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  1. Digital Swiss 5 virtual cycling pro race in Naters

    Commentary: Even the Tour de France is going virtual

    COVID-19 has accelerated the alignment of elite sports industries with e-sports, says an observer.
  2. Empty seats were an issue when Qatar hosted 2019 World Athletics Championships

    Qatar confirms plan to bid for 2032 Olympics

    Qatar will seek to host the 2032 Olympic Games, it said on Monday, joining a crowded field and raising questions about scorching summer ...
  3. The Olympic Stadium in Berlin, which was used for the 1936 Games, pictured in 2019

    IOC apologises over 1936 Berlin Olympics film tweet

    The International Olympic Committee on Friday deleted a tweet of film from Nazi Germany's 1936 Berlin Games which carried the "stronger together" ...
  4. IOC Member Coates attends the 135th Session in Lausanne

    Tokyo 2020 must be simple and safe, says IOC's Coates

    Senior Olympic official John Coates has reiterated that Tokyo must stage a simplified Summer Games next year with the health and safety of ...
  5. A woman wearing a face mask passes in front of the 2020 Olympic Games logo outside the Tokyo

    IOC and federations can foot postponed Tokyo Games bill - but cancellation 'would be disaster'

    The International Olympic Committee, thanks to its vast reserves, and international federations, many of which have borrowed money, can cope with ...
  6. New polls show a majority of Japanese residents believe the delayed 2020 Games should be further

    Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: Poll

    Just one in four people in Japan want to see the coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Games held next year, with most backing either further delay or a ...
  7. Sebastian Coe was rejected as an IOC member several times before being voted in in Friday

    World Athletics chief Coe approved as IOC member

    Sebastian Coe, the head of World Athletics, was voted in as a member of the International Olympic Committee on Friday after being turned down ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: IOC President Bach chairs the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne at Olympic House

    IOC's Bach ready to run for second term as president

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is prepared to run for a second term at next year's election, he said on Friday.
  9. Long-time International Olympic Committee member Richard Pound says COVID-19 is providing Olympic

    Pound: Olympic movement faces biggest threat since boycotts

    Athletes and the Olympic movement face their greatest crisis since the 1980s Cold War-era boycotts in the COVID-19 pandemic, long-time ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound poses in his offices in Montreal

    No Tokyo Games likely means no Beijing either, says IOC member

    If the postponed Tokyo Olympics do not go ahead next year due to COVID-19 then the 2022 Beijing Winter Games will likely also fall victim to the ...