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TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Organising Committee said on Wednesday a member of the organisation has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
TOKYO: Holding the delayed Olympic Games and Paralympics in Tokyo next year is "very unrealistic" unless a vaccine against the coronavirus has been found by then, a leading global health scientist has warned, according to a BBC report on a Saturday (Apr 18).
PETALING JAYA: The Covid-19 pandemic will not stop wedding bells from ringing for national para archer S. Suresh.
TOKYO: Tokyo organisers said Tuesday (April 14) they have no "B Plan” in the event the Olympics need to be postponed again because of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Masa Takaya, the spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics, said organisers are proceeding under the assumption the Olympics will open on July 23, 2021. The Paralympics follow on Aug 24.
PETALING JAYA: It’s been hard for national triple jump champion R. Kirthana. Her father T. Ramasamy died two months ago due to kidney failure. And just around the same time, her failing eyesight became worse. Even contact lenses are not working.
KUALA LUMPUR: National triple jumper R. Kirthana went to her third SEA Games in the Philippines in December last year and was looking forward to winning her first medal in the regional Games. She finished a poor seventh.
TOKYO (AP): As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday (April 10) he can’t guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year - even with a 16-month delay.
TOKYO (Reuters) - After the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games following the coronavirus outbreak, Paralympics chief Andrew Parsons is focused on consolidating losses and protecting smaller national federations stung by the change.
(Reuters) - David Brown, the world's fastest totally blind sprinter, has been accompanied every step of the way by his guide Jerome Avery but the coronavirus outbreak has forced them apart for the first time in six years of training and racing together.
When the coronavirus outbreak forced organisers to cancel marathons in the Japanese city of Nagoya, they turned to tech to ease the disappointment, offering runners the chance to race alone.