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newssports13 hours ago

Indian Taekwondo squad's Tokyo Olympics dream all but over

The Indian taekwondo squad have all but lost their opportunity to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics with Jordan imposing restrictions on Indian athletes for the Asian Qualifiers, in Amman. No Taekwondo player from India has ever qualified for the quadrennial event before.
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newssports4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Five athletes including Tokyo-bound KT Irfan tests negative for Covid-19 after second test

Olympic-bound race walkers KT Irfan and Sandeep Kumar were among the five elite athletes to have tested positive for Covid-19. However, the second confirmatory tests conducted on Thursday have returned negative for all the concerned athletes.
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newssports4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Never knew rowing was part of the Olympics until 2016, reveals Arjun Lal Jat

Tokyo-bound Indian rower Arjun Lal Jat revealed that he was not aware that rowers participate at the Olympics, until the 2016 Rio edition. Along with Arvind Singh, the duo qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the men’s lightweight double sculls during the qualification event, in Tokyo itself.
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newssports4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Petition signed by over 3,51,000 to cancel Games submitted

A petition to cancel the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, signed by more than 3,51,000 people was submitted to the city’s governor, on Friday. The Games, which has already been postponed by a year, is scheduled to kick-start on July 23, later this year and conclude on August 8, with the closing ceremony.
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newssports7 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Pulled car tied to my back to improve core strength, reveals Vishnu Saravanan

Tokyo-bound Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan revealed how he pulled a car tied to him to improve his back and core strength ahead of the Olympic qualifiers. The sailor, along with three others qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics last month, during the Mussanah Open Championship in Oman.
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newssports8 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian pistol team coaches might miss out on Games

Indian pistol team coached might not go to Tokyo Olympics, with direct travel to the venue from India unlikely, owing to the current pandemic situation. The trio has earlier decided to skip the two-month-long training camp for Indian shooters in Zagreb, Croatia, in the build-up to the Games.
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newssports8 days ago

2021 AFC Cup | Group D matches in the Maldives postponed for now

The AFC has announced that the matches of the AFC Cup, to be held in the Maldives will be postponed till further notice, in wake of the rise in number of Covid-19 cases in the island nation. While Bengaluru FC has already reached the Maldives, ATK-Mohun Bagan was set to take the flight anytime soon.
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newssports10 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | All Indian sailors to train in Europe ahead of Games

As planned, all four Tokyo-bound sailors from India will train in Europe ahead of the Olympics, with the Sports Ministry’s Mission Olympic Cell approving the proposal on Friday. The cost of International training for the Indian sailing contingent for the Olympics has been estimated at Rs 73.14 lakh.
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newssports11 days ago

Rowers Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh seal 2021 Tokyo Olympics berth in double sculls

The Indian duo of Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh has qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, in the men’s double sculls category after finishing second at the Asia Oceania Continental Regatta event, in Japan. Only one rower – Dattu Bhokanal represented India in the previous edition of the Games, in Rio.
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newssports12 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sailors Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy wishes to train under Australian coach Ian Stuart Warren

The duo of Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy which recently qualified for the Men’s 49er event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, wishes to continue their training under Australian coach Ian Stuart Warren. They are set to train in Portugal as part of their preparations for the mega-event that begins in July.
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