Troops kill over 50 bandits, recover rustled livestock in Zamfara, Nigeria has more cases - NMA
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Tokyo governor sees 'no circumstances' for cancelling Olympics
Tokyo's governor says she can see "no circumstances" under which the virus-postponed 2020 Olympics will be cancelled, despite rising coronavirus infections in Japan and continued public scepticism. In an interview with AFP, Yuriko Koike warned that the fate of the Tokyo Games would impact future Olympics, including the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing and the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
Trump speaks with Buhari, pledges US support to Nigeria in Coronavirus fight, British Airways set to slash 12,000 jobs and more
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Nigerian Athlete Divine Oduduru speaks on Covid-19, Tokyo 2020 postponement, AFN, and future goals
Divine Oduduru is a Nigerian track and field sprinter specializing in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He spoke with GuardianTV's Solomon Fowowe about the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, Coronavirus, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, and his future goals.
5 times the Olympics was disrupted
The first Olympics games held in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens in 1896. It went around the continents and did not return to Greece until the 2004 Summer Olympics, 108 years later. But the years it went round did not go without incidents. Here are a few times the Olympics has witnessed disruptions or postponement.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Major sports events facing cancellation or threat
The spread of coronavirus around the world has impacted the staging of sporting events around the world with major sports events facing cancellation or postponement. Here’s a video highlighting five (5) major sports events facing cancellation or postponement due to the spread of coronavirus.
Olympics delay possible due to Coronavirus
According to world health officials, the fatality rate of the coronavirus has reached 3.4 percent worldwide. Japan's Olympic minister admitted there is a possibility that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be delayed.
Uzbekistan's 44-year-old gymnast heads for 'last' Olympics
Aged 44 and readying for her eighth Olympics in Tokyo, Uzbek gymnast Oksana Chusovitina makes light of her record-breaking survival in a sport dominated by teen prodigies. But while the desire to compete still burns in Chusovitina, she says she has given her word to her family, whom she calls her "strongest motivation", that the Tokyo Games this year will be her "last Olympics".
To avoid Olympic chaos, Tokyo tells workers: stay home
Japan's workers spend more hours at the office than employees in almost any other country. But to avoid traffic chaos at next year's Olympics, authorities have a message: stay home.
Breakdancing proposed as new sport for 2024 Olympics
Breakdancing is one of four new sports proposed by organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics. The other three sports, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing, will debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee has until Dec. 2020 for final approval.