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UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics
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Japan tests sports games capacity ahead of Olympics
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Tokyo Olympics organisers to save over $280 million with ‘simplification’ measures
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Olympic COVID measures still under discussion - Tokyo 2020 CEO
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Tokyo Olympics: Russian hackers targeted Games, UK saysBritish officials say Russian intelligence took aim at the 2020 Olympics before their postponement.
Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga could call election early next year, says adviserJapanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga could call a general election either at the beginning of 2021, or after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics end in early September, according to a key political..
Tokyo Olympics: Lord Coe supports athletes right to take a kneeLord Coe says he supports athletes who wish to take a knee at the Tokyo Olympic Games despite rules which forbid protests.
Japan’s Super Nintendo World will open in spring 2021Nintendo has announced that its first theme park area will belatedly open at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka next spring. Super Nintendo World was originally planned to open before the 2020 Summer..
U.S. athletes get creative to train for postponed 2021 Olympic gamesThe coronavirus pandemic postponed the 2020 Olympics, now set to take place in Tokyo in 2021. American athletes have had to adapt to the unprecedented change in schedule. Nancy Chen reports.
New Japan PM Suga 'determined' to host Tokyo Olympics in 2021In his first international address, Suga said he is "determined" to host the Olympics next summer. Enthusiasm for the Games has dwindled amid COVID-19, with many wanting a further delay or an outright..
Tokyo Olympics: Japan to require COVID-19 tests for athletes, draft showsTOKYO: Organisers of next year's delayed Olympic Games will require coronavirus tests of foreign athletes upon their arrival in Japan, draft measures released on Wednesday show. Japanese athletes and..
NBA stars could miss Olympics, says league's chief SilverNBA's best players could miss competing the Tokyo Olympics if the 2020-21 season begins in January.
New Japanese PM gets word out: He supports Tokyo OlympicsTOKYO : Japan's new prime minister has gotten the word out to the president of the International Olympic Committee that he is behind next year's delayed Tokyo Games. Yoshiro Mori, the head of the local..
Mo Farah to focus on 10,000m at Tokyo OlympicsFour-time Olympic champion Mo Farah confirms he will skip the 5,000m at the rescheduled Tokyo Games next summer to focus on the 10,000m.
Tokyo Olympics should be held next year 'at any cost,' Japan's Olympic minister saysSeiko Hashimoto, Japan's Olympic minister, said Tuesday that she believes the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games should be staged next summer "at any cost."
Tokyo Olympics Will Be Held Regardless Of COVIDPandemic be damned ... the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go forward, regardless of COVID. The Veep of the IOC, John Coates, just said the Olympics will be the "games that conquered COVID." The games will..
Tokyo Olympics: Games will go ahead 'with or without Covid', says IOC VPThe postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead next year "with or without Covid", the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee says. John Coates confirmed to news agency AFP that the..
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Coronavirus raises concerns at Tokyo Olympics; clashes in Afghanistan amid U.S. peace talksSome of the athletes and coaches participating in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are concerned what will happen if the coronavirus keeps spreading. Also, there have been clashes between the Taliban and..
Kayaker Kimberley Woods on overcoming bullying and self-harm to reach the OlympicsHow Kimberley Woods overcame bullying, depression and self-harm to reach the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: Rings temporarily shelvedThe giant Olympic rings exit the spotlight temporarily for maintenance, after the Tokyo games are postponed.
Over 60 per cent of Tokyo Olympics volunteers worry about pandemic impactMore than 60 percent of the volunteers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are "worried or anxious" about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Games, a survey has found. Japanese state..
Tokyo 2020: ‘Delaying the Olympics changed our careers’For some, it means competing when they couldn’t before. For others, it’s a year too long to wait.
Coronavirus: Question mark over 2021 Tokyo OlympicsThe Olympics are now one year away - again - but some athletes fear that they won't happen at all.
Simone Biles says it's hard missing Tokyo Olympics this week, but she sees upside to postponementWith her gym shut down and not much else to do, Simone Biles let herself process her disappointment after learning the Games would be postponed.
One year out from Tokyo Olympics and Australia hopeful on sending biggest ever squadWith one year to go until the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games organisers are optimistic the situation will improve and the games will go ahead.
Postponed Tokyo Olympics hit 1-year-to-go mark — againTOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics have hit the one-year-to-go mark — again. But few are in a mood to celebrate. Tokyo observed the original date a year ago. That was before the COVID-19 pandemic..
Tokyo Olympics Head: 2021 Games Not Possible Under Current Coronavirus Conditions(TOKYO) — The delayed Tokyo Olympics could not be held next year if conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic continue as they are, the president of the organizing committee said Wednesday. In..
Tokyo Olympics postponement leaves UK firms in limboWith the Tokyo Olympics delayed to 2021 due to Covid-19, UK firms have seen their plans disrupted.
As COVID-19 pandemic rages on, experts say it's unlikely Tokyo Olympics can be held next summerExperts say the notion of holding the Olympics as normal, with packed stadiums and grandeur, is unfathomable due to the trajectory of the pandemic.
Tokyo Olympics may be delayed againBengaluru, July 20: There seems to be few takers for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics going ahead as per schedule with hardly one in four people in Japan keen on seeing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)..
Tokyo 2020: IOC to discuss rules on staging protests with athletesInternational Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says rules on staging protests at the Tokyo Olympics will be discussed with athletes.
Rio 200m finalist Stevens banned for Tokyo Olympics after missing three testsRio Olympic finalist Deajah Stevens is banned until after the Tokyo Games after missing three anti-doping tests.
Tokyo 2020: IOC 'fully committed' to rescheduled Olympics taking place in 2021The International Olympic Committee is "fully committed" to the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 and has "multiple scenarios" for them to take place safely.
Tokyo Olympics could be postponed again if virus mutates, Japanese coronavirus adviser saysKiyoshi Kurokawa, a prominent Japanese government adviser, has warned the Olympics might not go ahead in 2021.
Tokyo Olympics could help Sapporo land 2030 Winter GamesTOKYO — The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if Tokyo can pull off next year’s Summer Games, then the city of Sapporo could be in good standing to hold the 2030 Winter..
Games won't be gorgeous and extravagant - Tokyo chiefThe rearranged Tokyo Olympics are likely to be a pared-down version of recent editions of the four-yearly Games, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said on Tuesday. Japan and..
British Olympic diver Blagg retires at 23 after 'heartbreaking' shoulder injuryBritish Olympic diver Alicia Blagg abandons her bid for the Tokyo Olympics and retires at 23 after a "heartbreaking" shoulder injury.
Japanese winger Kenki Fukuoka chooses studies over Tokyo GamesWinger Kenki Fukuoka, who helped Japan reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals last year, has said he will not be available for the rugby sevens tournament at the Tokyo Olympics as he will be...
'Tokyo Olympics will be safe'Next year's Olympics will be safe despite the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said, pledging a "120-percent effort" to ensure the first-ever postponed Games can go ahead. Koike --..
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Tokyo 2020: Olympics will be 'simplified' in 2021Tokyo 2020 will be a "simplified" Olympics, according to the chief executive of the organising committee.
Japan aims to have coronavirus vaccines in use by June 2021Japan aims to put coronavirus vaccines into use by June 2021, the health minister said on Friday, as the country strives to be fully ready to host the Tokyo Olympics, originally planned for this summer..
Tom Bosworth: 'I cried to myself in a field when Olympics were postponed'British race walker Tom Bosworth admits to shedding a few tears when he first heard the Tokyo Olympics had been postponed.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan to explore ‘simplified’ Games: Tokyo governorReuters, TOKYO Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike yesterday said that it might be necessary to a stage a “simplified” Olympic Games next year due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and that..
With Olympics on hold, US athletes embrace being 'really bad' at quarantine hobbiesWith the Tokyo Olympics postponed and competitions on hold, some of top American athletes are weathering the pandemic with the help of new hobbies,
Tokyo Olympics would be cancelled if not held in 2021: IOC chief Thomas BachInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach says the Tokyo Games would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year due to the COVID-19 crisis. In March, the IOC and Japanese..
IOC sets aside $800m fund for delayed OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee sets aside £654m to help with the "severe" financial impact caused by Tokyo 2020's postponement.
Long wait for Tokyo 2020 Olympic souvenir market to pick upThese are lonely times for thousands of souvenirs in dozens of Tokyo 2020 Olympic stores, which are drawing few customers with the postponed games more than a year away and ......
Japan's Abe says cannot hold Olympics unless pandemic containedJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that the Tokyo Olympics could not take place next year unless the coronavirus pandemic is contained, as the city's governor called for an extension..
Tokyo 2020: Ellie Simmonds 'cried' after Games postponementFive-time Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds says she was in tears when the Tokyo Games were delayed.
Japan would 'scrap' Games if not held next year: Tokyo 2020's MoriTokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said that the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be "scrapped" if it could not take place then, according to an interview published on Tuesday.
'I cried but want to be even better' - Biles on Olympic doubts and motivationFour-time Olympic champion Simone Biles admits she cried over the rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympics, but is now intent on improvement.
Tokyo 2020: How has postponement because of coronavirus pandemic affected your plans?Super-fan or trip of a lifetime? Tell us how the Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponement has affected your plans.
Fifa raises age limit for men's football at Tokyo OlympicsFifa has raised the age limit to 24 for the men’s football tournament at next summer’s rearranged Olympics. The tournament is usually for under-23s, but the governing body has made the change to...
Tokyo Olympics: Fifa could move age limit for men's football tournament to 24Fifa could raise the age limit for the men's football tournament at next summer's rearranged Olympics to 24.