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Japan’s vaccine push ahead of Olympics looks to be too late
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Japan’s vaccine push ahead of Olympics looks to be too late

TOKYO (AP) — It may be too little, too late. That’s the realization sinking in as Japan scrambles to catch…
Tokyo Olympics looking more and more like fan-free event
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Tokyo Olympics looking more and more like fan-free event

TOKYO (AP) — The president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee hinted Friday that even local fans may be barred…
Japan says US travel warning for virus won’t hurt Olympians
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Japan says US travel warning for virus won’t hurt Olympians

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government Tuesday was quick to deny a US warning for Americans to avoid traveling to…
Are the Olympics cancelled? Japan official’s comments sow doubts
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Are the Olympics cancelled? Japan official’s comments sow doubts

TOKYO (Reuters) – A senior Japanese ruling party official said on Thursday that cancelling this year’s Olympics in Tokyo remains…
Japanese PM Suga expects to invite Biden to Tokyo Olympics
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Japanese PM Suga expects to invite Biden to Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Friday he expects to invite President Joe Biden to the Tokyo…
Tokyo Olympics ready to announce ban on fans from abroad
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Tokyo Olympics ready to announce ban on fans from abroad

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers and the International Olympic Committee are poised to finally make it official that most fans…
Athletics chief says sport could rebel against pandemic rules
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Athletics chief says sport could rebel against pandemic rules

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has warned that sports leaders may rebel against pandemic restrictions as they struggle to get…
From medals to pedals: Japan Olympic fencer turns to food delivery
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From medals to pedals: Japan Olympic fencer turns to food delivery

With the Olympics postponed due to the coronavirus, top Japanese fencer Ryo Miyake has swapped his metal mask and foil…
Japan says virus may force Olympic torch relay changes
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Japan says virus may force Olympic torch relay changes

Japan will adjust the Olympic torch relay set to begin this month “as necessary” to prevent the spread of the…
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offense
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offense

China’s triple Olympic swimming gold medallist Sun Yang has been found guilty of refusing to give a doping sample and…
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