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China nods, but fails to congratulate Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

Sep 09, 2013

China nods, but fails to congratulate Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

The Chinese Olympic Committee, reached by telephone, said it was unable to offer an immediate comment. #Sports #ThatsJustWrong #World #China #Japan #Senkaku #Diaoyu #Olympics 2020
IOC decision will inspire next generation of wrestlers: Sushil Kumar

Sep 09, 2013

IOC decision will inspire next generation of wrestlers: Sushil Kumar

Wrestling dates back to ancient Olympics. Either Greco-Roman or freestyle wrestling or both have been in every modern Olympics except 1900. #TheySaidIt #IOC #Olympics #Sushil Kumar #Wrestling #Olympics 2020
Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics, celebrations across Japan

Sep 08, 2013

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics, celebrations across Japan

Tokyo celebrated after being awarded the 2020 Olympic Games on Sunday, with a huge roar arising from thousands gathered in a park in the early hours of a grey, humid morning and people embracing on street corners in the city. Tokyo overcame a worsening crisis at a nuclear plant 230km (140 miles) away as well as a one-time lack of local support to convincingly beat rivals Istanbul and Madrid for the right to stage the Games for the second time. #Japan #Turkey #ImagesOfTheDay #Olympics 2020
Tokyo 2020: How the global sports power base is shifting to Asia

Sep 08, 2013

Tokyo 2020: How the global sports power base is shifting to Asia

The International Olympic Committee's decision to award the 2020 summer Olympics to Tokyo on Saturday reaffirmed the shifting power-base of global sport. #Sports #HowThisWorks #South Korea #Asia #Olympic Games #Rugby World Cup #Olympics 2020 #Tokyo 2020
A quick look at 2020 host Japan's Olympic history

Sep 08, 2013

A quick look at 2020 host Japan's Olympic history

Profile of Tokyo's Olympic involvement after the Japanese capital was named on Saturday as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympics. #Sports #Tokyo #Japan #didyouknow #Olympics 2020

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Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Feb 13, 2013

Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

In Western Maharashtra alone, the mud wrestling season is from August to March and a good wrestler can earn anywhere between Rs 5-6 lakh during this period. #OnOurMind #India #Wrestling #Olympics 2020

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Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Jul 30, 2014

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

Tokyo governor defends call for cost-cutting review of venue plans for 2020 Olympic...
Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Jul 28, 2014

Will robots compete at the 2020 Olympics?

Prime minister Shinzo Abe made the comments during a tour of robotics factories in Tokyo and Saitama, where he also announced the creation of a taskforce to treble the size of the industry... #Tokyo #Shinzo Abe
Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Jul 29, 2014

Tunnelling to safety: Tokyo builds huge underground reservoirs and coastal defences to protect city from disasters for 2020 Olympics

Experts have predicted there is a 70 per cent chance the Tokyo area would be hit by a magnitude-7 earthquake within 30 years... #Tokyo #Shinzo Abe