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NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues

Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organisers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year's Summer Olympics.

High level committee formed to strategise preparations for 2020, 2024 Olympics

The objective of the committee is to ensure that the performance of the Indian athletes are optimised in the Olympics and other multidisciplinary events.


Hima Das wins fifth gold of month, returns to favourite event in style

Hima Das has returned to the 400-metre race in style with this gold. The last time she had competed in the 400-metre race was in the Asian Athletics Championship in April this year, where she had to pull out with a back spasm.

Olympic quota already booked, Indian men's recurve team reaches World Archery C'ships final

A day after securing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics three-man quota by making the quarterfinals, the India trio of Tarundeep Rai, Atanu Das and Pravin Jadhav made their way into the finals, where they will be up against China.

Indian men, women archery teams one win away from securing Olympic berths

Both the men's and women's recurve teams remained in the fray for securing spots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after a day of success, where the men's team will next face Canada to secure the three-athlete quotas.

Human rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics

A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction


Manu Bhaker secures India's 7th Olympic quota in shooting

The 17-year-old Haryana shooter bagged a seventh spot for India in the upcoming Rio Olympics after securing a 201.0 in the ISSF World Cup final.

Samsung announces Olympic Games Edition of Galaxy S10+, Galaxy Buds

Samsung has announced Olympic Games Edition of its latest flagship Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy Buds in commemoration of the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.

Eyeing Tokyo 2020, Indian lifters begin campaign at Asian Weightlifting Championship

Former world champion Mirabai Chanu will look to put the best foot forward to strengthen her chances of Olympic qualification when she spearheads the Indian challenge at the Asian Weightlifting Championship.

Tokyo Games ticket lottery to launch for domestic sales on May 9

Residents will be able to apply through the lottery system, which runs from May 9-28, before finding out if their application was successful on June 20.