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Covid: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar resumes training after 5 months
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Bouncing back from Olympic disappointment
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Scratchcard winners trade world tour for UK campervan trips due to lockdown
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India Hockey captain Manpreet Singh on life in lockdown and plans for Tokyo 2020
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Anti-Olympics protest in Tokyo on day of planned Opening Ceremony
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Uncertainty surrounds one-year countdown for Tokyo Olympics
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Tokyo 2020 preparing to deliver Games with COVID-19 - CEO Muto
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Organisers announce schedule for rearranged Tokyo Games
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Bach opens the first IOC session since the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to 2021
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IOC remains fully committed to Tokyo Olympics, youth games in Senegal postponed
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Tokyo at highest alert level as COVID cases spike
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Tokyo Games likely to be pared down, says JOC chief
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Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid
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100m world champ Coleman provisionally suspended after whereabouts failure
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Sprint champ Coleman faces missed dope test ban
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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.
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.
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..
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..
U.S. could become next coronavirus epicenter, WHO saysThe 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..
U.S. could become 'coronavirus epicenter', UK locks down, Olympics on holdThe 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..
Australian athletes told to prepare for 12-month delay of Tokyo OlympicsThe Australian Olympic Committee has conceded the coronavirus means there is no longer the prospect of the Tokyo Olympics being staged this year.
Coronavirus 'transcends sport': Australian swimmers call for fair play ahead of OlympicsSwimming Australia believes there could be a 'massive disadvantage' for athletes preparing for the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Foreign ministers of South Korea, China, Japan support Tokyo holding 'complete' Olympics - SeoulThe foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan expressed their support for Tokyo to host "complete" Tokyo Olympics at a video conference held on Friday, South Korea's foreign ministry said.
Diamond Princess critic says Tokyo Olympics should be haltedThe Japanese doctor who created a media firestorm with videos criticizing the quarantine of a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship said he now believes the Tokyo 2020 Olympics should not go on.
Australian athletes still planning to compete in Tokyo 2020 Olympics against travel adviceAustralia is still planning to send athletes to Tokyo 2020, despite the Federal Government telling Australians not to leave the country.
Japan says Olympics on track as Abe and Trump talk on coronavirusJapan on Friday said it was determined to hold a "safe and secure" Tokyo Olympics on schedule, after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a one year delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Suggestion Games delay is 'feasible' dismissed as 'outrageous'A delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, a member of the organizing committee's..
Olympics could be delayed 1-2 years if Games can't go ahead in summer, 2020 official saysA delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, a member of the organising committee's..
Olympics: Tokyo plans to cancel events if big quake, other disaster strikes - mediaOrganizers of this summer's Tokyo Olympics have contingency plans to cancel competitions in the event of a strong earthquake or other natural disaster, the Mainichi newspaper said.
Work on Fukushima plant, halted during 2016 G7 summit, to continue during Tokyo OlympicsDecommissioning work at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station, halted during a G7 summit in Japan in 2016, will not stop during this summer's Tokyo Olympics, the plant operator said.
Japanese coronavirus cases top 1,000, government insists Olympics plans on trackThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Japan topped the 1,000 mark on Wednesday, mostly from the Diamond Princess cruise liner, as the government reiterated that plans to host the Tokyo..
Japanese coronavirus infections reach 1,000, Olympics preparations on trackThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Japan reached the 1,000 mark on Wednesday, as the government reiterated that plans to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics in July remained on track.
Japan still preparing for Olympics as planned - SugaJapan is preparing to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics as planned, the government's top spokesman said on Wednesday, amid speculation the Games could be postponed because of the coronavirus threat.
Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic cancellationAspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first with securing one of the coveted few tickets to Tokyo 2020 - and less, at least for now, about whether..
Not over my backyard: Tokyo residents fight Olympic flight plansAs Tokyo prepares to greet overseas visitors to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in July, some city residents are upset about the more than 100 low flying jetliners a day that will bring them to the city.
Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to OlympicsJapanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan..
Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers over virus fearsOrganizers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have postponed training for volunteers because of the spread of the coronavirus in Japan.
London can host 2020 Games if moved over coronavirus: mayor candidateLondon would be ready to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the Games to be moved from Tokyo, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for mayor of the British capital,..
Beach volleyball event in China postponed due to coronavirusA beach volleyball tournament due to be held in Yangzhou, China has been postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball..
Niger sprint star in middle of athletics' hormone debateHailing from one of the world's poorest country, Nigerien sprinter Aminatou Seyni is no stranger to life's hurdles, but as she prepares for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the 23-year-old faces fresh..
South Sudan Olympic athlete says he plans to take home message of peaceAbraham Majok, a South Sudanese 1,500m runner training in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics, aims to bring back two things to his war-torn country after the Games: an Olympic medal and a message on the..
'Wash your hands': Tokyo governor to residents ahead of Olympics as coronavirus spreadsTokyo governor Yuriko Koike called on residents on Sunday to wash their hands and wear surgical masks to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus which has infected thousands around the world as the..
Coronavirus forces postponement of badminton Olympic qualifierThe coronavirus epidemic continued to wreak havoc on the international sporting calendar on Saturday when the Lingshui China Masters badminton tournament, part of the qualifying process for the Tokyo..
Japan hopefully has time to build virus defenses before Olympics: professorVaccines against a coronavirus that has killed 170 people in China probably won't be ready by the start of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, a professor who looked at health risks ahead of the Games said,..
Coronavirus spotlights Japan contagion risks as Olympics loomAn outbreak of a new virus in China has raised fears of a global pandemic, forcing Japan to confront the possibility of deadly contagion and disruption as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.
In Olympics-heavy policy speech, Japan PM says Games mark new era for nationSix months before the Tokyo Olympics open, the Games are already inescapable in Japan - including dominating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy speech to parliament on Monday.
Tokyo 2020 organizers hold earthquake drill at Olympics venueTokyo 2020 organizers held an earthquake drill on Thursday at Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a newly built venue for next year’s Olympics, to test their readiness should a disaster strike during the..
Japanese man sentenced to life in prison for fatal stabbing on bullet trainA Japanese man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after a stabbing attack on a speeding bullet train in 2018 that left one dead and two others inured, sparking a national debate about safety..
Australian Sprinter the face of INAS Global GamesAlberto Campbell-Staines will represent Australia in the INAS Global games next week with his sights set on the Paralympics in Tokyo 2020.
Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspectedA worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the..
Injuries force Sally Pearson into retirementSally Pearson has announced her retirement from athletics less than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.