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French Open 2021: Roger Federer confirms he will play at Roland Garros this year
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French Open 2021: Roger Federer confirms he will play at Roland Garros this year

Federer, who will turn 40 in August, has played just one tournament in 2021, winning one match in Qatar in March on his return from 13 months on the sidelines after undergoing two bouts of knee surgeries.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Eliud Kipchoge prepares to defend Games gold medal with Enschede marathon win
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Eliud Kipchoge prepares to defend Games gold medal with Enschede marathon win

Jonathan Korir, another Kenyan, stayed with Kipchoge until the 30 km mark before dropping away to finish more than two minutes back in 2:06.40.

Indian compound archers 'left stranded' on Friday; AAI says due to coach's COVID-19 case
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Indian compound archers 'left stranded' on Friday; AAI says due to coach's COVID-19 case

The archery federation said it might have happened in its bid to separate them from the recurve group after a coach tested positive for COVID-19.

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal
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Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal

Chanu also confirmed her Tokyo Olympic spot as she has now competed in the six mandatory qualifying events.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey core group to resume training in SAI Bengaluru
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey core group to resume training in SAI Bengaluru

The 25-member Olympic core group will undergo mandatory quarantine before the commencement of training.

BWF need to reduce financial imbalance in badminton with more player-friendly policies
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BWF need to reduce financial imbalance in badminton with more player-friendly policies

There is no doubt that badminton’s journey towards becoming a professional sport has been hindered by the amateur mindset of the administrators

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US President Joe Biden backs Japan PM Yoshihide Suga on holding 'safe and secure' Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: US President Joe Biden backs Japan PM Yoshihide Suga on holding 'safe and secure' Games

The Tokyo Games are due to open in July, with only Japanese spectators in the stands, after already being postponed by a year due to the pandemic.

Wrestlers Sonam Malik, Anshu Malik among six Tokyo-bound athletes included in TOPS core group
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Wrestlers Sonam Malik, Anshu Malik among six Tokyo-bound athletes included in TOPS core group

The decision was taken at the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell held on 7 April, when it was decided that all Olympic-qualified athletes will be supported through TOPS.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Third Japan area scraps public torch relay over coronavirus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Third Japan area scraps public torch relay over coronavirus

It comes after the Osaka region and Matsuyama city in western Japan scrapped the public torch relay over rising virus cases.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organising committee chief reiterates Games will not be cancelled
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organising committee chief reiterates Games will not be cancelled

Hashimoto acknowledged Nikai's concern and suggested it was probably shared by the Japanese public. Polls show as many as 80% in Japan oppose holding the Olympics during the pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia likely to prioritise vaccination for Games-bound athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia likely to prioritise vaccination for Games-bound athletes

Earlier this month, the government in Canberra joined a growing number of countries halting the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for younger people over fears it can cause serious blood clots.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After year ravaged by COVID-19, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty working on Plan B
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After year ravaged by COVID-19, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty working on Plan B

From Satwik contracting COVID-19 to Chirag Shetty losing his grandfather to the virus, the past year has been a testing time for India's top men's doubles pairing. With a new coach in Mathias Boe guiding them, the pair are looking to make an impact at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Srihari Nataraj sets personal best to win gold at Uzbekistan Open, misses Olympic qualification by 0.22 seconds
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Srihari Nataraj sets personal best to win gold at Uzbekistan Open, misses Olympic qualification by 0.22 seconds

The-20-year-old, who had achieved the 'B' standard time for the Tokyo Games at the FINA Junior World Championships in 2019, clocked his personal best of 54.10s in the heats before bettering it to 54.07s in the final event to win the gold.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caster Semenya boosts hope of 5,000m qualification after recording personal best in South African nationals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caster Semenya boosts hope of 5,000m qualification after recording personal best in South African nationals

The two-time Olympic champion won the 5,000 in 15 minutes, 52.28 seconds at Tuks Athletics Stadium at the University of Pretoria.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After humbling Phelps, Singapore's Joseph Schooling aims for another splash
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After humbling Phelps, Singapore's Joseph Schooling aims for another splash

Schooling, the Southeast Asian city-state's first Olympic champion, said the year's pandemic delay had given him extra time to prepare after a disappointing World Championships in 2019.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus could force Games' cancellation, says top Japanese politician
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus could force Games' cancellation, says top Japanese politician

Toshiro Nikai, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's number two, said the Olympics must be cancelled "without hesitation" if the virus situation is too severe.

Success in Argentina a confidence booster, but ultimate goal remains Olympic podium, says Manpreet Singh
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Success in Argentina a confidence booster, but ultimate goal remains Olympic podium, says Manpreet Singh

Eight-time champions India are looking to end an over four-decade-long Olympic medal drought in Tokyo this year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus surge fuels fear as 100-day countdown for Games begin
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Virus surge fuels fear as 100-day countdown for Games begin

Even as Tokyo unveiled installations featuring the Olympic rings and mascots to celebrate the 100-day milestone, organisers face monumental challenges as virus surges.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal optimistic about Indian hockey's chances at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal optimistic about Indian hockey's chances at Games

India had won the last of their eight Olympic gold medals in the 1980 Moscow Olympics before the team endured a sharp slide in their fortunes.

Tokyo Olympics: Holding Games 'really difficult' amid rising COVID-19 cases, says head of Tokyo Medical Association
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Tokyo Olympics: Holding Games 'really difficult' amid rising COVID-19 cases, says head of Tokyo Medical Association

Haruo Ozaki, the head of the Tokyo Medical Association, sounded the alarm as rising daily cases prompt new virus restrictions in Tokyo and elsewhere in Japan.