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Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid
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Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach
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IOC wants athletes' dialogue as protest calls grow louder
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Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified - Tokyo 2020
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Canoeist trains for Olympics in girlfriend's pool
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Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor
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11-year-old Sky Brown says she is OK after 15-foot fall from skateboard ramp
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Skateboarder hoping to become Britain's youngest Olympian posts video from hospital after nasty fall.
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Team GB archers train as lockdown is eased
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Greg Rutherford says Olympics 'won't be the same' after Tokyo 2020 postponed by Covid-19
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Team GB judokas train together in lockdown
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Olympic chief says Games would be canceled if not held in 2021
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Team GB boxing hopeful remains committed to postponed Olympics
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Jordanian boxers throw punches on their rooftop in preparation for Olympics
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'We will take all the necessary decisions at the right time' - IOC President Bach
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"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO
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Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent
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IOC expects costs of up to $800 mln for delayed Tokyo Games
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Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defense
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Sport-On this day: Born May 9, 1968: Marie-Jose Perec, French athlete
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Swimming pools should reopen for physical and mental health - PeatyOlympic champion Adam Peaty criticises the government's decision not to reopen swimming pools until at least mid-July.
Adam Peaty: Swimming pools should be reopened for mental and physical healthOlympic champion Adam Peaty criticises the government's decision not to reopen swimming pools until at least mid-July.
Jason Kenny tips wife Laura for British Olympic gold medal recordJason Kenny expects wife Laura to claim most the Olympic gold medals by a Briton - even if he sets the record himself in Tokyo next year.
Nile Wilson: Olympic medallist on mental health strugglesThe Rio Olympian says he found himself in a "difficult spot" and wants to help others.
Olympic champion Stefanidi wins women's garden pole vaultOlympic champion Katerina Stefanidi wins the women's edition of the garden pole vault challenge.
Olympic champion Van der Breggen to retire next yearOlympic champion Anna van der Breggen will retire next year and become a coach with Boels-Dolmans.
China's three-time Olympic champion Sun appeals against eight-year banChina's three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang appeals to Switzerland's highest court against his eight-year ban for missing a doping test.
Ultimate Garden Clash - Pole Vault Edition 'felt like Worlds', says Former Olympic champion Renaud LavillenieFormer Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie says he feels like he was in a World Championship after finishing joint-winner of a pole vault competition from his garden.
USA Gymnastics bans former Olympics coach Haney for eight yearsUSA Gymnastics has suspended former U.S. Olympic team coach Maggie Haney for eight years for verbally and emotionally abusing gymnasts she oversaw, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
Japan would 'scrap' Games if not held next year: Tokyo 2020's MoriTokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said that the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be "scrapped" if it could not take place then, according to an interview published on Tuesday.
Simone Biles 'resetting' after 'crushing' Olympic Games postponementOlympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles talks about "resetting the clock" after the 2020 Games were delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
'I cried but want to be even better' - Biles on Olympic doubts and motivationFour-time Olympic champion Simone Biles admits she cried over the rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympics, but is now intent on improvement.
'The fire was slowly burning out' - Olympic champion Ransley on why Tokyo delay has forced retirementBritish rower Tom Ransley announces his retirement after the Olympics are delayed for a year because of coronavirus.
Adam Peaty says coronavirus support fund from ISL is 'huge for the sport'Olympic champion Adam Peaty says the International Swimming League's £15m coronavirus fund to help support swimmers will be "huge for the sport".
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Phil Neville: How Olympics delay could affect England bossWith the Olympics being postponed and Euro 2021 likely to be affected, how will that impact Phil Neville's position as England Women's manager?
Weeks of anguish and a 'black box': Inside Tokyo's decision to delay the OlympicsOfficials in charge of staging Tokyo's Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's residence late Tuesday, wincing as they spoke by phone with the head of the..
I can win gold in Tokyo at 39 - GatlinFormer Olympic 100m champion Justin Gatlin says he can win gold at the Tokyo Olympics despite him likely being 39 when the postponed Games take place.
Rickshaws, kimonos, but no tourists - Tokyo's Asakusa hit by coronavirus, Olympics delayJapanese and foreign tourists flock in their hundreds of thousands every spring to this old district of Tokyo to see the cherry trees in full bloom and the bright red gate to the Sensō-ji temple, and..
Tokyo Gas says still to decide whether to continue 2020 Olympics sponsorshipTokyo Gas Co Ltd will decide whether to continue the Tokyo 2020 Olympics sponsorship for another year depending on conditions, including cost, its president said on Wednesday.
Samsung Elec says to remain committed to support the Tokyo OlympicsSouth Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it remains fully committed to supporting the Olympic movement globally.
Stop the clock: Japan awakes to reality of Tokyo Games postponementJapan awoke on Wednesday to the deflating reality that the Olympics they had hoped to host in Tokyo this summer were now probably 16 months away after the coronavirus crisis forced organizers into an..
Japan says U.S. President Trump supports Olympic delay '100%'U.S. President Donald Trump fully supports a delay in the Tokyo Olympics agreed between Japan and the international Olympic panel, a Japanese government spokesman said on Wednesday, citing comments..
In Japan, hotels lose out on Olympic bet as coronavirus spreadsThe Osaka Corona Hotel in western Japan has been eerily quiet and empty the past few weeks.
'Heartbreaking' but a 'relief' - how athletes reacted to Olympic delayOlympians including Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Adam Peaty react to the Tokyo Games being postponed until 2021.
Tokyo 2020: How athletes reacted to Olympic Games postponementOlympians including Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Adam Peaty react to the Tokyo Games being postponed until 2021.
Olympics postponement deals another blow to Japan's economyPostponing the Olympics is a heavy blow that is almost certain to push Japan's persistently weak economy, the world's third-largest, into recession.
Japan's Abe faces struggle on coronavirus, economy, as Olympics delayedPostponing the Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic has turned a hoped-for year of triumphant celebration for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe into a struggle to stem the outbreak and save the..
Tokyo Games delayed to 2021, easing athletes' angstJapan and the Olympics movement decided on Tuesday to delay this year's Tokyo Games into 2021 as the coronavirus crisis obliterated the world's last major imminent sporting event.
Tokyo's Koike: Next year's Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020The name of the delayed Olympics will still be Tokyo 2020, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Tuesday, adding that the Games would be held by Summer 2021.
U.S. could become 'coronavirus epicenter', UK locks down, Olympics in doubtThe United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as Britain went into lockdown and Olympic organizers considered..
IOC to hold emergency EB meeting later on Tuesday on Tokyo 2020 postponement - sourceThe International Olympic Committee's Executive Board will discuss the widely expected postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a hastily arranged conference call later on Tuesday, a source within..
To athletes' relief, Tokyo 2020 delay looks inevitableJapan and the Olympics movement were deciding on Tuesday whether to postpone this year's Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus as a global outcry made an unprecedented delay seem inevitable.
Tokyo governor to join Olympics call with Abe, IOC bossThe governor of Tokyo will join Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Tuesday, a Tokyo government official told Reuters.
Crowds again greet Olympic flame despite virus concernsMore than 1,000 people gathered on Tuesday to see the Olympic flame in Japan's northern city of Fukushima, defying calls from Games organizers looking to rein in a coronavirus pandemic that has fueled..
Tokyo 2020 postponement decision 'within days', say sourcesA final decision whether to postpone the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic will be taken in the coming days, sources within the Olympic movement told Reuters on Tuesday, as the United..
Japan to scale back Olympic torch relay: Fukushima officialThe Olympic flame, which flew to Japan last week from Greece, will be carried not by relay runners, but in a lantern in a scaled-down flame display event starting on Thursday from northern Japan's..
Time will tell on Canada withdrawal from Tokyo Games - De GrasseTime will tell if Canada's decision to withdraw from the 2020 Olympics was the right one, three-time Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse said on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic cast doubt on whether..
Why is Olympic decision taking so long and what will the fallout be?It now seems almost certain that Tokyo 2020 will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world, BBC Sport takes a closer look.
WHO warns of "accelerating" pandemic, expects Olympics decision soonThe pandemic of disease caused by the coronavirus is accelerating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, with more than 300,000 cases now recorded and infections reported from nearly..
Postponement of Olympics should be considered -Japan Olympic Committee presidentThe head of the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) said on Monday he had to consider postponing the Games among his options amid increasing calls from committees around the world to delay the Olympics due..
Factbox: Reaction to Canada's boycott of 2020 Tokyo GamesReaction to Canada's boycott of the 2020 Tokyo Games due to concerns about the coronavirus. The Australian Olympic Committee has also said its athletes should prepare for an Olympics next year.
Delaying Olympics by too long a burden to athletes, JOC head saysToo long of a delay to the Olympic Games would be a burden to athletes preparing for the Tokyo 2020 games, the president of the Japan Olympic Committee said on Monday.
Japan to tell IOC ready to accept Tokyo Olympic delay if decided : KyodoJapan plans to tell the International Olympic Committee that the nation is ready to accept a delay to the Tokyo Olympics if decided, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.
Irish Olympics chief says likely 2020 Games will be postponedThe Olympic Federation of Ireland believes that the 2020 Games in Tokyo are likely to be postponed, CEO Peter Sherrard said on Monday.