Matildas head coach Ante Milicic steps down due to Olympics delay

Soccer Jul 19, 2020

Matildas head coach Ante Milicic steps down due to Olympics delay

Australia women's soccer coach Ante Milicic has stepped down from his role because of the delay of the Tokyo Olympics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Football Federation Australia said on Sunday. Milicic had been contracted to the Matildas until after the games, which were to ...

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 ...

Economist says IOC should pay half of costs for delayed Tokyo Games

Olympics Jul 14, 2020

Economist says IOC should pay half of costs for delayed Tokyo Games

A U.S. economist with a focus on the sports business says the International Olympic Committee should shoulder half of the additional cost of postponing the Tokyo Games due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Andrew Zimbalist, an economics professor at Smith College in Massachusetts, said picking ...