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June 27, 2020
Carlos, US athletes take stand to end Olympic protest rule
John Carlos wants to abolish the rule that bans protests at the Olympics. The renowned Olympic protester has written a letter ...
June 13, 2020
US Olympic leaders eye change on protests amid wary athletes
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is open to challenging IOC rules restricting protests at the Olympics. At the same ...
June 12, 2020
Commonwealth Games open to athletes taking a knee
The Commonwealth Games has joined a growing list of sports bodies allowing athletes to protest against racism without fear ...
June 10, 2020
IOC to open talks about easing protest ban at Olympics
Amid a global wave of demonstrations against racism, the IOC said Wednesday it would open talks that could let athletes make ...
June 04, 2020
Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be downsized and simplified
The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face ...
May 22, 2020
Tokyo Olympics followed up by 3 mega-events -- all in China
Uncertainty grips next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics: Will there be fans or empty stadiums in 14 months? And how will ...
May 21, 2020
Countermeasures needed for Olympics, but what will they be?
Tokyo Olympic organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto spoke Thursday about the need to take “countermeasures” to combat the ...
May 16, 2020
WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe
The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday it will not be easy to make next year's Tokyo Olympics a safe global ...
May 15, 2020
IOC sets aside $800M for loans, payments linked to pandemic
The IOC set aside $800 million on Thursday for loans and payments arising from the pandemic that forced the 2020 Tokyo ...
May 13, 2020
Switzerland to grant federal loans to sports bodies
The professional soccer and ice hockey leagues in Switzerland are in line to get federal loans totaling 350 million Swiss ...
April 30, 2020
The Latest: Churchill Downs to open stables, race minus fans
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Churchill Downs will open stables at ...
April 29, 2020
Coe: IOC can't 'go on forever postponing' Olympics
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe is worried that the delayed Tokyo Olympics could still be in jeopardy unless the ...
April 21, 2020
Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement
An open conflict broke out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC on Tuesday over who will pay for the unprecedented ...
April 16, 2020
Tokyo Olympics could cut 'extras' in face of soaring costs
Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC said Thursday they will cut some of the extras out of next year’s postponed games, an ...
April 13, 2020
Delay costs IOC 'several hundred million'; Japan pays rest
The International Olympic Committee will face “several hundred million dollars” of added costs because of the postponement ...
March 30, 2020
AP Interview: 33 sports vote unanimously on Olympic dates
Despite some early differences of opinion, the 33 sports that make up the Summer Olympic program voted unanimously on Monday ...
March 30, 2020
Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo organizers said Monday ...
March 29, 2020
Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics
Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the ...
March 27, 2020
Q&A: Tokyo Olympics move to 2021; countless questions remain
Things began to unravel this week when the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year — a decision announced by Japanese ...
March 26, 2020
Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing
The Tokyo Olympics need new dates for the opening and closing ceremonies in 2021. Nothing much can get done until those dates ...
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