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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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AITA slams 'misleading, inappropriate' comments by Bopanna, Mirza

AITA slams 'misleading, inappropriate' comments by Bopanna, Mirza

New Delhi: The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Secretary-General Anil Dhupar on Monday condemned the "inappropriate and misleading" statements from tennis players Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza.Bopanna said International Tennis Federation (ITF) never accepted an entry for him and Sumit Nagal, and...

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Tokyo: Gymnast Pranati and swimmers Maana, Srihari begin training

Tokyo: Gymnast Pranati and swimmers Maana, Srihari begin training

Image Credit: Twitter/SAI MediaTokyo: India's female gymnast Pranati Nayak and swimmers Maana Patel and Srihari Nataraj have begun their training ahead of their debut at the Olympics. The official Twitter handle of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) posted pictures of the duo gearing up for tr...

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Archers Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das begin training in Tokyo

Archers Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das begin training in Tokyo

Tokyo: Indian archers Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das on Monday began their training in Tokyo ahead of the upcoming Olympics. World Archery shared pictures of the archers in action:India is on the range at the @Olympics. 👋🇮🇳#ArcheryatTokyo pic.twitter.com/0Fnfa4SEvr— World Archery (@worldarcher...

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Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina depart for Tokyo

Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina depart for Tokyo

Image Credit: Twitter/SAIHyderabad: The flagbearer of Indian tennis contingent Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina are now headed to Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics.The duo of Sania and Ankita was seen at the Hyderabad Airport on Monday, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) confirmed. Earlier this month, Sa...

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Tokyo 2020: Indian shooters begin training

Tokyo 2020: Indian shooters begin training

Image Credit: NRAI/TwitterTokyo: Four days ahead of the upcoming Olympics, the Indian shooting contingent on Monday began their training here in Tokyo.The official Twitter handle of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) posted pictures of the shooting contingent resuming their training and ...

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Attagirl, Revathi!

Attagirl, Revathi!

Image Credit: Southern Railway/TwitterA total of 12 athletes from Tamil Nadu across four sports have qualified for the biggest sports competition in the world -- Tokyo Olympics. Among them is sprinter Revathi Veeramani. She hails from Sakkimangalam village in Madurai. Her journey is a highly inspira...

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Tokyo 2020 lights the way towards carbon-free future

Tokyo 2020 lights the way towards carbon-free future

Tokyo: Tokyo 2020 will be the very first time in Olympic history that the Olympic cauldron will be powered with hydrogen, marking the Olympic Movement's commitment to a more sustainable world.Lighting the Olympic cauldron formally marks the end of the torch relay and symbolises the continuity betwee...

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