Olympics

IOC sets aside $800M for loans, payments linked to pandemic

GENEVA — The IOC set aside $800 million on Thursday for loans…

  • May 15, 2020

 

Japan scientist ‘very pessimistic’ Olympics will happen

TOKYO — A Japanese professor of infectious disease says he is “very…

  • Apr 20, 2020

 

Tokyo has no ‘Plan B’ for another Olympic postponement

TOKYO — There is no “Plan B” for the Olympics if they…

  • Apr 14, 2020

 

Buying time; Tokyo Games postponement a boon for injured Canadian athletes

Buying time; Tokyo Games postponement a boon for injured Canadian athletes

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same…

  • Mar 30, 2020

Toronto researchers call for independent body to tackle abuse in sport

TORONTO — From anti-doping to coaching education to most recently the Canadian…

Canadians react to the Tokyo Olympic postponement

Reaction from Canada’s Olympic community on the postponement of the 2020 Olympics…

A virus rages, a flame goes out: Tokyo Games reset for 2021

Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus.…

Canadian athletes start planning for, dreaming of, Tokyo 2021 Games

Canadian athletes are recalibrating their lives now that the Tokyo Games are…

De Grasse still hoping to be part of Olympic sprint show

Andre De Grasse intends on being a major part of the sprint…

  • Mar 24, 2020

Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021

The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed until 2021. The International Olympic…

  • Mar 24, 2020

All signs point to Tokyo Olympics being postponed

IOC members, national Olympic committees and athletes were all racing toward the…

COC’s Tokyo decision brings back memories for athletes who missed 1980 Games

Time hasn’t diminished the myriad of emotions Jay Triano felt in 1980.…

Former Olympian, head of Game Plan urges Canadian athletes to seek support

Canada’s bold stance on the 2020 Tokyo Games doesn’t come without a…

Tokyo Olympics seem sure to happen — but in 2021, not 2020

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics are probably going to happen, but almost…

  • Mar 23, 2020

Tokyo Games on for now, but some Canadian athletes wonder how to get there

Sam Pedlow has time on his hands to wonder if he’ll compete…

‘Host City Contract’ gives IOC much leeway to cancel Olympics

TOKYO — Japanese Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto suggested in Parliament this week…

  • Mar 4, 2020

Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case

SALZBURG, Austria — Russia is set to lose a biathlon gold medal…

No ‘Plan B’ for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee said Friday there is…

Calgary 2026 bid ball bounces to province, feds ahead of plebiscite

CALGARY — The Canadian government supports a Calgary bid for the 2026…