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Firstpost Explains: Safety measures, COVID-19 outbreak — how organisers plan to hold Tokyo Olympics 2020 amid pandemic
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Firstpost Explains: Safety measures, COVID-19 outbreak — how organisers plan to hold Tokyo Olympics 2020 amid pandemic

Some answers to look at ways Tokyo Olympics organisers will try to prevent infections among thousans of athletes.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Up to 10,000 fans allowed at sporting events, say organisers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Up to 10,000 fans allowed at sporting events, say organisers

Tokyo Olympics could move behind closed doors if infections surge.

WADA president Witold Banka says new dried blood spot testing could be a real 'game-changer'
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WADA president Witold Banka says new dried blood spot testing could be a real 'game-changer'

Dried blood spot testing – in which small samples are collected from a finger prick and blotted onto an absorbent card – could mark a new era in anti-doping, eventually allowing for more athletes to be targeted and more tests to be carried out, Banka said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India working with coaches to make schedule adjustments following postponement of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India working with coaches to make schedule adjustments following postponement of Games

Hockey India on Tuesday said that it will be working with both men's and women's team coaches in order to work out a suitable competition and training schedule.

Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago
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Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) in presence of actor Shah Rukh Khan gave a rousing send-off to the athletes ahead of the third Asian Para Games, slated to be held in Jakarta from 6-13 October

Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion euros
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Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion euros

The cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday.

Vistara issues apology as Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik complains of misbehaviour on flight
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Vistara issues apology as Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik complains of misbehaviour on flight

Deepa Malik, the wheelchair-bound athlete who won a silver medal for India at the recently concluded Paralympics in Rio, complained of rude behaviour by a cabin crew member of TATA-SIA-run Vistara. The airline subsequently issued an apology.

Vijay Goel says task force would be set up soon to ensure better performance in the next three Olympics
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Vijay Goel says task force would be set up soon to ensure better performance in the next three Olympics

Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday said that a special task force would be set up at the earliest to ensure better performance by the Indian athletes in the next three Olympics.

Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners
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Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners

The Delhi Golf club on Tuesday announced cash awards of Rs 50 lakhs for all medal winners from the 2016 Rio Olympics & Paralympics.

Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak
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Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak

President Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a hypocritical decision to bar Russian athletes.

Rio Paralympics 2016 Highlights: From overcoming all odds to beating Olympic records
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Rio Paralympics 2016 Highlights: From overcoming all odds to beating Olympic records

The Rio Paralympics featured thrilling victories, records, tears -- and controversy. Here are highlights of the first Games ever held in South America, which end Sunday.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Naresh Kumar Sharma finishes 44th in 10m air rifle shooting event
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Naresh Kumar Sharma finishes 44th in 10m air rifle shooting event

India's Naresh Kumar Sharma finished the mixed 10 metre air rifle prone shooting event at the 44th spot as he managed a total of 606.5 points from the qualifying round at the Rio Paralympics.

Brazil's new president Michel Temer booed at Independence Day parade
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Brazil's new president Michel Temer booed at Independence Day parade

Brazil's new president, Michel Temer, was booed at an annual military parade in the capital Brasilia on Thursday, his first public outing since taking power last week.

Vogue Brazil sparks outrage for photoshopping able-bodied models for Rio Paralympics cover
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Vogue Brazil sparks outrage for photoshopping able-bodied models for Rio Paralympics cover

Vogue Brazil's magazine cover highlighting the Rio Paralympic Games left a sour note across social media as they photoshopped models to look disabled

Watch: Nigeria's Segun Toriola, the only African to participate in seven Olympic Games
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Watch: Nigeria's Segun Toriola, the only African to participate in seven Olympic Games

Segun is perfecting his serve. He'll soon be heading off for the Olympics in Rio where - regardless of where he finishes - he'll make history.

New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy
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New logo for 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled following plagiarism controversy

A ring of interconnected blue rectangular shapes is the new symbol of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after an initial design was scrapped over plagiarism charges