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LONDON (Reuters) - World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said there is a "cast-iron determination" to deliver the Tokyo Olympics, with COVID-19 vaccines and ability of athletes to train meaning the situation is better than when the Games were postponed last year.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers of the postponed Tokyo Olympics should decide in February or March whether the coronavirus risks have fallen enough to let spectators attend the Games in July, the head of the organising committee said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - American firm ALK Capital have completed the takeover of Burnley by acquiring an 84% stake in the Premier League side, the firm said in a statement.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Quinton de Kock has been named South Africa test captain for the 2020-21 season and will lead an inexperienced squad without leading fast bowler Kagiso Rabada at the start of the two-match series against Sri Lanka in Pretoria on Dec. 26.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Diego Maradona's death has triggered an outpouring of grief around the world. Now comes the scramble for a share of the soccer legend's complex financial legacy, ranging from his iconic jerseys to luxury cars, image rights and even an amphibious tank.
NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish ski slopes look set to reopen this winter, but only for local people during the coming school holidays because of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
TOKYO (Reuters) - As the world's highest paid sportswoman and a three-time Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka is no stranger to the spotlight, but ahead of the release of her personalised range of apparel made with sponsors Nike, the 23-year-old was nervous.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The purpose-built Athletes' Village must be the safest place in Tokyo during next year's Olympics, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said on Wednesday after meetings with the Tokyo 2020 organisers.
BERN (Reuters) - An official at Azeri club Qarabag has been provisionally banned by UEFA while he is investigated for potentially "violating basic rules of decent conduct" in comments he made on social media, the European soccer body said on Wednesday.