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  1. Officials said they were concerned about an apparent slowing in enthusiasm for Tokyo 2020 tickets

    Million more Tokyo 2020 tickets going on sale in new lottery

    Tokyo Olympics organisers said Friday they will put around a million more tickets for the 2020 Games on sale this month, with seats up for grabs ...
  2. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (2ndL) and Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo (2ndR) look at a

    Paris launches works on 2024 Olympic village

    The French government on Monday launched construction on a massive project to build from scratch the village for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, ...
  3. Team Singapore at the Razer SEA Games e-sports bootcamp

    Commentary: E-sports is the future of all sports

    While traditional sports are still more mainstream than e-sports, e-sports meet fans’ desires for interactivity, says University of Salford, ...
  4. Tokyo 2020 gymnastics venue

    Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympics venue inspired by Japanese architecture

    Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday unveiled a custom-built US$188 million gymnastics venue inspired by Japanese architecture that ...
  5. The Wider Image: Japan builds 'Ethnic Harmony' tribute to indigenous Ainu

    Aiming at Olympic boom, Japan builds 'Ethnic Harmony' tribute to indigenous Ainu

    On a wooded lake shore in northern Japan, the government is building a modernist shrine that has divided the indigenous Ainu community whose ...
  6. Iran's defending champion Saeid Mollaei throws his -81kg semi-final bout in the 2019 Judo World

    Judo ban a wake-up call for Iran ahead of Olympics

    For years, its athletes have managed to avoid Israeli opponents, but Iran's suspension from international judo competition is a wake-up call for ...
  7. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and chairman of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games committee John Coates

    IOC defends moving Tokyo Olympic marathon, says decision final

    The International Olympic Committee on Friday (Oct 25) defended a plan to move the 2020 marathon and race-walking events from Tokyo to northern ...
  8. Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main

    Tokyo mulls starting Olympic marathon at 3am to counter IOC plan to move race to Hokkaido: Report

    Tokyo, host of the 2020 Olympic Games, is considering proposing to start the marathon and race walking events as early as 3am to counter an IOC ...
  9. The original Olympic Games manifesto was on display at Sotheby's in Los Angeles on October 23

    Original Olympic Games outline to be auctioned in New York

    The original 1892 manuscript laying out the premise of the modern Olympic Games will be auctioned in December in New York, Sotheby's announced ...
  10. Paris 2024 logo mocked online

    'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo mocked online