2020 Tokyo Olympics

Too early to decide fate of Tokyo Olympics 2020, says IOC chief

The Tokyo 2020 organising committee is committed to host the Games as scheduled, which they believe will bring hope to people in difficult times.

Mar 19, 2020, 09:16 AM IST

Asian Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Pooja Rani, Vikas Krishan seal qualification

 Pooja Rani (75kg) on Sunday became the first Indian boxer to secure qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Mar 08, 2020, 18:22 PM IST

Kiren Rijiju dismisses coronavirus threat, says Olympics preparations in full flow

Kiren Rijiju said, "Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be a historic moment for all Asian countries. We are going to send a large Indian contingent. Players should understand that they do not only represent themselves, but they represent the country." 

Feb 27, 2020, 16:17 PM IST

As coronavirus looms over Olympics, Japan PM urges two-week curbs on sports events

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Wednesday for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks in the battle to stem a coronavirus contagion amid mounting concerns the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled.

Feb 26, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

Anna Korakaki to be 1st-ever woman to start Olympic torch relay

Korakaki won a gold and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and was the world champion in 2018.

Feb 07, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Coronavirus forces postponement of badminton Olympic qualifier

The Tokyo Olympics take place in the Japanese capital from July 24 to August 9.

Feb 01, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

Aim to make Tokyo Olympics carbon neutral: IOC President Thomas Bach

Tokyo Olympics will be held between July 24 and August 9, 2020.

Jan 01, 2020, 23:25 PM IST

Vikas Krishan qualifiers for Olympic qualifiers after boxing return

The two-time Olympian recovered from a back injury after a short unbeaten stint in professional boxing in the run-up to the trials. He had earlier beaten Ashush Kulheria on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Double delight for India as men and women hockey teams qualify for Tokyo Olympics

In the first leg of the qualifiers on Friday, India had defeated Russia 4-2.

Nov 02, 2019, 23:03 PM IST

Captain Rani's strike helps Indian women's hockey team qualify for 2020 Olympics

The Indian women's hockey team on Saturday confirmed a place in the 2020 Olympics after surviving an extraordinary fightback from the USA in the second leg of their Olympic qualifier at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Nov 02, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Punia, currently ranked World No.1, entered the semi-finals in the 65-kg weight category after beating North Korean grappler Jong Son 8-1 in the quarter-finals to confirm his seat on the flight which will be heading to Tokyo next year.
 

Sep 19, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Australia's former Olympic champion Sally Pearson calls it quits

The Queenslander, who won Olympic 100 meters hurdles gold at the 2012 London Games and the world title in 2011 and 2017, succumbed to the series of injuries that have blighted her career in recent years.

Aug 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Easy for the country to expect Olympic gold, difficult to implement: Mary Kom

Kom recently won a gold medal in the 23rd President`s Cup in the 51Kg category.

Aug 01, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Fanatic Sports appointed ticket re seller for Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Games will be held from July 24 to August 9

Jul 31, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

Will send good contingent for Tokyo Olympics next year: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju also said that the government has taken several steps, like Khelo India programme, to identify rural talent in India.

Jul 25, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Olympic, Paralympic games

The 1.2-kilogram torch is made from aluminium, 30 percent of which has been salvaged from the temporary housing built in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

Mar 20, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Japan Olympic committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda to resign as IOC member: Reports

Takeda's resignation came following allegations for suspected corruption in Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Neeraj Chopra targetting Javelin medal in 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Coach Uwe Hohn

Chopra shot to prominence last year when he won javelin gold at both the Commonwealth and Asian Games, bringing rare track-and-field success for India.

Mar 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Swimming: Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

The 18-year-old was named Japanese Swimmer of the Year last month after her record-breaking exploits in the Jakarta pool.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

Was questioned for losing 7 finals, now have a Gold: PV Sindhu after winning BWF World Tour Finals

Sindhu battled it out against familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara who has been a formidable opponent over the years, in the final of the BWF World Tour Final 2018.

Dec 19, 2018, 17:05 PM IST