China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP
China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP

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Tokyo Olympics: 10 big names who will not be at 2020 Games

  • Some of the biggest stars in sporting world will not be in Tokyo for variety of reasons – injury, failing to qualify, suspension or they just don’t want to go
  • Top tennis and basketball players often skip the Olympics because they feel their own sports have more to offer in terms of personal glory

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP
China’s three-time gold medallist Sun Yang is one of several big names who will not be at the Tokyo Games. Photo: AFP
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