Japanese official urged to hold the Olympics in Tokyo at any cost

Japanese Minister for the Olympics and Paralympics Seiko Hashimoto said that the summer Olympic games in Tokyo should be held at all costs, even despite the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection. Recall that the Games were originally scheduled to take place in July-August 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, they were postponed […]

Postponing the Olympics to 2021 is a plus for the Russian national team

The transfer of the summer Olympic games to 2021 is a plus for the Russian women’s Rugby 7 team, it will be able to approach next summer in optimal shape, said RIA Novosti player of the national team and CSKA, three-time European champion Elena Zdrokova.In June, Russian Rugby players were supposed to take part in […]

The opening of the main stadium of the 2028 Games is scheduled for September

The SoFi stadium in Los Angeles, which is planned to host the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as football and archery competitions in the 2028 Olympic games, hosted the first athletes after construction work was completed. The Los Angeles Rams American football teams were the first to take to the turf of the 100,000-seat […]

The European championship and ETTU Congress will not take place as scheduled

The Executive Committee of the European table tennis Union (ETTU), against the background of the growing number of cases of coronavirus in Poland and current restrictions on movement between countries, decided to postpone the continental Championships in Warsaw. The tournament was scheduled to take place on September 15-20. “The safety of players, coaches, officials, volunteers […]

Thomas Bach: “The IOC has already distributed 100 million dollars out of 800 in accordance with the program to support the Olympic movement»

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, spoke about the distribution of funds allocated to support sports in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. “The IOC has already distributed $ 100 million in accordance with the program to support the Olympic movement. This is part of the $ 800 million support package that […]

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 […]

“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 […]