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IOC & Tokyo 2020 Org Committee Meet On Coronavirus Countermeasures

The IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee met to discuss what a post-coronavirus pandemic Olympic Games might look like next year.

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Yannick Agnel Says Danas Rapšys Is the Only Man Swimming the 200 Free Right

On the podcast Inside with Brett Hawke, Yannick Agnel gives his insights into the 200 freestyle, including who he thinks is swimming it the right way.

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Japan Looks To Ease Entry Restrictions On Olympic Athletes

Athletes competing at the postponed 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are reportedly exempt from Japan’s entry restrictions currently in place.

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Tokyo 2020 CEO Reportedly Denies $15.84 Billion Games Price Tag

A wide-ranging study by the University of Oxford now puts the costs of the Tokyo Games at $15.84 billion, a mark nearly 3 times the original budget.

Japan’s New Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga Plans To Keep Olympics Minister

Yoshihide Suga is expected to take over as Japan’s new Prime Minister tomorrow, with Seiko Hashimoto expected to continue as Olympics Minister.

2020 Olympic Games Sports Director Leaves Post 10 Months Out

Just 10 months prior to the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games, Koji Murofushi, the organization committee’s Sports Director, has resigned.

2021 Aussie Nationals Set For Gold Coast With Tokyo Timing

Swimming Australia announced that the 2021 Australian Swimming Championships are now slated for April 14th-18th at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

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IOC Vice-President John Coates: Olympics Will Happen

John Coates (above, left) told the AFP that he expects the Tokyo Games to go off in 2021 regardless of the global situation with coronavirus.

LA 2028 Head Casey Wasserman Calls For Changes To Rule 50

“My view is pretty simple in that I don’t believe anti-racist speech is political speech,” Wasserman said in the statement.

John Coates: Le Olimpiadi Di Tokyo Si Faranno Nel 2021, Pandemia O No

John Coates, vice presidente del CIO ha affermato all’AFP che le Olimpiadi di Tokyo, posticipate al 2021, si faranno, pandemia o meno

Energy Standard Preparing “100%” For ISL Season 2

Even with the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics looming, James Gibson’s Energy Standard training group says that they’re “all in” on ISL training.

WADA Could Bar Team USA From Olympics If U.S. Withdraws Funding

Earlier this summer, the U.S. government threatened to withdraw funding from WADA. Now, WADA has fired back with the possibility of Olympic exclusion.

30-Year-Old Ryosuke Irie Eyes Paris 2024 If Tokyo Olympics Don’t Happen

Says Japan’s premier backstroker Ryosuke Irie, “if the Tokyo Olympics don’t go ahead, I believe that I will go to Paris 2024.”

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Resigns With Health Concerns

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a champion of the country’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic hosting bid, has resigned amid health concerns.

2020 Olympic Organizers, Government Meet On Coronavirus Countermeasures

Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is set to meet with the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organizing committees next week.