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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers test snow machine to beat the heat – BBC News
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers test snow machine to beat the heat – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJapan tests spraying fake snow to tackle the summer heat ahead of the OlympicsIt was 25C (77F) in Tokyo, but snow fell in well-ordered flurries at a canoeing event in the Japanese capital.It wasn’t freak weather, but the latest innovation being tested by 2020 Olympics organisers hoping…

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Olympics ticket enough motivation against China – Nwora – Daily Sun
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Olympics ticket enough motivation against China – Nwora – Daily Sun

Ahead of Sunday’s final game against host-China, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora has noted that grinding out a win is achievable but will not come easy. With just one more win standing between the team and an automatic 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification, Nwora said picking the maximum win against China is non-negotiable. “We have to…

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Olympics: Ayinde Lauds Falcons Qualification For Next Round – Leadership Newspaper
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Olympics: Ayinde Lauds Falcons Qualification For Next Round – Leadership Newspaper

Super Falcons and Eskilstuna United of Sweden inspirational midfielder, Ayinde Halimatu Ibrahim has congratulated her Super Falcons’ teammates for qualifying for the third-round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games’ qualifiers. The Nigeria women’s team defeated Algeria 1-0 in the second leg to advance to the next round of the Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, yesterday. Coach Thomas…

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Olympics: Algeria coach happy to make Falcons suffer – The Punch
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Olympics: Algeria coach happy to make Falcons suffer – The Punch

Ebenezer Bajela Barcelona forward, Asisat Oshoala’s 57th minute goal on Tuesday in Lagos condemned the Fennecs of Algeria to their second defeat to the Super Falcons and ended their hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Olympics after bowing out 3-0 on aggregate. But coach of the North African ladies, Radia Fertoul, is excited with the…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Falcons pip Algeria zoom into next round – The Nation Newspaper
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Falcons pip Algeria zoom into next round – The Nation Newspaper

Super Falcons Tuesday at the Agege Township Stadium piped Algerian ladies 1-0 to zoom into the next round of Olympic 2020 qualifiers. Falcons who had earlier beaten their Algerian counterparts 2-0 in Algiers, completed the two legged defeat of their opponents on Tuesday. Captain of the team and Barcelona forward, Asisat Oshoala scored the only…

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Olympics 2020 Qualifier: Okoronkwo inspires Super Falcons to 2-0 win over Algeria – Legit.ng
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Olympics 2020 Qualifier: Okoronkwo inspires Super Falcons to 2-0 win over Algeria – Legit.ng

5 hours ago 4177 views by  Oluwatomiwa Babalola – Olympics 2020 Qualifier saw the Super Falcons outshine Algeria in Blida- An own goal from Ouadah with a stunning finish from Okoronkwo ensured the Nigerian women cruised to victory after regulation period- Thomas Dennerby ladies take a two goal advantage into the second leg next week…

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Baseball at the Olympics? | New Sport on the Block – Olympic

3.6M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Jul 16, 2019Baseball and softball have been approved for Tokyo…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Team GB qualify for women’s football tournament – BBC Sport
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Team GB qualify for women’s football tournament – BBC Sport

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Great Britain 1-0 BrazilGreat Britain will have a women’s football team at the 2020 Olympics after England finished in the top three European teams at the World Cup.The four home nations agreed in October to allow a GB women’s team to try to reach Tokyo, but…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics ticket lottery opens in Japan – Stuff.co.nz
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics ticket lottery opens in Japan – Stuff.co.nz

Residents of Japan began entering a ticket lottery on Thursday, hoping to land seats for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. People overseas will have to wait until June 15 when tickets are put on sale by special distributors in each country – known as Authorised Ticket Resellers. Buying for Japan residents is straightforward. Applications are accepted…

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Olympics: Bach says ‘impressed’ with Queensland 2032 bid plans – CNA
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Olympics: Bach says ‘impressed’ with Queensland 2032 bid plans – CNA

MELBOURNE: International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has praised Southeast Queensland’s early planning for a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games after meeting with the mayor of Brisbane on Monday.Queensland state capital Brisbane and nearby cities commissioned a feasibility study into hosting the Games but have yet to secure state and federal government support…

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Olympics: Alternative organisation for Tokyo boxing ‘not rocket science’ – Bach – euronews
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Olympics: Alternative organisation for Tokyo boxing ‘not rocket science’ – Bach – euronews

By Nick MulvenneySYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organisation could run the boxing competition at next year’s Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport’s amateur governing body AIBA.The participation of boxers at next year’s Summer Games was cast into doubt last November after the IOC launched an inquiry into…

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Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing ‘not rocket science’ – Bach – Reuters
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Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing ‘not rocket science’ – Bach – Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year’s Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport’s amateur governing body AIBA. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attends a news conference after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 27,…

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Special Olympics puts on Unified Track and Field competition – 9NEWS

40K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Apr 24, 2019Denver Public Schools worked with Special Olympics Colorado…

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Special Olympics gold medalists arrive home with ‘more confidence’ in their sport – ITV News
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Special Olympics gold medalists arrive home with ‘more confidence’ in their sport – ITV News

ITV Report 27 March 2019 at 6:11pm Sara-Louise Rea and Megan McElherron both brought home gold medals from the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. Credit: UTV In this year’s Special Olympics, Team Ireland have collected an incredible 91 medals. After two weeks of tough competition in Abu Dhabi, the team arrived home to…

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Paris Olympics to include breakdancing and allow public to run marathon course – The Local France
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Paris Olympics to include breakdancing and allow public to run marathon course – The Local France

Breakdancing is set to make its debut as an Olympic sport at Paris 2024, the head of the local organising committee said Thursday, whilst members of the public will be able to race the marathon course for the first time. Skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing, which have already been added to the programme for the 2020…

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