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Head of Japan's Olympic Committee under investigation in France on suspicion of corruption

In Tokyo, Tsunekazu Takeda said no improper actions such as bribery had taken place in connection with Tokyo's games bid and he had not been indicted by French authorities.

Focus is on World Cups to secure Olympic quota: Anish Bhanwala 

Anish Bhanwala has bagged several International titles including the Common Wealth Shooting Championship 2017 (Brisbane), ISSF World Cup 2018 (Guadalajara) and ISSF Junior World Cup 2018 (Sydney).

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Neeraj Chopra echoes coach Uwe Hohn's concern, says training schedule delayed

Neeraj Chopra and Uwe Hohn have approached the government to sanction a tour abroad where they will train for up to three months.

Eyeing Tokyo Olympics, national shooting body wants to be self-reliant

The main benefit for the NRAI from the partnership is that the corporate giants will provide funding towards coaches’ salaries, psychologists, physiotherapists and all medical expenditure needed by the country’s shooters.

Tokyo 2020 formally propose earlier marathon time

Temperatures in Tokyo reached a record 41.1 degrees Celsius this year, with the July average reaching more than 30 degrees since 1998.

Tokyo Olympics organisers vow to guard against complacency

With some 600 days to go until the start of the Games, organisers find themselves in a relatively comfortable position, with preparations back on track following some initial bumps in the road.

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With over five billion viewers, clock ticking for Olympics broadcasters

Over five billion viewers tuned in for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as opposed to 3.4 billion for this year's football World Cup in Russia.

IOC 'freezes planning into boxing at 2020 Olympics', inquiry underway into AIBA

In keeping with the decision of further investigation, IOC has frozen the planning of the Olympic boxing tournament at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Explained: Why Mary Kom’s Olympic dream hinges on meeting in Tokyo

It made its Olympic debut in ancient Greece c. 688 BC and has been a staple at the Games since 1920, but boxing could be knocked out of the 2020 edition.

IOC President Thomas Bach heaps praise on 'well prepared' Tokyo for 2020 Games

The German visited the offices of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organisers on Wednesday, lavishing praise on the hosts for their readiness to host the summer showpiece.

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