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Indian contingent leaves for Special Olympics

A 378-strong Indian contingent, including 289 athletes and 73 coaches, was Monday given a warm send-off, motivating them ahead of the upcoming Special Olympics.

Governing bodies need to adapt to changes in world sport: Reports

The report, titled 'The Future of Sport', was conducted by the Association of summer Olympic international federations (ASOIF), which groups the games' governing bodies.


Paris proposes breakdancing for 2024 Olympics

In its proposal on Thursday, the organizing committee of the Paris Olympics have put forward breakdancing as an official discipline when the global event descends upon France in five years.

Indonesia submit bid to host 2032 Olympics

If Southeast Asia's most populous nation wins the opportunity to host the summer Olympics, it would become the fourth Asian country to do so, after Japan, China and South Korea.

Dipa Karmakar gunning for Tokyo via Bapgaon

The Indian Express visits a private gymnasium in a bucolic setting on the outskirts of Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, that is helping Dipa Karmakar perfect her moves ahead of Olympic qualifiers.

Mumbai first stop to Tokyo 2020 for marathoners

For many of the runners, the journey to Japan starts in Mumbai, before it moves to Doha for the World Championships in September 2019.


Samsung extends Olympics sponsorship to 2028: IOC

Samsung is one of 14 top sponsors of the Olympics that also includes Coca-Cola, Intel and Panasonic. Many of them have signed on till 2028 or beyond.

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.

Viswanathan Anand pushes for inclusion of chess in Olympics

Earlier also, Viswanathan Anand had supported chess’ inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The governing body of world chess has applied for it, with a decision is expected by next summer.

Indonesia intends to bid for 2032 Olympics

Tokyo will host the next Summer Olympics in 2020, with Paris holding the 2024 Games and Los Angeles confirmed as hosts for four years later.

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Everything you need to know about Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar

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