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Olympics: Nearly 60% of Japanese think Mori unfit for role as Tokyo 2020 chief - poll

Feb 07 2021

TOKYO Nearly 60% of people in Japan think Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori is unfit for his role as head of the Olympics organising committee, according to a poll conducted by Kyodo News on Sunday.

Before Beijing 2022 top Olympians focused on medals not pandemic, politics

Feb 04 2021

TOKYO Two of the world’s top winter athletes, Italian skier Sofia Goggia and Australian snowboarder Scotty James, said they were focusing on winning medals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, not the new coronavirus pandemic or potential calls for a boycott, as Beijing on Thursday marked one year until the Games start.

Anti-China activists in Japan call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

Feb 04 2021

TOKYO A group of anti-China activists campaigning for human rights in Tibet and support for ethnic Uighurs called on Thursday for a boycott of the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing, saying the Games would embolden China's government in its crackdowns.

Olympics-Masks and no singing: Organisers unveil rules for COVID-19 Games

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO Olympic officials on Wednesday unveiled the first of many COVID-19 rules for the Tokyo Games this summer, banning singing and chanting during events and mandating participants to wear masks at "all times" except when eating, sleeping or outdoors.

Olympics: Masks and no singing: Organisers unveil rules for COVID-19 Games

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO Olympic officials on Wednesday unveiled the first of many COVID-19 rules for the Tokyo Games this summer, banning singing and chanting during events and mandating participants to wear masks at "all times" except when eating, sleeping or outdoors.

Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO Australian Open favourite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent towards the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it.

Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO Australian Open favourite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent towards the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it.

Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO Australian Open favourite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent towards the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it.

Tennis-Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Feb 03 2021

TOKYO, Feb 3 Australian Open favourite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent towards the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it.

Hosting World Cup can boost struggling unions: World Rugby's Gilpin

Feb 01 2021

TOKYO The COVID-19 pandemic has left many unions struggling to stay afloat but while it is difficult for some to even consider hosting a Rugby World Cup the financial benefits that come with staging it means there is no lack of interest, World Rugby's Chief Operating Officer Alan Gilpin told Reuters.

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