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2020 Summer Olympics

The Ugly Dust Up Over Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Stadium

Forbes - ‎13 hours ago‎
Tokyo, host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, is bucking that trend by constructing a less glitzy stadium that's true to Japan's modest, cultural ideals.
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Qatar eyes Summer Olympics

Independent Online - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Qatar, which has come under huge international criticism for alleged corruption and its record on workers rights since being awarded the football World Cup, previously unsuccessfully bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be hosted in Japan.
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A game of love: Paul and Imani Boyette mixing marriage, school and athletics - ‎8 hours ago‎
Imani wants to keep playing long enough to earn a spot on Team USA for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Paul aspires to be chosen in the 2017 NFL draft.

Sand Springs H.S. Wrestler Achieves National Success

News On 6 - ‎7 hours ago‎
He's won meets in Columbia, Brazil, Slovakia and in 2014, he won a silver medal in the 120-pound division of the Youth Olympics in China. For a young kid from Sand Springs, second in the world was humbling for a father. "To see him wrestle an Iranian ...
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Fancy a peek at 5G? Keep an eye on the Winter Olympics - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
That is why the Seoul Winter Olympics (and the 2020 Summer Olympics) will be worth watching for high-profile demonstrations of capability.
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For Canada, pushing US for Olympic gold is a process - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
TORONTO - The target year is 2020. The Olympic Games will be played that summer in Tokyo, and by then the old contenders will be expiring.

Steamboat runner in LA with eyes on Summer Olympic Games

Steamboat Pilot & Today - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
#Saturday in Los Angeles, nearly 250 women will compete in the U.S. Olympic marathon team trials, in which the top three finishers will win the chance to represent the country at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil. #The 26.2-mile course takes ...

The world's busiest train station is getting its own navigational app

Quartz - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
With its hundreds of exits, dozens of train platforms, and millions of daily passengers rushing every which way, Tokyo's Shinjuku station can confuse even local residents who use it on a regular basis.
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U.S. Olympic marathon trials have Houston flavor

Houston Chronicle - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The race will determine which three men and three women will represent the country at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this August.

Kurt Walker ready and waiting for Rio Olympics boxing call

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
"If that doesn't pay off then I'll go to Tokyo in 2020. I know I'll definitely be going there. I don't want to win any other medal than gold.
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Be careful what you wish for Eddie

The Advertiser - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
First thing the AFL Commission should accept is the Australian game's ultimate match - the grand final - should be moved around the nation, just as the Super Bowl and even the Olympics and UEFA Champions League final moves from city to city. The MCG ...
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Usain Bolt talks all-access documentary 'I Am Bolt'

Screen International - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Olympic champion Usain Bolt is no stranger to the bright lights. However, a new documentary about the star sprinter is set to reveal the hard graft that goes into the six-time Olympic champion's every day preparation ahead of the Rio Olympics this summer.

Sports View From the Couch - Rugby deserves higher profile in Canada

Yorkton News Review - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in August in Rio de Janeiro. The competition will take two days.

B2ten foundation is Olympic champion Jenn Heil's legacy

Ottawa Sun - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Since the foundation's inception in 2006, B2ten has raised some $30 million to fill training and preparation needs for athletes up to and including the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. “For me personally, I don't think I would have won a medal in Vancouver ...
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BOA remain committed to sending two football teams to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The British Olympic Association has vowed to continue its efforts to send two Great Britain football teams to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Hopes of reaching an agreement to form men's and women's sides for Rio this summer were dashed following ...

Pivotal time for Nabata as Olympics selection approaches

Kamloops This Week - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Scott Nabata of the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre would like to crack the list of gymnasts named to Team Canada for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. ... “Hopefully, I'll still be kicking around for the 2020 Olympics. “I ...
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BBC win rights to broadcast the next FIVE Olympic games up until 2024 - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The corporation had already agreed a deal to show the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio, the 2018 winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo. A partnership with Discovery Communications, which last year secured rights to the ...

BC-AP Newsfeatures Digest

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - ‎14 hours ago‎
Questions about the Newsfeatures Digest: Contact Christopher Sullivan at 212-621-5435. For photos, call 212-621-1900. Reruns of stories are available at http://apexchange.
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An Olympian task? How to create global campaigns for Rio 2016

CampaignLive - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Several top-tier partners have been Olympic sponsors for many years, e.g. Coca-Cola since 1928, Visa (1986), and McDonald's (1976).

Forward leaps for Dan Bramble

Athletics Weekly - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
For a few seconds in Beijing last summer, long-jumper Dan Bramble thought he had leapt into the big time. The Team GB rookie's approach to his final qualifying jump at the World Championships in the Bird's Nest seemed relaxed and smooth.