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20 Aug 2019 | 5:16 PM

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues

TOKYO (Reuters) - Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organisers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year's Summer Olympics.

Swimming 17 Aug 2019 | 11:42 AM

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) - High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Swimming 16 Aug 2019 | 12:05 PM

Triathlon - Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event

TOKYO (Reuters) - Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a Tokyo 2020 test event.

Other Sport 05 Oct 2018 | 9:09 PM

Water quality still clouding Olympic swimming venue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers are determined to stage Olympic swimming events in the city centre Odaiba Marine Park venue despite continuing confusion over the water quality.

Other Sport 24 Apr 2018 | 6:40 PM

Questions on sailing, triathlon remain for 2020 - IOC's Coates

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 still faces questions on judo, sailing and triathlon, where issues about water quality in particular remain unresolved, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates said on Tuesday with just over two years to prepare.

Other Sport 12 Feb 2018 | 11:36 AM

Organisers confirm 177 total norovirus cases at Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers (POCOG) said on Monday a total of 177 norovirus cases had been confirmed so far at the Games but that the athletic delegations remained unaffected.