Monday, 27 March, 2023
TopicTokyo Olympics 2020

Topic: Tokyo Olympics 2020

At Olympics opening ceremony, 6 officials from Indian contingent allowed, no cap on athletes

India's deputy chef-de-mission Prem Kumar Verma advised the athletes, who have events the next day, to skip the ceremony and focus on their game.

3 non-athletes test positive for Covid in Tokyo Olympics, total Games-related cases at 58

One Olympics concerned personnel, a contractor and a journalist were among the three cases which were revealed by the organising committee in its daily update of Covid-19 list.

Slushie machines to megalitres of disinfectants, Tokyo Olympics are a logistical nightmare

There are not just athletes from 205 nations making their way to Japan, so are thousands of tonnes of equipment and supplies.

‘Long wait at airport, no food or water’ — IOA chief alerts Olympians about Tokyo ordeal

While IOA president Narinder Batra asked Olympians to go through it all with a smile to support Japan during ‘extraordinary’ event, organisers promised to address concerns.

Have to be on top of my game, no match will be easy at Olympic level, says PV Sindhu

Reigning badminton world champion and Rio Games silver medallist Sindhu's statement comes as the Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to begin on 23 July.

Assam girl who works at a departmental store steals the show at Ottawa Indian Film Festival

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

For isolated athletes, Tokyo Olympics promises to be the weirdest ever games

For the aspiring athletes, the road to Tokyo has been long, uncertain and arduous. The event is likely to be strangely lifeless — no revelry after victories or families to offer support.

Covid-19 pandemic: Over 80% in Japan oppose Olympics, US CDC director defends new mask policy

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Olympic panel embraces video-games before Tokyo 2020, at least no Covid safety issues there

The Olympic Virtual Series lets the organizers promote the summer games without risking athletes' health, and builds on several key objectives of their recently adopted Olympic Agenda.

Covid-19 pandemic: Emergency in Tokyo before Olympics, AstraZeneca shot for all in Germany now

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.