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Deepika Kumari fourth in qualifications of Tokyo Olympic test event

Deepika Kumari shot 668 out of a possible 720 points at the 72-arrow 70-metre round to qualify for the knock-out round while Atanu Das was ranked 19th in the men's section.

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal

The announcement of Yasuhiro Yamashita taking over Tsunekazu Takeda as the president, came at the JOC's new headquarters, a $150 million facility built across from Tokyo's under-construction National Stadium.


International Olympics Committee approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games

The IOC voted unanimously to implement a recommendation of its executive board to oust troubled AIBA from the Tokyo 2020 Games over issues surrounding its finances and governance and suspend the body until the issues are resolved.

Six years after picking up bow, daily wager’s son Pravin Jadhav hits world silver

On Sunday, the 22-year-old from Satara teamed up with veterans Tarundeep Rai and Atanu Das to win a World Championship silver medal in the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and book a quota for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

Human rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics

A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas

Around 10,000 people would be participating in the relay spanning over 121 days before torch reaching the Tokyo national stadium July 24 for the opening ceremony.


ISSF World Cup: Rahi Sarnobat’s journey takes her to Tokyo Games

Rahi Sarnobat is the first in her event to book a spot for Tokyo Olympics next year.

First round of Tokyo 2020 Olympic tickets up for sale

The first tickets for Tokyo 2020 Olympics went up for sale on Thursday with the prices ranging from 2,500 yen ($23) to even 300,000 yen ($2,730).

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.

Alternative organisation for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science', says Thomas Bach

Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organisation could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA.