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New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News [Video]

New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News

A Tokyo 2020 executive board member says they will need to monitor the global health situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year. Adam Reed reports.

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Tokyo 2020 executive says organisers will monitor virus until next spring before deciding on Games, according to Kyodo News repo [Video]

Tokyo 2020 executive says organisers will monitor virus until next spring before deciding on Games, according to Kyodo News repo

Tokyo 2020 executive board member says organisers will need to monitor the coronavirus situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year, Kyodo News reported.

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Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor [Video]

Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike saiys it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible..

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Jordanian boxers throw punches on their rooftop in preparation for Olympics [Video]

Jordanian boxers throw punches on their rooftop in preparation for Olympics

Jordanian brothers and boxing buddies Hussein and Zeyad Ashish spend their time throwing punches on their rooftop during the COVID-19 lockdown as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics.

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"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO [Video]

"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto says it's not clear how Olympics money will be spent.

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Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent [Video]

Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent

The organizers of Tokyo 2020 have admitted to being unaware as to how the $800 million set aside by the International Olympic Committee will be spent. The games have been postponed until next summer,..

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Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defense [Video]

Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defense

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 could work to his advantage. The Briton has switched from the road back to the track and is fully focused on..

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Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates [Video]

Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates

Senior IOC official John Coates says that next year's delayed Tokyo Olympics could be "amongst the greatest Games ever".

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IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021 [Video]

IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021

Senior IOC official John Coates admits that there is no "Plan B" if the Tokyo Olympics are unable to be staged in 2021.

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Olympics future uncertain for Thai boxer after coronavirus throws jab at plans [Video]

Olympics future uncertain for Thai boxer after coronavirus throws jab at plans

35-year-old Thai boxer training still hoping for Olympic chance

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IOC's Coates says Tokyo Games not contingent on COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

IOC's Coates says Tokyo Games not contingent on COVID-19 vaccine

Coates says that the Tokyo Olympics are not contingent on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be 'scrapped' if 2021 date proves impossible [Video]

Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be 'scrapped' if 2021 date proves impossible

Health experts have cast doubt on whether the Games could be held next summer without a vaccine or effective drugs to treat Covid-19 being found.View on euronews

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British sprinter Henry says will put health before Olympics [Video]

British sprinter Henry says will put health before Olympics

British sprinter Desiree Henry says she will put her health first if the COVID-19 pandemic is not under control before the Tokyo Olympics next year.

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How are MENA athletes reacting to the ​delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? [Video]

How are MENA athletes reacting to the ​delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

For the first time in its 124-year history, the Olympic Games have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.View on euronews

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Japan hasn't agreed on additional costs for Olympics delay-Suga [Video]

Japan hasn't agreed on additional costs for Olympics delay-Suga

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says Japan has not agreed to shoulder the additional costs for the postponement of the 2020 Olympics.

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Despite lockdowns, delays, Tunisian athlete hungry for olympic gold [Video]

Despite lockdowns, delays, Tunisian athlete hungry for olympic gold

Despite restrictions imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus, female boxer Mariem Homrani continues training towards her dream.

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Olympic organisers aiming for July 23 2021 start, but aware it is dependent on controlling the coronavirus first [Video]

Olympic organisers aiming for July 23 2021 start, but aware it is dependent on controlling the coronavirus first

Tokyo Olympic organisers are focusing on a July 23 2021 start for the Games, but realise that it is possible the coronavirus may not be under control in time.

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Postponement costs not discussed - this about protecting life, Bach says

The cost of postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021 was not discussed by IOC chief Thomas Bach and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, Bach said, adding: "this is about protecting..
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U.S. could become next coronavirus epicenter, WHO says

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, which finally forced reluctant organizers to postpone the Tokyo 2020..
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Factbox: Reaction to postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Athletes, national associations and sporting federation from around the world reacted to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tokyo 2020 CEO: unclear who will pay extra costs for Olympics delay

Tokyo 2020 organizing committee chief executive Toshiro Muto said on Tuesday it is not clear who will pay the extra costs arising from the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.
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Tokyo 2020 to be rescheduled to no later than summer 2021 - IOC and Japanese organizers

The International Olympic Committee and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have concluded the Tokyo 2020 Olympics must be postponed, and held no later than the summer of 2021, the IOC and Tokyo 2020..
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U.S. could become 'coronavirus epicenter', UK locks down, Olympics on hold

The United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as Britain went into lockdown and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looked like..
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Tokyo 2020: Olympic Games postponed because of coronavirus

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are postponed until next year because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
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What we know: The 2020 Olympics have officially been postponed. What happens next?

What we know about the official postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which "will be held by summer 2021," according to Japan's prime minister.
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'Bigger than the Olympic Games': Athletes react to postponement of Tokyo 2020

Athletes spoke after a USA TODAY story Monday in which an IOC member said a decision was made to postpone the Olympics. It became official Tuesday.
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Japan PM Abe: Agreed with IOC's Bach on idea of delaying Olympics one year

japan pm abe: agreed with ioc's bach on idea of delaying olympics one year
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday he and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed on the idea of delaying the Tokyo Olympics by...
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2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo have officially been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Japanese Prime Minister's Office announced.
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Tokyo's Koike: Next year's Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020

The name of the delayed Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday, adding that the Games would be held by Summer 2021.
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Tokyo 2020: Olympic Games organisers 'agree postponement'

The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, due to begin on 24 July, agree to a one-year postponement of the event because of the global coronavirus pandemic.
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IOC to hold emergency EB meeting later on Tuesday on Tokyo 2020 postponement - source

The International Olympic Committee's Executive Board will discuss the widely expected postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a hastily arranged conference call later on Tuesday, a source within..
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To athletes' relief, Tokyo 2020 delay looks inevitable

Japan and the Olympics movement were deciding on Tuesday whether to postpone this year's Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus as a global outcry made an unprecedented delay seem inevitable.
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Looming delay spells uncertain future for 'Tokyo 2020' merchandise

Vendors of a vast array of Tokyo 2020-themed trinkets are looking to cash in from a looming postponement of the Games, because of a global coronavirus pandemic, by marketing their items as emblems of..
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Decision to postpone Tokyo 2020 could be made on Tuesday

A decision to postpone this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo, due to start on 24 July, may be made on Tuesday.
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Tokyo 2020: Decision on delaying Olympics because of coronavirus could be made on Tuesday

A decision to postpone this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo, due to start on 24 July, may be made on Tuesday, BBC Sport understands.
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To athletes' relief, Tokyo 2020 postponement decision due any day - sources

A decision on whether to postpone this year's Tokyo Olympics for the first time in the Games' modern history will come in days, sources said on Tuesday, as global clamor made a delay look inevitable..
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Olympics: Athletes would have liked quicker decision on delay - German confederation

Talks on the possible postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are long overdue, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) said on Tuesday, adding that athletes would have preferred a quicker..
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Tokyo 2020 postponement decision due 'within days': Olympic movement sources

A final decision whether to postpone this year's Tokyo Olympic Games will be taken in the coming days, two sources within the Olympic movement told Reuters on Tuesday.
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New Zealand's Olympic Committee, athletes support Games postponement

New Zealand Olympic and Paralympic athletes support a postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the New Zealand Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
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U.S. calls for postponement of Tokyo Olympics

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee said on Monday the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo should be postponed, in the latest setback to the Games amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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USOPC calls for postponement of Tokyo Olympics until IOC can ensure conditions are safe

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee urges IOC to postpone Summer Games to "ensure they are conducted under safe and fair conditions."
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Japan in talks with IOC to postpone Tokyo Olympics by one year - report

Japan's government is negotiating with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games by a maximum one year, the Sankei newspaper reported on Tuesday.
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Time will tell on Canada withdrawal from Tokyo Games - De Grasse

Time will tell if Canada's decision to withdraw from the 2020 Olympics was the right one, three-time Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse said on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic cast doubt on whether..
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USA Gymnastics says its athletes want Tokyo Olympics postponed

The majority of USA Gymnastics athletes support the idea of postponing the July 24-Aug. 9 Tokyo Olympics due to concerns about the coronavirus crisis, the federation said on Monday.
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Tokyo 2020 Games will be postponed, says IOC member Dick Pound

The International Olympic Committee has decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC member Dick Pound said on Monday.
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Iran calls for 2020 Olympics to be postponed amid coronavirus - IRNA

Iran has called for the postponement of 2020 Olympics amid the new coronavirus outbreak, the country's state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.
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Why is Olympic decision taking so long and what will the fallout be?

It now seems almost certain that Tokyo 2020 will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, BBC Sport takes a closer look.
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IOC member Dick Pound says Tokyo 2020 Games will be postponed

The International Olympic Committee has decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games because of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC member Dick Pound told USA Today.
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Tokyo 2020 delay looms after Canada and Australia exit

Major sporting nations Australia and Canada withdrew from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday as organizers faced global pressure to postpone the Games due to the coronavirus crisis for the first time in..
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Austria urges postponement of 2020 Olympics

Austria's sports minister on Monday welcomed Canada's "courageous step" of withdrawing its team from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and proposed the games should be postponed.
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Norway says should not send athletes to Olympics unless pandemic under control

Norway should not send athletes to this year's Tokyo Olympics until the coronavirus pandemic is under control, Norwegian Olympics Committee President Berit Kjoell said on Monday.
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Britain could follow Canada and Australia's stance

Britain is ready to follow Canada and Australia in refusing to participate in the Tokyo Olympics if the Games are not postponed due to the coronavirus, British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman Hugh..
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Trump says he expects Japan's Abe to make 'proper decision' on Olympics

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States would "be guided" by Japan's decision over whether to hold the Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid the global coronavirus outbreak as Canada, Australia..
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Russian Olympic Committee calls for calm on Tokyo 2020 amid coronavirus "panic"

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) on Monday said the world's sporting authorities need to make balanced decisions based on logic and analysis in the face of coronavirus "panic" to determine whether..
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Factbox: Past boycotts and cancellations

Canada and Australia said they would not be sending athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the Games went ahead as scheduled in July and August this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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World Athletics boss Coe calls for Tokyo 2020 postponement

World Athletics president Lord Coe writes to the International Olympic Committee's chief to ask for Tokyo 2020 to be postponed.
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Tokyo 2020: Lord Coe calls for Olympics postponement

World Athletics president Lord Coe writes to the International Olympic Committee's chief to ask for Tokyo 2020 to be postponed.
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Japan to tell IOC ready to accept Tokyo Olympic delay if decided : Kyodo

Japan plans to tell the International Olympic Committee that the nation is ready to accept a delay to the Tokyo Olympics if decided, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.
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AP Top Stories March 23 A

Here's the latest for Monday March 23rd: NY Gov orders non-essential workers to stay home; Senate, White House work on coronavirus aid bill; Trump offers to help Iran & North Korea; 2020 Olympics may..
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