2020 Tokyo Olympics
Sports  /  Published 18.05.20

Clarity cry follows resumption indication

Tokyo Olympic-bound Indian athletes may have something to cheer about as staggered resumption of halted training camps seem to be a possibility now, after the ministry of home affairs issued new guide...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

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

Sports  /  Published 28.03.20

Tokyo saw it coming

Tokyo woke up on Wednesday to the news that the 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed by one year due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. For the Indians staying in Tokyo, the postponement wa...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.03.20

Sadness envelopes Fukushima after cancelled relay

It was meant to be the start of a triumphant march to the Tokyo 2020 Games: the torch relay would begin on Thursday in Fukushima, battered by the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster, as a poignant sy...
By Agencies in Japan

Sports  /  Published 26.03.20

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 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 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

Virus headwind for Dutee

India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand is wary of missing out of the Olympics after she was deprived of her training-cum-competition stint in Germany due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which affected her plan...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

‘Ideal solution’ eludes Olympics

Facing their strongest headwinds in decades, Olympic chiefs acknowledged on Wednesday there was no “ideal” solution to staging the Tokyo Games even as voices of dissent grew louder amid the corona...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Tokyo


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