Divers become first Japanese to qualify for Tokyo 2020

More Sports / Swimming Jul 14, 2019

Divers become first Japanese to qualify for Tokyo 2020

Men's synchronized divers Ken Terauchi and Sho Sakai on Saturday became the first Japanese to qualify for next year's Tokyo Olympics in any sport. The 38-year-old Terauchi, already a five-time Olympian, and his 26-year-old teammate punched their tickets to the Olympics by finishing seventh in ...

Olympics Jul 5, 2019

3.2 million tickets sold in first phase for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Roughly 3.2 million tickets were sold in the first phase of ticket sales for next year's Tokyo Olympics, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee said Friday. Japan residents who won the right to purchases tickets through the first-phase ticket lottery were required to complete their purchases ...

Breakdancing among four sports likely added to Paris 2024 Games

Olympics Jun 26, 2019

Breakdancing among four sports likely added to Paris 2024 Games

The four sports proposed by Paris organizers — breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing — were provisionally approved for the 2024 Summer Games at the International Olympic Committee Session on Tuesday. The four sports, featuring 12 individual events, are set to be contested in Paris ...