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Mandeep Singh hat-trick helps India beat Japan 6-3 and reach final in Olympic Test Event hockey

Mandeep Singh struck a fine hat-trick to help the Indian men's hockey team beat hosts Japan 6-3 and book a summit clash berth in the Olympic Test Event.

Good show at Olympic test event will boost confidence ahead of qualifiers: Mandeep Singh

A good show at the Olympic test event will help boost the team's confidence ahead of the Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, India vice captain Mandeep Singh said on Thursday.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics medal designer basks in sudden fame

Junichi Kawanishi, a graphic designer from Osaka, won a nationwide competition to design the medals for the Olympics and Paralympics next year.

Bad blood boils over: Sun Yang wins, Mack Horton refuses to share podium with him

"It was unfortunate because disrespecting me is okay, but disrespecting China was very unfortunate and I felt sorry about that," Sun Yang says about Mack Horton's 'silent protest'.

Stripped of Olympic status, AIBA calls new elections

The IOC has cut AIBA out of any share of Tokyo Olympic revenues and devalued the 2019 world championships in Russia by removing their status as Olympic qualifiers.

I can qualify for Tokyo Olympics: Jinson Johnson

The ace runner was in the city for the unveiling of the 12th edition of TCS World 10K 'Finisher's Tee'. Johnson's personal best time is 3:37.86, which he set at Gold Coast CWG, last year.


Japan Olympic minister resigns over disaster gaffe

Yoshitaka Sakurada said he submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. He said he made comments that hurt the feelings those in the disaster-hit areas, and just retracting them would not be enough.

Skipping Asian Championship part of plan to qualify for Olympics, says Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who claimed her sixth world title last year in Delhi, will be looking to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the World Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

British Olympic team set to have more women than men

The number of women in the British team could rise above 50 percent from 44 percent at Rio in 2016, said chief de mission Mark England

German athletes score advertising win over IOC for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

German athletes and their sponsors scored a major victory over the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday, earning more possibilities to advertise during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following an easing of restrictions.