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  1. Germany wins right to host UEFA Euro 2024 football championship https://www.dw.com/en/germany-wins-right-to-host-uefa-euro-2024-football-championship/a-45655549
  2. Olympic qualification pathway for rugby sevens confirmed for Tokyo 2020 Rugby sevens’ Olympic qualification pathway for Tokyo 2020 has today been confirmed by the International Olympic Committee and World Rugby. Twelve teams will compete for medals in both the men's and women's rugby sevens competitions from 27 July-1 August at Tokyo Stadium. Japan’s men’s and women’s teams have secured automatic qualification as hosts of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, leaving 11 places in each event to be filled through the qualification process. Just as for Rio 2016, the top four teams in t
  3. Following the conclusion of Men's and Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser / Laser Radial and Women's Skiff - 49erFX fleet racing at the Hempel Sailing World Championships, the first nations in those fleets have booked their spot at Tokyo 2020. In the Laser and Radial, 14 and 18 places respectively were available in Aarhus. In the 49erFX there were eight places available. Subject to final notification from World Sailing after the event to the relevant Member National Authority / National Olympic Committee, the following nations have qualified: 49erFX - Australia - Austria - Brazil
  4. First Finn and Men's 470 Tokyo 2020 nations confirmed The Men's Heavyweight Dinghy - Finn and Men's Two Person Dinghy - 470 have concluded fleet racing at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark handing more nations a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. Eight places in both the Finn and Men's 470 were available in Aarhus and subject to final notification from World Sailing after the event to the relevant Member National Authority / National Olympic Committee, the following nations have qualified: Men's 470 Australia Franc
  5. Beijing 2022 launches Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games mascots design competition Beijing 2022 today launched an international competition for the designs of the mascots for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. As a part of the competition, people from around the world are invited to submit original designs for the emblematic ambassadors. Designers can submit their proposals from 20 to 31 October 2018, either in person or via mail. The designs should embody the Olympic and Paralympic values, reflect Chinese culture and affirm the vision of th
  6. Eight nations book Tokyo 2020 spot in the Women's 470 After seven fleet races in the Women's Two Person Dinghy - 470 at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, eight nations have booked their spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition. The eight nations to qualify for Tokyo 2020 in the Women's 470, subject to final notification from World Sailing following the event to the relevant Member National Authority / National Olympic Committee, are: China France Great Britain Greece Italy Israel Slovenia
  7. 31 JUL 2018 Press Release Qualification system published for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 With exactly two years to go until the athletics action gets underway in the Japanese capital, the IAAF has published the qualification system for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The qualification system was approved at the IAAF Council meeting in Buenos Aires last week and includes details of the entry numbers for each discipline and the qualification timeline. For the 10,000m, marathon, race walks, combined events and relays, the qualifica
  8. Olympics: "Requiem and rebirth" will be theme of Tokyo 2020: team KYODO NEWS - The newly-appointed creative directors of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics opening and closing ceremonies said on Tuesday spectators will see a mix of traditional and modern Japanese culture. An acclaimed actor of traditional Japanese kyogen comic theater, chief executive creative director Nomura Mansai, aims to portray Japan's recovery from disaster to a global audience under a theme of "requiem and rebirth." (Fro
  9. Organisers firm up schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympics AFP The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday endorsed the schedule of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, it was announced by organisers, with 33 sports, 339 events and running from July 24 until August 9. Preliminary matches will kick off in football and softball on July 22, two days before the opening ceremony with rowing and archery events on the day of the ceremony itself. Day one of the Olympics will feature events in 21 different sports, including shooting, table tennis, judo, badminton, gymnastics, tennis and cycling
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  11. Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday the torch relay for the 2020 Games will start on March 26 that year in Fukushima Prefecture, which was heavily hit by the 2011 earthquake-tsunami-nuclear disaster. The plan was approved in a meeting attended by top metropolitan government officials after a proposal to start the torch tour in the northeastern Japan prefecture. "With Fukushima named the starting point of the torch relay, (the relay) will be a symbol of the Olympics of recovery," said reconstruction m
  12. VAR called for the first time in a World Cup France 2-1 AUS FT
  13. Japan enacts law to move holidays to ease traffic for 2020 Olympics June 13, 2018 (Mainichi Japan) TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese parliament on Wednesday enacted a law to move national holidays to days linked to Tokyo 2020 Olympic ceremonies to alleviate traffic congestion in the metropolitan area. Under the revised law aimed at smooth transport and security for the Olympics, July 23, the eve of the Games, July 24, the day of the opening ceremony and Aug. 10, the day after the closing ceremony, will be made holidays for 2020, as many important guests including foreign dign
  14. Robbie Williams, Aida Garifullina and Ronaldo to brighten up 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony https://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/robbie-williams-aida-garifullina-and-ronaldo-to-brighten-up-2018-fifa-world-cup-
  15. Lima 2019 to offer Tokyo 2020 qualification in 22 sports https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1066093/lima-2019-to-offer-tokyo-2020-qualification-in-22-sports
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