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Amit Panghal among 4 Indian boxers to receive byes in Round 1

Amit Panghal among 4 Indian boxers to receive byes in Round 1

Image Credit: Twitter/SAI MediaTokyo: Star boxer Amit Panghal (52kg) is among the four Indian pugilists who received byes into the Tokyo Olympics pre-quarterfinals as per the draw unveiled on Thursday. Satish Kumar, Simranjit Kaur, and Lovlina Borgohain are the other three players who have received ...

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IOA announces cash award for gold medal winners

IOA announces cash award for gold medal winners

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Thursday announced cash awards to the medal winners and concerned participating National Sports Federations (NSF) of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo, Japan.In a bid to support and encourage the ath...

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Traditional Japanese breakfast may be effective against Covid

Traditional Japanese breakfast may be effective against Covid

Image Credit: Twitter/TravisorTokyo: Looks like this is the good news that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) can bank on even as the Covid cloud continues to loom over the Tokyo Games. Japan has a traditional secret that can beat Covid at its game. Researchers have found that a fermente...

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Team India: These athletes to skip Tokyo opening ceremony

Team India: These athletes to skip Tokyo opening ceremony

Tokyo: Archers, shooters, shuttlers and hockey players among others from the Indian contingent will not be attending the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday. While the hockey players won't be present, men's team skipper Manpreet Singh will be an exception as he is the flag bearer.Sources ...

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Equestrian Fouaad Mirza changes his horse for Tokyo 2020

Equestrian Fouaad Mirza changes his horse for Tokyo 2020

Image Credit: Twitter/Fouaad MirzaBengaluru: Just three days before the start of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, India equestrian Fouaad Mirza has decided to change his horse and he will now go with Seigneur Medicott in the Games.Medicott, lovingly known as Micky, helped Fouaad Mirza win the two silver...

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Tendulkar's message to Indian athletics contingent

Tendulkar's message to Indian athletics contingent

New Delhi: Little Maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday exhorted the Indian athletics contingent heading to the Olympics in Tokyo to chase their dreams of winning medals for the country."Pressure will be your constant companion, but you have raised the expectations with your performance," Tendulkar to...

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Allez, fencer Bhavani Devi!

Allez, fencer Bhavani Devi!

Image Credit: Twitter/Bhavani DeviThe first Indian Olympic sabre fencer, CA Bhavani Devi has arrived in Tokyo.Touchdown Tokyo??Fencer @IamBhavaniDevi has safely landed in Tokyo and is leaving for @Tokyo2020 Games villageSend in your wishes for her with #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/9dL11aWSMk— SAIM...

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Tokyo Olympics: Games-related Covid-19 infections rise to 67

Tokyo Olympics: Games-related Covid-19 infections rise to 67

Tokyo: Three days out from the opening ceremony of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the total Games-related Covid-19 infections have risen to 67. Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday confirmed that a foreign athlete has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Games Village.As per Kyodo News, eight mo...

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Absolutely ridiculous and shameful: Sania on Bopanna's Oly qualification tweet

Absolutely ridiculous and shameful: Sania on Bopanna's Oly qualification tweet

Tokyo: Ace tennis star Sania Mirza has said the team sacrificed a very good shot at a medal in the mixed doubles category in the Tokyo Olympics if Rohan Bopanna's claim that the All India Tennis Association (AITA) misled everyone over qualifications for the Games is indeed true.Bopanna had said Inte...

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Dad would always get goosebumps talking about Olympics: Jeev Milkha Singh

Dad would always get goosebumps talking about Olympics: Jeev Milkha Singh

New Delhi: Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh on Monday remembered his late father Milkha Singh and said the legendary sprinter would always get goosebumps talking about the Olympics.Indian sportspersons will be participating in 18 disciplines – archery, athletics, boxing, badminton, equestrian, fencing, golf...

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