India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: India drops Chinese brand Li-Ning after ‘public backlash’

  • Indian Olympic Association announces the delegation will wear unbranded apparel after ending deal with manufacturer that outfitted the team for Rio 2016 Olympics
  • New Li-Ning kit for Tokyo Games was revealed this month before outcry from public forced U-turn; China asks India to ‘avoid politicising the issue’

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
India’s Dipa Karmakar competes wearing Li-Ning sportswear during the artistic gymnastics test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
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