Tokyo Olympics
Dispatches from India: The Olympic journey

In this episode, we take a look at India’s performance at the Tokyo Olympics, the culture of sport and the support given to it in the country. We also look at manual scavenging and the deaths caused due to it, a protest by community health activists, the developments in Parliament, and the observation of Save India Day by trade unions

Sudanese judoka refuses to face his Israeli opponent in ongoing Tokyo Olympics 

Earlier, Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine had withdrawn from the tournament after he was drawn against an Israeli opponent citing his support for the Palestinian cause

In Tokyo, the Olympic ethos is missing

Many have argued that holding the olympics while the COVID-19 pandemic rages on is a mistake that could have catastrophic implications

Ariel Henry takes over as Haiti PM amid inquiry into Moïse’s killing & other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti and the ongoing inquiry into Jovenel Moise’s killing, the police crackdown on an encampments of unhoused people in Canada, and more

Citius, Altius, Business: The Olympic Movement is reducing itself to a farce by staging the Tokyo Games

The decision to organize the Tokyo Olympics from July 23 has opened up a Pandora’s Box of controversies related to the approach of the International Olympic Committee, holding a mega event amid a pandemic, and democracy in the world of sport

Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo passes law to end discrimination against LGBT communities

The law will prevent people and organizations from using public spaces to indulge in hate speech. It also mandates awareness programs

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