Tokyo Olympics the target for SA sailors Daniel and Burger

2020-02-26 11:46

With five months to go to Tokyo 2020, young SA sailors Benji Daniel and Alex Burger's Olympic dream is still very much alive.

Kipchoge headlines Kenyan team for Olympic marathon

2020-01-31 16:29

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge and Vivian Cheruiyot will lead the Kenyan marathon team for the Tokyo Olympics in August.

Dlamini's broken arm could 'seriously affect' his 2020 Olympic dream

2019-12-27 18:37

South African rider Nicholas Dlamini could miss next year's Tokyo Olympics after a SANParks official broke his arm in Cape Town.

Mbappe adds Olympic appearance to packed 2020 wish list

2019-12-23 16:13

Kylian Mbappe is putting himself forward for the French team at next summer's Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic ban looms for Russia after WADA panel ruling

2019-11-23 08:41

The prospect of Russia being banned from next year's Olympics loomed closer as a WADA recommended the country's drug-testing authority be declared non-compliant.

Wayde, Caster named in SA's Tokyo Olympics preparation squad

2019-11-04 12:28

Athletics South Africa has unveiled a 56-member preparation squad for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

French triathlete 'treated for heatstroke' in Tokyo: report

2019-08-15 16:15

French triathlete Cassandre Beaugrand was taken to hospital with suspected heatstroke after an Olympic test event.

Italy risk Olympic exclusion over new sports law

2019-08-07 13:21

Italy's place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo is in danger after the International Olympic Committee warned the Italian Olympic Committee.

Mist and morning glories: Tokyo 2020 bids to beat the heat

2019-06-27 13:27

Mist sprays, cooling scarves and pots of morning glory flowers were among the measures unveiled by Tokyo 2020 officials to beat the heat.


Olympics 'continuing as planned' but virus halts Japanese football

2020-02-25 17:47

Tokyo Olympics organisers said preparations were "continuing as planned" as Japan's football league became the latest sporting victim of the coronavirus.

Q&A | Luvo Manyonga reflects on 2019 and ahead to Tokyo

2020-01-28 16:33

Former world champion Luvo Manyonga is again expected to line up among the medal contenders in the men's long jump at the 2020 Games.

Scott won't rule out competing at 2020 Olympics

2019-12-27 13:22

Adam Scott won't rule out competing at the 2020 Olympics despite being against the idea that the sport returned to the global event.

Olympic chief says will "do everything" to ensure Russia at 2020 Games

2019-11-28 12:28

Russia's Olympic Committee will do all it can to ensure Russian athletes take part in the 2020 Games, its chief said

Scandal-hit Placido Domingo withdraws from Tokyo Olympic event

2019-11-08 10:15

Scandal-hit opera star Placido Domingo, who is facing multiple sexual harassment accusations, announced he would withdraw from a cultural event for the Tokyo Olympics.

Top doctor sounds alarm over heatstroke at Tokyo 2020

2019-09-13 10:52

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".

Paralympic chief says Tokyo 2020 hotels 'biggest concern'

2019-08-21 09:11

The Paralympics chief has said the 2020 Games are "on track," but raised alarm bells over a dearth of accessible hotel rooms in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020 construction worker dies, heatstroke suspected

2019-08-09 07:53

A worker at a Tokyo 2020 Olympics construction site has collapsed and died, organisers said, reportedly as a result of heatstroke.

Hammer throw world champ Wlodarczyk to skip Doha games

2019-07-16 21:30

Polish Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk will not defend her world title later this year after undergoing knee surgery and will target the 2020 Tokyo Games

Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed

2019-06-11 10:23

In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan.

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