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Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic says ‘pressure is a privilege’ that he can handle

With the topic of athletes’ mental health and pressure being discussed at the Olympics, Novak Djokovic said “pressure is a privilege.” The top-ranked Serb was asked how he deals with the pressure of attempting to accomplish something that no man…

Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka suffered defeat in 3rd round to get knockout from event

Japan’s Naomi Osaka suffered a 6-1, 6-4 defeat to Marketa Vondrousova in the third round of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, crushing her dreams of winning Olympic gold at home. Osaka, chosen to light the Olympic cauldron during the opening…

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese shooter Yang Qian wins first gold medal of the event

Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics. China’s Yang Qian, at least, stayed right on target. Yang overtook Anastasiia Galashina of Russia to win the first gold medal of…

Australia’s Alex De Minaur to miss Tokyo Olympics after positive Covid-19 test

Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur will miss the Olympics after testing positive for Covid-19, according to the country’s Olympic officials. De Minaur, the top-ranked Australian men’s player, returned a positive test for the virus in Spain — where he…

Olympics 2020: Athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies

Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus. The “very significant change” to traditional medal ceremonies in the 339 events was revealed Wednesday by International Olympic Committee president Thomas…

Tokyo Olympics – How to Watch from Home and Everything Else You Need To Know

The Olympics is a quadrennial international sports festival in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate. After being postponed for a year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the 2020 Olympics are upon us. Read on to learn…

Nadal, Osaka both out from Wimbledon 2021: she’ll go to Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka are sitting out Wimbledon, leaving the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament without two of the sport’s biggest stars as it returns after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Nadal, a two-time champion…

Rio Olympic tennis gold winner Monica Puig to miss Tokyo Games

Reigning Olympic tennis gold medalist Monica Puig will miss the Tokyo Games and the rest of the season after having surgery on her right shoulder. Puig, who became the first athlete to win gold for Puerto Rico in any sport…

Chris Gayle would love to see T10 cricket at Olympics

Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has stated that he would “love” to see T10 format of cricket in the Olympics. “I would absolutely love to see T10 within the Olympics. It would be something huge for the sport from…

Olympics 2028 chief urges IOC to allow anti-racist advocacy

2028 Los Angeles Olympics organising committee Chairman Casey Wasserman, in a letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, has pushed for allowing for advocacy of anti-racism at the Games. Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter, which the IOC…