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TOKYO (Reuters) -Olympic athletes will be given daily tests for the coronavirus during their time in Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Games, organisers said on Wednesday, introducing a number of tighter countermeasures to show the event was still on track.
ATHENS (Reuters) - As a teenager in Syria, Ibrahim al-Hussein dreamt of becoming an Olympic swimmer before he lost a leg in the war. Now a refugee in Greece, he is training for a place at the Tokyo Paralympics.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Olympic athletes will be given daily tests for the coronavirus during their time in Tokyo for the delayed 2020 Games, organisers said on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics rolled out stricter coronavirus countermeasures on Wednesday, including a plan to test athletes daily, as they try to reassure a Japanese public made increasingly sceptical by the resurgent pandemic.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian Olympic Committee will start vaccinating Tokyo-bound athletes against COVID-19 next week using a private contractor to avoid burdening the public health system, chief executive Matt Carroll said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Athletes have a right to express their opinions and take a stance without being punished, Britain's Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty said on Tuesday in response to a ban on protests during the Tokyo Games.
Josephine fulfils dream of meeting sprint legend by qualifying for Seoul Games Track queen’s determination to succeed saw her qualify for Olympics.
PETALING JAYA: The Diving World Cup starting in Tokyo on Saturday will be a competition like no other – thanks to the new Covid-19 health protocol.
(Reuters) - The Wimbledon Championships will become a 14-day tournament from 2022, with matches set to be played on Middle Sunday, traditionally a day off at the grasscourt Grand Slam, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said on Tuesday.