Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled if Covid situation worsens: Japanese official

Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled if Covid situation worsens: Japanese official

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary general of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), has  said that Tokyo Olympics could once again be cancelled if the Covid-19 situation continues to worsen. Nikai, the No. 2 leader of…

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Seven boxers test positive for Covid-19 at NIS Patiala

Seven boxers test positive for Covid-19 at NIS Patiala

Seven top Indian boxers have reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala and the number of positive cases in boxing has now reached 17. Earlier two weeks agao,…

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Japanese govt. to tighten Covid-19 measures in Tokyo for Olympics

Japanese govt. to tighten Covid-19 measures in Tokyo for Olympics

With nearly 100 days left for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the governemnt of Japan has decided to impose tighter measures to control the spread of Covid-19 in the capital on Friday, days after lifting a…

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Eight athletes test positive for Covid-19 in SAI Bhopal; none Olympic bound

Eight athletes test positive for Covid-19 in SAI Bhopal; none Olympic bound

A total of eight athletes, along with 18 other people, have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bhopal however, no Olympic-bound player has contracted the disease. The development…

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North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19

North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19

North Korea has reportedly decided to skip this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the website ‘Sport in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’, which reports on sports in North…

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NRAI announces Indian team for Tokyo Olympics

NRAI announces Indian team for Tokyo Olympics

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), the governing body of the Olympic sport of Shooting in the country, has announced a 15-member Indian contingent for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July. The Selection…

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Tokyo Olympic torch relay starts despite Covid worries

Tokyo Olympic torch relay starts despite Covid worries

The torch relay for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games began its 121-day journey after a low-key opening ceremony at Japan’s northeastern Fukushima prefecture here on Thursday. The ceremony, which was preceded by a performance from…

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Overseas olympic volunteers will not be allowed at Tokyo Olympics, says Organizing Committee

Overseas olympic volunteers will not be allowed at Tokyo Olympics, says Organizing Committee

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics’ organizing committee has said that overseas volunteers will not be allowed in the showpiece event as a precaution to prevent the spread of the Covid-19. The organizing committee’s CEO Toshiro Muto,…

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China offers to make vaccines for Tokyo Olympics: IOC

China offers to make vaccines for Tokyo Olympics: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said that it has received an offer from China to make vaccines for athletes participating at the Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. IOC President Thomas Bach said…

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IOC will back Tokyo 2020 “without reservation” on overseas fans, says Bach

IOC will back Tokyo 2020 “without reservation” on overseas fans, says Bach

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chief Thomas Bach has said that the organisation will support the Tokyo Olympics organisers “without reservation” on the subject of letting overseas spectators into Japan this summer. A decision on whether…

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