Japan women's 3x3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth

Basketball Nov 9, 2019

Japan women's 3x3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Shocking news came out of the blue early last month when the Japan Basketball Association revealed that the wild-card spot for either its men's or women's national 3x3 teams would be negated by the International Olympic Committee. In late March, FIBA had granted automatic berths ...

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

More Sports Aug 16, 2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday morning. Learmonth and Taylor Brown held hands as they crossed the line after organizers had earlier ...

Olympics Aug 8, 2019

Top premium ticket packages to sell for ¥6.35 million

The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games said Wednesday it will sell premium ticket packages including upscale food service and admission to the opening and closing ceremonies, with a top price tag of ¥6.35 million ($60,000). The organizers expect to start ...