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Olympic rings removed from Tokyo Bay for safety inspections

Olympics Aug 6, 2020

Olympic rings removed from Tokyo Bay for safety inspections

A giant floating monument of the five Olympic rings was temporarily removed Thursday from its location in Tokyo Bay to undergo safety inspections and maintenance following the games' postponement due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The monument, measuring 33 meters in width and 15 meters ...

Brazil sets Olympic camp in Portugal due to pandemic at home

Olympics Jul 28, 2020

Brazil sets Olympic camp in Portugal due to pandemic at home

Brazil has set up its Olympic training camp in Rio... Rio Maior that is, a relatively small Portuguese city of 21,000 residents outside Lisbon. The Olympic committee feared its team would lag before the Tokyo Games next year after months of inactivity at home. So ...

IOC postpones Dakar Youth Olympics to 2026

Olympics Jul 16, 2020

IOC postpones Dakar Youth Olympics to 2026

The 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics were postponed by four years on Wednesday, in further fallout from delaying the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the decision was discussed two days ago in a telephone conversation ...