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Japan Weightlifting Federation President Elected Governor of Tokyo

Japanese Weightlifting Federation President Yuriko Koike has been elected the first female Governor of Tokyo today. Koike, who has previously served as Japan's first female...

Exclusive: Wallechinsky Confirms No 2016 Version of The Complete Book of the Olympics –...

David Wallechinsky has confirmed that, for the first time since 1984, he will not be publishing a new version of The Complete Book of...

WBSC Hail Popularity of Softball in Japan After Over 30,000 Attend Clash at Tokyo...

A record crowd of over 30,000 fans watched a softball encounter between United States and Japan at the Tokyo Dome in, it is claimed,...

Reddy Would Have No Problem With Pistorius Competing at Tokyo 2020

The chief executive of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says he would have no problem with disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius...

Tokyo 2020 President Criticises Japanese Olympic Team For Not Singing National Anthem Properly

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has launched a scathing tirade on athletes due to represent his home nation at the Olympic Games in Rio...

Tokyo Governor Resigns for Misusing Public Funds in Fresh Blow to 2020 Olympics and...

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has resigned after being accused of misusing public funds in a fresh blow to the city's preparations for the 2020...

Five Additional Sports Likely for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The IOC Session at Rio will almost beyond doubt accept the five-sport package of additional sports requested by Tokyo 2020 and approved by the Executive...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Could Feature Fully-Automated Scoring

Technology giants Fujitsu have teamed up with the Japan Gymnastics Association (JGA) to conduct research into potentially using robots to help with scoring in...

Suspicious Black Tidings Payment by Tokyo 2020 was “Necessary”, Claims Bid Leader

The suspicious and allegedly corrupt payment of $2 million (£1.3 million/€1.7 million) made by Tokyo 2020 to the Singapore-based Black Tidings account was deemed...

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