2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports  /  Published 23.03.20

Coe wants Olympic Games put off, Canada pulls out

World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe has called for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed over the coronavirus pandemic as Canada pulled out of the Games and Japan's Prime Minister admitted a delay could ...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

Can Olympics be held in July?

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing most of the world’s sports to a standstill. But one event that is still scheduled is the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin in late July. On Tuesday, shortly...
By Matt Futterman and Joe Ward/The New York Times Company in

North East  /  Published 11.12.18

Ultimate Lady moniker for Magnificent Mary Kom

World champion pugilist M.C. Mary Kom was on Tuesday bestowed with the title of Meethoi Leima (Ultimate Lady) by the Manipur government at a function at Khuman Lampak sports complex here.Chief ministe...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

Sports  /  Published 25.03.20

All options on table: IOC boss

The head of the global Olympic movement said on Wednesday the rescheduled Tokyo Games faced “thousands” of logistical and financial problems but could go ahead before summer 2021.Though most peopl...
By Reuters in Athens

Sports  /  Published 25.03.20

Time to cut back on time

With one eye on Olympic qualification and another on the alarming coronavirus pandemic, India’s sprint queen Dutee Chand had been spending restless days at her residence in Bhubaneswar, unable to co...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.03.20

Dipa in with a ‘chance’

Dipa Karmakar could not win a medal in Rio but her fourth place finish in the women’s vault final of the Olympics stole hearts and she instantly became the poster girl of Indian gymnastics.Cut to 20...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.03.20

BRIEFS: Pandya’s ‘mental pressure’

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has revealed that he felt a lot of “mental pressure” when his efforts to recover fast from his back injury did not fructify. “I missed this atmosphere in these pa...
By Agencies in Miami

Sports  /  Published 21.09.19

Junior champ Deepak to fight for senior gold

Reigning junior world champion Deepak Punia placed himself in line for the senior world title by reaching the 86kg final, apart from also booking his Tokyo Olympics quota, here on Saturday. Competing ...
By PTI in Astana

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.20

Fighting disease a different war

The world is a small place. Even the most minor incident can trigger a chain of reactions that extends far beyond its source. In the last week of February, stock markets in the United States of Americ...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 28.04.20

Coronavirus vaccine key to Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published...
By Agencies in Tokyo


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