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Jan 24, 2019
'Reborn' after seeing her suspension revoked, Sanjita Chanu vows to come back with a bang, targets Tokyo Olympics spotAn ecstatic Sanjita spoke to Firstpost from her home in Imphal after her provisional suspension was lifted.
Jan 18, 2019
Mary Kom's hunger for glory burns bright despite repeated success, uncertainty over boxing at Tokyo OlympicsDespite having won six World Championship golds, an Olympics bronze and a clutch of other medals, Mary Kom says she is 'hungry for more'.
Jan 15, 2019
Japan's Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda denies corruption allegations linked to 2020 Tokyo Games bidFrench investigating magistrates have indicted Tsunekazu Takeda as they probe two payments made before Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Dec 23, 2018
Year in review 2018: With 2020 Tokyo Olympics in sight, javelin star Neeraj Chopra looks to build on past successFame and adulation can be tough to handle for most twenty-year-olds but his family is happy that Neeraj has managed to shrug off the distractions targeting an Olympic medal with a monk-like dedication.
Dec 14, 2018
Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki among list of 50 boxers selected for elite men's preparatory camp for Asian, World ChampionshipsThe camp, featuring the likes of Gaurav Solanki, continues until 15 January next year and will be supervised by 14 coaches and headed by performance director Santiago Nieva
Dec 01, 2018
2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOCBoxing has an ancient Olympic tradition and has featured at every modern games since 1904, expect the 1912 Games in Stockholm because Swedish law at the time banned the sport.
Oct 23, 2018
India has first-mover advantage in 3x3 basketball for Tokyo Olympics, says 3BL commissioner Rohit Bakshi3x3 Pro Basketball League’s commissioner Rohit Bakshi talks to Firstpost about the league and how it can help the Indian basketball team make it to the Olympics in two years’ time among other things.
Oct 04, 2018
Asian Games gold medallist boxer Amit Panghal gears up for new challenges as jump to new weight category loomsPost the triumph at the Asian Games, Panghal now faces a stiff challenge of making a successful jump to a higher weight category (52 kg) as his preferred 49 kg category is all set to get scrapped from the Tokyo Olympics.
Sep 19, 2018
Arpinder Singh's journey from enduring naysayers to courting Asian Games glory speaks of his character and resolve to excelOn a hot and humid night in Jakarta, Arpinder Singh finally laid to rest the internal demons and silenced the naysayers who doubted him by winning gold.
Sep 12, 2018
Not participating in World Championship will affect our Olympic preparations, says top gymnast Rakesh PatraGymnast Rakesh Patra said, "Next year there is the qualifying event (World Championships in Stuttgart) for 2020 Tokyo Games and if this issue continues it will affect our chances. It will affect India's reputation in the global stage."