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Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going as planned with...
Virologist: Olympics could not be held now; hopeful for July

Virologist: Olympics could not be held now; hopeful for July

TOKYO (AP) — A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of...
Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus

Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners because of virus

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Marathon organizers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race on Monday out of fear of the spread...
No 'Plan B' for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence

No ‘Plan B’ for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said Friday there is no “Plan B” for the 2020 Games, which open...
Tokyo, IOC officials reiterate that the Olympics are on

Tokyo, IOC officials reiterate that the Olympics are on

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers reiterated their message on Thursday at the start of two days of meetings with the International Olympic Committee:...
Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to virus

Formula One’s Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to virus

LONDON (AP) — Formula One's governing body on Wednesday postponed the Chinese Grand Prix that was due to be staged in Shanghai in April,...
Chinese women win again in Olympic qualifying tournament

Chinese women win again in Olympic qualifying tournament

SYDNEY (AP) — The Chinese women's soccer team has won back-to-back games in the Olympic qualifying tournament after spending almost two weeks quarantined in...

Tokyo Olympics CEO: "I’m seriously worried" over China virus

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics organizers on Wednesday said they are increasingly concerned about the disruption the fast-spreading virus in China is causing ahead...
Tokyo cuts ribbon on another Olympic venue --  Ariake Arena

Tokyo cuts ribbon on another Olympic venue — Ariake Arena

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo cut the ribbon on another new Olympic venue on Sunday, just under six months ahead of the games' opening. This time...
Bryant's stolen jersey returned for ceremony at high school

Chinese collector returns Bryant’s stolen jersey to high school

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Kobe Bryant's high school jersey spent more time in China of late than it did hanging on the wall of...

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