Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's recent earthquake, typhoon serve as reality check for tournament organisers, says IOC
International Olympic Committee member and Tokyo Olympics planner John Coates has reiterated the need to be prepared for the possible occurrence of natural disasters during the tournament in 2020 in the aftermath of destructive typhoons and earthquakes in the country.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese Football Association hire former Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink as U-21 football coach
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Guus Hiddink has been hired by the Chinese FA to coach the U-21 team with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics of 2020.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 36: Rafael Nadal's hard-fought win, Yuki Bhambri's Davis Cup withdrawal and more on our daily sports podcast
Defending US Open champion Rafael Nadal's win over Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals, Yuki Bhambri's withdrawal from the Indian Davis Cup team, coach Ravi Shastri praising the Indian cricket team – we discuss these stories and more on our daily podcast.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says India's countdown for Tokyo Olympics has begun after best-ever medal haul at Asian Games
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday said the countdown for 2020 Olympics has started for the Indian athletes after the country's best-ever medal haul in the Asian Games.
New Delhi has been granted hosting rights of the Combined ISSF World Cup, to be held before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the development underlining India's growing stature in shooting sport.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: After life-threatening heatwave, organisers take precautionary measures for sweltering summer
Olympic officials and Tokyo's local government are touting measures from solar-blocking paint on roads to mobile misting stations to tackle the heat.
Pakistan hockey coach Roelant Oltmans believes his India experience will help him revive team's fortunes
Oltmans said that since joining the Pakistan camp in Karachi he could safely say that Pakistani players had the enthusiasm and talent to learn and get back to the top.
The Annual General Meeting of the BWF will consider a proposal to change the current system from three games of 21 points to five games of 11 points
'Extraordinary' Tokyo 2020 Olympics sponsorship programme nears record revenues of $3 billion, says IOC
Record revenues from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics sponsorship programme have edged closer to $3.0 billion with more partners expected, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
ISSF World Cup Final 2017: Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu hand India first gold medal at year-ending tournament
Rai, a Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist, and Sidhu, also a former Commonwealth Games gold-winner, picked up their third gold together in the mixed team event, being held officially for the first time at an ISSF World Cup.
Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker was appointed on Wednesday as head of men's tennis in his home country as the German federation (DTB) looks to revive the once hugely popular sport.
The world swimming championships will usher in a new era following the retirement of American great Michael Phelps when eight days of racing commence at Budapest's Duna Arena on Sunday.
Mo Farah will race his last 10,000m on the IAAF circuit at the Golden Spike meet in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Wednesday.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is set to explore the possibility of mixed-gender World Championships at both the senior and youth levels, the first step to which would be bringing the events for men and women in the same year for the upcoming editions.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers approved a plan to hold part of baseball's qualifying rounds in the disaster-hit Fukushima region.
Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei on Sunday won his sixth Yonex Open Japan title, defeating third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark.