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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?

Sep 20, 2014

History is made after capital chosen for Euro 2020

DUBLIN City is set for a financial boost of up to €100m after UEFA confirmed the Aviva Stadium will host four Euro 2020 football fixtures. The tournament will be spread across Europe for the first time to mark its 60th anniversary. Dublin is one of e... #Union of European Football Associations #Aviva Stadium #Europe #London #Dublin, Ireland #Irish Independent #Eamon Dunphy (footballer) #Wembley Stadium
Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Sep 17, 2014

Asian Games: Japan stokes sporting rivalry with South Korea

SEOUL - Japan has stoked its sporting rivalry with neighbours South Korea ahead of this month's Asian Games and said it plans to use the multi-sport event in Incheon, west of Seoul, as a springboard to success at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo... #Tokyo #Seoul
Will India's wrestlers go back to akhadas and mud wrestling?

Sep 05, 2014

Amid uncertainty over Massachusetts casino law, MGM details pitch for expanding into Japan

MGM Resorts International this week detailed plans for the Osaka, Japan incarnation of the MGM casino brand, and promised it wouldn&apost be just a cookie-cutter reproduction of another facility but rather "uniquely Japanese." While voters across Mas... #Massachusetts #Tokyo #Stanley Ho #Springfield, MA #MGM Resorts International #Asia #Japan