NBA veteran Paul Gasol has been voted by his fellow Tokyo Games athletes to represent them as a member of the International Olympic Committee.The IOC says Gasol got the most votes among 30 candidates for four vacant seats on the Olympic ...
Aug 4, 2021
OLYMPIC gold medal bet Carlos Yulo already got his first dose of Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 with 17 days to go before the Tokyo Games officially kicks off.The 21-year-old world champion, according to Gymnastics Association of the Philippines ( ...
Jul 6, 2021
CRIS Nievarez admitted it would be a big disappointment on his part if the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled at the last minute.Just the same, Nievarez said his training will go on as there remains the 31st Southeast Asian Games to also ...
May 23, 2021
The International Olympic Committee Boxing Task Force (IOC-BTF) has sent confirmatory notices of qualification to the Tokyo Olympics of four Filipino boxers.Eumir Marcial, Irish Magno, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam will banner the Filipino campaign in the Olympiad in July ...
Mar 19, 2021
TOKYO - Japan will not take part in China's offer - accepted by the International Olympic Committee - to provide vaccines for "participants" in the postponed Tokyo Games and next year's Beijing Winter Games.Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Friday ...
Mar 13, 2021
TOKYO - IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, ...
Jan 22, 2021
TOKYO - China's repression in Tibet, the status of the exiled Dalai Lama and its treatment of ethnic minorities spurred violent protests ahead of Beijing's 2008 Olympics.It could happen again.Beijing is to host the 2022 Winter Olympics ...
Sep 10, 2020
DESPITE her busy schedule in the International Olympic Committee, Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski is not closing her doors on the field that launched her to stardom - show business.The Filipina former equestrienne conceded that the showbiz side of her somewhat took a backseat ...
Aug 8, 2020
MIKEE Cojuangco-Jaworski once became the best Asian in her field when she captured a gold medal in the 2002 Busan Asian Games.Now, Cojuangco-Jaworski is proud to represent Asians once again in her new responsibility as part of the International ...
Aug 5, 2020
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) is keenly observing the developments in the Philippine Olympic Committee particularly its move to make amendments to its constitution.Newly elected IOC board member Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski said she has communicated an update to the Olympic body ...
Jul 28, 2020
TOKYO - The International Paralympic Committee has a "cash flow" problem, but its president has ruled out going to the International Olympic Committee for help.President Andrew Parsons says he is trying to cut 5% from the budget, which was listed at €24. ...
Apr 9, 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) it is "not aware of any link" between an Olympic boxing tournament it oversaw in London this month and positive coronavirus tests for people who were there.The Turkish boxing federation said a ...
Mar 27, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the Games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision after speaking with Japanese Prime Minister ...
Mar 24, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen - but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned.This became clear after the IOC on Sunday announced it was considering a postponement. Major Olympic nations like Canada and Australia have ...
Mar 23, 2020
TORONTO - The Canadian Olympic Committee says it won't send athletes to the Tokyo Games unless they're postponed for a year, becoming the first country to threaten such a move in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.The committee ...
Mar 23, 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes a call for delay from the leader of track and field, the biggest ...
Mar 23, 2020
A WORLDWIDE group representing Olympic hopefuls is calling on the IOC to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until the coronavirus pandemic is under control."As the world unites to limit the spread of Covid-19 virus, the IOC ... must do the same," Global ...
Mar 22, 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Despite worldwide concern and speculation about whether the fast-spreading virus outbreak will affect the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC's leadership is not joining in the debate."Neither the word cancellation nor the word postponement was even mentioned," International ...
Mar 5, 2020
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee: The 2020 Games will not be waylaid by the virus that is spreading from neighboring China."I would like to ...
Feb 14, 2020
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A wire report came out about the supposed cancellation of the Asia Oceania Boxing Qualifying event in Wuhan, China due to the outbreak of a new Coronavirus.Tokyo-based Kyodo News reported the development Wednesday, saying organizers decided to move the event ...
Jan 22, 2020
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) will send an observer for the July 18 extraordinary general assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee.The POC is set to form of the election committee for the July 28 special elections.The IOC said in a ...
Jul 13, 2019
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