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Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch relay pulled off streets in Hiroshima as COVID-19 cases rise in Japan
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch relay pulled off streets in Hiroshima as COVID-19 cases rise in Japan

Hiroshima Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki said that a ceremony next week without the relay is likely to still take place. This is at least the sixth change to the relay — from rerouting to cancellation — in the last several weeks.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka 'not sure' Summer Games should be held amid surge in COVID cases
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Naomi Osaka 'not sure' Summer Games should be held amid surge in COVID cases

More than 10,000 athletes from 200 countries and regions are set to travel to Tokyo for the Games, with a decision expected in June on how many domestic fans, if any at all, can attend.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Returning Serena Williams hints she could miss Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Returning Serena Williams hints she could miss Games

Serena Williams remains uncommitted about whether she will join up with Team USA in Japan this summer, especially if it means time away from her three-year-old daughter Olympia.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments

With 83 days remaining for the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, there are as many questions as there are answers about how the Games will go on. Follow this live blog for a day-to-day breakdown of the most critical updates about Tokyo 2020:

Tokyo Olympics 2020: More tests for athletes, but questions about the Games remain
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: More tests for athletes, but questions about the Games remain

The Tokyo Olympics open in under three months and there are still more questions than answers despite the rollout on Wednesday of new rule books to explain how the games will take place in the middle of a surging pandemic in Japan

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Full venues at pandemic-hit Games 'very difficult', say organisers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Full venues at pandemic-hit Games 'very difficult', say organisers

Overseas spectators have already been barred from the Games for the first time, and a ruling on Japan-based fans was expected by the end of this month.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe urges organisers to rush decision on fans
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe urges organisers to rush decision on fans

Reports last week suggested the Japanese government is set to ban fans from abroad over fears of a rise in infections.

Olympics-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia becomes first high-profile Indian athlete to get COVID-19 vaccine shot
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Olympics-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia becomes first high-profile Indian athlete to get COVID-19 vaccine shot

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, one of India’s brightest hopes to win a medal at the deferred Tokyo Olympics in July-August this year, has become the first high-profile Indian athlete to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says Rs 13.73 crore released till date for para-sportspersons under Khelo India Scheme
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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says Rs 13.73 crore released till date for para-sportspersons under Khelo India Scheme

Despite sports being a 'state subject' under the Indian Constitution, the union government has been allocating funds scheme-wise since 2016-17, Rijiju said in a written reply.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hosts Japan says they will not take part in China vaccine offer
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hosts Japan says they will not take part in China vaccine offer

Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Friday that Japan had not been consulted by the IOC about the Chinese vaccines, and that Japanese athletes would not take them. She said the vaccines have not been approved for use in Japan.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach promises 'safe, secure' games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC president Thomas Bach promises 'safe, secure' games

The Tokyo Olympics is the most pressing agenda item at the start of Thomas Bach's new four-year term as president of IOC.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch relay among final hurdles for postponed games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 torch relay among final hurdles for postponed games

The torch relay, which starts in two weeks, is yet another hurdle for the postponed Tokyo Games. Any stumble could sow more doubts about the risk of holding the Olympics in a pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gymnastics test event in May cancelled, to be replaced by local event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gymnastics test event in May cancelled, to be replaced by local event

The international event will be replaced by a local event with only Japanese gymnasts to test the venue for the upcoming Olympics. Travel restrictions were cited as a prime reason for the cancellation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: New games president Seiko Hashimoto tries to assure Japan on safety
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: New games president Seiko Hashimoto tries to assure Japan on safety

Seiko Hashimoto is trying to assure everyone that the Olympics will be safe and secure, a phrase she repeated a dozen times on Friday in her inaugural news conference.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan extends coronavirus emergency for two more weeks for Tokyo area
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan extends coronavirus emergency for two more weeks for Tokyo area

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sought understanding for a two-week extension he said will be the last.

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC
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Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary's missed dope test not considered whereabouts failure, says IPC

Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, was not available at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex when a dope control officer (DCO) came to take his sample last month.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky wins easily in first major swim meet with time ticking down to deferred games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky wins easily in first major swim meet with time ticking down to deferred games

Ledecky led by a half-pool length for most of the 30-lap race before touching in 15 minutes, 42.92 seconds. Ashley Twichell finished well back in second at 16:04.29.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision on foreign fans at Games this month, say organisers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Decision on foreign fans at Games this month, say organisers

Tokyo 2020 chief Seiko Hashimoto said that the safety of Japanese citizens "is the priority", after holding talks with top officials from IOC, IPC, Japanese government and Tokyo metropolitan government.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Foreign fans unlikely to be allowed over COVID-19 fears, says report
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Foreign fans unlikely to be allowed over COVID-19 fears, says report

In a public poll, 91 percent of the respondents said they wanted spectators to be kept at a minimum or not allowed at all.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: New Games chief Seiko Hashimoto vows to 'regain trust' after sexism row
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: New Games chief Seiko Hashimoto vows to 'regain trust' after sexism row

Hashimoto, a seven-time Olympian, pledged to increase the number of women on the Tokyo 2020 executive board from around 20 percent to 40 percent.