OLYMPICS

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  1. Violet Walrond poses for a picture during the 1920 Antwerp Olympics swimming event in Antwerp

    Tarpaulin training, swimming in canals, NZ's Walrond blazed trail

    Violet Walrond overcame massive hurdles to become New Zealand's first female Olympian at the 1920 Olympics, but never really understood the ...
  2. Former Japanese Olympic Trampolinist Tetsuya Sotomura poses with one of the medals he won, amid the

    Olympics: Japanese trampolinist bounces back after COVID-19 pandemic scuppers dream

    Japanese trampolinist Tetsuya Sotomura was pushing for his country's final qualification spot for the Tokyo Olympics earlier this year but his ...
  3. The rings were towed away for maintenance

    Giant Olympic rings in Tokyo towed away for maintenance

    A giant set of Olympic rings installed off Tokyo's waterfront was towed away for inspections and maintenance Thursday after coronavirus forced the ...
  4. Paris 2024 Olympics ceremony in Paris

    Mixed relay cross-country race proposed for 2024 Olympics

    A mixed relay cross-country race has been proposed for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
  5. As coronavirus continues to spread, concerns are gowing over whether the 2020 Olympics can go ahead

    Olympics: Streamlined Tokyo Games may set future standard, says Coates

    The Olympic movement faces its biggest challenge for four decades in getting a streamlined Tokyo Summer Games up and running next year but ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Visitors wearing protective face masks pose for a photo through the Olympic rings amid the coronavi

    Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, possibly in 2032

    Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, announced on Monday it would also like to stage the Olympics, possibly in 2032.
  8. Joan Poh

    With her Olympic dream on hold, this Singaporean has swapped her rowing oars for hospital scrubs

    Making the cut for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics had been a goal for Singaporean rower Joan Poh. But with COVID-19 postponing the quadrennial event, the ...