Tokyo Olympics: Covid-19 hit for Tokyo bound Indian players; training camps…

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It was then arranged with the help of government authorities,” sources told TOI.ALSO READ|Tokyo Olympics: Will the Tokyo Olympics get cancelled? Japan official’s comments sow doubtsAmong the walkers group, one female and male walker tested positive along with their chief coach, assistant coach, masseur and physio. “A few of them from the walkers group also had to be admitted but they have now left the hospital,” they said.Of the junior hockey players who tested positive, around eight are still in campus. There were reports of positive cases at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala too.Covid has hit the preparations of the Olympic-bound women’s boxing team too after Simranjit Kaur (60kg) tested positive for the virus. 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