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Anyone can try out for the U.S. Olympic table tennis team, so we did — and here's how it went 29.2.2020 FOX Sports Digital
What happens when a former top table tennis player in the world tries out for the U.S. Olympic team after a two-decade hiatus? An absolutely incredible time.
Exclusive: Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for Games despite coronavirus 29.2.2020 Reuters: Top News
Tokyo has no Plan B for this year's Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Friday.
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What to watch at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials 28.2.2020 SBNation.com - All Posts
What to watch at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials
Tokyo Games' fate in hands of powerful IOC boss Bach 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Having pumped more than 12 billion dollars over nearly a decade into preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan's dream is at risk from the coronavirus - and one man may have the final say.
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Santoso to coach singles players 28.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
Experienced Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso will be assisting the India’s singles badminton players, including Olympic silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu,
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No change to Tokyo badminton qualification despite coronavirus impact 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
The Badminton World Federation said on Friday it is not making any adjustments to the Olympic qualification period despite a host of events being impacted by the coronavirus in the leadup to the Tokyo Games, which start in July.
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Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for Games despite coronavirus 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Tokyo has no Plan B for this year's Summer Olympics despite alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Japan and elsewhere with under five months before the event, a senior official said on Friday.
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China’s Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang handed an eight-year ban 28.2.2020 SportsKeeda
Chinese fans of the six-time Olympic medalist reacted furiously on social media after CAS ruling.
Tokyo has no 'Plan B' for Games despite coronavirus 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
Japan is eager to quell fears the Games might be called off, postponed or moved to a different location due to the virus. And despite its optimism over the Olympics, Japan has cancelled numerous sporting events.
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Tokyo Games' fate in hands of powerful IOC boss Bach 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
Thomas Bach has virtually complete control over the body and by far the biggest influence on whether the Games will go ahead or not. With the Games having only been cancelled in the past due to World Wars One and Two, Bach will undoubtedly do everything in his power to protect the IOC's prime product
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Tokyo Games' fate in hands of powerful IOC boss Bach 28.2.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Having pumped more than 12 billion dollars over nearly a decade into preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan's dream is at risk from the coronavirus - and one man may have the final say.
Legendary coach Santoso to work with Sindhu, Saina 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
Indonesian coach Agus Dwi Santoso has been roped in to guide the singles players -- both men and women -- ahead of Tokyo Olympics. Badminton Association of India (BAI) secretary, Ajay Singhania said the visa process has started and Santoso is likely to join the Indian team in the mid of next month.
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Tokyo-bound Indian athletes participate in a cross-cultural sensitivity workshop conducted by the Sports Ministry 28.2.2020 SportsKeeda
Indian athletes get familiar with Japanese culture and traditions before they head to Japan to participate in the Olympic Games.
Bach tries to boost Olympic morale in Japan, speaks to media 28.2.2020 FOX Sports Digital
IOC President Thomas Bach has given an interview to Japan's main media outlets to assure people that the Tokyo Olympics will go on as scheduled
China's Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang banned for eight years 28.2.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was handed an eight-year ban on Friday, a sanction that rules him out of this year's Tokyo Games, after he missed an out-of-competition test for doping.
Coronavirus stokes fears of Olympic cancelations 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
Marathoners are spending the precious few moments of downtime before Saturday's competition focused on strategy and rest, and do not fear Olympic cancellation
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China's Olympic champ Sun Yang BANNED for 8 years 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
China's top swimmer Sun Yang questioned the credentials of the testers before members of his entourage smashed vials containing his blood samples with a hammer. His eight-year ban rules him out of this year's Tokyo Games
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This transgender weightlifter continues Tokyo Oly bid 28.2.2020 Rediff: Sports
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, who competed in men's weightlifting competitions before transitioning seven years ago, kept her Olympic hopes alive by winning last month's World Cup in Rome where she lifted 270kg, edging Ukraine's Anastasiia Lysenko by 4kg.
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Olympic javelin thrower Braian Toledo dies in motorcycle crash 28.2.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
A 26-year-old Argentinian javelin thrower Braian Toledo has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident, just five months before he was due to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Transgender weightlifter Hubbard continues Tokyo bid in Australia 28.2.2020 Reuters: Sports News
The fairness of transgender athletes competing in women's sports will be under the microscope in Australia on Sunday when New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard continues her bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
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