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Other Sports 17 Jun 2021 | 6:53 PM

Japan PM Suga urges Japanese to watch Olympics on TV to prevent spread of COVID-19

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday called on the public to watch the upcoming Tokyo Olympics on TV to avoid the spread of COVID-19 infections, as the organisers debate whether to allow domestic spectators into Olympic venues.

Football 20 Oct 2020 | 6:19 PM

Greece drops plan to allow spectators back into stadiums amid COVID-19 spike

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has scrapped a plan to allow spectators back into sporting events, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis's office said on Tuesday, as the country implements tougher restrictions to stem an increase in COVID-19 infections.

Other Sports 09 Jun 2021 | 9:13 AM

Japan's PM laments taking heat for hosting Olympics despite pandemic

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga lamented on Wednesday drawing so much criticism for Japan's hosting of the Olympics with the COVID-19 crisis unabated, while a newspaper reported that local spectators may be allowed to attend.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2013 | 5:42 PM

Gwangju mayor apologises over forgery scandal

SEOUL (Reuters) - The mayor of Gwangju has apologised for the forgery scandal that marred the South Korean city's successful bid to host the 2019 swimming world championships and has promised to meet with leading government officials to resolve the issue.

Other Sport 16 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister intervenes to rescue Delhi Games

NEW DELHI: India's prime minister promised a successful Delhi Commonwealth Games yesterday, a day after he intervened to rescue the troubled event that has been beset by delays and allegations of corruption.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bearskins out, bikinis in for Olympics

LONDON (Reuters) - Brazilians in bikinis will replace soldiers in bearskin caps when Olympic beach volleyball comes to Horse Guards Parade, a London site normally used for the annual Trooping the Colour military ceremony marking Queen Elizabeth's birthday.

Other Sport 19 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Bearskins out, bikinis in for Olympics

LONDON (Reuters) - Brazilians in bikinis will replace soldiers in bearskin caps when Olympic beach volleyball comes to Horse Guards Parade, a London site normally used for the annual Trooping the Colour military ceremony marking Queen Elizabeth's birthday.

Athletics 07 Aug 2018 | 2:29 PM

Olympics-Tokyo 2020 chief asks Abe to consider daylight savings

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori said on Tuesday he had met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call on him to consider implementing daylight savings time amid concerns about athlete safety during the Games.