IOC said in a statement that the Games will be “rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021.”
The world of sports is cancelling major events including the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, with the rise in Coronavirus cases across India.
Women are already owning this year. As we are inching closer to the Olympic Games 2020, women sportspersons are all…
India’s gold medallist in the Asiad and Commonwealth Games has been competing in the 48 kg category since her senior international debut. But she has switched her weight category (from 50kg to 53kg) very recently, which was a very risky move but she came out winner in that too!
The championships is scheduled to be held in Jalandhar, Punjab from November 29 to December 1, which will feature over 500 wrestlers vying for top honours.
With eyes fixed on the Tokyo Olympics, Vinesh has sealed an Olympic berth in her 53kg weight category at the World Wrestling Championships this month.
Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian — man or woman — wrestler to book spot at Olympics 2020.
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has clenched her maiden medal at Wrestling World Championship and has become only the fourth Indian woman to win the medal. She won a bronze medal bout of 53-Kg freestyle event against two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece. Besides, she has also secured a 53-kg quota in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The 24-year-old used her strength and steady moves to take down her American opponent with an 8-2 win to secure her place at the Tokyo Games, slated to start from July 24, 2020.
Vinesh Phogat had her game face on from the very beginning as she stood atop the podium at Grand Prix of Spain and at the Yasar Dogu International at Istanbul, Turkey, last month with two golds.
At the Wrestling Grand Prix of Spain, Vinesh Phogat clinches gold medal in the 53kg category, while Divya Kakran claims top honours in 68kg.
Asian Games champion Vinesh Phogat suffers prize money cut for podium finish at both CWG and Asian Games. She slams the Haryana government’s policy of reducing cash rewards athletes get for winning medals for the country.