Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the completion of the National Stadium built for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday, his speech at the Kengo Kuma-designed venue praising the efforts to finish on schedule after an early setback.
At a special event to celebrate International Mountain Day, Girpremi, a mountaineering club from Pune, screened a movie named Mt Kangchenjunga Expedition and another short film about Sherpas.
Ritu Rani played a major role in the victory of the Indian women football team that clinched the gold at the XIII South Asian Games held in Nepal.
Panghal and Worlds bronze-medallist Manish Kaushik will have their first crack at Tokyo at the Asian Olympic qualifier in Wuhan in February.
On Friday, Dennerby, along with the rest of India, will watch its junior women’s team compete against quality opposition for the first time.
The Russian Boxing Federation has indicated that fighters will only take part in the Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned.
WADA's ruling meant competitors from Russia will continue to participate in the Olympics, just with the inability to represent their country.
Shooter Ravi Kumar, who has not been with the national team since the World Cup in Munich last May, is a bronze-winner from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and the 2014 Asian Games in the 10m air rifle competitions.
NADA's disciplinary panel conducted a hearing in Kumar's case last week and a decision is imminent.
India (312) collected 174 gold, 93 silver and 45 bronze after ten days of competitions in the 13th South Asian Games to surpass the 309 it had won in the previous edition in 2016.
Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes.
When it comes to tickets, next year's Tokyo Paralympics will be just like the Olympics: There's more demand than there are tickets.
Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.
Playing on hard mud surfaces, Nasreen's early coach would ask her to train with boys' teams, a daunting prospect given they were stronger and faster, and she was often left bruised.
NADA Director General Navin Agarwal said that Shetty's celebrity status will give him more "clout" and "reach" than a former or a current sportsperson.
While both the Indian men's and women's kabaddi team clinched gold medals, boxers gave India the maximum medals on the penultimate day with six golds and one silver.
While Manish Kaushik settled for a silver medal, Vinod Tanwar (49kg), Sachin (56kg) and Gaurav Chauhan (91kg) won gold medals. In the women's category, Parveen (60kg) took the gold too.
The CGF said there was no formal proposal made to the ISSF to conduct a Commonwealth Shooting Championships when its heads met the top brass of the world body on Friday.
After his impressive gold-medal win and inspiring heroic act, Roger Casugay has also been chosen to be Philippines' flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of Southeast Asian Games.
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.