Tokyo Olympics News
Top Russian gymnastics coach Irina Viner who criticized Olympic judges banned
The Gymnastics Ethics Foundation, which handles international disciplinary cases, barred Irina Viner from coaching or officiating at any competitions in international gymnastics for two years
Japan advertising executive pleads guilty to Tokyo Olympics bribery
The admission in court comes as the investigation into bid-rigging and bribery widens, casting a shadow over Sapporo's bid for the 2030 Winter Games
Sapporo suspends 2030 Winter Olympic bid events over Tokyo Games corruption scandal
Earlier this month, the IOC decided to postpone selecting a host for the 2030 Winter Games, citing concerns about the impact of climate change.
Tokyo Olympics scandal makes Sapporo bid to host 2030 Winter Olympics difficult, says Hokkaido governor
The scandal has also engulfed the company that produced soft toys of the Games mascots, as well as a suit retailer, a publishing firm and major advertising agencies
Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal widens with mascot allegations
Tokyo Olympics executive Haruyuki Takahashi was re-arrested on suspicion of taking bribes from two firms, one of which reportedly sold official mascot toys.
Deepening Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal casts shadow over Sapporo’s 2030 winter games bid
The International Olympics Committee meeting planned to be held in Mumbai was postponed after several governance issues.
CWG gold medallist Vinesh Phogat says she almost quit wrestling after Tokyo Olympics failure
While a knee injury in the quarter-finals dashed her hopes in 2016 Rio Olympics, Vinesh again crashed out in the last eight stage in Tokyo, despite entering her weight category as the world No.1.
BCCI awarded Rs 4 crore in cash to Tokyo Olympic medallists, reveals in Apex Council Meeting
This comes after the board donated Rs 10 crore to the Indian Olympic Association ahead of the Games in June last year.
Tokyo Olympic aftermath still being untangled a year later
As a final act before legally dissolving the organising committee on 30 June, president Seiko Hashimoto and CEO Toshiro Muto said the price tag for the Tokyo Games was $13 billion — almost 60 per cent public money. This was twice the estimated cost when the IOC awarded Tokyo the Games
Not losing sleep over international rivals' early season 90m-plus throws, says Neeraj Chopra
Star javelin thrower is not losing sleep over some of his top international rivals producing big early season performances but made it clear that he would want to join the 90m club this year.
Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur tests positive for steroid
Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur, who was placed sixth at the Tokyo Olympics last summer, has tested positive for an anabolic steroid, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Wednesday.
'You have to do this for me': Gerard Piqué asks for help to play at Olympics in leaked audio
Piqué asked for help from the president of the Spanish soccer federation to play at the Tokyo Olympics, audio stolen from the federation revealed Wednesday.
ISSF World Cup: New-look Indian shooting squad all set for year's first competition
A 34-strong Indian shooting squad is gearing up to compete in the year's first ISSF World Cup (rifle/pistol) and the first since the Tokyo Olympics, competitions for which will begin on Monday.
Hockey India officials surprised by IOA chief's strong missive, to meet him this week
Taken aback by Batra's strongly-worded message seeking explanation for the men's hockey team's inconsistent show, officials of the national federation will meet the IOA chief this week
'Unacceptable': IOA chief slams Indian men's hockey team's recent results, seeks explanation from HI
In a strongly-worded communication to Hockey India president Gyanendro Ningombam, Narinder Batra said he has serious concerns about the team's performance after the historic bronze in Tokyo Olympics.
Mirabai Chanu to compete in new weight category in 2022 Commonwealth Games
Chanu, who won a silver at the Tokyo Olympics in the 49 kg weight division, will compete in 55 kg category later this year to help maximise India's chances of winning more gold medals in the multi-sport event in Birmingham.
PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu among five nominees for 'BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year' award for 2021
Golfer Aditi Ashok, multiple medal winner at Tokyo Paralympics in shooting Avani Lekhara, Tokyo bronze winner boxer Lovlina Borgohain are the other three nominees.
Court of Arbitration for Sport faces fire for choosing judges 'lacking anti-doping expertise' at Tokyo Olympics
Days before CAS opens its special Olympic courts at the Winter Games in Beijing, it was singled out in a wide-ranging report published by the World Anti-Doping Agency that broadly praised operations at last year's Tokyo Olympics
Asia Cup hockey 2022: Defending champions India look to continue momentum after Olympic high
Goalkeeper Savita will lead the side in the absence of Rani Rampal, who has been rested to recover from a hamstring injury.
Another Neeraj Chopra in the making? Video of javelin thrower goes viral
Musselmann tweeted that 15-year-old Rohan Yadav is one of the biggest javelin talents in the country and has a lot of potential.