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Sports  /  Published 25.07.20

Nazi Olympics tweet deleted

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) apologised on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics. Joining a message thread ...
By AP in Geneva

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

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

Japan’s uneasy tryst with Olympics

Fears are growing that this year’s Olympics may be postponed or axed because of the coronavirus pandemic but Japan has faced such a crisis before — the cancelled summer Games of 1940 were also due...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 03.03.20

IOC stays hopeful about Tokyo

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s president and executive board gave further strong backing on Tuesday to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, with no talk of a postponement or move because of ...
By Reuters in Lausanne

Sports  /  Published 30.03.20

Olympics postponed till 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus prompted the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021. The announcement comes less than a...
By AFP in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 17.03.20

Game on, says defiant IOC after meeting

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not plan any “drastic” decisions about the Tokyo 2020 Games, saying on Tuesday it remains fully committed to the event being staged in four months ti...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 01.03.20

Saina’s plea

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap feel that the BWF should extend the Olympic qualification period in view of the coronavirus outbreak wrecking havoc on the qualifying events for the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 16.02.20

IOC chief thanks Bindra

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has thanked champion shooters Abhinav Bindra and Niccolo Campriani for their project ‘Taking Refugee’, under which they are helping ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 19.03.20

IOC, you're joking right? Fumes Kashyap

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has termed International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s statement to encourage athletes to continue training for the Tokyo Games as a joke, saying it 'makes no sense' as g...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 13.03.20

Trump’s Olympic vault

US President Donald Trump late on Thursday praised Tokyo’s Olympic preparations and their “magnificent” venue just hours after he suggested delaying the Summer Games for up to a year due to the ...
By Agencies in Washington


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