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IOC remains 'fully committed' to staging Olympics in 2021

BERN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains fully committed to staging the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 and is considering multiple scenarios for them to take place safely, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Read More

 

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The 2022 Youth Olympic Games to be postponed to 2026: IOC

(Reuters) - The 2022 Youth Olympic Games, due to be held in Senegal, are set to be postponed for four years, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. More »

 

Elliott follows father in winning NASCAR All-Star Race

Six weeks ago, Chase Elliott was going for the victory at Bristol Motor Speedway when he screwed up with two laps to go. More »

 

NBA adds antibody testing to protocols - report

Because of a concern for false positives with coronavirus testing, the NBA on Wednesday authored a memo that added antibody testing to its return-to-play protocol, ESPN reported. More »

 

British Gymnastics steps aside from review into abuse allegations

(Reuters) - British Gymnastics will "step aside" to allow UK Sport and Sport England to co-commission the independent review into allegations of abuse and bullying in the sport, the governing body said on Thursday. More »

 

Triple jump champion Taylor supports Games protest option

(Reuters) - Twice Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor has joined calls to allow athletes to protest peacefully during the Games as anti-racism stances are increasingly seen at sports events in the wake of George Floyd's death in U.S. police custody. More »

 

Formula One, Zoom announce partnership for virtual Paddock Club

(Reuters) - Formula One fans will be able to get a better flavour of the race-day experience with a virtual alternative to the 'Paddock Club' during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of a digital partnership with U.S. based Zoom Video Communications. More »

 

Tennis: Wawrinka is 'underestimated', says coach Norman

(Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka is one of the best to have ever played tennis but the three-times Grand Slam champion is a "little bit underestimated", his long-time coach Magnus Norman has said. More »

 

Soccer: Public have the wrong idea of footballers, says FIFPRO

BERN (Reuters) - The perception that footballers do not live up to their social responsibilities has been debunked by their "incredible initiatives" during the COVID-19 pandemic, the global players' union FIFPRO said in a report published Thursday. More »

 

Motor racing: Briton Legge to undergo leg surgery after crash in testing

(Reuters) - British driver Katherine Legge will have surgery on her left leg following a crash in testing ahead of this weekend's European Le Mans Series opener in Le Castellet, France, the 40-year-old said on Thursday. More »

 

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