Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers and the International Olympic Committee have repeatedly said they have no contingency plans for the July 24-August 9 Summer Games since the WHO declared a global health emergency last month
The hacker group called OurMine, that last month defaced social media accounts of the National Football League (NFL) and 15 of its teams, hijacked accounts for both the Olympics and FC Barcelona teams on Saturday
Credited for changing the face of badminton in India, Pullela Gopichand shaped the careers of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, etc, helping them become not only world beaters but also ambassadors of Olympic sports
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in December 2012 for government interference and was reinstated 14 months later after assurances on autonomy, and now it faces the same prospect months ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February this year.
In 2014, Justices Ravindra Bhat and Najmi Waziri wrote sports administration appears to be mired in power play, where money, influence and chicanery play a dominant part. Six years down the line, nothing has changed