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Tokyo Olympics new date should spur Nigerian athletes — Gumel – Daily Trust
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Tokyo Olympics new date should spur Nigerian athletes — Gumel – Daily Trust

HomeSportsTokyo Olympics new date should spur Nigerian athletes — GumelADVERTISEMENT World champion, Odunayo Adekuruoye and her trainer celebrating after she won gold medal in the 57kg free style wrestling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engr Habu Gumel, has said Nigerian athletes who have qualified and…

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Japan gives date to host Olympics in 2021 – – The Eagle Online
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Japan gives date to host Olympics in 2021 – – The Eagle Online

The Tokyo Olympics will take place between July 23 and August 8 next year. The International Olympic Committee confirmed the news on Monday, which followed a meeting of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee. A decision to postpone the Olympic and Paralympic Games was taken last week by the IOC and the Japanese Government because of…

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Olympics officials announce new Tokyo 2021 dates caused by COVID-19 delay – FOX5 Las Vegas
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Olympics officials announce new Tokyo 2021 dates caused by COVID-19 delay – FOX5 Las Vegas

227K 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 Mar 30, 2020If you’re dying to see the summer games,…

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When will the Tokyo Olympics take place? – WUSA9
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When will the Tokyo Olympics take place? – WUSA9

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I can still win gold at Tokyo Olympics, says Justin Gatlin, 38 – New Telegraph Newspaper
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I can still win gold at Tokyo Olympics, says Justin Gatlin, 38 – New Telegraph Newspaper

Former Olympic and world 100m champion Justin Gatlin says he can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite him likely being 39 when the postponed Games take place.The Olympics, due to begin in July, were postponedthis week because of the coronavirus pandemic, reports the BBC.American Gatlin, 38, won gold at Athens 2004 and the world title…

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Olympics: Veteran sprinters are on their marks – MPNnow.com
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Olympics: Veteran sprinters are on their marks – MPNnow.com

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer Friday Mar 27, 2020 at 4:28 PM Mar 27, 2020 at 4:28 PM Justin Gatlin and Asafa Powell were ready for this summer’s Games in Tokyo and say the postponement until next year hasn’t changed their plans to race Highlights of their very best moments are still available on compact discs, maybe even actual video tape. When teammates shout…

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The 2020 Olympics Have Been Postponed: What Now? | Mashable Explains – Mashable
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The 2020 Olympics Have Been Postponed: What Now? | Mashable Explains – Mashable

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are on hold, which is great for the general public, but devastating for vendors, athletes, and Tokyo’s economy. So, what’s going to happen to all of them?Mashable is your source for the latest in tech, culture, and entertainment.  Subscribe to Mashable: https://bit.ly/2DR64oMFollow us:Check out www.mashable.comFacebook: http://on.mash.to/2lyOwmZTwitter: http://on.mash.to/1Udp1kzInstagram: http://on.mash.to/1U6D40#Olympics #Tokyo #Coronavirus

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OLYMPICS | Record-setting Olympians stretch careers for games in 2021 – Record-Courier
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OLYMPICS | Record-setting Olympians stretch careers for games in 2021 – Record-Courier

By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer Friday Mar 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Even if it takes an extra year, Nino Salukvadze will still be aiming for an Olympic record. The Georgian shooter has competed at every Olympics since 1988, where she won a gold medal for the Soviet Union. At the Tokyo Olympics — now…

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I can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics – Former Olympic and world 100m champion Gatlin – Fijivillage
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I can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics – Former Olympic and world 100m champion Gatlin – Fijivillage

I can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics – Former Olympic and world 100m champion Gatlin Gatlin wins 100m gold as Bolt finishes third [Photo:BBC] Former Olympic and world 100m champion Justin Gatlin says he can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite him likely being 39 when the postponed Games take place. The Olympics,…

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Tokyo Olympics: Justin Gatlin, 38, says he can win gold – BBC News
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Tokyo Olympics: Justin Gatlin, 38, says he can win gold – BBC News

Media playback is not supported on this device Gatlin wins 100m gold as Bolt finishes thirdFormer Olympic and world 100m champion Justin Gatlin says he can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite him likely being 39 when the postponed Games take place.The Olympics, due to begin in July, were postponed this week because of…

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What the Postponement of the Olympics Means for Athletes | WSJ – Wall Street Journal
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What the Postponement of the Olympics Means for Athletes | WSJ – Wall Street Journal

The global spread of coronavirus has led to officials postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. For athletes, the delay evokes mixed emotions. WSJ spoke to five athletes from around the globe to understand what the postponement means to them. Photo composite by George DownsMore from the Wall Street Journal:Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.comVisit the WSJ Video Center:…

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With Tokyo Olympics postponed, former LSU hurdler Lolo Jones takes a ‘training break’ – The Advocate
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With Tokyo Olympics postponed, former LSU hurdler Lolo Jones takes a ‘training break’ – The Advocate

Talk about your “breakfast of champions.”Former LSU All-American hurdler and Olympian Lolo Jones took the time after Tuesday’s announcement that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be postponed until 2021 to tweet out a funny video of her breaking training.”FINALLY The OLYMPICS OFFICIALLY postponed for a year!!” Jones tweeted. “No box of Wheaties for me today.…

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Summer Olympics postponed: Tokyo games pushed back amid coronavirus – Vox.com
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Summer Olympics postponed: Tokyo games pushed back amid coronavirus – Vox.com

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, have officially been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision came after the novel coronavirus forced America to start shutting down in recent weeks: universities sending students home, sports being canceled, bars and restaurants closing. Also closing were the pools and gyms where US athletes train for…

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed – The Verge
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed – The Verge

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games, scheduled to open in Tokyo on July 24th, have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The games will be rescheduled to 2021, according to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. It’s the first time in their 124-year modern history that the Olympics have been moved or delayed during peacetime. “We…

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic – Insider – INSIDER
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic – Insider – INSIDER

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed because of growing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.Dick Pound, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee, told USA Today on Monday that “postponement has been decided” and that “the games are not going to start on July 24.”Over the weekend, Canada and Australia said they would pull…

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