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Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics organisers facing ‘real problems’ as infections continue – Sky Sports
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Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics organisers facing ‘real problems’ as infections continue – Sky Sports

Last Updated: 22/05/20 10:28am Games organisers will need to anticipate a “very different” Olympics in 2021 Tokyo Games organisers face “real problems” staging the Olympics next year as coronavirus infections continue to soar, senior international Olympic official John Coates said. Coates, Australia’s Olympic chief and head of the International Olympic Committee’s inspectorate for Tokyo, said…

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Tokyo Olympic golf qualifying extended into June next year – Japan Today

Qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic golf tournament will be extended to June 2021 to accommodate the year-long delay caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the International Golf Federation (IGF) said on Wednesday. For the men’s Olympic Golf Ranking (OGR), points can now be accumulated through the period ending June 12, 2021 while the women’s qualifying…

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Tokyo Olympic qualifying for golf extended to June 2021 – China.org.cn

Golfers now will accumulate Olympic Golf Rankings (OGR) points through a period ending on June 21 and 28 next year for the men and the women respectively, the International Golf Federation (IGF) said on Wednesday.The adjustment to the qualifying system for the Tokyo Olympic Games was made by the IGF and the International Olympic Committee…

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Tokyo Olympics difficult if pandemic not contained: Abe – Japan Today

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Tokyo Olympics ‘difficult’ if pandemic not contained: Abe – Pulse Nigeria
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Tokyo Olympics ‘difficult’ if pandemic not contained: Abe – Pulse Nigeria

The premier’s remarks came a day after Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said in an interview with a local sports daily the Olympics will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn’t brought under control by next year. Abe told parliament: “We must hold the Olympics as a testament to humanity’s victory over the…

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled if COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021 – CNA
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Postponed Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled if COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021 – CNA

The Tokyo Olympics chief has said that the 2021 Games will be cancelled if the COVID-19 pandemic is not brought to a halt. Mr Yoshiro Mori added that no further postponement is possible. Several health experts have cast doubt on plans to hold the Games in July and August 2021. The head of the Japan…

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Tokyo Olympics, IOC clash over who pays for postponement – Guardian
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Tokyo Olympics, IOC clash over who pays for postponement – Guardian

Open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement, reports theglobeandmail.com. Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya said the organizing committee asked the Switzerland-based IOC to remove a comment from its website suggesting that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed that Japan would…

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Tokyo Games Must Focus on ‘Must Haves’ to Cut Costs: Coates – The New York Times
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Tokyo Games Must Focus on ‘Must Haves’ to Cut Costs: Coates – The New York Times

Olympics|Tokyo Games Must Focus on ‘Must Haves’ to Cut Costs: CoatesApril 16, 2020, 8:24 a.m. ETTOKYO — Olympics organisers must reduce costs related to the postponed Tokyo Games by focusing on the “must-haves”, IOC Coordination Commission chief John Coates said following a remote meeting with Japanese planners on Thursday.The International Olympics Committee (IOC) and the…

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Tokyo 2020 shift could benefit Team Nigeria – The Punch
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Tokyo 2020 shift could benefit Team Nigeria – The Punch

NIGERIA’S aspiration to turn in a bright outing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games might have received a boost from unexpected quarters. Shortly before preparations reached a climax, the Tokyo Games were postponed in March from the original July 2020 date to July 2021. The rescheduling was instigated by the COVID-19 global pandemic ravaging the…

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Tokyo Olympics: IOC fixes new date for qualifiers – The Punch
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Tokyo Olympics: IOC fixes new date for qualifiers – The Punch

This picture shows the Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a venue of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photo: AFP Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The International Olympic Committee has fixed a new date for the completion of the Tokyo Olympic Games qualifiers. The move presents another opportunity for athletes from Nigeria and other countries, whose qualifiers had…

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Tokyo Olympics: FIFA may raise age limit in men’s football – Daily Trust
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Tokyo Olympics: FIFA may raise age limit in men’s football – Daily Trust

HomeSportsTokyo Olympics: FIFA may raise age limit in men’s footballADVERTISEMENT World football governing body, FIFA could raise the age limit for the men’s football tournament at next summer’s rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo to 24 from 23. The sport’s governing body has recommended moving the limit to accommodate players eligible for this year’s Games, which…

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Dare praises IOC over Tokyo Olympics qualifiers – The Nation Newspaper
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Dare praises IOC over Tokyo Olympics qualifiers – The Nation Newspaper

Our Reporter MINISTER of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare  said it was a welcome development  after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) cleared the cloud of uncertainty over the Tokyo Olympic Games qualifiers involving  Nigerian  athletes  and  their counterparts around the world. The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics by a year as a result of…

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FIFA raise age limit for Tokyo Olympics men’s football after postponement – We Ain’t Got No History
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FIFA raise age limit for Tokyo Olympics men’s football after postponement – We Ain’t Got No History

One of the more fascinating sports questions during these strange times is how will the cancelation or delay or certain events, especially those of the non-annual kind such as the Tokyo Olympics moving to 2021, affect the athletes who were set to participate in them. For example, to look not too far away from Chelsea,…

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

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