Thursday marks six months since the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics were postponed. Can the Games be held without a vaccine next July? Firstpost spoke to seven Tokyo-bound athletes and two coaches about competing at the Games next July in the absence of a vaccine.
The men's hockey team recently suffered a bout of COVID-19 cases, with several key players testing positive for coronavirus after returning to the camp.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement gives Indian women's hockey team scope to improve, says midfielder Salima Tete
Having debuted for India in early 2017 against Belarus, Tete became a young prodigy who was touted to be the next big thing in Indian hockey
Coronavirus Outbreak: India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne writes on experiences in country during lockdown
With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping all sporting events shut and the Indian women's hockey side stuck in Bengaluru, Marijne is utilising the time to work on team bonding
Tokyo Olympics 2020: SAI holds meeting with Hockey India officials, coaches to draw roadmap for Games
SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan and other officials held a meeting with Hockey India representatives, which included its chief executive officer Elena Norman, executive director R K Srivastava, high-performance director David John and the men's and women's teams' chief coaches, Graham Reid and Sjoerd Marijne, respectively
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian hockey coaches Graham Reid, Sjoerd Marijne thankful for 'clarity' over new dates
Graham Reid, chief coach of the Indian men's team, and Sjoerd Marijne, chief coach of the Indian women's team, welcomed the new schedule
Coronavirus pandemic: Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne puts off plans to visit family in Netherlands
The Indian women's hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne was forced to put off his plans to visit his home country, The Netherlands due to the travel restrictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India steadily improving with every tour, could peak at right time for Games, says dragflicker Gurjit Kaur
India also enjoyed a successful last year as the team booked its ticket to 2020 Olympics, while also scripting creditable victories against quality sides like Spain, Ireland, Japan, China, Korea among other countries
Hockey India names probables for women's national camp, head coach Sjoerd Marijne says focus on fitness ahead of Olympics
The players will report to Marijne for the 27-day training and conditioning camp ahead of an important few months where the team will also take part in the sixth women's Asian Champions Trophy in June and the all-important 2020 Olympics in July-August.
Navneet found the net in the 45th and 58th minutes, while Sharmila scored a field goal in the 54th minute as India drew curtains on the New Zealand tour on a bright note
Skipper Rani Rampal struck the solitary goal as the Indian women's hockey team recorded a 1-0 win over Great Britain in its fourth match of the ongoing tour on Tuesday
The Indian women's hockey team lost 1-2 to New Zealand in their second match of the ongoing tour in Auckland on Monday.
Skipper Rani Rampal scores twice as Indian women's hockey team begins New Zealand tour with 4-0 victory
Skipper Rani Rampal struck twice as the Indian women's hockey team started its first tour of the Olympic year with a confident 4-0 victory over New Zealand Development squad.
Hockey India appoints Olympic gold medallist Janneke Schopman as analytical coach of women's team till Tokyo 2020
India on Friday appointed Olympic gold medallist Janneke Schopman as the analytical coach of the women's hockey team, bolstering the national side's support staff ahead of the Tokyo Games.
Star striker Rani Rampal will lead a 20-member Indian women's hockey team for the tour of New Zealand, beginning on 25 January in Auckland.
Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne says smaller group of 25 probables in national camp will raise quality of training
Last year, the Indian women's team produced some outstanding performances as they won the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Test Event in Japan, and the Olympic qualifiers
Sunita Lakra announces international retirement from Hockey as knee injuries cut short her 'dream' of Tokyo 2020
In the team since 2008, Lakra captained India during the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy, leading the side to a second-place finish in the event.
'You still have 30 minutes' — Rani Rampal, Sjoerd Marijne recall historical second-half goal that booked India's ticket to Tokyo Olympics
Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal and coach Sjoerd Marijne recall half time talks, strategy, and learnings from the second tie against USA of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019
India women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne says fitness, consistency key areas of focus in preparation for Tokyo 2020
Fitness will be key as the Indian women's hockey team eye consistency in the run-up to next year's Tokyo Olympics, chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said on Saturday.
After securing a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Indian team will focus on maintaining its rhythm and consistency under the watchful head coach Sjoerd Marijne