Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fencer Bhavani Devi training with Italian national team; to get COVID-19 vaccines in Italy
To prepare for her historic appearance at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, fencer Bhavani Devi is training with the Italian national team. She is likely to fly to Tokyo from Italy itself after getting her COVID-19 vaccination done in the European nation.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra says he desperately needs competitions before Games; confident of breaching 90m mark
“I feel I’m very close to throwing over 90m this year. If I can get competitions, I’m ready to breach 90m," said javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who's touted as India's best hope for a track and field medal at the Olympics.
"In a normal world I would never consider missing the Olympics. There is no doubt about that," said Nadal. "(But) Under these circumstances, I don't know. Let's see what's going on in the next couple of months."
Hiroshima Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki said that a ceremony next week without the relay is likely to still take place. This is at least the sixth change to the relay — from rerouting to cancellation — in the last several weeks.
Serena Williams remains uncommitted about whether she will join up with Team USA in Japan this summer, especially if it means time away from her three-year-old daughter Olympia.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments
With 83 days remaining for the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, there are as many questions as there are answers about how the Games will go on. Follow this live blog for a day-to-day breakdown of the most critical updates about Tokyo 2020:
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat says she cannot perform without some pressure on her
Nine years ago at the London Olympics, Rahi Sarnobat was overwhelmed by the occasion. Heading into her second Olympics this year, the 30-year-old says she relishes pressure, and cannot perform without it.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Despite 86-hour travel, missed World Cup, hard quarantines, Atanu Das focussed on bulls-eye
After their medal haul at Stage I World Cup, Indian archers returned home after an 86-hour journey. Then came news that they will miss World Cup Stage II. The archers also face hard quarantines at Paris WC and Tokyo 2020. Despite that Atanu Das is keeping his eye trained on the bulls-eye.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Seema Bisla becomes fourth woman wrestler to qualify; Sumit Malik settles for silver
Seema Bisla on Friday became the fourth Indian woman wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Games by reaching the final of the 50kg competition
The Tokyo Olympics open in under three months and there are still more questions than answers despite the rollout on Wednesday of new rule books to explain how the games will take place in the middle of a surging pandemic in Japan
Overseas spectators have already been barred from the Games for the first time, and a ruling on Japan-based fans was expected by the end of this month.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia to give Japan-bound athletes, support staff priority for COVID-19 vaccine
The vaccination program for athletes and support staff will include about 2,000 people, including an estimated 450-480 Olympic athletes.
The tournament was to take place from 21 June-2 July and would have served as good preparatory ground for all shooters who have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
World Cup Archery Stage 1: Women's recurve team beats Mexico to win gold; Atanu Das-Ankita Bhakat win mixed bronze
Deepika Kumari helped Indian women's team script a stunning turnaround to defeat fancied Mexico and grab a gold medal in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 on Sunday. The mixed pair duo of Atanu Das and Ankita Bhakat bagged a mixed pair bronze, upsetting top seed USA.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan says he's drawing inspiration from drawing inspiration from Roger Federer for Games
The oldest shooter in India's 15-member team for Tokyo Olympics, top shotgun marksman Mairaj Ahmad Khan says he is drawing inspiration from tennis legend Roger Federer to shine at the upcoming sporting showpiece
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.
Will Japanese athletes be vaccinated before Tokyo 2020? Will there be local fans in venues? All that and more answered
The Belgian Olympic Committee said its 177 Olympic and 55 Paralympic athletes will get vaccine shots while most of the adult population of their age must still wait.
The top eight finishers in the World Relays on 1 and 2 May at Chorzow in Selisia will get automatic berths in the Tokyo Games, which is scheduled to begin on 23 July.
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.