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India opens account in Tokyo as Mirabai Chanu wins Silver in weightlifting

The Indian contingent in Tokyo opened its medal account on the first day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as Mirabai Chanu won silver in Women's 49kg weightlifting category to script history. Chanu, who bagged the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finished behind China’s Hou Zhuhui.
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newssports4 days ago

Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics

The IOC (International Olympic Committee) has announced Brisbane as the hosts of the 2032 Olympics, with it becoming the third city from Australia to be awarded the hosting rights. The first time Australia hosted the Olympiad was during the 1956 Games, in Melbourne, and then in Sydney (2000).
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newssports4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Expectations don't work for me, admits Aditi Ashok

Aditi Ashok, India’s lone women’s golfer to feature at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, admitted that expectations don’t work out for her. Having already appeared at the Rio edition, five years back, the golfer is expected to better her outing, especially with her improving as a player in the recent past.
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newssports5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Not ruling out last minute cancellation of the Games, states Toshiro Muto

2021 Tokyo Olympics chief Toshiro Muto is not ruling out the possibility of scrapping the sporting spectacle in the 11th hour, amidst the rising cases of Covid-19 around the Games village. As a precaution, the organizing committee has already banned the entry of foreign spectators to the host city.
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newssports5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Don't put any pressure on the athletes, insists Narinder Batra

IOA President Narinder Batra insisted not to put too much pressure on the athletes as he’s sure they will come back after a successful outing. The official will be present with the athletes for the entirety of the Olympics and will ensure that the stay of the athletes over there is comfortable.
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newssports6 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian rowers, paddlers and shooters kick-start their training in Tokyo

The Indian shooting contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics had their first training session after landing in Japan, for the mega-event that is supposed to kick-off later this week. Meanwhile, the Indian rowing team, under the supervision of national coach Ismail Baig, also resumed their training.
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newssports6 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have first training session in Tokyo

Top Indian archers Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari have started training in Tokyo ahead of the Olympics, approximately a day after they landed in Japan. A big chunk of the Indian contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics took the flight to Tokyo on July 17 and safely checked into the Games village.
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newssports8 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Jos Buttler set to return to England side for 2nd T20I

Paul Collingwood has confirmed that wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler will return to England's team in the second T20I against Pakistan in Leeds on Sunday after recovering from a calf injury. Collingwood also backed out-of-form England captain Eoin Morgan, who is having a tough time with the bat.
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newssports9 days ago

PCB has to be blamed for appointing inexperienced Misbah-ul-Haq as head coach, insists Rashid Latif

Rashid Latif has lambasted the Pakistan Cricket Board over Misbah-ul-Haq's appointment as team's head coach after Pakistan was whitewashed by England in ODIs. Latif also questioned the board on the removal of Mickey Arthur and Sarfaraz Ahmed as the team's head coach and captain respectively.
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newssports16 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics to be staged entirely behind closed doors

No fans would be permitted inside stadium during the entirety of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Tokyo will be under a virus state of emergency throughout the event. The recent surge in the number of infections, including the more contagious Delta strain has prompted the officials to take such a step.
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