Japan ends Olympic flame display due to coronavirus

2020-04-07 12:04

The Olympic flame will be removed from display in Japan as the country braces for a state of emergency due to the coronavirus.

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Olympic sports fret over lost Games income

2020-04-02 06:33

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the shutdown of the sporting calendar are going to hit international sports federations hard financially.

 
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FINA eyes world championship change after Olympics rescheduled

2020-03-30 18:17

FINA has welcomed the new dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and will now examine ways to "revise" dates for its 2021 world championships.

 
 
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Advice to Cheslin: Lions above Olympics!

2020-04-01 15:47

Only getting one crack at the Lions in 2021 should tilt Cheslin Kolbe’s clashing-dates quandary away from Olympics participation, an expert tells Rob Houwing.

 
 
Olympics 2020

New 2021 Tokyo Olympics date likely 'this week'

2020-03-30 09:44

New dates for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely be revealed this week after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until next year.

 
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Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil, admits Coe

2020-03-29 15:48

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said that postponing the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus has saved athletes from "mental turmoil".

 
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Two Olympic champions amongst 4 Russians accused of doping

2020-03-28 07:05

Four Russian athletes, including two former Olympic champions, have been charged with doping based on evidence from the bombshell McLaren report.

 
Olympics 2020

Cherry blossom Olympics: could Tokyo 2020 delay beat the heat?

2020-03-27 13:52

The postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could hand organisers a heaven-sent opportunity to solve their other massive problem: the summer heat.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Olympics 2020

Athletes qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep 2021 spots

2020-03-27 06:31

Athletes who had already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before they were postponed will keep their places when the showpiece takes place in 2021.

 
 
 
Olympics 2020

Bach: Rescheduled Olympics need sacrifices from all stakeholders

2020-03-25 17:02

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says the postponed Tokyo Games will require "sacrifices and compromises" from all sides.

 
Olympics 2020

US swimmer Lochte ready to set sights on 2021

2020-03-25 09:45

US swimmer Ryan Lochte's Olympic window may be closing, but he says he's ready to push on another year after the 2020 Tokyo Games were postponed.

 
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Osaka disappointed but supports Olympic delay

2020-03-29 07:21

Japanese star Naomi Osaka says she's disappointed not to compete at the Tokyo Olympics this year but supports the decision to postpone the event to 2021.

 
Olympics 2020

NBC nursing 'headache' from Olympic postponement

2020-03-27 14:35

The postponement of the 2020 Olympics delivers a short-term blow to US broadcasting giant NBC, but the network is unlikely to suffer lasting damage.

 
 
Olympics 2020

Triathlon champion Brownlee to extend Olympic career after Tokyo delay

2020-03-26 08:31

Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee has confirmed he will defend his title at the Tokyo Games after they were postponed until 2021.

 
Athletics

Gatlin inspired by NFL's Brady, vows to race in Tokyo

2020-03-25 21:32

US sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is drawing inspiration from NFL superstar Tom Brady and plans to compete in the postponed Tokyo Olympics.

 
 
 
 

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