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Olympic Games

OLYMPIC GAMES NEWS

From the Emperor on down: Memories of the '64 Tokyo Olympics

July 29, 2021 5:13 pm

These were the first Olympics broadcast live using satellites and the last to be run on a cinder track; a bridge between older Olympics and the modern.

Explained: Why the director of the Olympics' opening ceremony was fired

July 24, 2021 9:10 am

Kentaro Kobayashi, who is a renowned Japanese comedian and actor, stepped down after he was widely criticised for a sketch he performed over two decades ago, in which he appeared to have made jokes about the Holocaust.

PM Modi wishes athletes luck ahead of Olympic Games

July 13, 2021 6:46 pm

Offering his personal touch, Modi also spoke to the parents of Sindhu and lauded them for backing their daughter during her journey to success.

Sports NGO extends support to 6 athletes in their quest for medals at Tokyo Olympics

July 10, 2021 4:25 pm

The NGO was awarded with the 2020 Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for its contribution to Indian sports.

Coco Gauff says she plans to go to Olympics

June 09, 2021 7:28 pm

Coco Gauff said she doesn't have any concerns about going to Japan for next month's Tokyo Games.

Ahmedabad takes a long shot — puts out ad on Olympics infra

June 09, 2021 4:24 am

On Tuesday, the city's development authority invited proposals from consultants to assess venues and infrastructure to host the Olympic Games.

IOC gives assurance to sports bodies that Tokyo is on track

October 16, 2020 7:37 am

The IOC and Tokyo organizers have been holding on-line sessions this week with about 200 national Olympic committees.

Pause and play

March 27, 2020 10:00 am

Olympics must wait as the virus draws the world into a bigger game

The greatness game

February 20, 2020 11:07 am

The definitive sporting moment of the last 20 years may lie outside India.

Kimia Alizadeh: Iran’s only female Olympic medallist reportedly defects

January 13, 2020 6:22 pm

Kimia Alizadeh, the only female athlete to win an Olympic medal for Iran, announced that she had defected from the nation because of "hypocrisy, lies, injustice, and flattery."