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Mar 19, 2019
Tsunekazu Takeda to step down as Japan's Olympic Committee chief in June amid claims of corruption in Tokyo 2020 bidTsunekazu Takeda said that he would step down as JOC chief, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics
Feb 15, 2019
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: North, South Korea prepare to field unified teams in four disciplines after meeting with IOCThe move comes after North and South Korea marched under a joint flag at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games, where they also sent out a unified women's ice hockey team
Feb 04, 2019
Finnish ski-jumping legend Matti Nykanen passes away at 55, leaves behind legacy of troubled geniusNykanen became an icon of sport in Finland. He was 18 when he won his first competition in the storied Four Hills tournament, yet with boyish looks seemed even younger
Jan 15, 2019
Japan's Olympic Committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda denies corruption allegations linked to 2020 Tokyo Games bidFrench investigating magistrates have indicted Tsunekazu Takeda as they probe two payments made before Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Dec 19, 2018
With boxing's future in Olympics uncertain, Japanese boxers fear dashed dreams ahead of 2020 Tokyo GamesThe president of Japan's boxing federation is warning of major damage to the boxing world if the sport is excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Dec 11, 2018
International Olympic Committee announces plan to increase awareness of global warming and climate changeThe International Olympic Committee realises that like other sectors, sport has felt the sting of climate change, with unreliable snow and warm winters threatening winter sports.
Dec 01, 2018
International Olympic Committee to set up Human Rights panel to advise on issues including transgender athletesThe Olympic panel will be chaired by former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein and will include six to nine additional members to be named next year.
Nov 28, 2018
Boxing superpower Cuba worried about sport's Olympic future with IOC unhappy with AIBA's functioningBoxing is the one sport in which the island nation of Cuba is a super-power, having won almost half of its 78 summer Olympic gold medals in the sport.
Nov 17, 2018
Kuwaiti International Olympic Committee member Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah charged in Switzerland with forgerySheikh Ahmad, who is also president of the Olympic Council, has been accused with three lawyers and one other person of staging a fictitious arbitration in Geneva
Nov 12, 2018
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AIBA's future hangs in balance as IOC assesses report on embattled president Gafur RakhimovGafur Rakhimov's election has caused consternation at the IOC with the 67-year-old linked to organised crime by the US Treasury Department, a charge he denies