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2020 Olympics; Tokyo Governor Resigns over misusing of public funds

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 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 114 more words

U.S. softball 'cautiously optimistic' about 2020 Olympic chances

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the Women’s College World Series draws to a close, USA Softball officials believe a bigger stage for the sport is on the horizon. 606 more words


2020 Tokyo Olympics; Pillar of Sports felicitates with Karate practitioners over Olympics approval

President Karate Federation of Nigeria, Chief Donatus Agu -Ejidike, congratulate the world karate family in general and Nigeria in particular for inclusion in the Olympic Family. 155 more words

Sport climbing sets sights on 2020 Olympics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Climbing is on the precipice of becoming an Olympic sport, raising the profile of a recreational activity that is seeing a surge in young participants. 779 more words


MLB players may balk at Olympic baseball

Baseball appears set to return to the Olympics for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Major leaguers may balk.

“It’s not going to happen. I don’t think it’s fathomable,” Los Angeles Dodgers ace… 751 more words


Five sports move closer to joining Olympics

Five sports inched closer to becoming part of the Tokyo 2020 program on Wednesday.

A package that includes baseball/softball, surfing, karate, skateboarding and sports climbing was supported by the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday. 408 more words