Olympics

NEW DELHI: Anirban Lahiri has earned a berth to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as he was placed 60th in the Final Olympic Golf Rankings list which was published today.

Lahiri, a former Asia No. 1 and two-time winner on the European Tour, will thus be playing his second successive Olympic Games. Anirban, a PGA Tour regular, had previously turned out for India along with SSP Chawrasia at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

The men’s golf event in Tokyo will feature 60 players and will be played at the Kasumigaseki Country Club from July 29 - August 1.

Jun 22, 2021 18:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tuesday launches “Stronger Together”, a global Olympic campaign that celebrates athletes by showcasing their journey to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and how they kept moving even when the world around them stopped. The story celebrates their strength, resilience and determination to bring hope, unity and inspiration to people around the world.
Jun 21, 2021 16:06
TOKYO: Today, on 21 June, the five parties, namely the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the Government of Japan (GoJ), met to discuss spectator limits for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The IOC and IPC were informed about and support the policies the three Japanese parties have decided on.
Jun 21, 2021 15:06
NEW DELHI: Ajay Singh, principal promoter of SpiceJet and president, Boxing Federation of India, has confirmed to the the Indian Olympic Association that his budget airline would arrange a special flight to Tokyo on 17th July after two airlines cancelled their flights scheduled for 17th & 18th July, in which 81 Indian athletes and officials were booked to fly.
Jun 21, 2021 10:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Sunday pledged a donation of Rs 100 million for the training and preparations of country's Olympic-bound athletes.  In a statement issued after the BCCI's 8th apex council meeting (emergent meeting) on Sunday, the Indian cricket board declared: "The summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in Tokyo from 23 July to 8th August 2021. 
Jun 21, 2021 08:06
NEW DELHI: The JSW Group (JSW) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) have announced a new sponsorship agreement that will see the Indian conglomerate come on board as an official Team India sponsor ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 
Jun 19, 2021 06:06
LAUSANNE: Ski mountaineering will be put forward as an additional sport to the programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026. The IOC executive board has forwarded this proposal to the next IOC Session in Tokyo in July.
Jun 18, 2021 12:06
BENGALURU: Hockey India has today announced the much anticipated 16-member men’s hockey team to represent the country at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. With as many as ten Olympic debutants in the squad, the team is fuelled with a fresh approach basis intense training and preparation at the ongoing national camp being held at SAI Centre Bengaluru.  
Jun 18, 2021 09:06
GUWAHATI: The Assam state government has issued a Rs 500,000 cheque to ace boxer and Arjuna awardee Lovlina Borgohain with a view to "facilitating" the pugilist’s training and other preparations for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Jun 18, 2021 07:06
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association on Thursday announced a sponsorship agreement with MPL Sports Foundation, the community initiative of esports platform Mobile Premier League (MPL), as the IOA's principal sponsor covering the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games. 
Jun 17, 2021 17:06
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today the details of its project to plant the “Olympic Forest” in Mali and Senegal, an element of the IOC’s climate-positive strategy.