More than 50% of Tokyo residents were in favor of rescheduling or canceling the OI

Kyodo news Agency and Tokyo MX TV channel conducted a public opinion poll on the 2021 Summer Olympic games. According to the results of the survey, 27.7% of respondents supported the complete cancellation of the Olympics,and 24% believe that the Games should be rescheduled. At the same time, 46.3% of respondents were in favor of […]

The 2024 Olympics will feature breakdancing and surfing in Tahiti. Will weightlifting be kicked out?

There will be fewer OlympiansIOC chief Thomas Bach said that starting from Paris-2024, the number of athletes will be limited to 10,500 people. In Rio 2016, for comparison, there were 12,5 thousand. It turns out that the number of quotas will be reduced and it will become even more difficult to get to the main […]

The 2024 Olympics will feature breakdancing and surfing in Tahiti. Will weightlifting be kicked out?

The program of The games in Paris is becoming clearer and clearer. And not everyone will like itThe international Olympic Committee (IOC) held a meeting of the Executive Committee. As it is now usual — in online mode. The topics covered were very different. Of course, we talked about racism. Where now without it. We […]

Summer sports of the Olympic games

Summer Olympic sports include four times as many disciplines as winter sports. This makes them more large-scale and spectacular. Athletes come from all continents to demonstrate their abilities and set new world records. In order to get an honorary and prestigious right to host a sports competition, all candidates undergo a strict, step-by-step selection process. […]

“Coughed up blood”: the athlete told about the symptoms of COVID-19

Italian track and field athlete Edoardo Melloni became one of the victims of the global coronavirus pandemic and revealed frightening details of how the disease manifests and develops. These include little-known symptoms, coughing up blood, and loss of smell. Melloni also said that experimental therapy is used to treat coronavirus in Italy. After the coronavirus […]

“It is impossible to change the entire sports schedule every year.” Thomas Bach – about the possible cancellation of the Olympics in Tokyo

IOC President Thomas Bach understands that the Olympic games will have to be canceled if they fail to be held in 2021. The 2020 Olympics were originally scheduled to take place in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9, 2020, but were postponed due to a coronavirus pandemic. — Frankly, I have an understanding of […]

Thomas Bach: “There should be no speculation about the place and time of the 2020 Olympics»

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, said during a video conference following the meeting of the IOC Executive Committee that he does not allow any speculation about the place and time of the 2020 Games. “We are now working with a commitment to hold a successful games in Tokyo in 2021. […]

Yevgeny Rylov: “I am not afraid to go out to train and visit the bases if they are opened in the near future».

Two-time world champion in swimming Yevgeny Rylov shared his opinion about possible problems with holding the Olympics in Tokyo in 2021 due to coronavirus. “I have heard various conversations about the Olympics next year. Of course, all this has occurred to me, especially when you consider the losses incurred by Tokyo 2020 as an organizer. […]

Naomi Osaka: “I hope that the Olympics will be a Grand celebration that means the end of the fight against COVID-19»

Two-time Grand slam champion Naomi Osaka told how she reacted to the news that the Olympics were postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Like most athletes who were preparing for the Games, at first I was disappointed. But when you realize that this delay is necessary and will help the whole […]