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Coronavirus: Canada says it will not take part in Olympic Games in summer 2020

Monday, 23 March 2020

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Paralympic Committee (CPC) said on Sunday that Team Canada ......

IOC stands firm on Tokyo Games despite coronavirus fears

Wednesday, 04 March 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this ......

On his birthday, Japan emperor conveys coronavirus concerns ahead of Tokyo 2020

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer ......

Tokyo governor criticizes suggestion that London could host 2020 Olympics

Friday, 21 February 2020

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Friday it was inappropriate for candidates in London’s ......

Tokyo Olympics CEO: ‘I’m seriously worried’ over coronavirus

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Tokyo Olympics organizers on Wednesday said they are increasingly concerned about the disruption the ......

Tokyo cuts ribbon on new Olympic venue Ariake Arena

Sunday, 02 February 2020

Tokyo cut the ribbon on another new Olympic venue on Sunday, just under six months ahead of the ......

Japan hopefully has time to build virus defenses before Olympics: Professor

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Vaccines against the coronavirus, also known as corona, that has killed 170 people in China probably ......

Russia names new sports minister in government reshuffle

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Oleg Matytsin, the president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), was named ......

Iranian Olympic medalist who fled Iran sends message to its ‘oppressed people’

Monday, 13 January 2020

“I am one in a million of the oppressed women in Iran,” says Kimia Alizadeh, ......

Latest Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery: 1 mln offered: 23 mln sought

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Tokyo’s Olympic tickets continue to be very hard to find - particularly in Japan. Organizers ......

Russia banned from next Olympics and World Cup football

Monday, 09 December 2019

Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the ......

‘Anti-terrorism drills’ with dogs conducted ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Japanese officials undertook ‘anti-terrorism’ drills involving dogs trained to detect ......

Tokyo 2020 marathon, race walk events rescheduled after Sapporo move

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

The women’s marathon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and all the race walks have been rescheduled, ......

WADA panel recommends neutral status for Russia at Olympics

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Russian athletes should be forced to compete as neutrals at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and ......

IOC plans to move Tokyo Olympic marathon to Hokkaido due to heat concerns

Thursday, 17 October 2019

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced a plan to move the marathon and race ......

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