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Olympics: Over 200,000 people volunteer for Tokyo 2020

Added: 24.01.2019 8:23 | 10 views | 0 comments

Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Thursday over 200,000 people have applied to be volunteers at next year's Olympic Games, far exceeding their expectations for the extravaganza.


French Olympic probe raises questions about Japanese firm

Added: 24.01.2019 5:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

French probe into alleged vote-buying connected with the Tokyo Olympics has raised questions about Japanese advertising and marketing agency Dentsu


Russian Olympic Committee rejects prospect of 2020 ban

Added: 23.01.2019 19:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Russian Olympic Committee says there is no chance its team could be banned from next year's Olympics, even though that's the consequence threatened by a key World Anti-Doping Agency committee if lab data handed over by Russia turns out to be fake


Zubkov among 4 Russian bobsledders banned for Olympic doping

Added: 23.01.2019 17:33 | 1 views | 0 comments

Four Russian bobsledders have been banned until December 2020 for their part in organized doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics


Weightlifting: Thailand faces Olympic ban after six positives at worlds

Added: 23.01.2019 16:13 | 18 views | 0 comments

Thailand’s weightlifters face a ban from the Tokyo 2020 Games after six positive tests, two of them from reigning Olympic champions, at last year’s World Championships.


#WorkoutWednesday: Max Whitlock's second HIIT routine

Added: 23.01.2019 7:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

In the fourth of our 2019 series of #WorkoutWednesday routines, GB Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock takes you through another of his favourite HIIT routines.


Porn magazines to be scrapped from most Japanese convenience stores before 2020 Olympics, Rugby World Cup

Added: 22.01.2019 18:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

As the spotlight of the world will soon be on Japan for major global sporting events over the next two years, don't expect to see any adult magazines on the shelves of convenience stores.

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Takeda corruption probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Olympics and IOC

Added: 22.01.2019 17:31 | 5 views | 0 comments

Takeda corruption probe soils 2020 Tokyo Olympics and International Olympic Committee


The Latest: WADA says Russia could be banned from Olympics

Added: 22.01.2019 16:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

A World Anti-Doping Agency committee says Russia could be banned from next year's Olympics in Tokyo if data from the Moscow lab has been tampered with


Zubkov to step down from Russian bobsled after doping ban

Added: 22.01.2019 16:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Alexander Zubkov is stepping down as president of the Russian bobsled federation after being banned for two years for doping at the Olympics


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