Jul 14, 2021 09:14 PM IST
The Olympic approach is different to soccer in Europe where UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has personally hung medals around the necks of players at competition finals in recent weeks.
- Jul 14, 2021 02:42 PM IST
"...the IOC Refugee Olympic Team came together for a ''Welcome Experience'' in Doha, Qatar. Twenty-six of the 29 athletes and 11 officials participated," the IOC statement read.
- Jul 14, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Like all big global events, Tokyo 2020 will leave an inevitable imprint on the planet. Here are some key points to know about its environmental impact.
- Jul 14, 2021 10:45 AM IST
In a light-hearted interaction, PM Narendra Modi talked about the athletes’ backstories of struggle, sacrifices and joked. During the conversation, he asked something from PV Sindhu, which left her and others participating in the interaction in splits.
- Jul 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST
The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week.
- Jul 13, 2021 07:46 PM IST
Additionally, those athletes securing a silver and bronze medal will be rewarded Rs 4 crore and Rs 2 crore, respectively.
- Jul 13, 2021 11:16 AM IST
Anti-infection rules mean athletes can't go anywhere but the village, training sites and competition venues. So organisers will provide 700 menu options, 3,000 seats at the main two-storey cafeteria and 2,000 staff at peak hours to meet the needs of all.
- Jul 12, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Here’s a look at the state of emergency and how it will affect the Olympics.
- Jul 12, 2021 11:22 AM IST
While the Games have been held in places that are hotter or more humid than Tokyo, including Athens and Beijing, Japan's sweaty summers offer both, in an unpleasant and sometimes deadly combination.
- Jul 11, 2021 01:25 PM IST
A primer on the ten things you need to know about the Tokyo Olympics 2020 – schedule, venues, mascot, interesting facts, etc.
- Jun 23, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics open the athletes' village to the media, where 11,000 athletes will stay and mingle during the sporting extravaganza.
- Mar 27, 2020 12:55 PM IST
Through interviews with more than a dozen people involved in the process over recent weeks, Reuters has pieced together an account of the frenetic days that led to the announcement of the Olympics postponement.
- Mar 18, 2020 03:10 PM IST
An IOC member called the body's stance "insensitive and irresponsible", saying athletes were facing "anxiety and heartbreak" as they try to train during the virus emergency.
- Mar 18, 2020 01:56 PM IST
The official start of the four-month Olympic Torch relay around Japan is scheduled to begin on March 26 in the northeastern prefecture of Fukushima.
- Mar 18, 2020 01:28 PM IST
IOC and Japanese officials have insisted they are working towards staging the Olympics as planned despite the escalating coronavirus pandemic.