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  1. FILE PHOTO: IOC Member Coates attends the 135th Session in Lausanne

    Queensland government halts work on 2032 Olympics bid to deal with COVID-19

    Senior international Olympic official John Coates said on Saturday he supports a decision by Queensland's state government to postpone work on its ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A passerby wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus dise

    Tokyo 2020 logo satire pulled after furore

    A media association has withdrawn its coronavirus-themed parody of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo after the local organising committee called it ...
  3. The 2020 Olympics were postponed by a year over the coronavirus

    Olympics official sees 'real problems' in holding Games in 2021

    A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces "real problems", with even a vaccine unlikely to ...
  4. Tokyo 2020 claimed the image infringed its copyright

    'Insensitive' Japan Olympic COVID-19 logo pulled after row

    A satirical mock-up depicting the Tokyo Olympics logo as the new coronavirus has been pulled after Olympic organisers branded it "insensitive" and ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Rugby World Cup - Final - England v South Africa

    Rugby: Springboks' Kolbe would prefer to face the Lions than go to Olympics

    South Africa's World Cup hero Cheslin Kolbe has said he would rather play against the British & Irish Lions next year and forego the chance to ...
  6. China's Lin Dan is hoping to compete in his fifth consecutive Olympics

    Badminton's Lee says tough for Lin to qualify for Olympics

    Retired badminton great Lee Chong Wei has said it will be difficult for arch-rival Lin Dan to qualify for the Olympics due to tough competition ...
  7. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bordon

    Olympic inclusion a boost for climbers, says Britain's Horrocks

    The inclusion of sport climbing at the Olympics is a boost for competitors as they will receive additional funding, allowing them to focus on ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Olympic gold medalist Olga Korbut throws out the first pitch before the start of an MLB

    On this day: Born May 16, 1955 - Olga Korbut, Soviet gymnast

    At the 1972 Munich Olympics, an unheralded 17-year-old gymnast broke the Cold War stereotype that the Soviets were stone faced performers who ...