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In a first, four Indian sailors together qualify for the Olympics; Nethra Kumanan becomes the first Indian woman sailor to qualify directly

In a historic first, four Indian sailors- Nethra Kumanan, Vishnu Saravanan, KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar- qualified for a single edition of the Olympics. Nethra Kumanan achieved the feat of becoming the first Indian sailor to have booked a place at the Olympics directly. Nethra Kumanan At the Mussanah Open …

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History created: C A Bhavani Devi becomes first Indian fencer ever to qualify for the Olympics in Fencing

Fencer C A Bhavani Devi scripted history by becoming the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics in Fencing. It has been an extremely testing period of time for C A Bhavani since last year. Bhavani who is an Indian Sabre fencer, was preparing for the Women’s Sabre World …

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan to host the Games without overseas spectators

Kyodo News Agency confirmed that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 that was rescheduled in 2021 will be staged without overseas spectators due to public concern over the coronavirus and the spread of more contagious variants. The Japanese government has decided to exclude overseas spectators during Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as part …

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While IOC President reaffirms successful delivery of the Olympics, test events postponed due to travel restrictions

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach reaffirmed that there will be successful and safe delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, starting on 23 July with the Olympic Games and 24 August with the Paralympic Games.” Thomas Bach explained the reasons for which IOC is confident about …

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While only 11 months left for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Indian dope test structure in jeopardy

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi for a period of six months due to non-conformity with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) as identified during a WADA site visit. This suspension restricts the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA’s) responsibilities …

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Exactly one year till Olympics 2020: Organizers unveil medal designs while protestors demonstrate against the Games

The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled to get their first public viewing exactly one year before the event’s opening ceremony. As fans celebrated the day around Tokyo displaying clocks showing 365 days to go, the organizers marked the day with this unveiling. According to them, the design …

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