The Paralympics open on 24 August, 2021, and close on 5 September. The Olympics are to open on 23 July.
IOA creates 11-member Commonwealth Games Association of India for 2020-21 season, to include Narinder Batra
Besides Batra, the committee also includes senior IOA officials R K Anand, Anil Khanna, Rajeev Mehta, and Anandeshwar Pandey.
The Olympics have never been hosted in the Middle East, and Qatar will be the first nation in the region to host football's biggest showpiece.
Rijiju added that steps like enhancing the skill sets of Indian coaches, removal of Rs 2-lakh salary cap for coaches and extension of coaching tenures will bring positive changes in the system.
The IOC apologized on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mark one-year countdown to Games with special no-fans event in Tokyo
Tokyo observed the original date a year ago. That was before the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the Olympics and pushed back the opening to 23 July, 2021. Fireworks cascaded over Tokyo Bay back then, and local celebrities unveiled the medals in a highly choreographed show.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India hockey captains Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal draw podium finish hopes from past learnings
With exactly a year to go for the Tokyo Games both India men's and women's hockey team captains recalled their experience at the Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former hockey captain V Baskaran says execution will be key for India to achieve podium finish
Baskaran said for a podium finish, every single player needs to give his minimum 80 percent if not 100.
The Olympics in Tokyo were originally scheduled to be held in July-August 2020, but were deferred by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bach was first elected as IOC head in 2013 for an eight-year term and is eligible for one further term of four years after that.
Sreejesh, who had represented India in two Olympics (2012 and 2016), is standing at the twilight of his career and, by his own admission, he has high aspirations from the postponed Tokyo Games.
IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years, scotches India’s dreams of hosting 2026 Games
IOC president Thomas Bach said they remained fully committed to hosting the Olympics in Tokyo in 2021 and that keeping the Games behind closed doors is something IOC does not want.
RIL AGM 2020: Sports form bedrock of any society, my dream to bring Olympics to India, says Nita Ambani
Nita Ambani is also a member of the International Olympic Committee.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games at risk if coronavirus situation worsens, says Japanese government advisor
The Tokyo Olympics may have to be postponed again if the novel coronavirus mutates into a stronger pathogen, Kiyoshi Kurokawa, a prominent Japanese government adviser, said on Wednesday.
The rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday.
With Tokyo Olympics a year away, experts warn of health risk to Japanese public if event proceeds as planned
Although Tokyo on Thursday confirmed 224 new infections, a record high for a single day, Japan has largely avoided the disastrous effects seen in other countries.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 facing skepticism in Japan as host city sees single-day record of COVID-19 infections
The IOC and local organisers have ruled out another postponement to the Tokyo Olympics and say they will be cancelled if they don't happen in 2021.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers expect to secure all venues for Summer Games next year, reports local media
Reports also said the Olympics competition schedule would remain largely unchanged and that all tickets holders would be eligible for refunds, and that organisers would seek approval of these decisions from the IOC’s General Assembly on 17 July.
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju urges states to adopt a sport each to boost India’s chances of rich medal haul at Olympics
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju clarified that while the initiative, which also includes corporates, doesn’t stop the states from promoting other sports, their focus would have to remain on the discipline of their choosing.