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Japan's new prime minister Yoshihide Suga insists Tokyo Olympics will take place next year

Japan's new prime minister Yoshihide Suga insists Tokyo Olympics will take place next year

23 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Yoshihide Suga told the UN General Assembly's virtual summit his country would 'proactively lead' the world's recovery from coronavirus to allow the Games to go ahead as planned.
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Japan's new prime minister vows to host Olympics next year

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Japan's new prime minister says he's determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer as “proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic.”
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Tokyo Olympics and IOC find mostly minor areas to 'simplify'

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Tokyo Olympic organizers have announced several “simplification” changes for next year's postponed games but with few large cost-savings
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Tokyo Olympics: ‘Hundreds of millions' of coronavirus vaccine doses could be available before games, IOC says

1 day ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

IOC President Thomas Bach has delivered a pep talk to Japanese government officials on Covid-19
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Ireland defender Serena Barr sees Olympic dream shattered by injury blow

Ireland defender Serena Barr sees Olympic dream shattered by injury blow

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Serena Barr's chances of making the plane with the Ireland women's hockey squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next summer have been dealt a hammer blow due to a serious injury.
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Carli Lloyd to retire after next year's Olympics

Carli Lloyd to retire after next year's Olympics

2 days ago   |   The Telegraph


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Olympics roads chief joins drive to reopen Hammersmith Bridge

2 days ago   |   Evening Standard

A former senior Transport for London official who prepared the capital's road network for the 2012 Olympics was today parachuted in to speed up efforts to reopen Hammersmith...
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Russian Grand Prix to be attended by 30,000 fans

3 days ago   |   PlanetF1

Formula One is set to stage the biggest sporting spectator-event of the Covid-19 era with 30,000 fans expected for the Russian Grand Prix . Just days after it was announced...
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Rugby Australia loses 30-year Qantas sponsorship

3 days ago   |   Planet Rugby

Qantas have announced that they will end their 30-year sponsorship of Australian rugby due to the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The airline cut 6,000 staff in June...
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Great British Bake Off tribute to Scots cycling hero Sir Chris Hoy

Great British Bake Off tribute to Scots cycling hero Sir Chris Hoy

5 days ago   |   Daily Record

Scottish contestant Peter Sawkins has honoured his Olympic idol by making a cake of him on the hit Channel 4 show.
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