Video from 2018 shared as Hima Das winning 400m race in CWG 2022

This video is not from 2022 Commonwealth Games but from World Athletics U-20 Championship Tampere in 2018 A video showing Hima Das winning a race is widely circulating on social media with the claim that Indian athlete Hima Das has won Gold Medal in Women’s 400-metre race at the 2022 Commonwealth Games being held in […]

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A 2014 video of a performance by Japanese students is going viral as the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Fact Checkers witnessed a lot of misinformation related to the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In the beginning of the event, we found an unrelated video in circulation claiming to be the opening ceremony of the event. Amidst this, we found another video showing a synchronized walking performance going viral on social media claiming to be the […]

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2015 video from Mongolia viral as the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 kick started on July 23, with 120 Indian athletes (67 Men, 53 Women) participating in the tournament. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won a historic silver medal in the women’s weightlifting (49kg category) on July 24 and ended India’s 21-year wait for an Olympic medal in the discipline. Amidst this, a video is […]

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