2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Tokyo to skip one-year countdown to Olympics event due to coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, says report

Organisers are seeking to cut costs related to the postponement until next year of the Games, which had been due to start next month, and are also conscious of pandemic risks.

Jun 05, 2020, 08:03 AM IST

2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers unveil robots to help wheelchair-bound, workers

The two products, Toyota's Human Support Robot and the Power Assist Suit from Panasonic, were demonstrated to the public for the first time in Tokyo.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Yearning for Olympic gold, 'Magnificent Mary' keeps punching

`Magnificent Mary,' as she is known in India, was a bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics in London and won a record sixth gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships last year.

Mar 14, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan instituted a number of sanctions against North Korea following a series of nuclear and missile tests that include not allowing its citizens to enter. 

Mar 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

2020 Olympics can be a springboard to transform Tokyo: Governor Yuriko Koike

The Tokyo Olympics will open on July 24 next year.

Feb 18, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Teen shuttler Lakshya Sen eyes top 30 ranking by year end

Lakshya, who had reached the finals at the 2017 edition and semifinal at last edition of the Nationals, is eager to get the senior national title under his belt.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

2020 Tokyo Olympics venues on track for completion, say organisers

Other than the Olympic Stadium and the Olympic and Paralympic athletes village, Tokyo Metropolitan Government is building eight new competition venues for the Games.

Feb 12, 2019, 16:39 PM IST

Nationals will help in preparation for All England Championship: B Sai Praneeth

With Prannoy and Srikanth withdrawing due to fitness issues, former champion Praneeth will be one of the favourites to lift the trophy at the 83rd Senior Nationals.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Tokyo``s 2020 preparations draw praise

The IOC`s Coordination Commission has praised Tokyo`s early preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics, highlighting the financial planning and diversity of local organisers after a three-day visit to the Japanese capital.

Apr 04, 2014, 14:28 PM IST