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Abhinav Bindra supports Nikhat Zareen's demand of trial against Mary Kom

The Indian federation has decided that all medal-winners from the World Championship will get an automatic spot in the Olympic qualifiers. The decision, effectively, shuts the door on Nikhat, who is in the same weight category as Mary Kom.

Olympic marathons set to move out of Tokyo to cooler north

The IOC detailed a new plan to stage the marathons and race walking events in Sapporo, the host city of the 1972 Winter Olympics, which "will mean significantly lower temperatures for the athletes."


'Heart decided': Roger Federer to play at Tokyo Olympics

Roger Federer will turn 39 shortly after the Olympic tournament. The Swiss great, a four-time Olympian, said, "At the end of the day my heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic Games again.''

Fouaad Mirza wins gold at Olympic qualifying event

"I am very excited about our new horse Dajara, which has immense potential for success at the Olympics. Through the event CCI3*S, we were able to level up the horse rider combination to 4* and building up my points to qualify for the Olympics," Fouaad Mirza said.

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das among national campers named till Tokyo Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, quarter-miler Hima Das and sprinter Dutee Chand figure among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Dutee Chand breaks national record again, inches closer to Olympic mark

Dutee Chand broke the national record in the 100-metre sprint event on Friday with a time of 11.22 seconds. The qualification mark for the 2020 Olympics is 11.15 seconds.


India rents real estate to project ‘soft power’ in Tokyo

An 'India House' will be constructed on a 2,227 square metre rented area close to the Athletes' Village in Tokyo's Ariake district.

Record-breaking Avinash Sable books berth for Tokyo Olympics

Sable has rewritten the national mark an astonishing 4 times and has shaved off more than 8 seconds since 2018 September.

Indian boxing will do something big in Olympics: Director Santiago Nieva

The Indian boxers produced their best-ever show at the World Championships with Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) winning silver and bronze respectively in Russia. Before this, the country had never won more than one bronze in a single edition of the showpiece.

On his Worlds debut, Ravi Dahiya destroys reputations to bag Tokyo quota

Friday will give him a chance to further cement his position as the new number 1 for India in a weight category where it has under-performed despite all the talent.