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Olympic Agenda 2020+5 reforms approved by IOC

PARIS: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session on Friday unanimously approved Olympic Agenda 2020+5, a set of reforms, as the new strategic roadmap of the IOC and the Olympic movement through 2025. The new roadmap, consisting of 15 recommendations, is...

Overseas spectators to be barred from Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO: Japan has decided to exclude overseas spectators from the Tokyo Olympics over fears an influx of visitors could bring an increase in coronavirus infections, local media reported Tuesday. Kyodo News said the government had concluded it was "not possible"...

Japan PM, IOC head agree Olympics to happen as planned next summer

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday agreed with International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as planned next summer, possibly with spectators, despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, reported Kyodo...

Japan mulls simplified Tokyo Games

TOKYO: Japan is considering simplifying the format of next year's Tokyo Olympics as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, government sources said Thursday. The changes could include a reduction in the number of spectators and...

Postponement of Tokyo Games to cost IOC millions

MOSCOW: The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the global coronavirus pandemic will cost the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hundreds of millions of dollars, reported Sputnik news agency — based on IOC President Thomas Bach’s quotes in...

Council welcomes new dates for Paralympics

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Paralympic Council (MPC) has welcome the announcement of new dates for the Tokyo Paralympic Games from Aug 24 to Sept 5, 2021, describing it as a wise decision that demonstrates the unity among people and good spirit of sportsmanship. MPC secretary-general Datuk R....

Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics get new dates

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tokyo Olympics will now be held from July 23 to Aug 8 next year, exactly a year from the original dates planned earlier (July 24, 2020). The organisers, who confirmed this today, said the Paralympics will be from Aug 24 to Sept 5, 2021. The...

IOC to decide on 2020 Tokyo Olympics hosting future within four weeks

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make their final decision either to proceed or postpone the hosting of 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in four weeks’ time, following the Covid-19 pandemic. IOC, in their website www.olympic.org, said they have started thorough discussions with the Tokyo 2020...
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