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India to participate in 2020 Olympics

India is scheduled to participate in Olympics 2020 that is to be conducted in Tokyo between 24 July 2020 and 9 August 2020. Indian athlete made their official debut in 1900 Olympics that was held in Paris. However, they appeared continuously in every edition since 1920. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, shot putter Inderjeet Singh were ..

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Tokyo 2020: First Olympics to deploy facial recognition technology to increase security

Tokyo 2020 will be first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues. For this, games organisers have partnered with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of this kind to be implemented at an Olympics games. Key Facts The facial recognition technology will use IC ..

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IOC Approves New Events for Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has approved a number of new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games at the IOC’s Executive Board meeting held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The new events were added to reflect the IOC’s focus on gender equality and appeal to young people. Salient Highlights The Tokyo Olympics would include 321 events which is an increase from 306 events held at Rio ..

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