Tokyo Olympic head: Bach visit could be 'tough'
The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Friday that a visit to Japan this month by IOC President Thomas Bach seemed unlikely with a state of emergency order being extended by the government to Tokyo and other areas until May 31.
UK Sport wants to host 97 events in next decade
UK Sport has identified almost 100 events it plans to host in the next decade including the 2030 men's World Cup and 2025 women's Rugby World Cup.
Cambage slams AOC, threatens to 'sit out' Games
Australian WNBA star Liz Cambage has threatened to boycott the Tokyo Olympics while hitting out at an Australian Olympic Team [AOC] promotional shoot that lacked diversity.
Weightlifter set to become first trans Olympian
A change in the IWF's qualification requirements for Olympic selection could see New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard become the first transgender athlete at the Olympics.
Pfizer, BioNTech to donate vaccines to Olympics
The IOC says vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech will donate doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, which start July 23.
Track leader confident after Olympic test event
Sebastian Coe, the head of the world governing body of track and field, said a half-marathon test event run in Japan's northern city of Sapporo made him confident that the Olympic marathon can be held successfully.
Report finds toxic culture in Australian gymnastics
The Australian Human Rights Commission released the final report of the Independent Review of Gymnastics in Australia 2021 on Monday.
Nurses in Japan balk at request to staff Olympics
Some nurses in Japan are incensed at a request from Tokyo Olympic organizers to have 500 of them dispatched to help out with the Games, saying they're already near the breaking point dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Belarus Olympian to protest with hunger strike
Belarus Olympian to protest with hunger strike, an Olympic silver medalist who is one of Belarus' most lauded athletes, says he is going on a 10-day hunger strike to support victims of political repression in the country.
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