ROME - After new dates were announced for the Tokyo Olympics, swimming's governing body is going back to the drawing board to figure out when to hold its next world championships.The biannual aquatics event was scheduled for Fukuoka, Japan, from ...
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THE move was expected, yet no less exceptional, when the IOC decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until next year.It brought mixed reactions from so many Olympic athletes. Those from smaller sports might require another year of funding or sponsorship. Others ...
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KNOWING when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball.And it creates a few others.Let's assume that the 2020-21 NBA season is over by next July, a premise that also assumes some sort ...
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TOKYO - The countdown clocks have been reset and are ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics.The model outside Tokyo Station, and others across the Japanese capital were switched on almost immediately after organizers announced the new dates - July 23 to Aug. 8, ...
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TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 - almost exactly one year after the games were ...
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TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic President Yoshiro Mori said on Monday he expects to talk with IOC President Thomas Bach this week about potential dates and other details for the rescheduled games next year.The International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers last week postponed ...
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TOKYO - Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been pushed to next year, Tokyo's cases are spiking, and the city's ...
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VISA has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The credit card giant's ...
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LONDON - The date of the next world track championships is in limbo until the International Olympic Committee decides on a new schedule for the postponed Tokyo Games.Sebastian Coe, the Olympic great who is now president of World Athletics, said on Friday ...
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DENVER - The postponement of the Tokyo Games has catapulted the sports organizations that make up the backbone of the US Olympic team into crisis.At least one has already started layoffs and others are desperate to stay solvent. Some are expecting a ...
Mar 28, 2020
HIGHLIGHTS of their very best moments are still available on compact discs, maybe even actual video tape. When teammates shout out, "Hey, old man" - well, they know that's directed at them.At first glance, America's Justin Gatlin and ...
Mar 26, 2020
SYDNEY - Football Federation Australia wants FIFA and the IOC to increase the age limit for the Olympic men's tournament in the wake of the Tokyo Games being pushed back to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.The IOC and Tokyo ...
Mar 26, 2020
STEPHEN WADETOKYO - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021, now comes the multi-billion-dollar question: Who pays the bills for the delay, and how large will they be?The most likely answer is - primarily Japanese taxpayers."Of course there will be ...
Mar 26, 2020
IT'S going to be a busy 2021 for Philippine sports.Top Filipino athletes will have their hands full campaigning in the Tokyo Olympics and the 31st Southeast Asian Games one after the other following the decision to have the Summer Games ...
Mar 25, 2020
UNLIKE other sports where athletes had already qualified, golf was not thrown into any significant chaos when the Olympics were postponed until 2021 because of the new coronavirus.Eligibility for each country is determined by the world ranking about a month before ...
Mar 25, 2020
MICHAEL Phelps has been open about his mental health struggles, even as he became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.Now, with the Tokyo Games on hold because of the coronavirus, the retired swimming great worries that some athletes may have ...
Mar 25, 2020
WOULD-be Olympians and their coaches have gone from days and weeks of mulling one sort of uncertainty raised by the coronavirus pandemic - Are the Tokyo Games going to be held as scheduled? - to a whole other set of questions now that ...
Mar 25, 2020
USA Basketball is hoping that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be held around the same time next year as they would have been this year.Otherwise, an already-complicated situation could get even tougher for coaches and players.USA Basketball managing director ...
Mar 25, 2020
THE expected yet stunning decision on Tuesday to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics because of the coronavirus could have a ripple effect on other major events, most notably the world championships for track and swimming.While the International Olympic Committee has yet ...
Mar 25, 2020
ALTHOUGH in the thick of his training for the Tokyo Olympics, pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena is open to the idea the Games won't be pushing through later this year amid the growing threat of the coronavirus.Obiena said the safety ...
Mar 24, 2020
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