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Bananas, baseball and headaches - counting the cost of Tokyo's Olympic delay

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Japan's Olympic delay has upended years of careful planning by organizers and spawned costly headaches for small businesses, hotels and even pro baseball teams, compounding a...
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Questions raised over Tokyo's infection spike after Olympics delay

2 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A spike in Tokyo's coronavirus cases following the postponement of the Olympics has raised questions as to whether Japan purposely understated the extent of the outbreak in the...
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Australia says no collusion in decision to withdraw from 2020 Games

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Australian Olympic Committee has said its decision to pull out of the 2020 Tokyo Games was unilateral and made without the knowledge of Canada or the International Olympic...
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Badminton duo adamant Olympics delay won't derail record-breaking bid

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has dampened the hopes of Indonesia's Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan of becoming the sport's oldest gold medalists, but the pair is...
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Olympic chiefs target July 23 start for Tokyo Games and new schedule to be confirmed within days

Olympic chiefs target July 23 start for Tokyo Games and new schedule to be confirmed within days

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Japanese sources insist organisers are working towards another summer Games, with the new schedule expected to be confirmed within days rather than weeks.
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Sebastian Coe says delaying 2020 Games relieved 'mental turmoil' of athletes

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

President of World Athletics admits ‘sport, on this occasion, had to take a back seat' over postponing of Tokyo Olympics until 2021 Sebastian Coe has insisted the postponement...
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Golf: Law confident of securing Olympic spot despite Tokyo Games postponement

15 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Four years after being inspired by watching compatriot Justin Rose claim gold at the Rio Olympics, Bronte Law had all but secured a spot on the British golf team before the...
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Coronavirus: Postponing 2020 Olympics saved athletes from 'mental turmoil', says Lord Coe

16 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

IOC had initially resisted calls to postpone the Tokyo Games
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Tokyo 2020: Olympics postponement will have 'enormous impact' on sports calendar

Tokyo 2020: Olympics postponement will have 'enormous impact' on sports calendar

19 hours ago   |   Wessexfm   |   2 articles

The rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympic Games could result in sporting organisations working closer with athletes to enable them to participate at their peak, according to the...
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2020 Tokyo Olympics postponement has taken athletes out of 'mental' turmoil', says World Athletics president Lord Coe

21 hours ago   |   Evening Standard   |   2 articles

World Athletics president Lord Coe has stressed the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games has taken the athletes out of "mental turmoil".
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