40 results found for Tokyo Olympics

Beijing 2022: Enes Kanter Freedom urges athletes to boycott Winter Olympics

NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom has urged athletes to boycott the Winter Olympics in China. Three weeks before the opening ceremony in Beijing, the Boston Celtics player... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 107 times

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US prosecutors issue first charge under Rodchenkov Act

PROSECUTORS have charged the first person under the Rodchenkov Act after a man allegedly supplied drugs to athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. Eric Lira, a therapist from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 107 times

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Norway's 400m hurdles great recalibrates after record run in Tokyo

SOMETIMES the superlatives just come up short. No poetry or prose can do justice. Words are inadequate. Instead you need raw numbers. And, with Karsten Warholm, one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 80 times

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Akwasi Frimpong 'broken' after Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics dream hit by Covid

GHANAIAN skeleton bob racer Akwasi Frimpong says he is "broken" after a positive coronavirus test effectively ended his hopes of qualifying for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 96 times

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"I did not know I would be making history" - Delaine Mentoor reflects on Tokyo 2020

WITH 2021 drawing to a close, BBC Sport Africa is reflecting on some milestones this year. One of these came at the Olympics, where South Africa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Olympics, BBC Sport Africa, Delaine Mentoor

How much does the diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 matter?

WHILE concern over human rights has become almost a constant theme in international sport in recent years, few hosts of major events have provoked quite as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 126 times

Tags: 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing

Paris 2024: Olympics opening ceremony to take place on the River Seine

THE 2024 Paris Olympics will break with tradition and hold the opening ceremony along the River Seine, with crowds of more than 600,000 expected. More than 160... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 127 times

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2022 Beijing Winter Olympics: Australia joins US diplomatic boycott

AUSTRALIA has said it will join the US in a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the decision was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 314 times

Tags: AUSTRALIA, 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

THE US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China - a move that has been heavily criticised by Beijing. The White House... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing

Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI-2021 Report: COVID-19 creates challenges, opportunities for cities

LONDON, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Singapore once again emerged in that order as the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities in the Global Power City Index,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: LONDON, New York, Tokyo, GPCI

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: All you need to know with 100 days to go

IT feels like one Olympics has only just ended, and yet here we are - 100 days from the start of the next one. Beijing 2022 kicks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Beijing 2022, Winter Olympics

British snowboarder says Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be 'her time'

KATIE Ormerod is confident Beijing will be her Olympics. "I feel like this is my time," she says. She has had to wait for it. The metaphorical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Beijing, Olympics, KATIE Ormerod

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: From summer to winter Games hosts

WHAT has swimming great Michael Phelps got to do with curling? On the surface not much, but turn water into ice at an iconic Olympic venue, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

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When Great Britain took part in the 'Iron Curtain Olympics'

JAYNE Mitchell turned the key and pushed open the door. "There was a small single bed, a weird thing in the bathroom that seemed like a mix... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Los Angeles Coliseum, Olympics

Beijing 2022: Protest staged at Winter Olympics torch lighting

THE flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics was lit on Monday in a ceremony as human rights activists protested nearby. Several protesters with banners managed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

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Sharron Davies hopeful of getting retrospective Olympic gold medal

FORMER swimmer Sharron Davies hopes she will be given the gold medal she feels is deserved from the 1980 Olympics. Davies won silver for Great Britain in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Sharron Davies, Olympics, Petra Schneider, Great Britain

Beijing 2022 organisers say they "face great pressure" because of Covid-19

THE organisers of the Winter Olympics in Beijing say they "face great pressure" because of Covid-19. The Winter Olympics take place in February and the Paralympics in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Winter Olympics, Beijing 2022

Belarus coaches who tried to send Krystsina Tsimanouskaya home to be investigated

AN investigation has been opened into two Belarus coaches who allegedly tried to force an athlete to fly home from the Tokyo Olympics. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

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Simone Biles says she 'should have quit way before' Tokyo Olympic Games

FOUR-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she "should have quit way before Tokyo" after withdrawing from five of her six finals in Japan. In a New York Magazine... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

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US athletes told they must be vaccinated against Covid-19

UNITED States athletes competing at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have been told they must be vaccinated against Covid-19. American athletes did not have to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: UNITED States athletes, Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Paralympics

Cannabis ban in athletics: World Anti-Doping Agency to review rules

THE World Anti-Doping Agency is to review whether cannabis should remain a banned substance. The move follows American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missing the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: World Anti-Doping Agency, Sha'Carri Richardson, Tokyo Olympics

British Olympic 4x100m relay silver medallist's 'B' sample positive

BRITISH sprinter CJ Ujah's 'B' sample has tested positive, confirming the result of his initial test from the Tokyo Olympics. Ujah, 27, was part of the British... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

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Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and coach suspended for 10 years

ALGERIA'S Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef have been suspended for 10 years by the International Judo Federation (IJF) after withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 315 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Gordon Reid 'sorry' he had to play Alfie Hewett

GORDON Reid says his Paralympic wheelchair tennis singles bronze-medal win against close friend and doubles partner Alfie Hewett was "the most difficult match" he has played. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

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ParalympicsGB 'rewrote the history books' in Tokyo

GREAT Britain's team have "rewritten the history books" with their performance in Tokyo, says ParalympicsGB's chief Penny Briscoe. GB won 124 medals, including 41 golds, to finish... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Great Britain win more golds and pass the 100-medal mark

GREAT Britain won three more gold medals as they passed the 100-medal mark at the Tokyo Paralympics and started day 10 on a high. The golds went... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 60 times

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Tokyo 2020: Anger after Paralympian is stripped of gold medal for being late

THE International Paralympics Committee (IPC) has defended a decision to strip a Malaysian athlete of his gold medal. Shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli won gold in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Boccia player David Smith retains individual title with thrilling victory

BRITAIN'S David Smith retained his individual Paralympic boccia title with a thrilling victory in Tokyo in the BC1 decider. The 32-year-old trailed Chew Wei Lun of Malaysia... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Reece Dunn sets world record to win third gold of Games

REECE Dunn set a new world record to win his third gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, as the medals continued to flow for Great Britain... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 118 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sarah Storey becomes Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian with 16th gold

BECOMING Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian of all time was a "dream come true" for Sarah Storey after she won her 16th gold medal in... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair racer Andrew Small and archer Phoebe Paterson Pine win golds

ANDREW Small won his first Paralympic title in the T33 100m as Phoebe Paterson Pine took archery gold on her Games debut on day six of... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Britain's Ali Jawad says he has 'been in self-isolation for three years'

ALI Jawad is a former world champion powerlifter, but his hardest fight has been with his own body. The self-titled 'warrior' has been taken to the brink... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Stef Reid on Scrabble in prison, lockdown baking & breaking barriers

ONE of Stef Reid's moments of clarity came when she was beaten at Scrabble by inmates at a maximum security prison. "I walked into that prison thinking... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Jaco van Gass - from injury in Afghanistan to Paralympic champion

"AT this very moment in time, this is at the top. It's the best thing I've done." August 2021 is a month to be remembered for all... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sarah Storey wins 15th Paralympic gold

SARAH Storey put in another world record-breaking performance on her way to claiming her 15th Paralympic title - Britain's first gold of Tokyo 2020. She smashed her... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw win swimming silver and bronze

BRITAIN'S Reece Dunn took silver on his Paralympic debut in the S14 100m butterfly final in Tokyo. The Plymouth swimmer, 25, is the world champion but was... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein's remarkable journey from war-torn Syria

IT was dark as Ibrahim Al Hussein came to. He couldn't move and thick dust filled the air, blocking out all but a few small flames... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: 2020 Games get under way with powerful opening ceremony

"PARALYMPIC athletes know that no matter which way the wind blows, its power can be harnessed to move forward. They know that by being brave and... Read more

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Paralympic swimmer prepares for Tokyo 2020 having watched London 2012 from hospital

"I was in hospital when the London 2012 Paralympics were on and that was what gave me the feeling that anything was possible, regardless of what... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 63 times

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'Tokyo can still be a step forward for Paralympics'

ARRIVING in Tokyo, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. It was a combination of relief that all the testing procedures for me were negative, and... Read more

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