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How three foreign judges took health risks to help Indian walkers qualify for Olympics

February 16, 2021 8:58 am

Three Indians qualified for the Tokyo Olympics at last week's Race Walking Nationals in Ranchi. They should thank three international judges.

We will hold the Olympics regardless of pandemic situation: Tokyo 2020 President

February 02, 2021 2:51 pm

A recent spike in Covid-19 infections in Japan triggered a state of emergency in some areas.

LOOKING AHEAD, 2021 AND BEYOND: The new Olympians

January 02, 2021 10:46 am

Traditionalists may still scoff at esports and breakdancing, but their push towards mainstreaming shows the changing profile of the Olympic Games

Explained: How breakdancing broke onto the Olympic stage for Paris 2024

December 15, 2020 3:18 pm

Breakdancing at the Olympics: While the old school hasn't stopped rolling its eyes, the regulars on the breaking circuit vouch for this new Olympic discipline's faster, higher and stronger fundamentals.

Olympics| COVID-19 countermeasures to cost some $960 million: Kyodo

November 30, 2020 1:11 pm

The estimated budget at Tokyo Games for its COVID-19 countermeasures has been finalised.

Olympics: Bach confident of hosting spectators at Games after meeting Japan PM

November 16, 2020 2:00 pm

The visit is his first to the Japanese capital since Bach and former prime minister Shinzo Abe decided in March to postpone the Games to 2021 because of virus riks.

Human rights groups ask IOC to move Olympics from China

September 09, 2020 9:15 pm

China is also the host for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou.

The number of Arjuna, Khel Ratna awardees is at odds with state of Indian sports

August 28, 2020 8:55 am

For India to surge towards the top of the medals tally, its sporting ecosystem needs a massive overhaul.

Olympics during a pandemic: 1920 Antwerp Games haunted by war & flu

July 28, 2020 5:50 pm

With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, here is a look back at the history of the Summer Games.

Daily briefing: Minor sexually assaulted at Delhi Covid centre; more domestic violence cases in red zones during lockdown

July 24, 2020 8:35 am

From the disengagement and de-escalation processes at Pangong Tso to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's exclusive interview to The Indian Express, read the top stories from print edition today.


Everything you need to know about Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar

April 19, 2016 2:41 pm

Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Rio Olympics. But who is this girl?