New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) With the Tokyo Olympics approaching, PTI takes a look at interesting facts and trivia about the Games from its previous editions.

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Italy's players celebrated their Euro 2020 win in an open-bus ride through Rome. (Photo credit: Twitter/@azzuri)

  • Itlay defeated England in a penalty shootout to win Euro 2020
  • Both Italy's prime minister and president hosted ceremonies for the Azzuri
  • It is the second time Italians have been crowned European Champions

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The pope announced earlier Sunday that he will visit Slovakia in September. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Pope Francis was admitted to the Gemelli University Hospital 
  • A potential complication of the surgery is an abnormal narrowing of the colon
  • The Pope also suffers from a hip problem and sciatica

Kolkata, Jul 4 (PTI) One of India's top swimmers, Sajan Prakash says shutting down all the "nonsense" around him, self belief and having a great support system were key to his dream comeback ...

Rome, Jun 28 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday met EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen and discussed the "Covid challenge" and underlined the ...

Rome, Jun 28 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi on Monday and discussed COVID cooperation and exchanged views on the situation in Myanmar.

The Vatican said Saturday it was investigating an influential aide to late pope John Paul II. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Allegations of abuse cover-ups were levelled against Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz
  • Dziwisz, now 82, worked alongside the Polish pontiff in the Vatican and later served as Archbishop of Krakow
  • He retired in 2016

New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) Sajan Prakash on Saturday became the first-ever Indian swimmer to breach the 'A' Olympic qualification time by clocking 1:56:38 seconds in the men's 200m butterfly event ...

New Delhi, Jun 25 (PTI) Star Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj came agonisingly close to achieving the elusive Olympic qualification time in the 100m men's backstroke event before falling short of ...

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Officers were called to the Santa Maria Immacolata parish as neighbours complained about shouting and loud music. (Photo credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Officers in Rome fined a priest because children under his watch were too noisy
  • The neighbours complained about shouting and loud music from its playground
  • But then the officers had to pay a fine in a "private act of charity"