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Games of the 32nd Olympiad, to be held in Tokyo, Japan

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2020 Summer Olympics: Games of the 32nd Olympiad, to be held in Tokyo, Japan
The 2020 Summer Olympics , officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is an upcoming international multi-sport event to be held in Tokyo, Japan. Originally scheduled to take place between 24 July and 9 August 2020, the Games were rescheduled for 23 July to 8 August 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will keep the name Tokyo 2020 for marketing and branding purposes despite being held in 2021. This marks the first time in history that the Summer Olympic Games have been postponed rather than cancelled.

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Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid [Video]

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid

The Japanese Football Association announces that Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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100m world champ Coleman provisionally suspended after whereabouts failure [Video]

100m world champ Coleman provisionally suspended after whereabouts failure

World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman is provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after violating anti-doping whereabouts rules.

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Sprint champ Coleman faces missed dope test ban [Video]

Sprint champ Coleman faces missed dope test ban

World 100 meters champion Christian Coleman, who narrowly escaped a ban last year for missing three doping tests, was provisionally suspended on Wednesday and could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics..

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80% of venues secured for next year's Games - Tokyo 2020 [Video]

80% of venues secured for next year's Games - Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 organisers have confirmed that 80% of the venues required to run a successful Olympics have been secured ahead of next year's rearranged Games.

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Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach [Video]

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

Bach says weightlifting could lose it's Olympic place

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Tokyo 2020 boss say Games will be simplified [Video]

Tokyo 2020 boss say Games will be simplified

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said on Wednesday that the rearranged Olympics will "not be done with grand splendor," but will be simplified. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified - Tokyo 2020 [Video]

Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified - Tokyo 2020

Tokyo officials say the Games will be simplified

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New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News [Video]

New Olympics date still unconfirmed: Kyodo News

A Tokyo 2020 executive board member says they will need to monitor the global health situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year. Adam Reed reports.

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Tokyo 2020 executive says organisers will monitor virus until next spring before deciding on Games, according to Kyodo News repo [Video]

Tokyo 2020 executive says organisers will monitor virus until next spring before deciding on Games, according to Kyodo News repo

Tokyo 2020 executive board member says organisers will need to monitor the coronavirus situation until next spring to decide whether to hold the Summer Olympics next year, Kyodo News reported.

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Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor [Video]

Japan to explore 'simplified' Games, says Tokyo governor

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike saiys it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible..

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Jordanian boxers throw punches on their rooftop in preparation for Olympics [Video]

Jordanian boxers throw punches on their rooftop in preparation for Olympics

Jordanian brothers and boxing buddies Hussein and Zeyad Ashish spend their time throwing punches on their rooftop during the COVID-19 lockdown as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics.

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"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO [Video]

"We don't know how Olympics money will be spent" - Tokyo 2020 CEO

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto says it's not clear how Olympics money will be spent.

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Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent [Video]

Japan organizers wondering where Olympic postponement money will be spent

The organizers of Tokyo 2020 have admitted to being unaware as to how the $800 million set aside by the International Olympic Committee will be spent. The games have been postponed until next summer,..

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Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defense [Video]

Farah feels Tokyo delay could help 10,000m title defense

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 could work to his advantage. The Briton has switched from the road back to the track and is fully focused on..

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Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates [Video]

Tokyo Games could be 'greatest ever', says IOC's Coates

Senior IOC official John Coates says that next year's delayed Tokyo Olympics could be "amongst the greatest Games ever".

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IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021 [Video]

IOC's Coates says no Plan B for Toyko Olympic Games in 2021

Senior IOC official John Coates admits that there is no "Plan B" if the Tokyo Olympics are unable to be staged in 2021.

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