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Olympics: IOC, Tokyo attempt to cut down on soaring 2020 Games costs

Olympics: IOC, Tokyo attempt to cut down on soaring 2020 Games costs

Tokyo`s preparations for the 2020 Games have been plagued by controversy since beating Madrid and Istanbul in the bidding race three years ago.

Oct 18, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

Expect more medals from wrestlers after IOC decision: Sushil

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar feels the massive reprieve to wrestling will motivate the Indian grapplers in the upcoming World Championships and they will return from Budapest with more medals.

Sep 10, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Japan begins preparations for 2020 Olympics

Preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics are already underway with Japan sizing up plans to ready its sporting facilities and urban infrastructure, Japanese officials said Monday.

Sep 09, 2013, 20:36 PM IST

Wrestling champ Sushil Kumar hails return of sport to Olympic fold

Champion wrestler Sushil Kumar has welcomed the return of the sport to the Olympic fold, saying that the efforts of a cross-section of people from all walks of life had contributed to this achievement.

Sep 09, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Nikkei hits 5-week high on Olympics euphoria; strong GDP supports

The Nikkei was up 2.7 percent at 14,238.42 in mid-morning trade after earlier rising to 14,251.46, its highest since August 6.

Sep 09, 2013, 09:10 AM IST

Olympics: Wrestling eyes quickfire return to the 2020 Games mat

From an ignominious Olympic exit to a Games return in less than eight months, wrestling can complete a remarkable turnaround when the International Olympic Committee next month votes in one new sport for the 2020 Games.

Aug 31, 2013, 10:58 AM IST