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World champion wrestler Frank Staebler struggles to recover from lung problem caused by COVID-19
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World champion wrestler Frank Staebler struggles to recover from lung problem caused by COVID-19

Staebler won the third gold of his career in the 72kg category when the 2018 world championships were held in Budapest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Long jump champ Malaika Mihambo targets 100m as well at next year's Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Long jump champ Malaika Mihambo targets 100m as well at next year's Games

The 26-year-old Mihambo has sprinted occasionally during her career and set a personal best of 11.21 seconds in the 100 last year

Tokyo Olympics 2020: For athletes at pandemic-hit Games, many rules, no partying, no hanging around
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: For athletes at pandemic-hit Games, many rules, no partying, no hanging around

From the Opening Ceremony to life in the village on Tokyo Bay, the postponed 2020 Olympics will be like no other. There'll be stringent rules and guidelines.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach encourages all participants, fans to be vaccinated
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach encourages all participants, fans to be vaccinated

IOC president Thomas Bach has said during this week's trip to Tokyo that he is “encouraging” all Olympic “participants” and fans to be vaccinated — if one becomes available — if they are going to attend next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case
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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack handed two-year ban in accidental doping case

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack was found guilty of accidental doping and was given a two-year ban that expires days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'very, very confident' about spectators attending Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'very, very confident' about spectators attending Games

Bach, on his first trip to Tokyo since the Games were postponed in March, is hoping to convince athletes, Japanese citizens and Olympics sponsors that the Games can be held safely next year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach arrives in Japan as cheerleader for next year’s Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach arrives in Japan as cheerleader for next year’s Games

IOC president Thomas Bach will be in Tokyo making the rounds, shaking hands and posing for photos in his first visit since the Olympics were postponed seven and a half months ago.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Japan visit, IOC chief Thomas Bach confident fans will attend Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ahead of Japan visit, IOC chief Thomas Bach confident fans will attend Games

IOC chief Thomas Bach said fans will be in the stands for Tokyo 2020, but didn't commit on international spectators attending. He also did not rule out IOC buying its own supply of vaccines for athletes.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: British Cycling sacks coach Kevin Stewart for 'inappropriate relationships'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: British Cycling sacks coach Kevin Stewart for 'inappropriate relationships'

Stewart, who would have been an integral part of the Team GB medals bid at next year's delayed Tokyo Olympics, apologised "wholeheartedly" and acknowledged his actions made his position untenable.

International table tennis returns after 238-day COVID-19 hiatus with tournaments in China
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International table tennis returns after 238-day COVID-19 hiatus with tournaments in China

The ITTF, the sport's world governing body, said in September that players would be banned from breathing on balls and there would be no handshakes after matches.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-nation gymnastics hints at how pandemic Games might work
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-nation gymnastics hints at how pandemic Games might work

Some 2,000 fans in face masks sanitised their hands regularly, checked their body temperature and remained socially distanced, while being encouraged not to shout support to avoid spreading droplets.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers have 'cast-iron determination' to stage Games in 2021, says Sebastian Coe
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers have 'cast-iron determination' to stage Games in 2021, says Sebastian Coe

"The future is uncertain but let me give you a slightly more optimistic message. I recently visited Tokyo... there I saw a cast-iron determination to stage the Olympics," Sebastian Coe said at AFI's AGM.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers assure Japanese ticketholders of refunds
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers assure Japanese ticketholders of refunds

The ticket situation — like everything else surrounding next year's postponed Olympics — is up in the air. Conditions will depend on the pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan tests coronavirus measures at near-full baseball stadium
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan tests coronavirus measures at near-full baseball stadium

The experiment will see three daily matches played at the 32,000-seat Yokohama Stadium with 80 to 100 percent of seats filled — an exception to government guidelines that sports venues should operate at half capacity.

Two-time Olympic champion gymnast Kohei Uchimura tests positive for COVID-19 week before key meet
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Two-time Olympic champion gymnast Kohei Uchimura tests positive for COVID-19 week before key meet

The meet on 8 November will involve eight gymnasts each from Japan, Russia, China and the United States. Uchimura was slated to participate.

World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban
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World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban

The AIU charged Coleman for missed tests in January and December 2019, as well as for a "filing failure" last April.

CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic
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CAS proceeds with hearing into Russian doping case amidst coronavirus pandemic

The slate of punishments proposed by WADA includes a ban on Russia’s flag, anthem and team name at the Tokyo Olympics next year and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

SFI won't hold meets until all states open pools, says national swimming federation after unveiling long-term roadmap
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SFI won't hold meets until all states open pools, says national swimming federation after unveiling long-term roadmap

SFI's strategic roadmap looks at several factors: creating a national talent pool; setting up a national database for swimmers, coaches and academies; having an education and certification pathway for Indian coaches; having a talent-scouting structure.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach, and Yoshiro Mori give pep talk to heads of Olympic delegations
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach, and Yoshiro Mori give pep talk to heads of Olympic delegations

Bach assured the delegates that Tokyo was preparing for every eventuality, but acknowledged it may be months before the contours of the postponed Olympics will be clear.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers claim to have slashed event's budget by $280 million
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers claim to have slashed event's budget by $280 million

The final cost of the event — officially budgeted before the pandemic at 1.3 trillion yen ($12 billion) — remains unclear because additional expenses caused by the postponement have not yet been made public.