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    • IOC approves venues for new sports at Tokyo 2020

      IOC approves venues for new sports at Tokyo 2020

      By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Venues for the five new sports to be introduced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were finalised on Tuesday following approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tokyo Games chief Yoshiro Mori told reporters. Baseball and softball will be held at the Yokohama Stadium, Nippon Budokan will be the site of the karate competitions, while temporary facilities in Tokyo will house the sports climbing and skateboarding competitions. The Chiba province and its coastline will host surfing. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; editing by Ken Ferris) More »

      Reuters - 4 minutes 32 seconds ago
    • Olympics-IOC approves venues for new sports at Tokyo 2020

      By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Venues for the five new sports to be introduced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were finalised on Tuesday following approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tokyo Games chief Yoshiro Mori told reporters. Baseball and softball will be held at the Yokohama Stadium, Nippon Budokan will be the site of the karate competitions, while temporary facilities in Tokyo will house the sports climbing and skateboarding competitions. The Chiba province and its coastline will host surfing. ... More »

      Reuters - 12 minutes ago
    • IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

      IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

      By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it had extended provisional measures against Russia over its doping scandal "until further notice" pending the evaluation of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned report. The measures, first imposed on July 19 following the publication of the first part of the so-called McLaren report, include having no IOC-sanctioned events in Russia and urging sports federations to look for alternative locations for events. ... More »

      Reuters - 21 minutes ago
    • Doping-IOC extends provisional measures against Russia

      By Karolos Grohmann LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it had extended provisional measures against Russia over its doping scandal "until further notice" pending the evaluation of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned report. The measures, first imposed on July 19 following the publication of the first part of the so-called McLaren report, include having no IOC-sanctioned events in Russia and urging sports federations to look for alternative locations for events. ... More »

      Reuters - 28 minutes ago
    • Reuters Sports Schedule at 1430 GMT on Wednesday, Dec 7

      Reuters sports schedule at 1430 GMT on Wednesday (times GMT): SOCCER Champions League (1945) Group E Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) v Monaco (France) Tottenham Hotspur (England) v CSKA Moscow (Russia) Group F Legia Warsaw (Poland) v Sporting (Portugal) Real Madrid (Spain) v Borussia Dortmund (Germany) Group G Club Bruges (Belgium) v FC Copenhagen (Denmark) Porto (Portugal) v Leicester City (England) Group H Juventus (Italy) v Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) Olympique Lyonnais (France) v Sevilla (Spain) Four teams battle for last two places in knockout stage Porto, FC Copenhagen, Sevilla and Olympique ... More »

      Reuters - 1 hour 53 minutes ago