Olympics

Apr 14, 2021 19:04
TOKYO 2020 AND THE TOKYO Metropolitan Government (TMG) Wednesday celebrated 100 days to go to the opening of the Olympic Games in 2021 with a poignant unveiling of the Olympic Rings on Mount Takao – one of Tokyo’s most scenic vantage points – as well as a commemorative ceremony with the Olympic and Paralympic mascots in downtown Tokyo.
Mar 25, 2021 16:03
TOKYO: The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay kicked off Thursday in Fukushima, Japan. The grand start of the Olympic Torch Relay marks the start of the Olympic flame's journey across all of Japan's 47 prefectures, before it arrives in Tokyo for the opening of the Olympic Games on 23 July.
Mar 22, 2021 14:03
THIS YEAR'S TOKYO OLYMPIC and Paralympic Games will take place without any overseas spectators after organizers decided to ban international fans from attending the events over COVID-19 concerns. The decision was made during a virtual meeting between the various stakeholders on Saturday.
Mar 19, 2021 17:03
TORINO: Every year on April 6 the Olympic Movement celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, an annual acknowledgment of the power of sport to drive social change, foster community development and promote peace.
Mar 18, 2021 16:03
PARIS: The Paris 2024 Olympic Games board of directors has approved a climate strategy which commits Paris 2024 to organising the world’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games with a positive contribution to the climate. 
Mar 11, 2021 18:03
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee has re-elected Thomas Bach for an additional four-year term as IOC president. 
Mar 11, 2021 15:03
NEW DELHI: With just over four months left for the Tokyo Olympics, the Mission Olympic Cell has sanctioned Rs 50,000 per athlete as out-of-pocket allowance for the members of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey team under the Target Olympic Podium scheme.  A total of 58 hockey players, 33 in men’s and 25 in women’s will benefit from this decision.
Mar 08, 2021 14:03
LAUSANNE: On International Women's Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) are reiterating their commitment to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer a landmark in gender equality on and off the field of play, paving the way for a more equal and inclusive s
Feb 25, 2021 18:02
LONDON: Data company YouGov has appointed Hideyuki (Andy) Hata as senior strategic advisor, YouGov Sport, based in Japan. In the newly created role, Hata will establish the commercial operations of YouGov’s sports division in Tokyo and build the company’s presence in the wider region, following its affiliate partnership with the Nippon Research Center, Research Live reports.
Feb 25, 2021 12:02
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board (EB) Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad to enter into a targeted dialogue for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad.