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  1. US football star Megan Rapinoe, here receiving Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year

    US World Cup star Rapinoe slams IOC 'no protest' policy

    United States World Cup icon Megan Rapinoe Friday vowed that athletes "will not be silenced" after the International Olympic Committee warned ...
  2. Blind Japanese skateboarder Ryusei Ouchi poses for a photograph holding a cane at a skatepark in To

    Skateboarding: Blind Japanese boarder uses cane to ride the rails

    Ryusei Ouchi takes a deep breath as he uses his cane to feel out the edge of the three-metre-high ramp, shuffles to the edge and then drops in.
  3. The International Olympic Committee says it is considering moving the Tokyo 2020 marathon to Sapporo

    Commentary: Why Japan shifted the Olympic marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo

    Shifting the events to a cooler climate will reduce the athletes’ risk of health complications that can result from endurance exercise in extreme ...
  4. Olympic rings are displayed in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main

    Commentary: Can the Tokyo Olympics rebuild Japan's image?

    When it comes to changing public perception of Japan as an insular country, the challenge is not about hard infrastructure, but about people’s ...
  5. The 148th Open Championship

    Tiger Woods targeting Tokyo Olympics

    Golfing great Tiger Woods is targeting the Tokyo Olympics as he seeks to add another glittering chapter to his storied career.
  6. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Hinako Shibuno kisses the trophy after winning the Women’s British Open

    Japan speculates over identity of final Olympic torchbearer

    With the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, speculation is growing in Japan over who will be the final torchbearer to light the cauldron in the ...
  7. Facial recognition technology set to debut at 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video
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    Facial recognition technology set to debut at 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Video

    Athletes, staff, volunteers and media will have their identities verified via a face scan to prevent unauthorised entry to venues at the Tokyo ...