Olympic Games Tokyo - Event

Olympic Games Tokyo

  • Date: 25 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Type: Olympic Games
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Russian sport heavily penalised with four year ban by WADA

9 Dec 2019 11:30

Russia is on course to have its presence and participation in international sport severely curtailed for four years, after World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leaders today endorsed the recommendations of the Agency’s Compliance Review Committee (CRC). But the sanctions stop short of a blanket ban on Russian athletes. WADA said the decision was unanimous. The latest ban leaves the door open for Russian athletes, who can prove they are not tainted by the scandal, to compete as neutral athletes. Read more

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We will have new heavyweight World Champions

31 Aug 2019 11:50

At the last day of the inidividual Championships in Tokyo defending champion Guram Tushishvili (GEO) was in devastating form in the preliminaries as he won all three of his contests by ippon to breeze into the last four. Read more

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Matthias Casse has the key for a big political solution

28 Aug 2019 10:25

A super exciting final block is expected at the fourth day of the World Championships where World champion and world number one Saeid Mollaei of Iran powered into the last four with four wins from four contests including a round four success over Olympic champion Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS). There were some doubts if Mollaei could fight. He can always fight anyone, but is he allowed to, that is still the big question as in the semi final he will face Belgian prodigy Matthias Casse. Read more

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Sports stats gurus predict 12 gold medals for Japan at the Games

25 Jul 2019 09:30

At the Rio Games, Japan took 12 medals on the judo mats, three gold, a silver and eight bronze. In Tokyo, Sports stats experts company Gracenote sees a massive improvement, predicting local athletes will win 12 golds among an overall tally of 14. With 365 days to go for the Judo Tournaments Japan is indeed expected to shine in house but twelve gold medals is huge. JudoInside thinks that 7 gold medals is more realistic for Japan. Read more

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Countdown: 365 days to go for the Olympic Games in Tokyo

24 Jul 2019 11:05

The medals for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 are now published, a real wannahave. Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals got their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. The Judo tournament will traditionally take place one day after the opening ceremony at 25 July 2020. Read more