secure 300 rooms in a hotel near the Athletes' Village
Patiala’s NIS prohibits entry of outsiders to safeguard Tokyo Olympics 2020-bound athletes from worsening COVID crisis
India's elite athletes including the Olympic-bound ones train at Patiala and their functional area is already in the "Green Zone" and out of bounds for anyone residing outside the campus.
Ikee was hospitalised for around 10 months after being diagnosed with leukaemia, and only resumed competing in August last year.
India has been reporting over 1 lakh cases for the past few days with the numbers crossing more than 1.32 lakh in the last 24 hours.
Rikako Ikee, who only resumed training in March last year after being hospitalised for around 10 months, won the 100-metre butterfly race at Japan's Olympic trials in Tokyo in a time of 57.77 seconds.
Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura's comments came a day after he and the city's mayor called for the torch relay leg to be cancelled given a recent spike in Covid-19 infections in the region.
The US groups call for an independent governance structure for WADA with no sport official being allowed to serve on WADA's executive committee, with that body to include "independent athletes and be empowered to discuss change impacting them and their colleagues."
"We've been assured that none of the cotton for the Australian Olympic team comes from that region," said Ian Chesterman, Australian Olympic Committee vice president.
Naser ran the fastest women’s 400 since 1985 to win the world title 18 months ago in Doha, Qatar, while she was under investigation.