IOC aims to set dates for Tokyo Games in 3 weeks

Tokyo (Japan), Mar 27: The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, reportedly hopes to set new dates for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games...

Mixed reactions from S. Korean athletes, coaches to Tokyo 2020 postponement

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 26: Olympic gymnastics champion Yang Hak-seon had been peaking just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, originally slated to...

Asics aims to step up Olympic gear

Tokyo (Japan), Mar 26: Japanese firm Asics says it will use the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to develop more advanced products for...

Tigers donate 15-day salary to corona fund

Dhaka (Bangladesh) March 25: Bangladesh national cricketers have decided to donate half of their monthly salary to the government fund to fight against coronavirus...

Nat'l football training center to house coronavirus patients

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: The South Korean football federation announced Tuesday its main national team training center will house coronavirus patients starting this week.

S. Korea forced to readjust focus with Tokyo Olympics postponed

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: With the Tokyo Summer Olympics having been postponed due to the global coronavirus pandemic, South Korea, like other countries, will...

Nat'l volleyball captain Kim Yeon-koung taking Olympic postponement in stride

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: South Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung had long anticipated that the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics would be postponed, amid the...

Olympic postponement gives S. Korean baseball league breathing room

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: No different than virtually all other professional sports leagues around the world, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) was forced to...

No requalifying for S. Korean athletes for postponed Tokyo Games: Olympic committee

Seoul (South Korea) March 25: South Korean athletes who've already qualified for the Tokyo Summer Games won't have to do so again, even though the...

Thinking outside the box: Boy, 11, plays on alone despite COVID-19 confinement

Dublin (Ireland) March 25: Coronavirus confinement is tough for everyone. For a football-mad youngster, it's especially difficult.

German league digging in to finish the season

Berlin (Germany) March 25: The German Football League (DFL) has expressed its determination to finish the 2019/2020 season.

Adebayor travels to Togo amid Paraguay lockdown

Asuncion (Paraguay) March 25: Former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who joined Paraguay's Olimpia last month, has been given permission to return to...

World Athletics: Tokyo 2020 postponement is "what athletes want"

Paris (France) March 25: World Athletics on Tuesday welcomed the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021, stressing that the decision is...

United World Wrestling supports Tokyo2020 postponement

Paris (France) March 25: United World Wrestling released a "President Statement on Tokyo 2020 and Next Steps" on Wednesday, giving its support to the decision...

Tokyo Olympics to be postponed until 2021 but keeps name 'Tokyo 2020'

Tokyo (Japan) March 25: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced here on Tuesday that Japan and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have agreed to postpone...

ITTF supports decision to postpone Tokyo Olympics

Beijing (China) March 25: The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Tuesday expressed support to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

German athletes in support of Olympic Games postponement

Berlin (Germany) March 25: German athletes and officials have widely approved to decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Canadian IOC member believes Tokyo Olympics will be postponed

Ottawa (Canada) March 24: Veteran International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound of Montreal believes the 2020 Tokyo Games will be postponed.

WHO chief warns coronavirus pandemic is 'accelerating'

Washington (USA) March 24: The head of the World Health Organization warned Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating as more than 350,000 cases have...

US Olympic and Paralympic Committee signals support for delaying Tokyo Olympics over...

Washington (USA) March 24: The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Monday night signaled it supported delaying the 2020 Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo...

Baseball club halts training due to player's contact with coronavirus patient

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 24: South Korean baseball club Doosan Bears said Tuesday they've halted their offseason training after learning that a player had been...

Men's basketball league cancels season due to coronavirus

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 24: The South Korean men's pro basketball season came to an abrupt end on Tuesday, with the coronavirus outbreak forcing a...

Australian athletes told to expect postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Canberra (Australia), Mar 23: Australian athletes have been told to prepare for a Tokyo Olympic Games "in the northern summer of 2021".

S. Korean Olympic body in wait-and-see mode as IOC, Japan hint at...

Seoul (South Korea), Mar 23: The South Korean national Olympic body is taking a wait-and-see approach in its buildup for the Tokyo Olympics, which may...

Canada won't send athletes to 2020 Games

Ottawa (Canada), Mar 23: Canada's Olympic and Paralympic committees say they will not send Canadian teams to the Tokyo Games if the events are held...

Canada will not send athletes to Tokyo Olympics

Washington DC (USA) March 23: Canada won't be sending teams to the Olympics this year.

IOC considers postponing Tokyo Games but says it won't cancel them

Washington DC (USA) March 23: The International Olympic Committee's executive board said Sunday it is considering postponing -- but not canceling -- this summer's Olympic...