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#tokyo 2020

# tokyo-2020 - Today’s News

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics
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# Vote

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics

3 hours ago 1,446 Views 3 Comments

The IOC has approved a recommendation from its own Athletes’ Commission to curtail the right to protest on the field of play.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Tokyo Olympics could still be cancelled, admits senior Japanese government member
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics could still be cancelled, admits senior Japanese government member

Apr 15th 2021, 9:52 AM 1,736 Views 0 Comments

The Olympics are due to get under way on 23 July, with the Paralympics taking place after.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'
# AIM
# AIM

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:53 PM 4,952 Views 1 Comment

After a fantastic season, Nadia Power feels there is plenty more work to be done.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Organisers confirm no overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
# Decision Made
# Decision Made

Organisers confirm no overseas spectators at Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Mar 20th 2021, 12:05 PM 1,539 Views 0 Comments

The decision comes due to continuing uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 14 March, 2021

World number one golfer Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics
# Opting Out
# Opting Out

World number one golfer Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics

Mar 14th 2021, 2:21 PM 3,875 Views 1 Comment

The reigning Masters champion said last year he would not have played in the Japan Games had they been staged as planned in 2020.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo
# Turner's Cross
# Turner's Cross

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,184 Views 4 Comments

18-year-old Nicole Turner is targeting the podium at this summer’s Paralympic Games.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive
# The Next Level
# The Next Level

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

Paralympics Ireland’s new fundraising campaign ‘The Next Level’ has already raised over €60,000.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 22 February, 2021

Irish Olympic hopeful Fletcher set for surgery on broken leg
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

Irish Olympic hopeful Fletcher set for surgery on broken leg

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:42 PM 6,486 Views 0 Comments

Fletcher suffered the injury at the IJF Tel Aviv Grand Slam on Saturday.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 12 February, 2021

Tokyo Olympics chief quits in sexism row but unease remains over macho culture
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Tokyo Olympics chief quits in sexism row but unease remains over macho culture

Feb 12th 2021, 7:23 AM 14,600 Views 18 Comments

One of just two women in Japan’s cabinet has been mooted as a possible successor.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

IOC condemns Tokyo chief's 'absolutely inappropriate' comments about women
# Say No Mori
# Say No Mori

IOC condemns Tokyo chief's 'absolutely inappropriate' comments about women

Feb 9th 2021, 11:28 AM 2,699 Views 3 Comments

However, the International Olympics Committee hasn’t asked for the resignation of the 83-year-old.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision

Jan 27th 2021, 5:52 PM 1,210 Views 0 Comments

The emergence of new strains has sparked debate on whether the Games should take place.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 22 January, 2021

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled
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From TheJournal.ie
# Tokyo 2020

Japan says there is 'no truth' in report that Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:41 AM 9,185 Views 10 Comments

Organisers have said they are “fully focused on hosting the Games this summer”.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan
# Tokyo 2020
From TheJournal.ie
# Tokyo 2020

Support for holding Olympics hits new low in Japan

Jan 10th 2021, 1:20 PM 24,965 Views 15 Comments

Tokyo 2020 organisers are insisting the Games will go ahead this year.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Liam Jegou makes history with World Cup gold medal
# Slalom Success
# Slalom Success

Liam Jegou makes history with World Cup gold medal

Nov 8th 2020, 3:21 PM 8,204 Views 1 Comment

The canoeist today earned Ireland’s first-ever World Cup gold medal in the C1 class.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Tokyo Olympics could take place next summer even without Covid vaccine, says IOC chief
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Olympics could take place next summer even without Covid vaccine, says IOC chief

Sep 24th 2020, 1:43 PM 4,204 Views 2 Comments

Tour de France “showed to the world that we can organise safe sport events even without a vaccine”, says Thomas Bach.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 24 July, 2020

Ryan happy to be back in the water after family's Covid battle in States
# Choppy
# Choppy

Ryan happy to be back in the water after family's Covid battle in States

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 8:35 AM 30,044 Views 2 Comments

‘I had to sit here by myself, worrying my butt off about them making it through, that they were okay.’

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Olympic marathon qualifier Scullion reconsiders 'rash' retirement announcement
# Athletics
# Athletics

Olympic marathon qualifier Scullion reconsiders 'rash' retirement announcement

Jul 19th 2020, 4:40 PM 6,721 Views 1 Comment

Scullion had announced his retirement with a short tweet on Saturday night.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain
# Switch
# Switch

Josie Knight targeting Olympic place after swapping Ireland for Great Britain

May 13th 2020, 1:06 PM 5,892 Views 8 Comments

The cyclist was born near Aylesbury but her family moved to Dingle, Co Kerry, when she was 18 months old.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 3 April, 2020

'Time with mum and dad is time I never really would have got if something like this didn't happen'
# Column
# Column

'Time with mum and dad is time I never really would have got if something like this didn't happen'

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 4,421 Views 0 Comments

Mark Downey on the life of an athlete under lockdown, featuring Fortnite, scones and childhood memories.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 27 March, 2020

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021
# Olympic Dream
# Olympic Dream

Athletes who qualified for Tokyo 2020 will keep their place for 2021

Mar 27th 2020, 11:31 AM 953 Views 0 Comments

The Olympics have been pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

For one of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes, the Olympics' postponement could be a blessing in disguise
# Interview
# Interview

For one of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes, the Olympics' postponement could be a blessing in disguise

Updated Mar 25th 2020, 4:17 PM 19,273 Views 7 Comments

Sanita Puspure on how the dramatic change of plans have impacted on her.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021

Updated Mar 24th 2020, 2:20 PM 31,668 Views 22 Comments

Olympic Federation of Ireland says postponement is ‘the right call given the times that we are in’.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 23 March, 2020

IOC member Pound says Tokyo Olympics postponement is inevitable
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

IOC member Pound says Tokyo Olympics postponement is inevitable

Mar 23rd 2020, 9:23 PM 1,973 Views 1 Comment

Dick Pound says the IOC will postpone the Tokyo Olympics and then deal with the “immense” ramifications of putting the Games back.

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japanese prime minister says delay may be 'inevitable'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japanese prime minister says delay may be 'inevitable'

Mar 23rd 2020, 8:05 AM 14,501 Views 16 Comments

The uncertainty amidst the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

'To train for these Games clearly puts their physical and mental health at risk'

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:45 PM 1,579 Views 0 Comments

Athletes from several sports have criticised the IOC’s advice that they continue to prepare for the Games “as best they can”.

# tokyo-2020 - Friday 20 March, 2020

How are Ireland's Olympic hopefuls dealing with the coronavirus crisis?
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

How are Ireland's Olympic hopefuls dealing with the coronavirus crisis?

Mar 20th 2020, 8:06 PM 2,839 Views 1 Comment

Ayeisha McFerran and Judy Reynolds tell The42 about how their preparations for the Games have been disrupted.

# tokyo-2020 - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Olympic qualification plan to be outlined 'by early April,' and those qualified already have place guaranteed
# Irish Interest
# Irish Interest

Olympic qualification plan to be outlined 'by early April,' and those qualified already have place guaranteed

Mar 19th 2020, 9:55 PM 1,739 Views 1 Comment

The Olympic Federation of Ireland released a lengthy statement this evening.

Could the Olympics be cancelled outright? 'I think there is a chance. Let's be realistic'
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Could the Olympics be cancelled outright? 'I think there is a chance. Let's be realistic'

Mar 19th 2020, 9:20 PM 17,772 Views 11 Comments

Olympian and current secretary of the European Olympic Committee Athletes Commission, David Harte, speaks to The42.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'Nobody wins if everything is cancelled but already, everybody is losing' - Sonia's call to postpone Olympics
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

'Nobody wins if everything is cancelled but already, everybody is losing' - Sonia's call to postpone Olympics

Mar 17th 2020, 11:12 AM 3,354 Views 0 Comments

Irish Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan is in favour of the Games being rescheduled for 2021.

'In 20 odd years, I've never been tested by Sport Ireland. That doesn't look good for our sport'
# Concern
# Concern

'In 20 odd years, I've never been tested by Sport Ireland. That doesn't look good for our sport'

Mar 17th 2020, 9:51 AM 16,048 Views 1 Comment

Karate star Caradh O’Donovan wants more athletes to speak up.

# tokyo-2020 - Monday 16 March, 2020

Olympic boxing qualifiers in London to be suspended after tonight's action
# Omnishambles
# Omnishambles

Olympic boxing qualifiers in London to be suspended after tonight's action

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 6:50 PM 3,561 Views 1 Comment

The decision comes less than 24 hours after the IOC’s Boxing Task Force moved the competition behind closed doors.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers

Mar 14th 2020, 1:19 PM 12,565 Views 7 Comments

Belgian was on the opposite side of the 60kg draw to Kellie Harrington.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled
# Box On
# Box On

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled

Mar 10th 2020, 6:41 PM 2,300 Views 1 Comment

The IOC says its Boxing Task Force will continue to consult with its medical professionals and will adhere to any advice from relevant national health institutions.

# tokyo-2020 - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'The coaches just didn't have the heart to tell me to go home' - The once-unfancied Irish athlete set for the Olympics
# Improvement
# Improvement

'The coaches just didn't have the heart to tell me to go home' - The once-unfancied Irish athlete set for the Olympics

Mar 7th 2020, 8:30 AM 5,817 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a week to remember for track cyclist Lydia Gurley and her team-mate Lydia Boylan, following their success at the World Championships.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Tokyo Games could be postponed until end of 2020, says Japan’s Olympic minister

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:28 PM 9,576 Views 10 Comments

Seiko Hashimoto told Japanese parliament that the government’s contract with the IOC could allow a delay to Tokyo 2020 due to the coronavirus.

# tokyo-2020 - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Irish duo provisionally qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Progress
# Progress

Irish duo provisionally qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Mar 1st 2020, 6:46 PM 2,906 Views 2 Comments

It’s been a day to remember for Felix English and Mark Downey.

# tokyo-2020 - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Lanigan-O'Keeffe begins bid to reach third Olympics imbued by training stint in Kenya
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Lanigan-O'Keeffe begins bid to reach third Olympics imbued by training stint in Kenya

Feb 26th 2020, 12:20 PM 2,234 Views 2 Comments

‘I came back from Kenya and ran 35 seconds faster than I’ve ever run for a 5k,’ said the Kilkenny man, whose season begins in Cairo today.

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet
# Shipping Up
# Shipping Up

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet

Feb 26th 2020, 11:06 AM 2,080 Views 0 Comments

A strong Wednesday saw Murphy break into the top five overall, with Howth’s Hopkins joining her in the Gold Fleet.

# tokyo-2020 - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Annalise Murphy makes light of wild conditions to win Race Three of World Championships
# Into The Storm
# Into The Storm

Annalise Murphy makes light of wild conditions to win Race Three of World Championships

Feb 25th 2020, 6:09 PM 3,178 Views 1 Comment

The weather once again wreaked havoc on sailing in Melbourne, but it couldn’t stop the 2016 Olympic silver medallist.

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020
# Countdown Clock
# Countdown Clock

'It's like cramming for an exam by the end of it!' - Six months to go as Team Ireland eye Tokyo 2020

Feb 25th 2020, 4:15 PM 2,064 Views 0 Comments

The countdown is well and truly on to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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