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It'll be 'Olympic torch visits' as there will be no torch, no torchbearers, no public

'Torch Relay' or 'Torch Visits' could be a very short event or the longest if it runs into 2021

24 Mar 2020 2:13 PM

Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach to discuss the way forward for Tokyo Games

Tuesday's telephonic call also oncludes Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, organising committee chief Yoshiro Mori and Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto

24 Mar 2020 1:55 PM

IOC's Dick Pound: One-year postponement the most likely option for Tokyo 2020

According to Pound, big countries are just about overwhelmed by the virus, and it's just starting to take root in Africa

24 Mar 2020 9:21 AM

No way we can hold the Games in 2020: Tokyo reacts to talk of Olympics delay

People say even if Japan overcomes the virus, they would not receive athletes and spectators from other parts of the virus-affected world

23 Mar 2020 2:59 PM

Postponing the Olympic Games is a complicated issue

According to IOC president Thomas Bach, postponing the Olympic Games is not like moving a football game to next Saturday

23 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

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Coronavirus 'no joke', warns Olympic gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh, who was infected with coronavirus, explains how difficult a journey it was to partial recovery

23 Mar 2020 12:48 PM

US Olympic officials welcome IOC timeline for decision on Tokyo Games

'IOC update is an important step in providing clarity, but our athletes continue to face enormous ambiguity surrounding the 2020 Games'

23 Mar 2020 12:37 PM

IOA to take a decision after one month, likely to follow IOC

IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta said IOA will wait and watch for 4 to 5 weeks before taking a decision in consultation with the IOC

23 Mar 2020 12:32 PM

Olympics postponement an option, cancellation not on agenda: IOC

Cancellation would not solve any problem and would help nobody. Therefore it is not on our agenda: Thomas Bach

23 Mar 2020 12:27 PM

IOC decision on Olympics in four weeks

Turnaround in IOC's stand came after World Athletics president Seb Coe said that holding the Olympics in July is not desirable

23 Mar 2020 12:21 PM

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Prepare for 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Australia tells its athletes

Athletes needed certainty, and they must also prioritise their health and that of their families: AOC chief executive Matt Carroll

23 Mar 2020 12:16 PM

Olympics postponement may be unavoidable, says Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Abe hoped the IOC will make a decision early if it is postponed, because the process would involve a lot of work and should start soon

23 Mar 2020 12:11 PM

Canada first country to pull out of Tokyo Games

IOC is of the opinion that the global crisis could have passed by the end of July and that postponing now would be premature

23 Mar 2020 12:06 PM

Global athletes group calls for postponement of Olympics

This show of solidarity among Olympic hopefuls adds to the dozens of individual athletes who have come out against the IOC's current stance

22 Mar 2020 3:24 PM

Only prayer on Mirabai Chanu's lips: God let the Tokyo Games go on

Mirabai's Olympic debut was disappointing as she failed to lift the weight in all three attempts in clean & jerk

22 Mar 2020 3:00 PM

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Thousands flock to see Olympic flame in Japan despite virus fears

More than 50,000 people queued to watch the flame displayed at Sendai station in Miyagi

22 Mar 2020 11:36 AM

IOC asks member countries about coronavirus impact

In a questionaire, IOC asked member countries how the emergency regulations relating to COVID-19 limit the training of athletes

22 Mar 2020 9:46 AM

Movement in favour of Tokyo Games' postponement gathering pace

The USOPC leadership has been in agreement with the IOC, that it's too soon to make any decisions regarding postponing the games

21 Mar 2020 7:49 PM

Hockey teams happy to be training in "safe environment"

SAI Cente (South) has been shut for outsiders and authorities are doing everything to ensure the men's and women's hockey teams train hard

21 Mar 2020 3:17 PM

Norwegians: Olympics must wait until virus 'under control'

NIF asked IOC to provide an "insight on the central milestones'' in the process leading to the final decision on the Games

21 Mar 2020 2:30 PM

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