November 18, 2020 1:16 pm
The decision to uphold, or overturn, Russia’s four-year ban could determine if antidoping officials can ever punish state-backed cheating programs.
October 30, 2020 10:39 pm
This does not apply to fans who have purchased tickets outside Japan through so-called Authorized Ticket Resellers appointed by national Olympic committees.
August 14, 2020 8:03 am
From the 1970s, the Olympic Charter made it clear that “every kind of demonstration or propaganda whether political, religious or racial is forbidden in Olympic areas”.
July 24, 2020 11:30 pm
If not for the pandemic, this would have been the first weekend of the Tokyo Games
July 24, 2020 2:29 pm
If all had been well, all of them would have strutted out at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Friday, for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. But then, all is not well.
May 06, 2020 8:43 am
Some sports will be hit harder than others. The economic structure of international cricket is likely to change, with lower-ranked nations facing a crunch in funds. Some less popular sports, like hockey, stare at an uncertain future.
May 05, 2020 8:14 am
Since the outbreak of Covid-19, athletes around the world have been forced indoors. Not in Japan, however. Half a dozen Japanese hockey players have to report for work daily, leaving coach Siegfried Aikman anxious for their well-being.
April 23, 2020 8:03 pm
Neither the Japanese organizers nor the International Olympic Committee has said what it will cost to delay the Tokyo Games for one year. Early estimates in Japan range between $2 billion and $6 billion.
April 08, 2020 4:52 pm
In the long-term, the flame is expected to be used by the International Olympic Committee as a promotion device and as a symbol of the fight against the pandemic.
March 25, 2020 12:52 pm
After the Tokyo Olympics got postponed on Tuesday in view of the coronavirus outbreak, athletes are worried about supporting themselves with no opportunities for appearance fees and prize money.
January 21, 2020 11:49 am
Make travel a priority by visiting these nature-friendly and beautiful destinations from around the world this year.