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Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2018, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.

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Need to work on Plan B if we want to win medal in Olympics: Chirag Shetty
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Need to work on Plan B if we want to win medal in Olympics: Chirag Shetty

World number ten doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have been on top of their game and the duo would be expected to perform to the best of their ability in order to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

South African Athletics C'ships: Caster Semenya wins 5000m race but misses out on Oly qualification
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South African Athletics C'ships: Caster Semenya wins 5000m race but misses out on Oly qualification

South Africa's middle-distance runner Caster Semenya recorded a personal best timing in winning the women's 5,000m at the South African Athletics Championships on Thursday but she nearly missed the Tokyo Olympics spot.

Task isn't over until we stand on podium in Tokyo: Manpreet after successful Argentina tour
Hockey

Task isn't over until we stand on podium in Tokyo: Manpreet after successful Argentina tour

India successfully ended their campaign in Cenard, Buenos Aires with a 2-2 (3-2 SO) and 3-0 double-header win in the FIH Hockey Pro League tie against Argentina over the weekend.

Cancelling Tokyo Olympics 'an option' says Japan's ruling party official
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Cancelling Tokyo Olympics 'an option' says Japan's ruling party official

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai said on Thursday that cancelling this summer's Tokyo Olympics may be an option if the spread of coronavirus infections forces organisers to think it would be difficult to hold the event.

100 days for Tokyo: Olympic Rings unveiled on Mount Takao
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100 days for Tokyo: Olympic Rings unveiled on Mount Takao

Tokyo 2020 and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) on Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the showpiece event with an unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao.

Tokyo Olympics: Rijiju, IOA chief peg India's medal hopes in double digits
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Tokyo Olympics: Rijiju, IOA chief peg India's medal hopes in double digits

With 100 days to go for the Tokyo Olympics, both Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra said on Wednesday that they are expecting India to bag medals in double digits at the prestigious quadrennial event.

We'll start vaccination process for Olympic bound athletes soon: IOA Secy Gen
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We'll start vaccination process for Olympic bound athletes soon: IOA Secy Gen

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday informed that the vaccination process for the Olympic-bound athletes will start soon in the country.

100 days for Tokyo: Indian captains Manpreet, Rani confident of good show
Hockey

100 days for Tokyo: Indian captains Manpreet, Rani confident of good show

Following the Indian men's and women's hockey teams' spirited displays since the resumption of the international calendar, there is plenty of hope that both sides can finish on the podium during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea
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US backs Japan over release of contaminated Fukushima nuclear power plant water into sea

The United States on Monday (local time) extended support to Japan in its decision to release contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima atomic power station into the sea, stating that Tokyo appears to have adopted an approach in accordance with globally accepted nuclear safety standards.

Hockey India condoles death of Balbir Singh Junior
Hockey

Hockey India condoles death of Balbir Singh Junior

Hockey India on Tuesday condoled the death of Balbir Singh Junior who played alongside legends like Balbir Singh Dosanjh, popularly known as Balbir Singh Senior, as well as Leslie Claudius, Prithipal Singh, Balkishan, Charles Stephen among other top players.

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