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While Uwe Hahn has been a great athlete and coach, he cannot be given credit for Neeraj Chopra’s Olympic performance as Neeraj had stopped training with him since 2019. The rightful credit goes to Bartonietz who has been with him all the way.…
Also Hohn had quit as coach of the Indian Olympic team before #Olympics2020 due to differences with the sports authorities on remuneration terms, and joined Australia as women’s team coach.
But more importantly, his wards Shivpal Singh and others were also unhappy with him.
Shivpal Singh was upset that Hohn made radical changes to their throwing style but more upset with his behaviour on overseas trips. He also alleged that Hohn coached players from other countries on the side, a serious conflict of interest.…
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Here’s why this win by the women’s hockey team is being hailed as one of India’s greatest sporting performances ever.. (1/8)
#Olympics2020 #Hockey
This is only the 3rd Olympic appearance for the Indian women’s hockey team. So just reaching here was a big deal, let alone making the semis.....
Their last olympic campaign was a disaster. They failed to win a single game at #Rio2016 finishing last in their group. ..
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🔴 Day 9 of #Tokyo2020 and the medals keep coming for #TeamGB!

Here is everything that happened overnight #Olympics 👇👇…
#TeamGB currently hold 31 medals on day nine of #Tokyo2020 and there's still plenty of opportunities to secure more medals

🥇 - 9⃣
🥈 - 1⃣0⃣
🥉 - 1⃣2⃣

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#OlympicGames medal tally; which country leads the ranking?

6th place - #TeamGB…
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1/. “If you go there as tourists and return with nothing, it's better not to return to the country. I am telling you this as the president...interpret it as you want". President Lukashenka to #Belarus#Olympics team:

So far, the Belarusian team won no medals at @Tokyo2020 ImageImage
2/. #BREAKING: "I couldn’t stay silent" (Alyaksandra Herasimienia, #Olympics medalist, detained for 15 days)

#Belarus athletes sacrifice their careers & freedom by speaking out against human rights violations

@amnesty briefing out today #StandWithBelarus…
3/. Ystdy, athlete Kryscina Tsimanouskaya was taken to the airport in Tokyo after the #Belarus #Olympics committee tried to forcibly repatriate her

Today, she is reportedly ‘safe & secure' in Tokyo & Poland & Czech Rep have offered her visas #OlympicGames
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The 121-day Tokyo Olympics relay kicked off on Mach 25 without spectators. The Tokyo Olympics, which were originally scheduled for July 2020, were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The relay will end on July 23, 2021, with the Olympic Games opening ceremony in Tokyo.
The rose-gold, cherry blossom-shaped Olympic torch was lit at the J-Village sports complex in Fukushima, which also served as a base for operations responding to the 2011 disaster. Fukushima was one of the worst-affected areas by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster
The nationwide relay will be different from the previous editions as there will be no spectators amid COVID concerns.
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