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Olympics news – Coronavirus outbreak prompts Japan to limit public crowds ahead of Olympics – Eurosport.com AU
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Olympics news – Coronavirus outbreak prompts Japan to limit public crowds ahead of Olympics – Eurosport.com AU

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Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked – Reuters
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Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked – Reuters

Feb 15 (Reuters) – Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details.…

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Olympics Qualifier: ATTF lists Quadri, Toriola, others for battle of Tunis – Blueprint newspapers Limited
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Olympics Qualifier: ATTF lists Quadri, Toriola, others for battle of Tunis – Blueprint newspapers Limited

The African Table Tennis Federation AATTF) have listed legendary Nigerian table tennis stars Aruna Quadri, Segun Toriola, Funke Oshoanaike for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers in Tunisia with others athletes to jostle for final place in the mundial. The qualifier which is the final opportunity for African players to be in Tokyo, will see players…

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The NHL Olympics debate is a sham – ESPN
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The NHL Olympics debate is a sham – ESPN

12:10 PM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN CloseGreg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer.It’s getting very, very hard to sympathize with the National Hockey League when it comes to Olympic participation.For a while, it was easy. The International Olympic Committee was on the other side of the table, an organization that makes FIFA look like Amnesty International by…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Meet the 12 finalists for women’s basketball event – Vanguard
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Meet the 12 finalists for women’s basketball event – Vanguard

D’TigressThe 12-team field for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Olympic Basketball Tournament was confirmed following the completion of the four FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, with history made for Belgium and Puerto Rico, who are set for their maiden Olympic appearances. On Sunday, the last six tickets to the Olympics were claimed by Australia, Belgium, Korea,…

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Tokyo Olympics: Delta Aims For Podium Finish – Leadership Newspaper

Chairman of the Delta State Athletics Association, Solomon Ogba has said that the state is determining to ensure that her athletes made podium appearances at the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Boosting on the performance of Raymond Ekevwo over the weekend, who won the 60m Indoor race in 6.53 sec, the fastest time in the…

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Olympics: Use 1992 Yugoslavia Precedent for Russians in Tokyo-Historian – The New York Times
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Olympics: Use 1992 Yugoslavia Precedent for Russians in Tokyo-Historian – The New York Times

Olympics|Olympics: Use 1992 Yugoslavia Precedent for Russians in Tokyo-HistorianJan. 2, 2020, 4:06 a.m. ET(Reuters) – Clean Russian athletes should be allowed to compete in individual events at this year’s Tokyo Games under the banner of “Independent Olympic Participants,” historian Bill Mallon suggests.It is a designation used for athletes from Yugoslavia in 1992, and one that…

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We would’ve made Olympics with Dennerby in charge – Ebi – The Punch
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We would’ve made Olympics with Dennerby in charge – Ebi – The Punch

’Tosin Oluwalowo Former Super Falcons captain Onome Ebi says the resignation of Thomas Dennerby as the team’s coach was partly responsible for their inability to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. In an interview with our correspondent, Ebi, said Christopher Danjuma, who was appointed to replace Dennerby was not used to the…

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2022 Winter Olympics: China invests billions in infrastructure, talent – CNBC
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2022 Winter Olympics: China invests billions in infrastructure, talent – CNBC

Birk Ruud of Norway competes the Men’s Freeski Big Air finals during the 2019 Air+Style Beijing FIS SnowBoard World Cup on December 14, 2019 in Beijing, China.Lintao Zhang | Getty ImagesTwo Chinese cities — namely Beijing and Zhangjiakou — witnessed a burst of activity in winter sports investment after China was named the host of…

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Two-Time Olympics Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison Thriving In MMA, Becoming Face Of Professional Fighters League – Forbes
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Two-Time Olympics Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison Thriving In MMA, Becoming Face Of Professional Fighters League – Forbes

Kayla Harrison, right, in action against Larissa Pacheco during their […]

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Qld to bid to host the 2032 Olympics – Sky News Australia
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Qld to bid to host the 2032 Olympics – Sky News Australia

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Nyahora eyes 2020 Olympics – The Herald

The Herald Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S top female long-distance runner, Rutendo Nyahora, is a woman on a mission. Her mind is set on returning to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, next year. Nyahora made her maiden appearance at the Summer Games in 2016 and does not want to miss out on the 2020…

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Olympics blow for Russia after officials charged with doping obstruction – The Guardian
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Olympics blow for Russia after officials charged with doping obstruction – The Guardian

• Athletics president protected high jumper Danil Lysenko • Documents claimed athlete too ill to provide whereabouts Russia’s Danil Lysenko in action during the 2018 world indoor championships in Birmingham, where he won the gold medal. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP Russia’s efforts to lift its suspension from international track and field before next year’s Olympics suffered…

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Olympics: Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020 – Reuters
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Olympics: Tokyo finishes building stadium for 2020 – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, during a media opportunity in Tokyo, Japan July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) – Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of…

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Olympics: Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium for 2020 – The New York Times
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Olympics: Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium for 2020 – The New York Times

TOKYO — Construction work has been completed at Tokyo’s National Stadium, set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympic Games, the site’s owners said on Tuesday.The Japan Sports Council said the final work had been completed on Thursday with just the final quality and safety checks remaining before the stadium opens next month.It will…

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