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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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newssports2 months 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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newssports2 months 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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newssports2 months 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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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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newssports2 months 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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newssports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hima Das set to miss Games after sustaining hamstring injury

Indian sprinter Hima Das will not feature at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with her sustaining a hamstring injury during the 100m heats during the recently concluded National Inter-State Athletics Championships. Even though she ran in the 200m final, Hima failed to breach the Olympic qualification mark.
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newssports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Aditi Ashok becomes first female Indian golfer to qualify for the Games

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, as per the final list that was announced by the Golf Federation, on Tuesday. The only Indian on the LPGA Tour, the Bengaluru-based golfer will be making her second appearance at the Games, after appearing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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newssports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian golfer Udayan Mane qualifies for the Games

Indian golfer Udayan Mane has qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, thus making him the third entrant in the discipline so far, after Anirban Lahiri and Aditi Ashok made the cut earlier on. The Indian secured berth after Argentine golfer Emiliano Grilo withdrew his name from the Games.
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newssports3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Golfer Anirban Lahiri qualifies for the Games

Veteran Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by virtue of claiming the last spot available in the final rankings. The Pune-based athlete made his Olympics debut in Rio, five years ago, having finished at the 57th spot with a total score of 294 in the men’s event.
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