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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 planners assessing impact of Tokyo Olympics 2020 getting postponed to 2021

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing say they will conduct a "detailed assessment" of the impact on their plans of the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to next year.

Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019
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Neeraj Chopra says past 14 days in self-isolation seem fine compared to injury-plagued 2019

India's brightest track and field star Neeraj Chopra talks about how he spent the past 14 days training mostly by himself in self-isolation at NIS Patiala.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Only 479 days to go, Japan resets the clock on rescheduled Summer Games

On Monday, Tokyo Olympics organisers announced that the Games would run from 23 July to 8 August, 2021.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers agree to hold postponed Games from 23 July - 8 August in 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers agree to hold postponed Games from 23 July - 8 August in 2021

Tokyo Olympics will now be held between 23 July and 8 August, 2021 after a new date was agreed to by the organisers and the IOC.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's decision to withdraw was not made in consultation with IOC, says COC
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's decision to withdraw was not made in consultation with IOC, says COC

Canada's Olympic and Paralympic bodies had said on Sunday they would not be sending athletes to Tokyo in July if the IOC decided to go ahead with the plans to stage Games this year amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain

With Tokyo Olympics 2020 being postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, countless questions remain

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Record-setting veteran Olympians stretch careers for Games in 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Record-setting veteran Olympians stretch careers for Games in 2021

Record-setting Olympians like Nino Salukvadze and Oksana Chusovitina stretch careers for Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers need new dates for Games opening and closing ceremonies
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers need new dates for Games opening and closing ceremonies

"We must decide this soon, otherwise it will be hard to decide on other things to follow," Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee, told his 30 senior directors.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rescheduled Games may be held before summer of 2021, says IOC chief Thomas Bach
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rescheduled Games may be held before summer of 2021, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

IOC chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday that the rescheduled Tokyo Games faced “thousands” of logistical and financial problems and could go ahead before summer 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: As the Games get postponed, for the athletes it’s a blessing and a curse
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: As the Games get postponed, for the athletes it’s a blessing and a curse

When news of Tokyo Olympics being postponed finally came, it was the ultimate mixed blessing: a lifeline for some and a new set of challenges that may be insurmountable because of financial, age or health issues for others.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Summer Games delayed, question marks over who pays the bills for another year
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Summer Games delayed, question marks over who pays the bills for another year

Tokyo Olympics organisers will have to renegotiate new leases on venues, pay for maintenance at arenas, and maybe find different fields of play.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: A complete timeline of events that led to postponement of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: A complete timeline of events that led to postponement of Games

Here's the complete timeline of events that led to postponement of the Tokyo Olympics until 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games officially postponed until 2021, challenges aplenty for IOC, organisers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games officially postponed until 2021, challenges aplenty for IOC, organisers

The decision to postpone the Olympics eases pressure on the organisers, the IOC and athletes but still holds plenty of concerns.

Fed seen cutting rates amid virus threat, low inflation to cushion economy from effects of coronavirus
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Fed seen cutting rates amid virus threat, low inflation to cushion economy from effects of coronavirus

Unlike many other central banks, the Fed still has some room to cut interest rates, although officials there have said that they want to see a “material change” in the economic data before they take further action after cutting rates three times last year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: US President Donald Trump considering travelling to Japan for Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: US President Donald Trump considering travelling to Japan for Summer Games

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering a visit to Japan this summer for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, a trip that would take him off the campaign trail as he seeks re-election.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Japan Inc largely averse to work-from-home, commuters bound for crowd crush during Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Japan Inc largely averse to work-from-home, commuters bound for crowd crush during Games

In a Reuters poll, 83 percent of Japanese companies said they don’t currently allow employees to work from home. This could lead to issues at peak hours during the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Equestrian rider Fouaad Mirza ends India's two-decade wait by sealing quota for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Equestrian rider Fouaad Mirza ends India's two-decade wait by sealing quota for Games

At Tokyo 2020, Fouaad Mirza will become the third Indian after Late Wing Commander IJ Lamba (Atlanta 1996) and Imtiaz Anees (Sydney 2000) to represent India at the Olympics.

Russia doping scandal: WADA's refusal to issue blanket ban on Russian athletes makes 'fairness' a thing of the past
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Russia doping scandal: WADA's refusal to issue blanket ban on Russian athletes makes 'fairness' a thing of the past

What's clear to anyone who has followed even a second of the Russia doping saga, now in its fifth year and showing no signs of ending, is that “fair” went out the window a while ago.

WADA bars Russia for four years. But what does the ban mean? More importantly, what does it not?
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WADA bars Russia for four years. But what does the ban mean? More importantly, what does it not?

The decision to bar Russia from international sports for four years raises more questions than it answers. We try to decode what the ban means, and what it doesn't.