Soccer: US look to take major step forward in Olympic qualifying bid
March 2, 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States men’s under-23 soccer team are aiming to make up for past disappointments, coach Jason Kreis said on Monday as his squad gathered in Mexico for a training camp ahead of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
February 5, 2021
Olympics: Mori's 'jaw-dropping' comments show system needs a shake-up - WST head
LONDON (Reuters) - Sexist comments by Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori are further evidence that the whole sporting system needs a shake-up, Women’s Sport Trust chief executive Tammy Parlour said on Thursday.
January 22, 2021
Tokyo Olympic organisers say fully focused on hosting Games this summer
TOKYO (Reuters) - Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics said all event partners, including the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee, were “fully focused” on hosting the Games this summer in response to a report by the Times newspaper.
January 18, 2021
IOC expects only 6,000 athletes at Olympic opening ceremony: Yomiuri
TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expects only 6,000 athletes to participate in the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Summer Games, more than half of initial estimates, as organizers implement measures to guard against coronavirus infections.
December 18, 2020
Russia's Olympic doping ban halved, but flag barred from next two Games
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian athletes will be barred from competing at major international events, including the Olympics, under the country’s flag until 2022 after a Swiss court on Thursday upheld doping sanctions but halved the original four-year ban.
December 1, 2020
Olympic rings return to Tokyo Bay
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Olympic rings monument was reinstalled in Tokyo Bay on Tuesday, after being removed in August for maintenance, as organisers ramp up preparations for next year’s postponed Summer Games.
July 14, 2020
Real Madrid dig deep to beat Granada and move closer to title
GRANADA, Spain (Reuters) – Real Madrid endured their toughest test at Granada on Monday since La Liga restarted but showed real determination to grind out a 2-1 win and record