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Drawing that parodies Tokyo Olympics 2020 logo pulled from Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan website
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Drawing that parodies Tokyo Olympics 2020 logo pulled from Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan website

A drawing that uses the Tokyo Olympics logo and combines it with features of the the COVID-19 virus was being removed from the website of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

Coronavirus Outbreak: Dutee Chand lone athlete to resume outdoor training, says it will take two months to get her body in 'full speed'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Dutee Chand lone athlete to resume outdoor training, says it will take two months to get her body in 'full speed'

The 24-year-old Dutee began outdoor training on Monday after the Odisha government gave permission as per relaxed guidelines for COVID-19 lockdown's fourth phase

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC asks international federations to finalise dates of qualifying events for postponed Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC asks international federations to finalise dates of qualifying events for postponed Games

Last month, the IOC set 29 June 2021, as the new deadline for the qualification period of the Tokyo Olympics, which has been rescheduled to next year in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

Tokyo Olympics 2020: We don't know how IOC money will be spent, says CEO of organising committee Toshiro Muto
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: We don't know how IOC money will be spent, says CEO of organising committee Toshiro Muto

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics, first in history to be postponed, said they were not aware of detailed spending allocations for $800 million committed to next year’s rescheduled Games by the IOC

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games' merchandise shops to close down with business affected due to coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games' merchandise shops to close down with business affected due to coronavirus pandemic

The Tokyo Olympics are to open on 23 July 2021, a one-year delay because of the pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Organising Tokyo Olympics next year without a vaccine in market would be 'uniquely risky', feel medical experts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Organising Tokyo Olympics next year without a vaccine in market would be 'uniquely risky', feel medical experts

Questions persist whether the Olympics can go ahead 15 months from now, as a vaccine could still be at least a year away, according to the most optimistic estimates

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics CEO Toshiro Muto says can't guarantee if postponed Games will be held in 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics CEO Toshiro Muto says can't guarantee if postponed Games will be held in 2021

The Olympics were postponed last month with a new opening set for 23 July 2021, followed by the Paralympics on 24 August

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics flame taken off public display, will be used by IOC as symbol of fight against pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics flame taken off public display, will be used by IOC as symbol of fight against pandemic

In the long-term, the flame is expected to be used by the International Olympic Committee as a promotion device and as a symbol of the fight against the pandemic

Indian men's doubles pair Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy wait for new foreign coach
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Indian men's doubles pair Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy wait for new foreign coach

Chirag said the Olympics postponement will now give them more time to deal with the departure of Flandy Limpele, who was specifically hired to prepare them for the Tokyo Games

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian archer Tarundeep Rai watching workout videos on YouTube, doing dry shooting during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian archer Tarundeep Rai watching workout videos on YouTube, doing dry shooting during lockdown

Rai hopes the current situation will normalise in about three months and when the season resumes, he will again pick up his bow and arrows

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC sets 29 July 2021 as qualification deadline for postponed Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC sets 29 July 2021 as qualification deadline for postponed Games

As per the revised schedule announced by the IOC, the Summer Games will now be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021, exactly a year after the global sporting event was originally scheduled

Coronavirus Outbreak: Under-construction Athletes Village for Tokyo Olympics could be used as hospital
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Under-construction Athletes Village for Tokyo Olympics could be used as hospital

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has been talking about the possibility of occupying the massive development on Tokyo Bay, which is to house up to 11,000 Olympic and 4,400 Paralympic athletes and staff during the games

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing say they will conduct a "detailed assessment" of the impact on their plans of the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to next year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: After Munich World Cup is cancelled, pressure on NRAI to cancel New Delhi event
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Coronavirus Outbreak: After Munich World Cup is cancelled, pressure on NRAI to cancel New Delhi event

The Delhi World Cup, scheduled from March 15-26, was postponed barely four days before the start of the event. It was decided to hold the tourney in two parts ― rifle and pistol competitions from 5-12 May, and shotgun events from 2-9 June.

Coronavirus Outbreak: List of various sporting events disrupted by COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: List of various sporting events disrupted by COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic has already affected and reshaped the professional sports landscape in Europe and is now forcing cancellation and postponement of sporting events across the globe.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-time gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles cried at news of Games postponement
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-time gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles cried at news of Games postponement

Simone Biles, who is typically very active on social media, appeared on NBC from her home to give her first public comments since the Olympics were postponed last week because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019
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Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019

India's brightest track and field star Neeraj Chopra talks about how he spent the past 14 days training mostly by himself in self-isolation at NIS Patiala.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement of Games signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Postponement of Games signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

As the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, sponsors and broadcasters with millions of dollars on the line stayed mostly silent about the timing of the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to open in July.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's athlete commission says announcement of new dates gives 'much-needed certainty'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's athlete commission says announcement of new dates gives 'much-needed certainty'

In a statement, the IOC athletes commission, which also features India's lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, lauded the announcement of new dates — 23 July to 8, August 2021 — within days of the event's postponement due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games

On Monday, Tokyo Olympics organisers announced that the Games would run from 23 July to 8 August, 2021.