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Oldest living Olympic champion and Holocaust survivor, Agnes Keleti, turns 100
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Oldest living Olympic champion and Holocaust survivor, Agnes Keleti, turns 100

Agnes Keleti, a winner of 10 Olympic medals in gymnastics — including five golds — celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday in her native Budapest, punctuating a life of achievement, adventure, tragedy and perseverance which, she says, passed by in a flash

Year in Review 2020: The good, the bad and the ugly of sports documentaries released this year
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Year in Review 2020: The good, the bad and the ugly of sports documentaries released this year

From The Last Dance to Beyond the Boundary, here are some of the good and not-so-good sports documentaries released this year

PR Sreejesh: In 2020, I read over 50 books, became less hyperactive and realised what life post-retirement would look like
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PR Sreejesh: In 2020, I read over 50 books, became less hyperactive and realised what life post-retirement would look like

PR Sreejesh writes about how he used 2020 to become a less hyperactive person. The goalkeeper read over 50 books in a year that showed him a glimpse of what post-retirement office life would look like.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Governor Yuriko Koike says vaccines give hope for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Governor Yuriko Koike says vaccines give hope for Games

As host city, Tokyo will do “whatever it takes” to successfully achieve the Games, which were postponed for a year until next July because of the pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics
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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics

The Queensland bid will include cities in the southeast of the state and be centered around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fans from abroad may have their health tracked by mobile app
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fans from abroad may have their health tracked by mobile app

Japan, with a population of 125 million, has controlled the virus better than most countries with just over 2,100 deaths attributed to COVID-19

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Team USA men's basketball coach Gregg Popovich knows filling roster may be tricky
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Team USA men's basketball coach Gregg Popovich knows filling roster may be tricky

Game 7 of the 2021 NBA Finals, as of now, would be played on 22 July. The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, as of now, would be the next day.

Avinash Sable says he ‘could have run faster’ after smashing national record at Delhi Half Marathon
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Avinash Sable says he ‘could have run faster’ after smashing national record at Delhi Half Marathon

Avinash Sable is not a man of too many words. But he's someone who sets audacious goals. After breaking the half marathon national record, he believes he can run a steeplechase in 8:05.00.

TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018
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TOPS core list of track and field athletes includes discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018

Arpinder Singh's name was excluded from the TOPS core group after a performance review by the Mission Olympic Cell on Thursday. However, discus thrower Seema Punia, who last competed in 2018, is still a part of the core group, raising questions about the review process.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings return to Tokyo Bay amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Giant Olympic rings return to Tokyo Bay amid COVID-19 pandemic

The reappearance of the rings is the latest sign that organisers and the International Olympic Committee are increasingly confident that 15,400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes can safely enter Japan during the pandemic.

Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'
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Arpinder Singh on TOPS list exclusion: 'How can I prove myself when there have been no events since March?'

Jakarta Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh questions move to drop him from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme list in a year where there has been scant competitions.

World champion wrestler Frank Staebler struggles to recover from lung problem caused by COVID-19
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World champion wrestler Frank Staebler struggles to recover from lung problem caused by COVID-19

Staebler won the third gold of his career in the 72kg category when the 2018 world championships were held in Budapest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Long jump champ Malaika Mihambo targets 100m as well at next year's Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Long jump champ Malaika Mihambo targets 100m as well at next year's Games

The 26-year-old Mihambo has sprinted occasionally during her career and set a personal best of 11.21 seconds in the 100 last year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: For athletes at pandemic-hit Games, many rules, no partying, no hanging around
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: For athletes at pandemic-hit Games, many rules, no partying, no hanging around

From the Opening Ceremony to life in the village on Tokyo Bay, the postponed 2020 Olympics will be like no other. There'll be stringent rules and guidelines.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach encourages all participants, fans to be vaccinated
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach encourages all participants, fans to be vaccinated

IOC president Thomas Bach has said during this week's trip to Tokyo that he is “encouraging” all Olympic “participants” and fans to be vaccinated — if one becomes available — if they are going to attend next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case
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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack was found guilty of accidental doping and was given a two-year ban that expires days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'very, very confident' about spectators attending Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'very, very confident' about spectators attending Games

Bach, on his first trip to Tokyo since the Games were postponed in March, is hoping to convince athletes, Japanese citizens and Olympics sponsors that the Games can be held safely next year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach arrives in Japan as cheerleader for next year’s Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach arrives in Japan as cheerleader for next year’s Games

IOC president Thomas Bach will be in Tokyo making the rounds, shaking hands and posing for photos in his first visit since the Olympics were postponed seven and a half months ago.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Japan visit, IOC chief Thomas Bach confident fans will attend Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Japan visit, IOC chief Thomas Bach confident fans will attend Games

IOC chief Thomas Bach said fans will be in the stands for Tokyo 2020, but didn't commit on international spectators attending. He also did not rule out IOC buying its own supply of vaccines for athletes.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: British Cycling sacks coach Kevin Stewart for 'inappropriate relationships'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: British Cycling sacks coach Kevin Stewart for 'inappropriate relationships'

Stewart, who would have been an integral part of the Team GB medals bid at next year's delayed Tokyo Olympics, apologised "wholeheartedly" and acknowledged his actions made his position untenable.