Olympic Games Tokyo - Event

Olympic Games Tokyo

  • Date: 24 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Joshiro Maruyama and Hifumi Abe battle for Olympic spot

16 Nov 2020 16:10

Japanese World Champions Joshiro Maruyama (MIKI HOUSE) and Hifumi Abe (Park 24) will have a match to determine who gets onto the Olympic team. With 250 days to go for the Olympic Games start, this is what the fans are looking forward to. It's the ultimate clash between the two top athletes. Read more

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IOC President Bach speaks with Olympics 300 days away

27 Sep 2020 15:45

The postponed Judo Tournament at the Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in just 300 days. The categories U48kg for women and U60kg for men kick-off in the Budokan. IOC President Thomas Bach met with Marius Vizer last week in Lausanne. Read more

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Olympic flame on display in Tokyo

31 Aug 2020 10:30

The Olympic flame is going on display in Tokyo, just a short walk from the new National Stadium where it was supposed to be burning a month ago. The flame arrived in Japan from Greece in March and has been largely hidden away in Tokyo since the Olympics were postponed until next year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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What to do with 13 nominated Japanese athletes for the Games?

11 May 2020 09:50

Following the postponement of the Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic, Japan's judo governing body faces a difficult decision on athlete selection for the rescheduled Tokyo Games. Read more

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Joakim Dvarby has unfinished business in Tokyo

20 Apr 2020 10:20

At the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo Swedish heavyweight Joakim Dvärby showed that he is a real fighter when he continued fighting despite a broken ankle in his previous fight. Joakim Dvärby wants to earn his place in the Olympic village and is well on the way to fulfil his dream. Dvärby talked to Diana Suess about the 2016 Olympic qualification, fighting in the home country of judo and his weight class change. “I want to make it to the Olympics myself and not just as a training partner” Read more