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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia aims to vaccinate its Olympians against COVID-19 before they head to the Tokyo Games, federal sport minister Richard Colbeck has said.
(Reuters) - Italian second-tier side Monza were only promoted to Serie B last June after a 19-year absence, but with a little help from some eye-catching names, on and off the pitch, they are dreaming of reaching the top flight for the first time in Lombardy.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The Tokyo Olympics will top the agenda when the International Olympic Committee's executive board meets on Wednesday - but with the board firmly backing the event, any talk of scrapping it altogether due to the COVID-19 pandemic is highly unlikely.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is providing risk management advice to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese authorities regarding the holding of the Tokyo Olympics, but the top priority is vaccinating health workers worldwide against COVID-19, its top emergency expert said on Monday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Trevor Chappell has never apologised to New Zealand for the underarm ball that shocked the cricketing world in 1981 and the former Australia batsman says there is not much point doing so now as it would not change anything.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia is to award tennis great Margaret Court the country's highest honour next week, media reported on Friday, a decision that has stoked controversy because of her history of anti-gay views.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that he was determined to realise the Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (Reuters) - With much of Japan under a state of emergency due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections, organisers of the Tokyo Olympics will mark six months to go on Saturday with little fanfare, no fireworks and amid rapidly dwindling public support.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Prime Minister has taken a swipe at Cricket Australia over their marketing of matches on Jan. 26, when the country observes a national holiday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - As embattled Tokyo Olympics organisers enter the final six months of preparations for the delayed Games on Saturday, virus experts believe hosting the world's biggest sporting event may be too big a gamble.