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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers seeking ways to cut costs of Games delayed by coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers seeking ways to cut costs of Games delayed by coronavirus pandemic

Among the things to be reviewed are the number of officials scheduled to be present at Tokyo 2020, welcoming ceremonies for athletes and various costs at venues, athletes' villages, training facilities and the international press centre.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers, IOC dismiss Oxford study showing next year's Games will be costliest ever since 1960
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers, IOC dismiss Oxford study showing next year's Games will be costliest ever since 1960

According to the Oxford numbers, Tokyo’s spending is at $15.84 billion, already surpassing the 2012 London Olympics, which were the most expensive Summer Games to date at $14.95 billion. Tokyo organisers say officially they are spending $12.6 billion.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Governor Yuriko Koike pledges to hold Games next year 'by all means'
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Governor Yuriko Koike pledges to hold Games next year 'by all means'

"We have to go forward with the Games next summer by all means," Tokyo's governor Yuriko Koike said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Rikako Ikee returns to competitive swimming after year-long leukemia treatment
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan's Rikako Ikee returns to competitive swimming after year-long leukemia treatment

Rikako Ikee is not expected to try to qualify for the delayed Tokyo Olympics in 2021 but could target the 2024 edition in Paris.

Firstpost Masterclass: Atanu Das breaks down the craft of recurve archery
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Firstpost Masterclass: Atanu Das breaks down the craft of recurve archery

Why is an archer's drawing hand more muscular than other? How many arrows does an archer shoot in a day? What is an anchor point, and why is it crucial? India's top recurve archer, Atanu Das, answers all that and more in Firstpost Masterclass

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame to go on display at Tokyo museum in September
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Olympic flame to go on display at Tokyo museum in September

The Olympic flame, which arrived in Japan for the nationwide relay in March, will be available for public viewing from 1 September to 1 November at Tokyo's Olympic museum, officials said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement leaves ticket buyers in big quandary, problems multiply for non-Japan residents
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement leaves ticket buyers in big quandary, problems multiply for non-Japan residents

Tokyo organisers say at least 70% of 7.8 million tickets were set aside for buyers in Japan.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season

Despite the coronavirus pandemic disrupting their preparations for the Olympics and imposing upon them their longest off-seasons, Bajrang Punia and Vikas Krishan, two of India's biggest hopes for a medal at Tokyo 2020 are upbeat.

As pools remain closed, Paralympic swimmer Suyash Jadhav keeps Tokyo 2020 dreams afloat by training in pond
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As pools remain closed, Paralympic swimmer Suyash Jadhav keeps Tokyo 2020 dreams afloat by training in pond

With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting routines like nothing else before, swimmers like Suyash Jadhav have had to come up with creative, quick-fix solutions.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Two employees of Organising Committee test positive for COVID-19
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Two employees of Organising Committee test positive for COVID-19

Japan has reported just over 1,000 deaths from COVID-19. Like the country, Tokyo has been largely spared, though new cases have been rising for the last few weeks.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Day 11 of deferred Games finally brings summer heat after days of mild weather
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Day 11 of deferred Games finally brings summer heat after days of mild weather

Heat and humidity were such grave concerns that IOC pressured Tokyo 2020 organisers to move the marathons and race walks to the northern city of Sapporo, which is 800 kilometers (500 miles) north of Tokyo

IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics
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IOA confident of Tokyo hosting 'best ever Games' in the history of Olympics

In a message on the occasion to mark exactly one year before the Olympics, the IOA wished the athletes and officials world over, and the Tokyo organisers a successful Games next year.

Deferred Tokyo Olympics still shrouded in uncertainty with year left for start
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Deferred Tokyo Olympics still shrouded in uncertainty with year left for start

Since the postponement of Olympics in late March, all 42 venues for the Games have been secured and the competition schedule announced, with the opening ceremony set to take place at the 156.9 billion yen ($1.44 billion) National Stadium on 23 July.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers announce schedule for rearranged Games, reveal all 42 venues secured
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 organisers announce schedule for rearranged Games, reveal all 42 venues secured

The Olympics in Tokyo were originally scheduled to be held in July-August 2020, but were deferred by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years, scotches India’s dreams of hosting 2026 Games
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IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics by four years, scotches India’s dreams of hosting 2026 Games

IOC president Thomas Bach said they remained fully committed to hosting the Olympics in Tokyo in 2021 and that keeping the Games behind closed doors is something IOC does not want.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 facing skepticism in Japan as host city sees single-day record of COVID-19 infections
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 facing skepticism in Japan as host city sees single-day record of COVID-19 infections

The IOC and local organisers have ruled out another postponement to the Tokyo Olympics and say they will be cancelled if they don't happen in 2021.

Roger Federer focusing on 2021 season and Tokyo Olympics after two knee surgeries
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Roger Federer focusing on 2021 season and Tokyo Olympics after two knee surgeries

Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, but has never won an Olympic gold medal in singles.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Local sponsors to chip in with $3.3 billion as organisers look to re-evaluate costs
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Local sponsors to chip in with $3.3 billion as organisers look to re-evaluate costs

With the Games delayed for a year, sponsors will be asked to sign up again. Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya said talks would begin next month.

Olympic sports fall woefully short of gender equality at boardroom level, finds ASOIF review
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Olympic sports fall woefully short of gender equality at boardroom level, finds ASOIF review

A review of Olympic sports bodies published on Tuesday found none had equal representation of women on their ruling boards.

Niccolo Campriani finds new meaning in life after retirement with project helping refugee shooters qualify for Tokyo 2020
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Niccolo Campriani finds new meaning in life after retirement with project helping refugee shooters qualify for Tokyo 2020

Niccolo Campriani’s project is not just about training refugee shooters for Tokyo 2020. It’s also about helping them discover a new identity and sending a message to other athletes that life goes on beyond a sporting career.