ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2020

Boost for women in IOC's Tokyo boxing plan

2019-06-20 09:45

The International Olympic Committee unveiled its plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics' boxing tournament which it is organising in place of the AIBA.

Crisis-hit boxing federation faces Tokyo verdict

2019-05-22 13:57

The IOC is poised to decide on whether to strip amateur boxing's crisis-hit governing body of the right to organise the event at the Olympics.

Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics

2019-05-14 18:34

Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

First wave of Tokyo 2020 Olympic tickets up for grabs

2019-05-09 07:33

The first tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have gone on sale, with Japanese residents able to enter a lottery to watch the sport of their choice.

Boxing chiefs hit out at IOC over Tokyo threat

2019-05-07 10:36

Amateur boxing's governing body has cleaned up its act and warned of legal action if stripped of the right to organise the event at the Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympic marathons to beat heat with 06:00 start

2019-04-16 11:10

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons will start at 06:00, organisers announced after doctors warned of deadly medical emergencies.

Japan names new Olympics minister after gaffes

2019-04-11 10:03

Japan has appointed a new Olympics minister to replace a gaffe-prone politician forced to step down after the latest in a string of embarrassing missteps.

Olympic tennis men's final cut to best-of-3 sets

2019-04-03 21:16

The 2020 Olympic Games men's tennis final in Tokyo will be played over three sets rather than five.

Tokyo unveils 'cherry blossom' Olympic torch

2019-03-20 11:56

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin.

WATCH: 92-year-old Olympic fan gears up for Tokyo 2020

2019-03-12 09:55

500 days before the start of the Olympic Games in Japan, 92-year-old superfan Naotoshi Yamada looks to complete his Olympic circle in 2020.

 

Tokyo 2020 boxing boss vows to put athletes first

2019-05-23 13:52

The Olympic official hastily put in charge of organising the Tokyo 2020 boxing competition admitted he was "totally unprepared" for his appointment.

IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 games budget cuts

2019-05-21 13:44

Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of the Games.

Jamaica's future bright after Bolt, warns Fraser-Pryce

2019-05-10 10:55

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has called on the country's track athletes to step up at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

International federations fret over Tokyo Olympics budget cuts

2019-05-07 14:24

Eight international sports federations expressed their concerns at new budget cuts made by the organising committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 launches ticketing process

2019-04-18 10:52

Tokyo 2020 organisers have launched a portal detailing prices and timings for Olympic events, as they prepare to throw open ticket applications via a lottery.

Caretaker boxing chief 'confident' over Tokyo verdict

2019-04-12 16:27

Caretaker boxing chief Mohamed Moustahsane says he's confident the AIBA will get the green light to run the sport at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Japan Olympic minister steps down after gaffes

2019-04-10 16:18

Japan's minister in charge of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics stepped down this week after the latest in a series of gaffes.

Boxing body AIBA claims progress in IOC plea

2019-03-27 17:31

The under-pressure International Boxing Federation has told the IOC that swift progress is being made on cleaning up the sport.

Japan Olympic chief facing corruption probe to step down

2019-03-19 10:59

The head of Japan's Olympic Committee says he will step down in June.

Thailand pulls out of 2020 Olympic weightlifting over doping

2019-03-08 15:20

Thailand has volunteered to serve a ban from next year's Olympic weightlifting over a string of doping cases.

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