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The Tokyo Olympics will begin on 23 July next year, organisers have announced.
SAFA welcomes the decision of the IOC to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games in the face of coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo Olympic organisers are facing increased scrutiny over their unwillingness to either postpone or cancel the summer Games in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The IOC will follow the World Health Organisation's recommendation on whether to cancel or postpone this year's Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo 2020 organisers blasted volunteers with fake snow on Friday as they trial ever more extreme ways to beat the heat ahead of the Games.
The IOC has lifted a ban on India hosting international sporting events after receiving assurances over visas for Pakistani competitors.
IOC President Thomas Bach said he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the star SA runner lost her appeal in a landmark case against track and field's governing body.
The founders of a new global athletes' body say they will ensure their concerns are no longer brushed aside by the IOC and WADA.
IOC President Thomas Bach and other International Olympic Committee members are calling Tokyo the best prepared host city in recent memory.
Beijing 2008 canoe sprint Olympic gold medallist, Inna Osypenko-Radomska, has been suspended for four years after refusing to undergo an out-of-competition drug test.
Athletes who had already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before they were postponed will keep their places when the showpiece takes place in 2021.
Canadian Olympic officials have urged postponement of the Tokyo Games, saying that in view of the coronavirus pandemic they won't send a team.
The IOC says it was not the time for "drastic decisions" over the staging of the Tokyo Olympics which as yet, is not postponed because of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
One of Japan's top doctors has slammed the decision to hold the Olympics at the height of Tokyo's summer, warning that heatstroke will be the "biggest risk".
The IOC has adopted a host of reforms to streamline the troubled process of hosting and awarding the Olympic Games in a bid to avoid having "too many losers".
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach has called the controversial gender case of Caster Semenya "extremely complicated and delicate".
The International Olympic Committee has pledged €500,000 to help ensure Notre Dame is restored in time for the 2024 Paris Games.
Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics
Samsung has extended its IOC sponsorship deal through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, making it 30 years of Summer and Winter Games support
Boxing's underfire rulers have handed over a crucial report on internal reforms to the IOC which is threatening to axe the sport from the 2020 Tokyo Games.
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