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Runaway Iranian athlete wants to compete for Germany in Tokyo

Added: 24.01.2020 18:06 | 9 views | 0 comments

Iran's only female Olympic medallist, Kimia Alizadeh, wants to compete for Germany as soon as the next Games in Tokyo, but regardless of whether she achieves that ambition, she never expects to return to her home country.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Fireworks, rings monument light up Tokyo six months before Games

Added: 24.01.2020 12:00 | 26 views | 0 comments

Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo Bay on Friday and a giant monument of the Olympic rings was unveiled in the shadow of Rainbow Bridge as the Japanese capital marked six months until the start of the Games.

Tags: Fire, Japan, Tokyo
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Tokyo 2020: Great Britain predicted to finish sixth in medal table

Added: 24.01.2020 9:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

Great Britain will drop four places to sixth in the 2020 Olympic Games medal table, according to a new projection.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Japan set for record medals haul at home, but finish behind China: study

Added: 24.01.2020 8:27 | 14 views | 0 comments

Japan can expect a more than 50% hike in their medal tally at their home Olympics but will still fall significantly short of toppling China from the second position, data analysts Gracenote predicted exactly six months before the Tokyo Games.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Major League Baseball to sponsor US Olympic softball team

Added: 23.01.2020 20:52 | 7 views | 0 comments

Major League Baseball is using its financial muscle to support the U.S. women's softball team, which already is assured a spot in the Tokyo Olympics while the American men's baseball team struggles to qualify.

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South Africa's relay coach aiming for under 37.60 and podium finishes in Tokyo

Added: 23.01.2020 18:24 | 21 views | 0 comments

South Africa's male quartet can improve on their fifth-place finish in the 4x100 meters relay at the world athletics championships last year and clinch a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the national relay coach said on Thursday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Red for the sun, Japan unveils athlete uniforms for Tokyo Olympics

Added: 23.01.2020 12:41 | 25 views | 0 comments

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) on Thursday unveiled athlete uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies this summer, with red pants and culottes representing the sun and white jackets symbolising purity.

From: feeds.reuters.com

In an Olympic year, Japan faces decision over contaminated Fukushima water

Added: 23.01.2020 11:33 | 9 views | 0 comments

At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami knocked out its power and cooling nearly nine years ago.

From: feeds.reuters.com

In an Olympic year, Japan faces decision over contaminated Fukushima water

Added: 23.01.2020 5:11 | 22 views | 0 comments

At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami knocked out its power and cooling nearly nine years ago.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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