“There was one person in the Village. That was the very first case in the Village that was reported during the screening test,” Masa Takaya, spokesman for the Tokyo organising committee, told a press conference.
Stepping up the preparations, the UAE athletes started training hard for the Tokyo Games after reaching Japan. The top three medal hopes include shooter Saif Bin Futtais and two judokas Victor Scvortov and Ivan Remarenco.
Whirling, spinning, reaching, grasping - Japanese wheelchair dancer Kenta Kambara's emotive performances are wordless testimony to artistic passion and possibility.
Family members were not allowed to accompany athletes due to coronavirus restrictions but later the International Olympic panel had announced that breastfeeding mothers would be allowed to bring their children to Japan.
Keeping hopes alive, UAE ace shooter Saif Bin Futtais secured 70 points following the first three rounds of the qualifying stage of the men’s skeet shooting competition at the Asaka Shooting Range in Tokyo on Sunday. A total of 30 participants including
The first day of the Tokyo Olympics was historic for India. It was great to see Indian woman weightlifter Mirabai Chanu win the silver medal for the country. It shows that Indian women are proving their mettle in their respective fields, more so at the global level. We have to praise
Keleti, who celebrates her birthday on Jan.9, is also Hungary's most successful gymnast, and one of the most decorated Jewish athletes in history. While she now has dementia that affects her short-term memory, her feisty spirit remains intact.
Ayesha Al Muhairi, who scored with distinction 71 days before the Games in Tokyo, emphasised that women’s sports in the UAE is on the right track and has taken steady steps to achieve aspired ambitions.
The Tokyo Olympics will go ahead even if the city is under a state of emergency due to COVID-19, a top Olympic official said on Friday, underscoring the challenges facing organisers of the pandemic-hit Games.