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Vaccination of Australian Olympic athletes to commence on Monday

John Coates insists precautions are being taken to ensure safetyAustralian government approved early vaccination for athletesThe Covid-19 vaccination of Australian athletes for the Tokyo Games will commence on Monday, said John Coates. The Australian O…

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UK Sport eyeing 100 major events in next decade including 2030 World Cup

Plans to host Ryder Cup and Women’s Rugby World CupNew strategy will emphasise ‘how we win’ as well as medalsUK Sport plans to bring nearly 100 major sporting events over the next decade to Britain, including the 2030 World Cup and 2025 Women’s Rugby W…

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UK Sport eyeing 100 major events in next decade including 2030 World Cup

Plans to host Ryder Cup and Women’s Rugby World CupNew strategy will emphasise ‘how we win’ as well as medalsUK Sport plans to bring nearly 100 major sporting events over the next decade to Britain, including the 2030 World Cup and 2025 Women’s Rugby W…

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IOC and Pfizer strike vaccine deal for Tokyo Olympics competitors

Agreement boost chances of Team GB being fully vaccinatedIOC says doses will not be taken out of existing programmesThe chances of Team GB being fully vaccinated against Covid before the Tokyo Olympics have received a significant boost after the IOC st…

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Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

Adidas kit contains cooling materials for hot environmentsDesign departs from Stella McCartney creations of 2012 and 2016Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a…

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Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

Adidas kit contains cooling materials for hot environmentsDesign departs from Stella McCartney creations of 2012 and 2016Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a…

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Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

Adidas kit contains cooling materials for hot environmentsDesign departs from Stella McCartney creations of 2012 and 2016Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a…

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Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

Adidas kit contains cooling materials for hot environmentsDesign departs from Stella McCartney creations of 2012 and 2016Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a…

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Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

Adidas kit contains cooling materials for hot environmentsDesign departs from Stella McCartney creations of 2012 and 2016Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a…

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Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard set to make history at Tokyo Olympics

Covid-amended rules mean qualification effectively ensuredNew Zealander to become first transgender Olympic athleteHistory and controversy is expected to be made at the Tokyo Olympics this summer after the transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was ef…

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Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard set to make history at Tokyo Olympics

Covid-amended rules mean qualification effectively ensuredNew Zealander to become first transgender Olympic athleteHistory and controversy is expected to be made at the Tokyo Olympics this summer after the transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was ef…

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Sebastian Coe expects Tokyo Olympics to go ahead after test event in Japan

World Athletics president hopeful for ‘extremely good’ GamesFans were discouraged from attending Sapporo half marathonWorld Athletics president Sebastian Coe has reiterated that the Tokyo Olympics will take place in July despite the rising number of Co…

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Sadiq Khan pledges to explore new London Olympics bid if re-elected

Mayor says city could look at bidding for 2036 or 2040 Games as post-Covid morale boost for nationSadiq Khan has pledged to look at bringing the Olympics back to London within 20 years if he is re-elected as mayor on Thursday.Speaking at an amateur box…

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Japan nurses voice anger at call to volunteer for Tokyo Olympics amid Covid crisis

Medical staff say their focus should remain on treating coronavirus patients rather than helping hold GamesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have sparked anger in Japan’s medical community …

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Japan nurses voice anger at call to volunteer for Tokyo Olympics amid Covid crisis

Medical staff say their focus should remain on treating coronavirus patients rather than helping hold GamesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have sparked anger in Japan’s medical community …

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Japan nurses voice anger at call to volunteer for Tokyo Olympics amid Covid crisis

Medical staff say their focus should remain on treating coronavirus patients rather than helping hold GamesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have sparked anger in Japan’s medical community …

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Team GB to have male and female flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics

Only three British women have carried the flagMove will leave ‘real hallmark legacy message’Team GB will have male and female flag bearers at the Tokyo Games for the first time in Olympic history. The move, which has been encouraged by the Internationa…

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Tokyo Olympic Games organisers release new Covid-19 guidelines

Athletes will need to record two negative tests before arrival but decision on local spectators delayedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAthletes taking part in this summer’s Olympic Games will be tested daily for Covid-19, bu…

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Tokyo Olympic Games organisers release new Covid-19 guidelines

Athletes will need to record two negative tests before arrival but decision on local spectators delayedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAthletes taking part in this summer’s Olympic Games will be tested daily for Covid-19, bu…

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Team GB aims to ensure athletes can make Olympic protests at Tokyo Games

Mark England: ‘Really important we find a route for athletes’IOC forbids demonstrations in competition or ceremoniesMark England, Team GB’s chef de mission at the Olympics this summer, says the organisation is in dialogue with British athletes to ensur…