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Friday, December 13, 2019

Tokyo Olympics


Russia out of Olympics, World Cup after 4-year sporting ban for doping violations

December 09, 2019 7:18 pm

WADA handed a four-year suspension to the Russian Athletics Federation from all major sporting events, which includes the 2020 Olympics, 2021 World Championships, and 2022 FIFA World Cup. 

Tokyo Olympics: Plan afoot to support qualifying players from Haryana, says sports minister

November 28, 2019 8:28 pm

About India’s chances in field hockey, Sandeep Singh, former captain of the Indian hockey team said: “It has always been tough in Olympics and I am sure Indian teams can win a medal in the 2020 Olympics."

Explained: Why Russia can't participate in Tokyo Olympics, FIFA World Cup

December 09, 2019 5:16 pm

World Anti-Doping Agency ban came in response to Russia's alleged doping programme. How was the programme run, and what new revelations have led to the suggestion?

Paris mayor troubled by new Olympic sponsor Airbnb

November 19, 2019 11:33 am

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who has been at odds with Airbnb in recent years, set out her issues with the platform to IOC President Thomas Bach last week after news of the sponsorship leaked.

Indian shooting’s biggest party: Angad Bajwa leads 1-2 in skeet final at Asian Championships

November 11, 2019 9:06 am

On Sunday, 23-year-old Angad Veer Singh Bajwa clinched the gold in the men's skeet event in a shoot-off against compatriot Mairaj Ahmed. Both were tied at 56 out of 60 and Bajwa took it 6-5 for first place.

Teen Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar books Tokyo ticket in 50m 3 Positions

November 11, 2019 5:23 pm

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar shot a qualification score of 1168 to qualify at the fourth spot for the final - 392 in kneeling position, 397 in prone and 379 in standing.

India get record 15th Olympic quota in shooting

November 10, 2019 7:12 pm

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged India's 13th Olympic quota in shooting. Mairaj Ahmed and Angad Bajwa earned India's 14th and 15th places. India had 11 shooters at the 2012 Olympics and 12 in Rio 2016.

Tejaswini Sawant bags India's 12th Olympic quota in shooting

November 09, 2019 9:18 pm

Tejaswini Sawant earned the Tokyo quota by finishing fifth in the women's 50m rifle three positions event at the Asian Championships with a score of 1171.

Deepak Kumar overcomes self-doubts, poor form to secure Tokyo Olympic quota

November 06, 2019 8:24 am

Deepak shot a score of 626.8 in qualification to finish behind Yukun Liu of China and Taeyun Nam of Korea, who shot scores of 629.0 and 628.9 and qualified for the final with a third spot in qualification.

When Rani Rampal and Indian women hockey team inspired their inspirer

November 04, 2019 8:52 am

From being shy of building physiques, to emulating world beaters like Vinesh and Mary, women's hockey team scoring fitness goals.