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20 May
Normally, enthusiasm in the host country of the Olympics can be expected to rise steadily as the world's biggest sporting event draws closer. Not so in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 Mar 2020
The IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee agree that the Olympic Games will be rescheduled no later than the summer of 2021.
28 Feb 2020
We look at an interview with IOC member Dick Pound who says measures need ramping up to address coronavirus concerns in Japan otherwise there is a risk the Tokyo Olympic Games could be cancelled. We look, too, at indigenous Canadian anger over a natural gas pipeline. And finally, at George Hood, a former marine, who has bust his own record for muscle-toning his stomach. Join us.
12 Sep 2017
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti believes his city will benefit from having 11 years to prepare for the 2028 summer Olympic Games.

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