Keeping the dream alive: How athletes are dealing with postponed Olympic games

Athletes who have trained for the 2020 Olympics in Japan are focusing on what’s ahead after the coronavirus pandemic forced the International Olympic Committee to delay the games. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed to 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he has asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games. These will now be held by the Summer of 2021 at the latest. The only other time in history the Games have been moved or cancelled were for the first and second … Read more Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games postponed to 2021

BREAKING: IOC postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympics, likely until 2021 | CBS Sports HQ

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Olympic Committee is planning to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, likely until 2021. Bill Reiter and Jeff Metcalfe join CBS Sports HQ to break down the ramifications of an olympic postponing, and what this means for the games and the competing countries. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBSSports … Read more BREAKING: IOC postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympics, likely until 2021 | CBS Sports HQ

Japan mulls delaying hosting of Olympic Games

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now says the postponement of the Olympic Games must be considered in the bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as Canada announced it will not send its teams to compete if the competition is held this July, as planned. Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports. – Subscribe to our … Read more Japan mulls delaying hosting of Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympic Games likely to be postponed as world battles coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games could be postponed after the International Olympic Committee has come under increased pressure to make a decision as the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The summer Olympics are due to start on July 24 in Tokyo, Japan, but teams have already started pulling out over concerns for … Read more Tokyo Olympic Games likely to be postponed as world battles coronavirus pandemic

AOC preparing for Tokyo Olympics to go ahead as planned | ABC News

The Australian Olympic Committee is preparing for the Olympic Games to go ahead as planned on July 14 despite the coronavirus threat, saying the International Olympic Committee is not living in an “Olympic bubble”. Read more here: https://ab.co/3bdeFAL For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more AOC preparing for Tokyo Olympics to go ahead as planned | ABC News

Coronavirus: Japan’s Hokkaido Ski Slopes Are Empty

Hokkaido, a popular tourist spot that draws millions of visitors from around the world every year, has been a hotbed of coronavirus infections in Japan. Now businesses are suffering. The powder is fresh… and that’s a problem, says Bloomberg TV’s Stephen Engle. Kiroro on Japan’s Hokkaido island is usually teeming with late-season skiers and snowboarders. … Read more Coronavirus: Japan’s Hokkaido Ski Slopes Are Empty

Could coronavirus see the Tokyo Olympics cancelled? Olympic committee to meet tonight | ABC News

The Olympic Games and public confidence: two things Japan is desperately scrambling to hold on to in the wake of serious criticism of its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. There are growing questions about the Government’s handling of the quarantine on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, in which more than 700 … Read more Could coronavirus see the Tokyo Olympics cancelled? Olympic committee to meet tonight | ABC News

Amid coronavirus fear, African boxers vie for 2020 Olympic berths

With 146 days to the opening of Tokyo Olympic Games, there are still doubts as to whether it will go ahead because of the coronavirus outbreak. But athletes around the world are doing all they can to make it to Japan. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Senegal’s capital, Dakar, where Africa’s Boxing Olympic qualifiers … Read more Amid coronavirus fear, African boxers vie for 2020 Olympic berths

Japan’s handling of coronavirus raises concerns over summer Olympics

As quarantined passengers disembark the Diamond Princess cruise ship, the Japanese government’s response to the coronavirus has been widely criticised. Journalist Michael Penn tells FRANCE24 some are now raising concerns about the upcoming Olympic Games. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Japan’s handling of coronavirus raises concerns over summer Olympics

Gonzalo Azcarraga: “The Equestrian Sport in Mexico has changed a lot!” | Rider in Focus

This week’s Rider in Focus Gonzalo Azcarraga comes from a family of Riders. His father Jaime has represented his country to the highest level and the 29 years old Gonzalo is following his footsteps. “I started riding when I was 8 years old. For us, it’s kind of a family sport. My dad has been … Read more Gonzalo Azcarraga: “The Equestrian Sport in Mexico has changed a lot!” | Rider in Focus

Hanson rejects Qld Olympics bid, supports McKenzie sports grants Senate investigation | ABC News

One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson will campaign against the Queensland government’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games. Senator Hanson says the bid is irresponsible and wants the plan abandoned. In an interview with the ABC’s Regional Affairs Correspondent Lucy Barbour, Senator Hanson also said she would support a Senate inquiry into the Government’s handling … Read more Hanson rejects Qld Olympics bid, supports McKenzie sports grants Senate investigation | ABC News