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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.

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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. 

Tokyo 2020 marathons to start early due to heat fears

The marathons had been scheduled to begin at 7 AM but with temperatures reaching over 40 degrees Celsius last year, organisers were under pressure to make changes to ensure the safety of athletes and supporters.

Tennis matches shortened at Olympics to reduce player strain

ITF announced the changes saying they ``reduce concerns of overplay for players who reach the latter stages of all three events - singles, doubles and mixed doubles.''

Pullela Gopichand: Hope we get the 2020 Olympics slots at the earliest, so there’s no mad rush at the end

Judging by the performances at the India Open, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and HS Prannoy could realistically get on the plane to Tokyo.

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Michael Phelps rules out comeback at Tokyo Olympics

Michael Phelps spoke about why there was no chance of him returning to the Olympics, which one was his favourite and what he enjoys doing these days.

'Cherry blossom' torch revealed for 2020 Olympics

The theme of the pink gold torch centres on 'sakura' or cherry blossom in Japan, which arrives every spring to much fanfare, and it was designed with input from children from the areas most severely damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Defending champion Lee Chong Wei withdraws from Malaysian Open, big blow to 2020 Olympic hopes

Lee Chong Wei's withdrawal from the upcoming Malaysian Open has come as a huge blow to his Tokyo 2020 Olympic dreams. Lee pulled out of the competition despite receiving all-clear after being diagnosed with cancer.

Japanese Olympic Committee head resigns amid bribery scandal

The scandal has cast a shadow over next year's Olympics and underlines flawed efforts by the IOC to clean up its bidding process. Japan is spending at least USD 20 billion to organize the games, which open July 24, 2020.

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