Gymnast Dipa Karmakar resumed training after more than five months. Karmakar was on a break due to the raging Covid-19 pandemic. The athlete was back in gym to enhance her gymnastic skills. Karmakar was seen flexing muscles to get back in action. "I am feeling glad that after over five months I came to the gym. All the gyms were shut due to coronavirus pandemic in March. I thank Tripura Sports Council for giving me training opportunity. We were undergoing online fitness training all this while," Gymnast Dipa Karmakar said. The gymnast resumed training under supervision of her coach BS Nandi. "I started giving online classes during the lockdown. As of now, the aim is to get these players back in their form," Dipa Karmakar's coach, BS Nandi said. The Coronavirus pandemic took a toll on sports activities across the world. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics was also postponed until next year. The event has been scheduled to take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021.
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A couple who scooped a £1 million lottery scratchcard prize have been forcedto trade in a world tour for campervan trips to Great Yarmouth and Harrogate.Andrew and Paula Hancock, who thanked their cat Shortcake for their win afterrushing out to buy pet food, had planned to take their son 13-year-old Xavierto the Tokyo Olympics.
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In an exclusive interview with Hindustan Times, India men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh speaks on the life amid lockdown at SAI Center in Bengaluru, and the plans to prepare for Tokyo 2020. Watch the full video for more details.
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A robot has begun work at a Japanese convenience store. The Telexistence (TX) MODEL-T is seen stacking shelves in a Familymart shop in the Toshima area of Tokyo. Developers hope the units will replace human workers by 2022. In the trial operation on 26 August, the pilot logged in using a VR terminal to remotely operate the Model-T from TX'S Tokyo office. TX & Familymart explain: " We will continue to expand the items to be handled by the robot to other product categories such as rice balls, sandwiches and bento boxes" "and aim to deploy the Model-T in up to 20 stores franchised by TX by 2022."
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A countdown clock in Tokyo, Japan flashed 365 days on Thursday, marking one year until the Summer Olympics. The opening ceremony for the 2020 games was supposed to be Friday, July 24 but the games were..