ARTICLES RELATING TO OLYMPICS 2020

Boxing still at risk of Tokyo 2020 exclusion - IOC

2018-05-03 22:15

The International Olympic Committee has refused to rule out the possibility of excluding boxing from the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Tokyo marks 1 000 days before 2020 Olympics

2017-10-28 14:01

Tokyo marked 1 000 days to go before the start of the 2020 Olympics with a ceremony that included a demonstration of new sports.

Japanese Olympic organisers to disclose cost estimate

2016-12-21 08:06

Japanese Olympic organisers are set to present their first official cost estimate for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

After Rio, Tokyo eyes safe, smooth 2020 Games

2016-08-21 05:50

Tokyo have watched the Olympics with confidence that the myriad problems that have dogged the Games will make Rio an easy act to follow.

Tokyo Olympic bill balloons to R224 billion

2015-12-19 13:22

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will cost £9.98bn, six times more than the original estimate, it has been claimed.

3 venues changed for Tokyo 2020

2015-02-28 09:32

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations.

Radiation fears, Syria hang over Olympic bids

2013-09-05 14:02

The stricken Fukushima nuclear plant and the civil war in Syria are hanging over Tokyo and Istanbul's attempts to host the 2020 Olympics, amid suggestions that Madrid could benefit.

Wrestling considers new attire

2013-03-09 08:52

Wrestling, set to be dropped from the Olympic Games, hopes a wardrobe change will wow those set to rule on the sport's fate.

Wrestling out to rebuild image

2013-02-27 22:04

Fighting to retain wrestling's Olympic status, the sport's governing body plans to meet in Turkey within weeks to elect a president.

 

LeBron, Curry headline all-star USA squad for 2020 Olympics

2018-04-07 15:39

LeBron James and Stephen Curry have been named in a star-studded 35-man squad which will form the basis of the USA basketball team for the 2020 Olympics.

SA relay team prepare for Tokyo 2020 Games

2017-01-16 22:17

Athletics South Africa has announced a 33-member national relay preparation squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Slater plays down hopes of Olympic berth

2016-10-06 10:42

Surfing icon Kelly Slater has played down the likelihood of competing for the USA when the sport makes its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

5 sports get Tokyo 2020 green light

2016-08-04 10:27

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed the addition of five new sports to the Tokyo 2020 programme.

Olympic surfing just not Wright

2015-06-24 08:07

Australian world championship contender Owen Wright believes surfing is closer to an art form than a sport.

Wrestling back in Olympics

2013-09-08 18:06

Wrestling has been reinstated into the Olympic programme for the 2020 and 2024 Games, beating baseball/softball and squash.

Wrestling joins Euro Games

2013-03-12 20:38

Wrestling has officially became part of the inaugural 2015 European Games despite being axed from the 2020 Olympic Games.

Wrestling fights for Games spot

2013-03-07 21:51

The head of wrestling's world body has met with IOC President Jacques Rogge, promising to fight to retain the sport's Olympic status.

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