Mexico's Cecilia Perez (centre) collapses after competing in a women's triathlon test event at Odaiba Marine Park, a venue for marathon, swimming and triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AP

Tokyo 2020 Olympics moves marathon to Sapporo as IOC issues royal decree, sparking outrage in host city

  • Sweltering Tokyo weather is too hot to host the marquee event, Olympic bosses tell organisers
  • ‘Who proposed this?’ asks irate Tokyo governor – ‘a majority of Tokyo residents want the marathon race to stay ... we need to take their opinions seriously’
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Mexico's Cecilia Perez (centre) collapses after competing in a women's triathlon test event at Odaiba Marine Park, a venue for marathon, swimming and triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo: AP
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Master of words Eddie Jones. Photo: AFP

‘No one thinks we can win’: England rugby coach Eddie Jones says his squad feel no pressure heading into New Zealand showdown

  • The quick-witted, sharp tongued coach gives a legendary press conference in Tokyo ahead of his squad’s semi-final
  • Jones says his boys are relaxed heading into a game they know they are expected to lose, which they will use to their advantage
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Master of words Eddie Jones. Photo: AFP
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