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  • Sapporo unprepared for Olympics amid COVID-19 resurgence in Japan June 10, 2021 3:29 am News On Japan When Olympics organisers shifted the marathon event from Tokyo to Sapporo, they did so because of concerns about the intense summer heat in the capital. Two years down the track, critics say organizers have effectively leapt from the frying pan into the …
  • 'Unpredictable Games' ahead for Team GB and rivals: British Olympics chief June 10, 2021 3:28 am The News International LONDON: Team GB’s hopes of improving their medal haul from the Rio Games in Tokyo should be tempered due to the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, British Olympic Association chairman Hugh Robertson has told AFP. In 2016, Team GB trailed only …
  • Black Sticks teams named for Tokyo Olympics June 10, 2021 2:58 am TVNZ A mix of exciting youngsters and experienced campaigners headline the New Zealand hockey squads named today for the Tokyo Olympics. Your playlist will load after this ad New Zealand's Olympic hockey teams were named today to compete in Tokyo. Source: 1 …
  • Eight shuttlers qualify for Tokyo Olympics, says BAM June 10, 2021 1:42 am Malay Mail BAM said the players that will be competing in the Olympic Games are national men’s singles ace, Lee Zii Jia, Soniia Cheah (women’s singles), Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik (men’s doubles), Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean (women’s doubles) and 2016 Rio Olympics …
  • Miles: ‘Entirely appropriate’ for Premier to travel to Tokyo Olympics June 10, 2021 1:21 am Cairns Post
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics passes through Monroe County June 10, 2021 12:53 am Buffalo NY News.Net Friday it was escorted by runners from the Sheriff's Office, Rochester Police, State Police, the FBI and many other local agencies. The run started at the Sheriff's Office in Spencerport and ended at Pineway Ponds Park.
  • Ahead of Tokyo Olympics, IOA looking for new sponsor June 10, 2021 12:43 am Shanghai News.net By Nitin SrivastavaNew Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI): Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) Secretary-General Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday gave his opinion on dropping off the Chinese sponsor from the Olympic kit for the Tokyo-bound athletes. The IOA on …
  • Santa Barbara Kiteboarder Sets Sights on Paris Olympics June 10, 2021 12:08 am Santa Barbara Independent Blue & Green See Evan Heffernan Slice Through the Ocean Off Leadbetter Beach Evan Heffernan | Credit: Max Abrams Evan Heffernan carried $3,500 worth of carbon fiber out toward the shore at Leadbetter Beach. “No touching the wings,” he warned. “They’re …
  • Japan welcomes Malaysian athletes to Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics June 9, 2021 11:34 pm The Sun Daily KUALA LUMPUR: The Japanese Government had never requested the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to deny entry of athletes from countries including Malaysia, the Japanese Embassy in Malaysia said in a statement yesterday. It …
  • Special Olympics torch run to pass through area tomorrow June 9, 2021 11:03 pm Potomac Local - Virginia Runners for Special Olympics Virginia will carry the touch through Woodbridge on Thursday, June 10 on its way to the games in Richmond. About 9 a.m., runners will gather at a fire station at 15219 Holleyside Drive in Montclair, and from there run to the …
  • Sapporo says it is unprepared for Olympics amid COVID-19 resurgence June 9, 2021 10:56 pm Japan Today When Olympics organizers shifted the marathon event from Tokyo to the Hokkaido city of Sapporo, they did so because of concerns about the intense summer heat in the Japanese capital. Two years down the track, critics say organizers have effectively leapt …
  • Suga regrets having to take all the heat for hosting Olympics during pandemic June 9, 2021 10:56 pm Japan Today Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday he regretted having to take all the flak for holding the Summer Olympics during a pandemic as his government was reported to favor allowing domestic spectators into stadiums to watch. Tokyo 2020, …
  • PA Special Olympics Torch Race takes to the local roads June 9, 2021 10:44 pm WTAJ - Pennsylvania ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — More than two dozen members of law enforcement were on the run Wednesday in our region. They weren’t looking to catch criminals, but, instead, were helping out some dedicated athletes. This year is the 40th anniversary of the Torch …
  • Special Olympics Maryland fans can cheer in-person this weekend June 9, 2021 10:36 pm WBAL TV - Maryland Special Olympics Maryland fans will get to show support in person this weekend. Athletes are busy preparing for this year's summer games. Faith McLuckie, 25, knows all about words of encouragement. She can cheer and she can lead, combining both as a …
  • Dunkin' donates $114,000 to Special Olympics of Georgia June 9, 2021 10:35 pm 13 WMAZ - Georgia The mission is to help athletes realize their dreams of training and competing in athletic competitions year-round. ATLANTA — Dunkin' of Georgia just delivered a sweet surprise to the local Special Olympics. They partnered up with Law Enforcement Torch …
  • What to expect from NBC’s ‘unprecedented’ summer Olympics coverage June 9, 2021 10:22 pm Stamford Advocate - Connecticut STAMFORD — Mark your calendars: The Tokyo summer Olympics will start on July 23 and run until Aug. 8.The COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of the 32nd Olympiad, and Japan is still grappling with the health crisis. But NBCUniversal, which includes …
  • Special Olympics Iowa To Hold Area Games At LeMars High School June 9, 2021 10:03 pm KIWA Radio - Iowa Le Mars, Iowa — The Special Olympics Iowa Area Games are being held this weekend, Saturday June 12th at the Le Mars High School. Sioux county athletes compete from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., Sioux City West Middle athletes are from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and …
  • Sports minister: Tokyo Olympics organiser never asked to deny entry to Malaysia, athletes welcome to join June 9, 2021 9:50 pm Malay Mail Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican also affirmed denials from the Olympic games organiser of a news report purporting that Malaysia would be among 10 countries allegedly to be blocked from joining the games next month. — …
  • Special Olympics setup underway; WVCF inmates help with bocce ball courts June 9, 2021 9:45 pm WTWO News - Indiana Posted: Jun 9, 2021 / 02:59 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 9, 2021 / 03:00 PM EDT To make the set up easier, past inmates from the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle built new bocce ball courts; Wednesday, current inmates set them up at the …
  • British Olympics chief foresees ‘unpredictable’ games for Team GB June 9, 2021 9:42 pm Japan Times London – Team GB’s hopes of improving their medal haul from the Rio Games in Tokyo should be tempered due to the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, British Olympic Association chairman Hugh Robertson has told AFP. In 2016, Team GB trailed only …