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Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021. The International Olympic Committee along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and local organizers have decided that the Tokyo Games cannot go ahead as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The IOC says the games will be held “not later than summer 2021” but […]

Big crowds force HOC to suspend Olympic torch relay in Greece

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) decided to suspend the remainder of the Olympic Torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds because of coronavirus, it said on Friday. But HOC said the opening leg of the relay in the southern Peloponnese town of Sparta attracted an “unexpectedly large crowd,” forcing it to suspend the […]

Olympic Torch relay suspended in Greece

The Hellenic Olympic Committee on Friday decided to suspend the Olympic Torch relay in Greece for the protection of public health from coronavirus. The Olympic Flame began its journey through Greece on March 12 after the lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia and reached Kalamata on the first day, where it spent the night. […]

Tsitsipas sets Grand Slam target for 2020

Stefanos Tsitsipas said he is targeting a Grand Slam in 2020 as part of his quest to finish the season in the top three of men’s tennis, which has been dominated by Rafa Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in recent seasons. Tsitsipas was unable to claim his first major title at this year’s Slams, […]