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Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers unveil ticket prices

Tokyo Olympic organizers on Friday unveiled ticket prices for the 2020 Games ranging from 2020 yen ($18) up to 300,000 yen ($2,760), largely in line with prices at the London Olympic Games in 2012.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/20 22:18:41

Kazakh Olympic figure skater stabbed to death at 25

Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten, who won bronze at the Sochi Olympics in 2014, died on Thursday aged 25 after being stabbed, Kazakhstan's culture and sports ministry said.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/19 23:43:40

DPRK, South Korea to unify in 3 sports in Asian Games

Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea will jointly compete in three sports during the forthcoming Asian Games in Indonesia later this year, the Olympic Council of Asia confirmed on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/19 9:32:58

Tokyo heat wave prompts 2020 fears

As the two-year mark approaches for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japan is being scorched by an intense heat wave that has prompted fears of similar extreme weather when the sporting showpiece takes place in the country.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/18 22:33:40

Tokyo 2020 relay to start in disaster-hit Fukushima

Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday that the torch relay for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games will begin in Fukushima, a region devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/12 22:53:40

Italy to bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy might bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympic Games but has yet to decide where, the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) said Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/11 11:05:11

Did you know: Fun facts about China and the Olympics

Around the world, June 23 marks Olympic Day, as a way to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games.
Soure:CGTN : 2018/6/23 11:20:34

Quest for Olympic recognition

For elite swimmer Pal Joensen, representing Denmark twice in the Olympic Games just didn't feel right.
Soure:AFP: 2018/6/22 0:03:42

Hot and hilly: Tokyo 2020 marathon set for tough finish

Competitors at the Tokyo 2020 marathon will face a grueling uphill finish, organizers said Thursday as they outlined the route, an additional challenge to summer heat that has already sparked concern.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/31 21:33:40

Sapporo has second thoughts about 2026 bid

The Japanese city of Sapporo is reconsidering plans to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in favor of an improved bid for the 2030 Games, officials said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/14 22:13:36

Britain's 2012 Olympics minister Tessa Jowell dies of brain cancer

Tessa Jowell, the minister who played a key role in securing and delivering the 2012 London Olympics, has died after battling brain cancer, her family said Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/13 22:38:40

WADA generally satisfied with PyeongChang 2018 doping control arrangements

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Team's Report regarding the anti-doping program at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/5/11 10:40:42

Beijing 2022 looks to learn from PyeongChang 2018

The organizers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics recently concluded a series of talks centering on PyeongChang 2018 and what can be learned for Beijing's showpiece event in 2022. Participants from the Beijing Organizing Committee, relevant government departments, venue owners, designers and other stakeholders all took part in the discussions over the last two weeks.   
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/5/9 17:07:18

2020 Olympics could paralyze Tokyo subway: study

Tokyo's subway system is famed for its cleanliness and efficiency but also its carriage-busting crowds, and a crush of visitors for the 2020 Olympic Games could paralyze it, a new study has warned.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/8 22:38:40

High-speed rail for 2022 Winter Olympics to test in 2019

A high-speed rail link between Beijing and 2022 Winter Olympics co-host Zhangjiakou will begin test runs in August, 2019.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/28 14:04:35

E-Sports 'deep in talks' with Paris 2024

The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is "deep in talks" with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the federation's acting Secretary-General Leopold Chung has told Reuters.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/4/25 22:28:40

Tokyo 2020 warned by IOC

Tokyo Olympic organizers were given a sharp reminder on Tuesday to raise their game after complaints from several international sports federations about preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/24 22:03:40

Feel the Future: Buenos Aires 2018 unveils Youth Olympics slogan

The slogan for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires - Feel the Future - seeks to inspire the creation of a better world through sport, organizers said on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/10 8:15:39