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IOC Chief Thomas Bach Rules Out Postponement Of Tokyo Games Beyond 2021
Olympics chief Thomas Bach agreed that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever. Agence France-Presse Read Time : 2 - min The IOC chief Thomas Bach said it was a "mammoth task" to ...
 NDTV1 week ago
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Olympic Chief Calls For "Vigilance And Patience" Ahead Of Tokyo Games
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the IOC in March took the historic decision to postpone the Games, scheduled to open in Tokyo on July 24, until July 23 to August 8, 2021. Agence France-Presse Read Time : 2 - min Olympic chief Thomas Bach called for ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
'Tokyo Olympics may be amongst the greatest Games ever'
'Because we all must wait longer than the already-long wait for an Olympics, the Games of Tokyo will gently but perceptibly echo the sheer joy and relief of the other delayed Olympics of Antwerp in 1920 and London in 1948.' IMAGE: The Tokyo Olympic Games were postponed for a year to 2021 in the aftermath of the new coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
IOC chief Bach thanks PM Modi for his support to Tokyo Olympics
In a letter to Modi, dated April 1, Bach said he was “grateful” to the Indian Prime Minister for his support to the Tokyo Games during the recent G20 Leaders’ Summit. other-sports Updated: Apr 02, 2020 16:00 IST Press Trust of India Lausanne Prime ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
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IOC chief thanks PM Modi for his support to Tokyo Games
'Thanks to the excellent and trustful cooperation we are enjoying, like from the G20 Leaders' Summit, we are confident that these Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be a great success' IMAGE: In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, dated April 1, Bach said he was "grateful" to the Indian Prime Minister for his support to the Tokyo Games during the recent G20 Leaders' Summit. Photograph: PIB/PTI Photo International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has thanked India's Prime Minister Narendra ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Inside Tokyo's decision to delay the Olympics
IMAGE: Ultimately, it was the growing chorus of concerns from famous athletes and nations under lockdown that sunk Tokyo's hopes to hold the Olympics as planned in July. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images Officials in charge of staging Tokyo's Olympic Games crowded around a low table inside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's residence late Tuesday, wincing as they spoke by phone with the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).   Minutes later, Abe emerged to inform a gaggle of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Postponed Tokyo Games Need "Sacrifices" From All Stakeholders: IOC Chief
Olympic chief Thomas Bach says "all options are on the table" over finding a new date to hold the postponed Tokyo Games. Agence France-Presse Read Time : 3 - min Thomas Bach said postponed Tokyo 2020 would require "sacrifices and compromises" from all sides..
 NDTV2 months ago
Tokyo Olympics: Questions swirl as IOC chief Thomas Bach seeks time
A former Olympic fencer, Bach said that a lot of sacrifices, financial included, would need to be made while rescheduling the Games deferred this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. other-sports Updated: Mar 25, 2020 22:58 IST B Shrikant Hindustan Times, ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
Times of India
Tokyo Olympics: IOC chief Bach opens door to Spring Tokyo Games, says will require sacrifice and compromise | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India
Tokyo Olympics: IOC chief Bach opens door to Spring Tokyo Games, says will require sacrifice and compromise | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India
 Times of India2 months ago
Times of India
Bach opens door to Spring Tokyo Olympics
The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will require sacrifices and compromises by all involved, IOC chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday, before predicting the completion of "a beautiful jigsaw puzzle and wonderful Olympic Games". Bach said the rescheduled ...
 Times of India2 months ago
Hindustan Times
2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed by a year as Japan, IOC chief agree to delay Games...
“I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,” Shinzo Abe told reporters referring to Thomas Bach, head of the IOC. other-sports Updated: Mar 24, 2020 18:04 IST Agence France-Presse Agence France-Presse ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
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IOC Chief, Japan PM To Hold Talks As Pressure Mounts To Delay Tokyo Games
The coronavirus lockdown has shut down competition, including Olympic qualifiers, and made training not just difficult but also dangerous, as athletes risk contracting or spreading COVID-19. Agence France-Presse Read Time : 3 - min Teams, athletes, sports ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Postponed 2020 Games raises questions about drug cheats
IMAGE: There are now new questions that some athletes, whose bans prevented them from competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters The one-year postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could open the door for convicted drug cheats to compete for medals, an issue that will need to addressed, United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief Travis Tygart said on Tuesday. "This was an issue raised on a call of national anti-doping agencies from 21 countries today," Tygart ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
India's Olympic-bound athletes welcome Tokyo Games deferment
'Jaan hai to jahaan hai' 'It's a good decision because everyone is disturbed. Athletes' health is paramount' IMAGE: Saina Nehwal, who won a bronze medal in badminton at the 2012 London Olympics said: 'We all have to be safe first and then we can think about preparations'. Photograph: Saina Nehwal/Twitter India's top Olympic-bound athletes, including M C Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal, backed the Tokyo Games' postponement amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has pushed the world into chaos. The ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Times of India
HI ready to adjust following the postponement of Tokyo Games
Following the growing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic and the announcement jointly made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on Tuesday to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021, Hockey India confirmed that ...
 Times of India2 months ago
Times of India
'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics, says IOC chief
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said it would be "premature" to postpone the Tokyo Games on Thursday but admitted the body was "considering different scenarios" as the coronavirus pandemic advances.
 Times of India2 months ago
Times of India
Japan stands firm on Tokyo Olympics, IOC moves to ease fears
"We're not making any adjustments to postpone the Games," the Japan government's top spokesman, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, told parliament when asked by a lawmaker whether the government was making plans to cancel or postpone the event.
 Times of India2 months ago
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IOC to hold talks with sport chiefs amid coronavirus crisis
IMAGE: A giant watch for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is pictured in Tokyo. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will hold talks with heads of international sports organisations on Tuesday in response to the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to an international federation briefed on the issue said. With less than five months to go until the scheduled start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 24, questions have been raised as to whether the Games can go ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
IOC's Tokyo Games chief faces mandatory quarantine in Australia
John Coates, the International Olympic Committee's point man for the Tokyo Games, faces mandatory self-isolation when he returns to Australia from Europe this week as part of border controls to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
 Reuters2 months ago

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