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IOC approves new events in gender parity push for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC approves new events in gender parity push for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

IOC sports director Kit McConnell said the Tokyo Games would include 321 events, up from 306 at Rio 2016, with a focus on redressing the Olympic movement's long-standing disparity between male and female athletes.

Japanese school kids to choose Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot

Japanese school kids to choose Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot

The winning designs will be announced in March, with the mascots to be given official names by August 2018.

Biswa Sarma sees India as a badminton superpower by 2020 Olympics

Biswa Sarma sees India as a badminton superpower by 2020 Olympics

Top Indian shuttlers have given a miss to the National Championship over the last few years and Sarma said he had interacted with the players regarding the issue and they have agreed to participate in one of the events in a year.

Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

Shooting legend Rajmond Debevec hits out at ISSF, Abinav Bindra

According to the International Olympic Association's Agenda 2020, all international sports federations are to make changes to their sport to promote gender equality by the Tokyo Games.

Gagan Narang not in favor of mixed-gender events in shooting at Olympics

Gagan Narang not in favor of mixed-gender events in shooting at Olympics

Abhinav Bindra recommended mixed-gender team events for the Olympic Games

Sports Ministry tells federations to find 2020 Olympics prospects by end of November

Sports Ministry tells federations to find 2020 Olympics prospects by end of November

The Department has further advised NSFs to prepare the programme of training and exposures of the medal prospects for the year 2017.

PM Modi announces task force to prepare action plan for next three Olympic Games

PM Modi announces task force to prepare action plan for next three Olympic Games

Earlier, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra was named the chairman of National Rifle Association of India's committee to review country's shooting debacle in Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016: After finishing fourth in vault final, Dipa Karmakar's next goal is to win gold in 2020 Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016: After finishing fourth in vault final, Dipa Karmakar's next goal is to win gold in 2020 Olympics

The 23-year-old Dipa, who had become the first Indian woman gymnast to have qualified for the Olympics, scored an average of 15.066 points, a mere 0.15 less than the eventual bronze winner Giulia Steingruber (15.216) of Switzerland.