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Great Advice!! Eat, Sleep, Train, Repeat

Athletes eat and train, they don’t diet and exercise pic.twitter.com/qp02cTuMeP

— Asker Jeukendrup (@Jeukendrup) September 26, 2016


Paralympic Success: Why Some Countries are Stronger Than Others

As Japan gears up for the 2020 Olympics, they take great comfort from the success of their athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Japan finished sixth in the medals table with 41 total – the country’s best showing ever. 636 more words

Rio Olympics

1964 Olympic Legend, Billy Mills, and the Bid for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

One of the biggest sports stories of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics was the come-from-behind sprint by Billy Mills to win the 10,000 meter finals.

For nearly two years, I’ve been hoping to meet the man. 271 more words


Tokyo is Changing Plans for the Olympic Games 2020

1 October 2016

Göran R Buckhorn writes:

Still fresh in our memories are the controversies that surrounded the Olympic Games in Rio: corruption, the Zika virus, crimes and, of course, the health concerns with holding the Olympic rowing regatta on the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. 354 more words

2020 Tokyo Olympics: A look at the rising costs

TOKYO (AP) — An expert panel set up by Tokyo’s newly elected governor says the price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed $30 billion unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken. 405 more words

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Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion, experts warn

TOKYO (AP) — The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert panel warned Thursday in the latest blow to Japanese organizers. 738 more words

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Tokyo to propose moving more venues for Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo’s original plans for a compact Olympics in 2020 continue to fall by the wayside.

A Tokyo government panel is set to propose moving more venues outside of the city – including hundreds of kilometers (miles) away – in order to save money, the latest in a series of changes since the Japanese capital was awarded the games three years ago. 371 more words

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