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TOKYO (Reuters) - More than 70% of people in Japan want the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled or delayed as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on, a Kyodo News poll showed on Monday, just over 100 days ahead of the planned start of the Games.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan sucked in its breath as Hideki Matsuyama almost blew his chance to win the Masters but the golfer's one-shot victory at Augusta National sparked a joyous reaction back home as the country celebrated another sporting triumph in testing times.
ROME (Reuters) - It is "premature" to decide today whether Rome will host the opening match of the Euro 2020 soccer games but Italy will make all efforts to keep the game, Italy's health minister told la Repubblica daily in an interview published on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Helen Glover moved closer to becoming the first British mother to row at a Games on Sunday when she won women's pair gold at the European championships in her first competition for nearly five years.
PETALING JAYA: World No. 7 Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to qualify for a second successive Olympics appearance.
PETALING JAYA: Former world diving champion Cheong Jun Hoong is relieved that her bid for a third straight Olympic Games is on again.
ONCE Justin Rose shook off a miserable start and reminded himself he was still leading, the 40-year-old Englishman was able to play well enough to stay ahead.
(Reuters) - Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee won the women's 50 metres freestyle and 50m butterfly events at the national championships on Saturday, less than eight months after she returned to competition following her recovery from leukaemia.
(Reuters) - Australian striker Sam Kerr is relishing life under new Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson as she and her team mates gear up for the women's football tournament at this summer's Olympic Games.
(Reuters) - Amid the monotony of quarantine life that people had to put up with due to the outbreak of COVID-19, housebound residents in one corner of Los Angeles were treated to the startling sight of an Olympic champion sprinting down their block at full speed.