Major Sporting Events to look forward to in 2021 till the Olympics FEATURE Major Sporting Events to look forward to in 2021 till the Olympics 2021 is set to bring fresh hope to the sporting fans · 25 December 2020 11:45 2021 is set to bring fresh hope to the sporting fans after the Coronavirus pandemic left the 2020 sporting calendar in absolute disarray. Tokyo Olympics which was originally slated to get underway in 2020, was among the major tournaments to be postponed to 2021, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, towards the end of 2020, there were positive signs as a few sports resumed behind closed doors as athletes and staff found themselves behind the bio-bubble. The new norm, in the pandemic situation, is expected to be followed in the new year. It will be an important year for the Indian athletes as they will have a lot to prove at the Tokyo Olympics. Over 70 athletes have already made the cut for the marquee event while some will still vie for a place through the qualifying events. Let us have a look at some of the major sporting events that are lined up for 2021 until the Olympics.