2020 Olympics

Japan Olympic Museum
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:18 pm
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Read more here.
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Greg Ansolabehere, far left, is one of 11 elite rowers heading to the World Rowing Championships, Aug. 25 through Sept. 1, in Austria.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eleven elite athletes from Philadelphia are heading to the World Rowing Championships this month to try qualifying for the 2020 Olympics. Nine additional local rowers are competing in the Pan American Games underway right now through Aug. 10 in Peru. It's the largest...
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People cool down under the cooling mist spot in Tokyo, Monday, July 23, 2018.
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July 24, 2018 - 10:16 am
By Jim Armstrong, AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — The 2020 Olympics will open in two years, and the heat is on. Since being awarded the games, which will be the largest ever with 33 sports and 339 events, Tokyo organizers have had to deal with a series of setbacks ranging from stadium and...
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