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  1. Paris confirms Versailles as Olympic Equestrian Venue https://www.lequipe.fr/Tous-sports/Actualites/Paris-2024-confirme-versailles-pour-les-epreuves-d-equitation/908880
  2. Tokyo 2020 marathon and race walking courses announced The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games --Tokyo 2020-- announced the routes for the marathon races and the 20km and 50km race walking events. The courses will pass through the heart of Tokyo-– the world's largest metropolitan area with a population of nearly 35 million-– and take in some of the Japanese capital's most iconic landmarks, providing an unforgettable experience for the athletes, as well as for spectators along the route and TV viewers around the world. Tokyo 2020 marat
  3. Swiss firm to open 'hotel ship' during Tokyo Games Sunday, May 27, 22:34 The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it has chosen a Switzerland-based shipping company to operate a "hotel ship" during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The "hotel ship" concept is one of the measures being taken by the central government to address an anticipated accommodation shortage during the sporting events. Tokyo city officials say they chose the Japanese arm of the Switzerland-based MSC Cruises to operate a "hotel ship" after inviting public applications.
  4. Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A step-by-step guide 24/05/2018 In the coming months, the qualifying process will begin for the next Olympic Games which will take place in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. A total of 324 athlete places for the Gymnastics events will be up for grabs between this year and the spring of 2020. The FIG underlines the events not to be missed on the road to Tokyo and provides videos clarifying the qualifying process. Version française disponible ici. Artistic Gymnastics Available places: 98 male gymnasts + 98
  5. Russia qualify for Rugby World Cup after Romania, Belgium and Spain are penalised LONDON (Reuters) – Russia have qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after Romania – who had initially secured the slot – Spain and Belgium were docked points for repeatedly using ineligible players during the qualifying competition, World Rugby said on Tuesday. After a “remodelling” of the qualification process, Russia emerged top to advance to next year’s tournament in Japan. It will be their second appearance following 2011 in New Zealand when they lost all four pool games. Germany, who have nev
  6. Turkish Football Federation submits bid book to host UEFA EURO 2024 A Turkish Football Federation (TFF) delegation has visited UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, to submit their bid book to host UEFA EURO 2024. TFF President Yıldırım Demirören handed over the bid documents to UEFA General Secretary Theodore Theodoridis at the House of European Football on Thursday. ... The German Football Association (DFB) also officially submitted their bid book to UEFA this week. In the upcoming weeks, the UEFA administration will start evaluating the final bid dossiers. During
  7. Brazil win berth at 2020 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament https://www.eurosport.co.uk/football/brazil-win-women-s-copa-america-with-unbeaten-run_sto6724920/story.shtml
  8. FIFA keen on expanding World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — FIFA President Gianni Infantino is keen on hastening the expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in Qatar, a move that might require the tiny Gulf nation to share games in the region. The governing body will now study if Qatar can alone cope with the additional logistical challenges of hosting 16 more teams and 16 more games than originally planned for the Middle East’s first World Cup. The jump from 32 to 48 teams was originally only due to apply from the 2026 tour
  9. 114-day 2020 torch relay eyed, emphasis on 7 prefectures The torch relay to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will take around 114 days to reach all of Japan's 47 prefectures, and will place special emphasis on areas affected by the 2011 earthquake-tsunami-nuclear disaster, sources told Kyodo News on Tuesday. Three northeast Japan prefectures hard-hit by the disaster -- Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima -- will be allocated three days each, the sources said. Four prefectures outside of Tokyo hosting Olympic events -- Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa and Shizuoka -- will also get three days each in the
  10. Handball qualification system http://www.ihf.info/en-us/mediacentre/news/newsdetails.aspx?ID=5594
  11. 110,000 volunteers sought for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is seeking about 110,000 volunteers to assist in the global extravaganza, it was announced on March 28. The draft guidelines state that the application period for those wishing to volunteer will run from mid-September to early December. The organizers will then screen applicants and hold interviews before training the successful candidates. Individuals aged 18 or older as of April 1, 2020, are eligible to app
  12. 2026 FIFA World Cup bid books now available In line with the approved timeline for the bidding process of the 2026 FIFA World Cup™, FIFA has received the following bid books, which are available on FIFA.com along with their respective executive summaries: Joint submission by the Canadian Soccer Association, the Mexican Football Association and the United States Soccer Federation Bid book Executive summary of bid book (English, Spanish, French and German) Submission by the Moroccan Football Association Bid b
  13. WBSC reveals Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers for Baseball, Softball PARIS — Following the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Executive Meeting held today at the headquarters of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee, the WBSC revealed the qualification system for the six-team baseball and softball events at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). WBSC Members and affiliated National Teams will have the opportunity to qualify for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad exclusively through eight WBSC international tourname
  14. Golf's Olympic format, qualifying process remain the same AUSTIN, Texas – Potential Olympic golfers for the 2020 Games in Tokyo were informed on Monday that the qualification process for both the men’s and women’s competitions will remain unchanged. According to a memo sent to PGA Tour players, the qualification process begins on July 1, 2018, and will end on June 22, 2020, for the men, with the top 59 players from the Olympic Golf Rankings, which is drawn from the Official World Golf Ranking, earning a spot in Tokyo (the host country is assured a spot in the 60-pl
  15. World Archery Olympic qualification procedure for Tokyo 2020 released The document outlines how the 128 places will be allocated. The qualification system for the archery competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been officially approved by the International Olympic Committee and released by World Archery. The document outlines the number of quota places, the events at which they are available, and the deadlines for entries. There will be 128 archery competitors – 64 men and 64 women at Tokyo 2020 – with nearly half
  16. Romania qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 Romania take the Europe 1 ticket to Rugby World Cup 2019 after rivals Spain lose 18-10 to Belgium in their final match in the Rugby Europe Championship. https://www.worldrugby.org/news/320148
  17. International Olympic Committee and ISA Confirm Qualification Process for Surfing Competition at Tokyo 2020 The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today welcomed the release by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of the approved qualification system for Surfing’s Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, ensuring the participation of the world’s best professional surfers as well as promoting universal opportunities for surfers from around the world at the Games. To view the complete Olympic Qualification System for Surfing in Tokyo 2020, click here. The key elements of t
  18. He passes away on Einstein's birthday and pi Day. RIP
  19. IPC change Paris 2024 Paralympics dates The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have announced that the dates for the Paris 2024 Summer Paralympic Games have been changed with the event now set to take place from August 28 to September 9. The decision by the IPC Governing Board at a meeting here sees the Games in the French capital move from September 4 to 15 so they are now one week earlier than originally proposed. The new dates mean the first half of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will now take place during the school holidays - a move approved by both the IPC and t
  20. ITF introduces Continental Qualification Places For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event The ITF today announced the introduction of six Continental Qualification places for both the men’s and women’s singles events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event. The new qualification places have been approved by the IOC Executive Board as part of the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System for tennis that will be released by the IOC in the coming weeks. The 2020 Olympic Tennis Event will once again feature five disciplines: men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, and mixed d
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