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Olympics Nov 2, 2020

Russia takes battle against doping ban to court

Russia will attempt to overturn its four-year ban from international competition this week in the latest chapter of a long-running and controversial saga over state-sanctioned doping. In December of 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency declared the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to be non-compliant after being ...

Olympic organizers to add a local touch to games

Olympics Oct 30, 2020

Olympic organizers to add a local touch to games

The Tokyo Games organizing committee has decided the marching order at next year's opening ceremony's parade of nations will be determined using Japanese-language names and Japan's "50-sound" phonetic order, sources close to the games said Thursday. The decision to thrust the Japanese language into the ...