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Iran executes young wrestler, evoking shock and condemnation

Donald Trump had pleaded for Afkari's life earlier this month, saying his 'sole act was an anti-government demonstration on the streets'

13 Sep 2020 12:20 PM

IOC official disagrees Covid-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

Olympic organisers have been asked by WHO to continue to plan to stage the Games

29 Apr 2020 3:54 PM

IOC gives $25M more to Olympic athletes, teams

While $15 million go to 1,600 athletes from 185 less-funded countries prepare for the Games, the remaining goes to national Olympic bodies

25 Apr 2020 11:34 AM

Tokyo 2020 asks IOC to remove Abe comment regarding Olympic costs

Abe comments became the bone of contention between the Olympic organising partners as the IOC site suggested Japan would bear entire costs

21 Apr 2020 2:44 PM

No clarity yet on how cost of postponing Olympics will be shared with Japan: IOC

There were reports that prime minister Abe had agreed that Japan would shoulder the cost amounting to around $3 billion

21 Apr 2020 9:42 AM

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Paralympics rule out going to IOC to solve cash-flow problem

The IPC already receives several million dollars from the IOC under a 2018 agreement, and they don't want to burden IOC again

09 Apr 2020 12:23 PM

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots: IOC

The new deadline for qualifying is June 29, 2021, and entry lists are due a week later

08 Apr 2020 1:48 PM

June 29, 2021, set as Tokyo Olympics qualification deadline

The revised sport entries deadline has now been set for July 5, 2021

03 Apr 2020 9:06 PM

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for same dates next year

This year's Games were scheduled to open on July 24 and close on August 9

30 Mar 2020 5:59 PM

Athletes qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep 2021 spots: Sources

Around 57 per cent of the 11,000 scheduled participants for Tokyo had already made sure of taking part before the Games postponement

27 Mar 2020 9:16 AM

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IOC gives itself clean chit over virus spread at London boxing event

Organisers said it was not possible to know the source of infection as participants were in training camps before arriving in London

26 Mar 2020 8:15 PM

Tokyo Olympics: Looking for a new date for opening, closing

That done, the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government and Tokyo organizers can go ahead with other things

26 Mar 2020 4:16 PM

President Trump praises Olympics delay, says will attend in 2021

Like the Olympics, Trump's reelection campaign also has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic

25 Mar 2020 9:23 PM

Tokyo Olympics thrown open to spring months too

Without giving any specific new date, the IOC president said "only it would be beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021"

25 Mar 2020 5:28 PM

Postponement of Olympics will upend other major events

The ripple effect is bound to impact the Big Three -- athletics, swimming and gymnastics

25 Mar 2020 12:12 PM

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IT'S OFFICIAL: TOKYO OLYMPICS POSTPONED

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone 2020 Games by one year as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic

24 Mar 2020 7:04 PM

Shinzo Abe proposes 1-year postponement for Tokyo Olympics

Pressure mounts on IOC as Olympic Committees of Britain, New Zealand and Germany seek postponement

24 Mar 2020 6:13 PM

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

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