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Tokyo Olympics chief rules out delay despite opposition, rising infections
3 Jun 2021 - 9:30PM

‘We cannot postpone again,’ organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto says.

Tokyo Olympics chief rules out delay despite opposition, rising infections

‘We cannot postpone again,’ organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto says.

3 Jun 2021 - 9:30PM
India’s Olympics quest threatened by controversy over Chinese sponsor
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Japan accused of ‘massaging’ coronavirus figures ahead of Tokyo Olympics
11 Jun 2021 - 4:38PM
India’s Olympics quest threatened by controversy over Chinese sponsor

The Indian Olympic Committee is searching for a new sponsor and kit after dropping Chinese brand Li-Ning, with less than 40 days to go.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Japan accused of ‘massaging’ coronavirus figures ahead of Tokyo Olympics

A new counting method adopted in June leaves out some groups from bed occupancy figures, immediately bringing some areas to within the limits set by medical advisers for a safe Games.

A new counting method adopted in June leaves out some groups from bed occupancy figures, immediately bringing some areas to within the limits set by medical advisers for a safe Games.

11 Jun 2021 - 4:38PM
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Sapporo struggling to stage Olympic marathon as coronavirus cases surge

Sapporo, which has a population of just under 2 million people, currently accounts for almost two-thirds of Japan’s new cases.

Sapporo, which has a population of just under 2 million people, currently accounts for almost two-thirds of Japan’s new cases.

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