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Olympics

IOC and China make vaccine deal for Tokyo, Beijing Olympians

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 18:24 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

China strengthened its relationship with the International Olympic Committee on Thursday by offering to pay for vaccines for athletes as criticism of the 2022 Winter Games host country...

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 21:37 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee. The IOC...

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: 'Nothing is set in stone'

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 18:56 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

There's a large whiteboard calendar on a wall inside the massive gym owned by Simone Biles' family that outlines every major gymnastics event of the year, the 2020 Olympics included. When the...

Tokyo 2020: Bach invokes Trump in defense of Olympic decision

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 15:29 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

A day after officially postponing the Tokyo Olympics, IOC president Thomas Bach invoked comments by President Donald Trump to defend himself from criticism on Wednesday. Bach spoke to about 400...

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