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Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Unveils New Logo

Fortune - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Japan's Olympic committee has unveiled the logo it will use for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the second attempt by the nation on this front after an earlier version was nixed following allegations of plagiarism.
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Scheduled IndyCar race on streets of Boston canceled

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The cancellation, which was first reported by The Boston Globe , has a familiar ring to Boston residents, who saw the city nominated by the USOC as the American bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympics. That effort quickly ran into public opposition ...
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Olympic Promotions Heating Up as Rio Approaches -- Sponsor Spotlight

Around the Rings (subscription) - ‎7 hours ago‎
We're looking forward to supporting the Tokyo 2020 Games as the bedding company that people can count on to make sure they get a good night's sleep," said airweave chief executive officer Motokuni Takaoka.

Bipartisan resolution backs Los Angeles 2024 at US Capitol - ‎16 hours ago‎
LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman added: “The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Agenda 2020 stresses the importance of fitting the Games into the long-term vision of the hosts.

Former Olympics chief to run world fair

Evening Standard - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Britain's former Olympics chief has been appointed to organise a global showcase billed as “one of the greatest shows on Earth”.
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Quick 9: Why can't the top two tours get along? - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In what is another unfortunate scheduling ramification due to the Olympics in Rio, the Bridgestone had to be moved because there is only one week between The Open and the PGA Championship this summer. This WGC's traditional date is prior to the PGA ...

Christ School's Kaderabek among nation's best young paddlers

USA TODAY High School Sports - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Kaderabek leaves on Tuesday for another Olympic Trials, this one in Oklahoma City. Several weeks ago he placed third at one of the events.
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Britain to Send Olympic Team, Plus 16 "Target Tokyo," to 2016 Euros

SwimSwam - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The European Championships will be held from May 16th-22nd in London, and besides the 26 Olympians, British Swimming is sending 16 athletes as part of its “Target Tokyo” squad that are geared toward performance at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in ...
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5 Questions: Ship native Neely Spence Gracey eyes 2020 Olympics

The Sentinel - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A. I had initially planned to run the Olympic Trials Marathon in (Los Angeles) two months ago, but I felt like my fitness was not where I wanted it to be, and I decided to give myself an extra 8 weeks of training and use the Boston Marathon as my debut.

Sports digest: IndyCar race a no-go for Boston

Monterey County Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Organizers of the Grand Prix of Boston, which had been planned for Labor Day weekend this year and again each year through 2020, told the open wheel circuit Friday that they have scratched plans to bring a race to the city. Like the Olympics before it ...

Laura receives double Great Britain call-up

Gazette - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
British Swimming will use the event to continue the development of a group of athletes which includes Stephens, who have bee identified as potential Tokyo 2020 Olympians. A Target Tokyo group of swimmers, identified by performances at the British ...
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Logo Released For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Swimming World Magazine - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The organizers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics recently chose the logo for their Summer Games choosing a design that embodies harmony.
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USA Basketball's failure to offer answers fuels speculation around Candace Parker's exclusion

ESPN - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Indiana's Tamika Catchings, who will be 37 when the Summer Games start in August, is the oldest on the squad. The week after .... There should be concern about developing that position for the 2018 world championship and 2020 Olympics. Auriemma said ...

Robot Helps Human Customers in Tokyo Bank

Voice of America - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“It's a bit weird for me because I'm not used to talking to something which is not human,” she said. Tokyo is hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics, and the bank plans to use the multilingual robot to help provide information to the influx of foreign ...

Term "NextGen" to become more prominent in Canadian high-performance sport

Windsor Star - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
MacKinnon is part of Cycling Canada's NextGen men's track endurance program, which is for road and track prospects deemed medal contenders at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. "NextGen" has been popping up in Canadian high-performance sport ...

Journal Times editorial: The latest Wisconsin Idea: Developing bomb-sniffing drones

Journal Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
UW researchers say the drone-flown neutron devices could aid law enforcement in detecting explosive devices in a cheaper, more effective way and, in fact, Japan has expressed interest in using such technology to help safeguard the 2020 Summer Olympics ...

Rising star Owen Cathcart tipped to become major hit as he sets sights on the 2020 Olympics

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Having already achieved one notable first, Owen has no intention of stopping there and, with a schedule that includes tournaments in Spain and Czech Republic before a month's training in China, he is targeting success at the European Youth ...

Champagny-en-Vanoise in France awarded 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... is hoping to be included on the full Olympic programme at Beijing 2022. But the UIAA is separate to the International Sport Climbing Federation (ISCF), the body which is hoping to organise a sport climbing competition at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games.
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Abdulla Al Balooshi targets Olympics dream as Nakheel Table Tennis Asian Cup kicks off in Dubai

Sport360° - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
And while the majority of the Dubai field will be fighting for spots at this summer's Games, Al Balooshi, for now, is simply hoping to acquire some experience which would help him in his dream goal of making the 2020 Olympics down the road. “I've been ...

Brentwood School project bound for 2020 Olympics

Strathmore Standard - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Students from Brentwood Elementary School will have their handiwork displayed at the 2020 Olympics - literally. The Strathmore school was chosen to create a section of the Biggest Painting in the World, a project designed to nurture peace, love and ...